Day 6 - Covering the Spectrum

by PaulEMoz in , , , , ,


Obviously, a large part of any book on the British gaming scene in the Eighties must feature the Sinclair Spectrum pretty heavily (unless, of course, I end up doing separate volumes for each machine).  That'll be fun for me in some ways, as I never owned a Spectrum back in the day.  I played on them quite a bit, as some of my mates had them, and I remember a lot of my favourite games.  But I'm not as well up on the Speccy as I might need to be.


I do actually own one of these fellas.  Must take a picture of it at some point...




I've got a decent-sized list of Speccy superstars that I want to cover, and their games.  But I'd be grateful if anybody more knowledgeable than me would chip in with some of their favourites.  You'd be sure to cover ground that I've left untrodden, which would help to fill in a few gaps.


So, who were your favourite Spectrum programmers, or what were your favourite Speccy games?  Let's see how they fit in with what I've already got, which amounts to twenty-odd programmers and about a hundred games.  There are bound to be some obvious ones that I've missed...