& Reviewed by Vinny Mainolfi
You may already know this, but I'm a big fan of the
Hi-Tec releases and have enjoyed many an hour playing
through the collection of fun and colourful games. Their
output was mainly geared towards the license that they
gained to produce games based on the many cartoon
characters of Hanna-Barbera such as
Hong Kong Phooey,
and many more. But not all of their games made use of
the HB license...
Space Rider is an arcade
platform game that has you flying around on your jet
pack collecting important and valuable minerals and
bringing them back to your ship. It's a great budget
exploration game with nice graphics and cool SID tunes.
introduced to Space Rider a few weeks before producing
this page (Sept 2012) and it interested me because I
could see the potential of creating one of my crazy
hacks and adding some new features to the page. Once of
these features allowed you to jump straight to the
ending, which then lead me to adding it to C64endings...
All 99 minerals
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
I built a crazy hack for this game that gives you an
extra 35 in-game features, and one of them was skipping
straight to the game ending. You can download the crazy
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once you have collected all the minerals, you return to
your ship and the following ending message appears: "CONGRATULATIONS.
YOU HAVE COLLECTED ALL THE CRYSTALS AND RETURNED SAFELY.
THE GAME IS NOW COMPLETE. BONUS SCORE 100000"