ZX81 Games

The following is a list of ZX81 Games in the Centre for Computing History collection. It is not an exhaustive list of and other games may have been published. If you have any games or software that you would like to donate to our collection, please view our donations page.

There are 82 ZX81 Games in our collection :
Order By : Title - Release Date - Publisher
10 Games Date: 1981 10 Games

Klingons Crash-Landing Simon Artist UFO Code Asteroids Bomber Kaleidoscope Guillotine

Software House: J.K. Greye Software
Author: J.K. Greye

1K ZX Chess Date: February 1983 1K ZX Chess

Sinclair ZX 81 1K ZX Chess from Artic Softwar

Software House: Artic
Author:

3D Defender Date: 1981 3D Defender

Software House: J K Greye
Author:

3D Defender - Games Tape 5 (early version) Date: 1981 3D Defender - Games Tape 5 (early version)

Software House: J K Greye
Author:

3D Monster Maze Date: 1981 3D Monster Maze

A 3D maze with monsters in it blocking your wa

Software House: J K Greye
Author:

3D Monster Maze (Colour Sleeve) Date: 1981 3D Monster Maze (Colour Sleeve)

A 3D maze with monsters in it blocking your wa

Software House: J K Greye
Author: J K Greye

Adventure A: Planet of Death Date: 1981 Adventure A: Planet of Death

 

Software House: Sinclair
Author:

Adventure C: The Ship of Doom Date: 1981 Adventure C: The Ship of Doom

 

Software House: Sinclair
Author:

Avenger Date: 1982 Avenger

 

Software House: Abacus
Author:

Backgammon Date: 1982 Backgammon

Software House: Psion
Author:

Black Star Date: 1983 Black Star

 

Software House: Quicksilva
Author:

Breakout 3 Date: 1982 Breakout 3

 

Software House: Axis
Author:

Brick-stop Date: 1982 Brick-stop

 

Software House: CDS Micro Systems
Author:

Centipede Date: 1982 Centipede

Software House: LLamasoft!!
Author:

Champions! Date: Champions!

 

Software House: Peaksoft
Author:

Chess Date: 1982 Chess

Micro-Gen Chess

Software House: Micro-Gen
Author:

City Patrol Date: Unknown City Patrol

Software House: Macronics
Author:

Collector's Pack Date: 1982 Collector's Pack

 A utility for keeping track of a collection, just what every hobbyist needed back in 1982, the program could save 400 records of up to six items on one cassette, sorting them into order

Software House: Sinclair
Author: ICL

Comp-U-Share Date: Comp-U-Share

Software House: Micro Mega
Author:

Computacalc ZX Date: 1981 Computacalc ZX

 

Software House: Silicon Kicks
Author:

Constellation Date: 1981 Constellation

 

Software House: Bug-Byte
Author:

Counter Attack Date: Counter Attack

 

Software House: Woodside
Author:

Damper/Glooper Date: 1983 Damper/Glooper

 

Software House: Quicksilva
Author:

English Literature 2 Date: 1982 English Literature 2

 

Software House: ICL
Author:

Fantasy Games Date: 1982 Fantasy Games

Sorcerer's island and perilous swamp  

Software House: Psion
Author:

Flight Simulation Date: 1982 Flight Simulation

Software House: Psion
Author:

Football Manager Date: 1982 Football Manager

After initially developing the game on the TRS-80, Kevin Toms released his football management simulator for the ZX81 in 1982

Software House: Addictive Games
Author: Kevin Toms

Forty Niner Date: Unknown Forty Niner

Software House: Software Farm
Author:

Fun To Learn: Geography 1 Date: 1982 Fun To Learn: Geography 1

Software House: International Computers
Author: International Computers

Fun To Learn: Music 1 Date: 1982 Fun To Learn: Music 1

Software House: International Computers
Author: International Computers

GamesTape 2 Date: 1981 GamesTape 2

Made up of 3 games: Starfighter,Pyramid and Artis

Software House: J.K Greye Software
Author: Various

Geography 1 Date: 1982 Geography 1

Towns/Europe  

Software House: ICL
Author:

Gulp Date: 1982 Gulp

 

Software House: Campbell Systems
Author:

History 1 Date: Unknown History 1

 

Software House: ICL
Author:

Intermediate English 1 Date: Unknown Intermediate English 1

 

Software House: Rose Software
Author:

Invasion Force Date: Invasion Force

Software House: Artic Software
Author:

Inventions 1 Date: 1982 Inventions 1

 

Software House: ICL / WH Smith
Author:

Krazy Kong Date: Unknown Krazy Kong

Software House: PSS
Author:

Labyrinth Date: 1981 Labyrinth

Software House: Axis
Author:

Leapfrog Date: Unknown Leapfrog

Software House: CDS Micro
Author:

Magnus Date: 1982 Magnus

 

Software House: Collins Computing
Author:

Mazogs Date: 1982 Mazogs

 For the Sinclair ZX81 16K  

Software House: Bug Byte
Author:

Planetoids Date: 1981 Planetoids

Software House: Macronics
Author:

QS Asteroids Date: 1981 QS Asteroids

Software House: Quicksilva
Author:

QS Asteroids (Early version) Date: 1981 QS Asteroids (Early version)

Software House: Quicksilva
Author:

QS Defenda Date: 1982 QS Defenda

 

Software House: Quicksilva
Author:

