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Games Like Jet Set Willy

Post by Managarm » Sun Dec 11, 2011 6:35 am

Hi Guys,

Just registered and thought I'd ask about a game I'm playing again at the moment. What games are like Jet Set Willy, as in exploring differently named rooms and collecting objects? So far I've amassed the following:

Roland In Time
Roland In Space
Technician Ted
Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Any ideas for more of the same would be much appreciated.

Thanks,
Robin.

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Re: Games Like Jet Set Willy

Post by psj3809 » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:14 am

Dynamite Dan I & 2
Egghead series (New series of Speccy games which are great)
Dizzy games

If you ask over at worldofspectrum.org you'll probably get tons of games mentioned

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Post by ulala » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:21 am

try vvvvvv

its great

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Post by IronMaidenRule » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:23 am

Manic Miner

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Post by clarance » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:30 am

Jet Set Willy II? Lots and lots of others though aren't there? Every other game released circa 1984 should do you.
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Re: Games Like Jet Set Willy

Post by DreamcastRIP » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:30 am

Jet Set Willy II
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Post by psj3809 » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:32 am

The Wally series of games also

Pyjamarama
Everyones a Wally
Three weeks in paradise

Also Sir Fred is a very tricky but a 'get this object and give it to this person in location 3..' etc

Also the Stormbringer/Finders Keepers/Spellbound/Knight Tyme games are excellent. The Dizzy games you'll like

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Post by clarance » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:34 am

DreamcastRIP wrote:Jet Set Willy II
And don't forget Jet Set Willy II...
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Post by Havantgottaclue » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:39 am

If you're including the Manic Miner types (i.e. linear screen-by-screen games rather than the multi-screen shenanigans of JSW) Blagger was a decent enough clone.

I remember another game called Chubby Gristle which was apparently pretty crap.

Oh yes, also there's Hercules and its sequel Gods and Heroes, which were very difficult but well-received by Zzap! I could never get anywhere with them myself.
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Post by SexyWayne » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:47 am

I always liked Mineshaft by Durrel on the BBC/Electron, a Manic Miner/Blagger type game

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Post by DreamcastRIP » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:02 am

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Post by Havantgottaclue » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:06 am

Montezuma's Revenge.
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Post by DigitalDuck » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:13 am

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Post by The Laird » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:15 am

Lode Runner

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Post by Lord Innit » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:17 am

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