Operation Thunderbolt

Full title
Operation Thunderbolt
Arcade Game: Shoot-em-up
Ocean Software Ltd  UK
Erbe Software S.A.  Spain
Musical 1 S.A.  Spain
The Hit Squad  UK
Andrew P. Deakin  UK
Ivan Horn  UK
Matthew Cannon  UK
Bob Wakelin 
Machine type
ZX-Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players
Interface 2 (left)
Interface 2 (right)
Redefineable keys
Message language


Filename Size Type Origin Year
OperationThunderbolt_2.tzx.zip OperationThunderbolt_2.tzx.zip 70kb Tape image (TZX) Original release (O) 1989
OperationThunderbolt.tap.zip OperationThunderbolt.tap.zip 66kb Tape image (TAP) 1989
OperationThunderbolt.tzx.zip OperationThunderbolt.tzx.zip 111kb Tape image (TZX) Original release (O) 1989
OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tap.zip OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tap.zip 64kb Tape image (TAP) Re-release (R) 1989
OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip 109kb Tape image (TZX) Re-release (R) 1989
OperationThunderbolt(Musical1S.A.).tzx.zip OperationThunderbolt(Musical1S.A.).tzx.zip 64kb Tape image (TZX) Re-release (R) 1989
OperationThunderbolt(TheHitSquad).tzx.zip OperationThunderbolt(TheHitSquad).tzx.zip 112kb Tape image (TZX) Re-release (R) 1991
OperationThunderbolt.txt OperationThunderbolt.txt 6kb Instructions
OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf 15kb Instructions
OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).txt OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).txt 8kb Instructions
OperationThunderbolt.png OperationThunderbolt.png 88kb Game map
OperationThunderbolt.scr OperationThunderbolt.scr 7kb Loading screen
OperationThunderbolt.gif OperationThunderbolt.gif 6kb Running screen
OperationThunderbolt_Front.jpg OperationThunderbolt_Front.jpg
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
240kb Inlay - Front
OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.)_2.jpg OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.)_2.jpg 64kb Inlay - Front
OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg 461kb Inlay - Front
OperationThunderbolt(HitSquad).jpg OperationThunderbolt(HitSquad).jpg
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
358kb Inlay - Front
OperationThunderbolt_Back.jpg OperationThunderbolt_Back.jpg
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
306kb Inlay - Back
OperationThunderbolt(HitSquad)_Back.jpg OperationThunderbolt(HitSquad)_Back.jpg
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
301kb Inlay - Back
Operation Thunderbolt (1989)(Ocean Software).pok Operation Thunderbolt (1989)(Ocean Software).pok
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
265b POK pokes file
OperationThunderbolt.jpg OperationThunderbolt.jpg 322kb Advertisement
OperationThunderbolt.dsk.zip OperationThunderbolt.dsk.zip 100kb Disk image Original release (O) 1989
OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).dsk.zip OperationThunderbolt(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).dsk.zip 96kb Disk image Re-release (R) 1989

Release History

Type Date Price Publisher ISBN Pages
Original release (O) 1989 £9.99 (RRP)
£14.99 (disk)
Ocean Software Ltd
Original release (O) 1989 £9.99 (RRP)
£14.99 (disk)
Ocean Software Ltd
Original release (O) 1989 £9.99 (RRP)
£14.99 (disk)
Ocean Software Ltd
Re-release (R) 1989 1200.00Ptas (RRP) Erbe Software S.A.
Re-release (R) 1989 1200.00Ptas (RRP) Erbe Software S.A.
Re-release (R) 1989 1200.00Ptas (RRP) Erbe Software S.A.
Re-release (R) 1989 Musical 1 S.A.
Re-release (R) 1991 £3.99 (RRP) The Hit Squad