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AmstradCPC

Zorro

Zorro
GenreArcade Platform
Developer / PublisherU.S. Gold
Released1985
Media1 x tape
Rating
Graphics:5.0
Sound:6.0
Gameplay:6.0
Overall:6.0
Reviewed byndial
Zorro is an action platform game developed in 1985 for the Amstrad CPC and Commodore 64 home computers.
 
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Zorro Get the famous black hat, mask and cape and pick up your sword, as you control ZORRO, the legendary crusader for justice. Swashbuckle your way across the screens as you battle to free your lady love from the evil Sergeant Garcia's gaol. Along the way you will free innocent prisoners, return the lost Mission bells and explore catacombs, among many other challenges.

Although the game was developed early in 1985 it featured nice colorful graphics on the CPC. The sound used minimal sound effects.
 
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  • Zorro
  • Zorro
 
Comparable platforms
Amstrad CPC
Commodore C64
 
Hardware information

Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128

Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128CPU: ZiLOG Z80 4MHZ
MEMORY: 64 KB or 128 KB of RAM depending on the model (capable of being expanded to 512k using memory extension boards)
GRAPHICS: Motorola 6845 address generator, Mode 0: 160x200 / 16 colors, Mode 1: 320x200 / 4 colors, Mode 2: 640x200 / 2 colors, A colour palette of 27 colors was supported
SOUND: The CPC used the General Instrument AY-3-8912 sound chip, providing 3 channels Mono Sound (via internal speaker) but capable to offer Stereo Sound provided through a 3.5 mm headphones jack (with pretty impressive outcome!). Also, it is possible to play back digital sound samples at a resolution of approximately 5bit. This technique is very processor-intensive though.
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The Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128 (default) color palette
RGB 27-colors palette (16 on screen)
 
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