QS Defender (Early version) Date: 1982 QS Defender (Early version)

Early version

Software House: Quicksilva
Author: Quicksilva

QS Invaders Date: 1982 QS Invaders

 

Software House: Quicksilva
Author:

QS Invaders (Early cover) Date: 1982 QS Invaders (Early cover)

Different cover, maybe early version

Software House: Quicksilva
Author: Quicksilva

QS Scramble Date: 1982 QS Scramble

Software House: Quicksilva
Author:

Reversi Date: 1981 Reversi

Software House: Sinclair
Author:

Rocket Man Date: Unknown Rocket Man

Software House: Software Farm
Author:

Roman Empire Date: 1982 Roman Empire

Software House: Collins Computing
Author:

Rubik Cube Date: Unknown Rubik Cube

Software House: CDS Micro Systems
Author:

Sabotage Date: 1982 Sabotage

The Guard must protect the ammunition

Software House: Macronics
Author:

Ship of Doom Date: Unknown Ship of Doom

Software House: Artic Computing
Author:

Sinclair ZX 81 Software 1 - Games Date: 1981 Sinclair ZX 81 Software 1 - Games

Orbit Sniper Leteros Life Wolf Pack Golf  

Software House: Sinclair
Author:

Sinclair ZX 81 Software 2 - Junior Education Date: 1981 Sinclair ZX 81 Software 2 - Junior Education

Crash Multiply Train Fractions Add Sub Division Spelling  

Software House: Sinclair
Author:

Sinclair ZX 81 Software 3 - Business & Household Date: 1981 Sinclair ZX 81 Software 3 - Business & Household

Telephone Note Pad Bank Account  

Software House: Sinclair
Author:

Sinclair ZX 81 Software 4 - Games Date: 1981 Sinclair ZX 81 Software 4 - Games

Lunar Landing Twenty One Combat Substrike Code Breaker Mayda

Software House: Sinclair
Author:

Sinclair ZX 81 Software 5 - Junior Software Date: 1981 Sinclair ZX 81 Software 5 - Junior Software

Maths Balance Volumes Averages Bases Temp  

Software House: Sinclair
Author:

Sinclair ZX81 1K Games Date: February 1983 Sinclair ZX81 1K Games

Sinclair ZX81 1K Games from Artic Software   A package for the 1K ZX-81, called 1K Games, was released

Software House: Artic Software
Author:

Sinclair ZX81 Chess Date: 1982 Sinclair ZX81 Chess

16K version

Software House: Psion
Author:

Sinclair ZX81 Games (Rose) Date: Sinclair ZX81 Games (Rose)

Software House: Rose Cassettes
Author: Rose Cassettes

Sinclair ZX81 Junior Education 1 Date: 1981 Sinclair ZX81 Junior Education 1

Including CrashMultiplyTrainFractionsAdd SubDivisionSpellin

Software House:
Author:

Sinclair ZX81 Junior Education 3 Date: 1981 Sinclair ZX81 Junior Education 3

Software House:
Author:

Sinclair ZX81 Junior Education 5 Date: 1981 Sinclair ZX81 Junior Education 5

Including MathsBalanceVolumesAveragesBasesTem

Software House:
Author:

Snake Kink Date: Snake Kink

 

Software House: No Man's Land
Author:

Space Invaders / Space Rescue Date: 1981 Space Invaders / Space Rescue

 

Software House: Macronics
Author:

Super Programs Date: 1982 Super Programs

Software House: ICL
Author: ICL

Super Programs 1 Date: 1981 Super Programs 1

Contains: Invasion from Jupiter Skittles Magic Square Doodle Kim Liquid Capacity

Software House: ICL
Author:

Super Programs 2 Date: 1981 Super Programs 2

Contains: Rings around Saturn Secret Code Mind Boggling Silhouette Memory Test Metric Conversion

Software House: ICL
Author:

Super Programs 3 Date: 1981 Super Programs 3

 Includes: Train Race, Challenge, Secret Message, Mind that Meteor, Character, Doodle, Currency and Conversion

Software House: ICL
Author:

Super Programs 4 Date: 1981 Super Programs 4

Contains: Down Under Submarines Doodling With Graphics The Invisible Raider

Software House: ICL
Author: Various

Super Programs 5 Date: 1981 Super Programs 5

 

Software House: ICL
Author:

Super Programs 6 Date: 1981 Super Programs 6

Old Cover

Software House: Sinclair
Author:

Thro' The Wall / Scramble Date: Unknown Thro' The Wall / Scramble

Software House: Psion
Author:

Volcanic Dungeon / Hangman Date: Unknown Volcanic Dungeon / Hangman

Software House: Carnell Software
Author:

ZX Galaxians / Sword of Peace Date: Unknown ZX Galaxians / Sword of Peace

Software House: Artic Computing
Author:

ZX81 Adventure Tape No.1 Date: 1982 ZX81 Adventure Tape No.1

Three adventures :  Greddy Gulch, Pharoah's Tomb and Magic Mountain

Software House: Phipps Associates
Author: Phipps

ZXAS - Machine Code Assembler 1981 Date: 1981 ZXAS - Machine Code Assembler 1981

 

Software House: Bug-Byte
Author:

ZXAS - Machine Code Assembler(Early version) Date: 1981 ZXAS - Machine Code Assembler(Early version)

 

Software House: Bug-Byte
Author:

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