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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 […]

Sprite Castle 018: The Goonies

HEY YOUUU GUUUYS! This episode’s game is good — good enough for me — ah YA YA YA YA YA! Take control of Josh, Mikey, Mouth, Sloth, and the rest of the gang in through eight co-op levels in 1985’s […]

Sprite Castle 017: Montezuma’s Revenge

Snakes, spiders and skulls — oh my! After getting distracted for a few minutes by one-star Yelp reviews for Panchos Mexican Buffet, I get into this episodes adventure which is 1984’s MONTEZUMA’S REVENGE. If you would like to play along, […]

Sprite Castle 016: MicroLeague Wrestling

Atomic elbows! Leg drops! Head smashes! OH YEAH! On this week’s episode of Sprite Castle we wrestle with the world’s most strategic wrestling game, 1987’s MICROLEAGUE WRESTLING. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to […]