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Jet Set Willy

Jet Set Willy
GenreArcade Platform
DeveloperSoftware Projects
PublisherSoftware Projects
Reviewed byndial
Jet Set Willy is a flip-screen platform game originally written for the ZX Spectrum home computer. It was the sequel to the Manic Miner game released in 1984. The game was later developed for the Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron Atari 400/800, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, MSX and the Commodore Plus/4 computers.
Jet Set WillyJet Set Willy is another of those strange games where you jump around impossibly difficult screens and avoid weirdly abstract bad guys. The story behind this one is that, having just bought a mansion and had a huge house-warming party, his housekeeper won't let him into his bedroom until he gathers all the trinkets from around the mansion's grounds that his guests have scattered about. So instead of firing her on the spot, Willy sets out to do just that.
the rooms are full of hazards such as static killer objects, and guardians which move along predetermined paths. Willy loses a life if he touches an enemy or falls too far, resulting to the point at which he entered the room.
The truth is that you'll never be able to finish this game! Ever! Despite being supplied with an unholy amount of lives, this game set new standards in difficulty back in the mid 80s! The mansion is too huge, the monsters are too plentiful, and it doesn't even tell you how many items are left to get! Nevertheless, a fun and addictive game that is!

The game was originally designed for the 48k Spectrum, and thus graphics are somewhat simplistic, but colorful. Sprites are tiny but beautifully animate, and overall the action is pretty fast, making the game very playable as long as you master the controls (especially when jumping to avoid hazards). In general, for an 8bit in the mid 80s platform game, it looks good.
There are also a few simplistic (and rather funny) sound effects during gameplay, whilst the introductory tune is the Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata!
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Comparable platforms
Amstrad CPC
Commodore C64
Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Hardware information

ZX Spectrum

ZX SpectrumCPU: Z80 @ 3.5 MHz
MEMORY: 16 KB / 48 KB / 128 KB
GRAPHICS: Video output is through an RF modulator and was designed for use with contemporary portable television sets, for a simple colour graphic display. Features a palette of 15 shades: seven colours at two levels of brightness each, plus black. The image resolution is 256x192 with the same colour limitations.
SOUND: Early models (48k) had sound output through a beeper on the machine itself. This is capable of producing one channel with 10 octaves. Late models (128k) fetured a three-channel audio via the AY-3-8912 chip, MIDI compatibility
The ZX Spectrum (default) color palette
3bit RGBi 15-colors palette (15 on screen)
comment on 2015-01-16 16:24:12
rogerjowettJoin Date: 2014-08-22 we can now run zx spectrum software at the full 6MHz checkout the snaper disks on teh velesoft site
comment on 2015-01-19 22:03:29
ndialJoin Date: 2009-06-03
Hi Roger. Ok, nice to see your work on youtube. Nice work dude, I didn t expect Sam Coupe to be that good really. But please do not post here and there the same stuff. Not a big deal really, but it would be better to leave a relevevant (to the review) comment too :-)
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