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ZZap!64 Issue 3

ISSUE: 3Content


  • Greatest Blast Ever?
    DROPZONE rockets in from UK Gold

Hot New Games:

  • Dropzone
    Could this Defender-based game be the greatest shoot-em-up of all time?
  • Entombed
    The Ultimate arcade-adventure: rave over the review, pore over the map, drool over the competition.
  • Rockford's Riot
    Sizzling followed up to the amazing Boulder Dash, complete with Zzap's favourite hero.
  • Kik Start
    An addictive motorcycle stunt game oozing with lastability and selling for, wait for it, £1.99.
  • Strangeloop
    Large, hugely absorbing exploration game packed with puzzles and stunning graphics.
  • Castle Blackstar
    Terrific text-only adventure: many locations, superb atmosphere, great puzzles.
  • Gribbly's Day Out
    One of the wackiest, cutest, most entertaining games around. Huge playing area, hilarious scenario.

Prize Competitions:

  • Roland's Rat Race
    Draw a cartoon of your favorite TV character and you could win one of 100 copies of the hot new Ocean game.
  • SX-64 from Ariolasoft
    You can win this great prize worth some £800 simply by sending us a hot top on an Ariolasoft game.
  • Five Virgin games
    The impressive range of 64 software from Virgin will go to 20 people who can match the pictures.
  • The Elite trophy
    If you can use your skills at Elite to answer six tough questions, you could win a specially-commissioned Zzap/Firebird trophy!
  • Gribblies
    Yes, we're giving away a ton of Gribbly's Day Out, the sizzling new game from Hewson Consultants.

July Specials:

  • Birth of Paradroid
    Diary of the programmer who's developing the big new game from Hewson Consultants.
  • Airwolf map
    At last you'll know where to find all five scientists--and our playing guide reveals how you get them.
  • The compleat Psi Warrior
    The entire game mapped out, plus Gary Penn's detailed tips and a £5 voucher off the price of the game.
  • The 64 arcade bonanza
    Our assessment of the best conversions from the all singing, all dancing coin-op machines.
  • The great chess battle
    We play off Colossus chess against Mychess II in the battle of the 64 chequer board giants.


  • Ed
    The boss's boring letter, plus the angry column and silly facts about BW.
  • Rap
    Your letters including mother trubble, and more mini raves.
  • Flash
    Idiotic Ed Banger tries to tell you about the latest 64 news and gossip.
  • Tips
    Gary Penn's playing tactics on Psi Warrior, Airwolf, Sorcery, Mama Llama and others.
  • Adventure
    The White Wizard's complete guide to text input games.
  • Challenge
    The Scorelord watches over another attempt to unseat the Zzap highscore champion.
  • Minter
    The hairy one speaks hs mind on life, the universe and a naff arcade game.


  • Amazon Warrior
  • Asylum
  • Castle Blackstar (S)
  • Chicken Chase
  • Ciphoid 9 (T)
  • Chopper
  • Circus Circus (T)
  • Conan
  • Dropzone (G)
  • Entombed (G)
  • Gates of Dawn
  • Ghettoblaster
  • Gribbly's Day Out (S)
  • Helm
  • Hi-Bouncer
  • Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • Hunchback at the Olympics (T)
  • Jonah Barrington's Squash
  • Kik Start (S)
  • Knockout (T)
  • Operation Swordfish (T)
  • Operation Whirlwind
  • Poker
  • Realm of Impossibility
  • Rockford's Riot (S)
  • Roland's Rat Race
  • Spitfire 40
  • Spooks
  • Strangeloop (S)
  • Stringer
  • Subsunk
  • Taskmaster
  • The Bulge
  • Whirlynurd
    G for Gold Medal
    S for Sizzler
    T for Tacky

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    Title: ZZap!64 Issue 3
    Month: July
    Year: 1985
    Editor: Chris Anderson
    Country: United Kingdom
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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