The Tipshop

Listed below are people who are struggling with particular games. If you think you can help, or if you're someone who is in need of help, then
get in touch.

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Game name: 1984
Sender's name: Lindsay
Problem: (Tue, 10 Jun 2003)

Desperately looking for tips, cheats etc for an economy simulation game called 1984 on the Spectrum. You have to survive to 1999 to win, but have always come unstuck around 1990-1992 at best. Any tips out there?

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Game name: Auf Wiedersehen Monty
Sender's name: Glenn Allberry
Problem: (Thu, 22 Jul 2004)

To help me find out where I need to go to complete the game, I downloaded a map of the game, and I have noticed that I need to get to Switzerland to enable me to go to Greece and then complete the game. But there is no way I can get to Switzerland. Where do I need to go to get to Switzerland? Also is there a map available for Monty Is Innocent?

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Game name: Dungeon Master, The
Sender's name: Oz
Problem: (Wed, 20 Apr 2005) I was wondering if you have or can obtain a list of potions with an explanation as to what effect they will have on your character.

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Game name: Eureka
Sender's name: RayMondo
Problem: (Mon, 15 Nov 2004)

After all these years i have gone back to the spectrum age and decided to try and crack the 25000 question HOW THE HELL DID HE DO IT/SOLVE IT/WIN THE DOSH. Looked everwhere for the maps on Eureka but no luck. PLEASE HELP

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Game name: Football Director 2
Sender's name: David Rosado
Problem: (Tue, 19 Oct 2004)

I'm playing football director 2 with the spectrum emulator "spectucalator" 6.25, i allready read the pokes the tips for the game, but my question is how i can put more money, change the temper ratings of the players with that emulator??? I can open the game... Thanks!!

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Game name: Hobbit, The
Sender's name: jean luc rose
Problem: (Thu, 15 Dec 2005)

I need alot of help finding the troll cave so if you can please help me!

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Game name: It's Only Rock n Roll
Sender's name: Chad Murray
Problem: (Tue, 19 Oct 2004)

I loved this game 20 years ago, and I still love it now. Unfortunately I haven't got a clue how to play it. It starts going wrong almost straight away - level 1-3 - which is hard ? which is easy ? How are you supposed to progress ? Any help greatly appreciated.

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Game name: Jack And The Beanstalk
Sender's name: Michael
Problem: (Thu, 24 Nov 2005)

I'm in the middle of Jack And The Beanstalk (Zenobi Software) and still can't find the axe. When I examine the barn. it says that someone has been cutting wood and that the AXE must be around somewhere.

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Game name: Manic Miner 2
Sender's name: Dave
Problem: (Sat, 21 Feb 2004)

I am currently trying to complete Manic Miner 2 but am totally bamboozled by the screen 'Dotty' and keep getting killed. Can someone please let me know how to complete this screen. Is there something simple I'm missing??

Game name: Master of Magic
Sender's name: Scott Quinnell
Problem: (Thu, 18 Mar 2004)

I have read through the walk through for Master of Magic for the Spectrum but your walkthrough seems to terminate when you put the armour on.

Where do I go from there and what do i do?

Game name: Monty is Innocent
Sender's name: Glenn Allberry
Problem: (Mon, 11 Jul 2005) What route do I need to take to rescue Monty from jail?

Game name: Moron
Sender's name: Claire
Problem: (Wed, 4 Feb 2004)

Does anyone know how to fill the fuel cell up for the cuddly droid?

Game name: Movie
Sender's name: Dave Redford
Problem: (Fri, 6 May 2005)

How the hell do I get past that last knight in the bosses office in Movie. I got Tanya up there and the silly woman walked into the knight and killed herself!!!!

Game name: Movie
Sender's name: Luis, Cathy Collins
Problem: (Fri, 27 Feb 2004)

Is there a complete solution to Movie anywhere?

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Game name: Rats, The
Sender's name: Rick
Problem: (Thu, 15 Dec 2005)

Has anyone ever seen any hints and tips anywhere for this brilliant game. I have been playing it on an emulator recently but find it incredibly difficult especially on how to prevent the rats from brekaing out of London

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Game name: Simpsons: Bart Vs The Space Mutants
Sender's name: Reed
Problem: (Mon, 9 Aug 2004)

I need to know how to use the wrench and the bottle rockets on this gamne. I do not have a manuel and have pushed all the buttons. Hope you can help.

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Game name: Technician Ted
Sender's name: Simon Cornwell
Problem: (Mon, 16 Aug 2004)

I,ve been stuck on this game for a very long time. How do I do task 10 Slice Surface Abrasion.

Game name: Thirty-Nine Steps, The
Sender's name: Lee
Problem: (Sun, 23 Jan 2005)

I can't seem to stop bieng killed when i get off the train. Haylp!

Game name: Time Machine
Sender's name: Michael Robinson
Problem: (Fri, 28 Feb 2003)

can you tell me what the keyboard controls are for this game particularly pick up as i dont seem to be able to do this, I assume you have to pick up- the rocks to block geysers


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