Short Circuit

Full title
Short Circuit
Arcade Game: Adventure
Ocean Software Ltd  UK
Erbe Software S.A.  Spain
The Hit Squad  UK
Paul Owens  UK
Ronnie Fowles  UK
Simon Golding  UK
John Alvin 
Machine type
ZX-Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players
Interface 2 (right)
Redefineable keys
Message language


Filename Size Type Origin Year 42kb Tape image (TAP) 1987 31kb Tape image (TAP) 1987 23kb Tape image (TAP) 1987 93kb Tape image (TZX) Original release (O) 1987
ShortCircuitPart2_48(ErbeSoftwareS.A.) ShortCircuitPart2_48(ErbeSoftwareS.A.) 23kb Tape image (TAP) Re-release (r) 1987
ShortCircuitPart1_48(ErbeSoftwareS.A.) ShortCircuitPart1_48(ErbeSoftwareS.A.) 28kb Tape image (TAP) Re-release (r) 1987
ShortCircuit128(ErbeSoftwareS.A.) ShortCircuit128(ErbeSoftwareS.A.) 45kb Tape image (TAP) Re-release (r) 1987
ShortCircuit(ErbeSoftwareS.A.) ShortCircuit(ErbeSoftwareS.A.) 87kb Tape image (TZX) Re-release (R) 1987
ShortCircuit(TheHitSquad) ShortCircuit(TheHitSquad) 102kb Tape image (TZX) Re-release (R) 1989
ShortCircuit.txt ShortCircuit.txt 8kb Instructions
ShortCircuit(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf ShortCircuit(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf 19kb Instructions
ShortCircuit_Part1.png ShortCircuit_Part1.png 56kb Game map
ShortCircuit_5.jpg ShortCircuit_5.jpg 61kb Game map
ShortCircuit_4.jpg ShortCircuit_4.jpg 72kb Game map
ShortCircuit_3.jpg ShortCircuit_3.jpg 84kb Game map
ShortCircuit_2.jpg ShortCircuit_2.jpg 78kb Game map
ShortCircuit.jpg ShortCircuit.jpg 373kb Game map
ShortCircuit.scr ShortCircuit.scr 7kb Loading screen
ShortCircuit.gif ShortCircuit.gif 4kb Running screen
ShortCircuit.jpg ShortCircuit.jpg
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
699kb Inlay - Front
ShortCircuit(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg ShortCircuit(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg 55kb Inlay - Front
ShortCircuit(HitSquad).jpg ShortCircuit(HitSquad).jpg
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
329kb Inlay - Front
ShortCircuit_Back.jpg ShortCircuit_Back.jpg
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
547kb Inlay - Back
ShortCircuit(HitSquad)_Back.jpg ShortCircuit(HitSquad)_Back.jpg
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
307kb Inlay - Back 2kb Ripped in-game/theme music in AY format
Short Circuit (1987)(Ocean Software).pok Short Circuit (1987)(Ocean Software).pok
(hosted on Spectrum Computing)
527b POK pokes file
ShortCircuit.jpg ShortCircuit.jpg 169kb Advertisement

Release History

Type Date Price Publisher ISBN Pages
Original release (O) 1987 £7.95 (RRP) Ocean Software Ltd
Re-release (R) 1987 Erbe Software S.A.
Re-release (r) 1987 Erbe Software S.A.
Re-release (r) 1987 Erbe Software S.A.
Re-release (r) 1987 Erbe Software S.A.
Re-release (R) 1989 £2.99 (RRP) The Hit Squad