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Sprite Castle 028: Wonderboy

It looks like Super Mario Bros., it plays like Super Mario Bros., it’s… WONDERBOY, the 1987 Activision port of the 1986 Sega arcade game that is a lot like 1985’s Super Mario Bros. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. […]

Sprite Castle 027: Adventureland

Warm up your typing fingers and jump into the wonderful world of Scott Adams’ adventures with the first text adventure ever released for home computers, ADVENTURELAND. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Congratulations […]

Sprite Castle 026: Archon

The eternal battle between the light and the dark takes place here in this week’s 1984 game from Electronic Arts, ARCHON. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Congratulations to MICHAEL D’ANGELO, this episode’s […]

Sprite Castle 025: Radar Rat Race

One blue mouse, one blue mouse, see how he runs, see how he runs in this 1982 game published by Commodore themselves, RADAR RAT RACE. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to emulators along […]

Sprite Castle 024: Karate Champ

Kick, punch, it’s all in the mind! On this episode of Sprite Castle, we kick things up and break ’em back down with the 1985 Data East game KARATE CHAMP. If you would like to play along, you can find […]

Sprite Castle 023: Labyrinth

David Bowie (as Jareth, the Goblin King in Labyrinth) said, “Everything I’ve done, I’ve done for you.” In honor of David Bowie and this wonderful movie that so many of us grew up loving in the 1980s, I decided to […]

Sprite Castle 022: Return of the Jedi

So it’s not Star Wars Battlefront, but it’s the next best thing! On this week’s episode of Sprite castle, we take a look at Domark’s arcade conversion of Atari’s classic Star Wars arcade game, 1987’s RETURN OF THE JEDI. If […]

Sprite Castle 021: Gremlins

Keep them away from bright lights, don’t get them wet, and never feed them after midnight! On this week’s episode of Sprite castle, we take a look at Atarisoft’s only non-arcade conversion for the Commodore 64, 1984’s GREMLINS. If you […]

Sprite Castle 020: Little Computer People

More of a simulation than a game but no less fun, on this week’s episode we take a look at an innovative and unique title, 1985’s LITTLE COMPUTER PEOPLE by Activision. If you would like to play along, you can […]

Sprite Castle 019: Shamus

In this blink-and-you’ll-miss-it shooter, you’ll face more spiral drones, robo-droids, and snap jumpers than you can shake an ion-shiv at in your quest to defeat the Shadow in this week’s game, 1983’s SHAMUS by Synapse Software. If you would like […]