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Charles A. Sharp
1987
Adventure: Text
£1.99
English
ZX Spectrum 48K
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Deniz Ahmet
Chris Bourne

Having produced some decent cheapo adventures in the past I was expecting something good from Alternative Software's Star Wreck. What a mistake!

For a start it's about as funny as a motorway pile-up. You play captain James T Cake, of the starship Paralysed, your mission to take a cargo of one Trell and a rigellian Slime Beast to the planet Dandrox.

The game itself is let down mainly by its graphics, which are very simple. Pictures made up from lines which don't look like anything in particular can hardly be called state-of-the-art.

Also Alternative Software doesn't seem to know that the Spectrum can produce sound as there is none, apart from the click of the keys.

Label: Alternative Software
Price: £1.99
Memory: 48K/128K
Joystick: nit applicable
Reviewer: Deniz Ahmet

Reasonable adventure, let down by one-gag humour and poor graphics. Some tricky problems though.

3/10