128k version added to download
Down The Pipe
A downloadable game
By DF Design
A shoot and dodge-em up
All done in the best possible taste !
Can you achieve mega-turd status?
Introducing Turdesley, in the first of his adventures.
It's a tough life being flushed away. Guide him in his travels down the pipe.
Dodge or shoot all manner of nasties with his trusty condo-cannon.
Travel through the worlds 'Pipe Central', 'Skull City' and the 'Kingdom of Mighty Two'.
Destroy Mighty Two and head to the sea, it's as simple as that.
Pressing Fire will suck in our Hero's cheeks and send him down for quick fire shooting.
Up and fire together for stationary shooting.
Pressing down will again shrink Turdesley for quick movement and to get through narrow passageways.
Follow the signs and arrows which show the way to the exit points.
Energy blobs can be released by shooting multiple nasties, so fire that condo-cannon like Neo !
Beware of the moving blobs which will zap energy as well as pipes and other scenery.
There are 3 skill levels:
Mister Whippy (easy)
Rock hard clinker (hard)
Only by completing the hard level can you achieve full status!
Q - Up
A - Down
O - Left
P - Right
M/Space - Fire
H - On-Hold mode
S - Press on title screen to change skill/controls
Sinclair joystick supported
There are 48k and 128k versions of the game:
The 48k version can be played on all 48k/128k/Next ZX Spectrum models (the beeper music sounds best if played in 48k mode)
The 128k version has AY music, extra speech and extra graphics
Design & Coding : DF Design
Graphics and artwork : Lobo plus Andy Green (additional graphics)
48k Beeps, burps, farts and additional graphics : Rich 'Tufty' Hollins
AY music: CJ Echo (128k)
Phaser 3 beeper engine: Shiru
Font: Gabriele Amore
Turdesley is based on a character created by Davey Sludge
Mike 'The Hitman' van der lee
Testers (spammed until they relented)
Lee Chops Stevenson
Thanks to Seb 'King Seudster' Braunert for all the help, advice, motivation and the creation of the official Seud Facebook group, which has now seen multiple great new SEUD games created.
If not used to playing ZX Spectrum games on a PC you will need a ZX Spectrum emulator program such as FUSE which is free to download.
Runs on all 48K and 128K ZX Spectrums
Physical tape release available to buy from Phoenixware including the 48K and 128K versions of the game on the same tape.
New easier 48k version for wimps is also included to download.
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- 128k version added to downloadsJun 06, 2021