In the early 1980s, the Horace games were some of the most beloved on the ZX Spectrum. Now, take on the maze navigating of Hungry Horace, the slope slaloming of Horace Goes Skiing, and the challenging platforming of Horace and the Spiders in this compilation.
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“This is one of the best Spectrum games and very addictive.”
100% – (Hungry Horace) Popular Computing Weekly (6 January 1983)

“overall impression was of an amusing game with entertaining graphics and worth the price tag”
80% – (Hungry Horace) Computer and Video Games (March 1983)

“Splendid graphics, an addictive game, and a lovable character in the shape of Horace.”
77% – (Horace Goes Skiing) Computer and Video Games (March 1983)

About This Game

In 1982, the first of William Tang's beloved Horace games, Hungry Horace, appeared on the ZX Spectrum home computer. The arcade style maze game starring the odd blue character proved popular, and so was swiftly followed by Horace Goes Skiing, which saw Horace dodging traffic and skiing down a slalom course, and Horace and the Spiders, which had Horace platforming over fearsome arachnids. Now, relive those days in this remastered emulated version of all three games in one!

Hungry Horace

The mischievous Horace loves to play cat-and-mouse with the guards in the park. Eat all the flowers and (if you are lucky) the guard's lunch, but be careful not to get caught! Ring the bell to turn the tables on the guards and chase them down.

Horace Goes Skiing

Horace is ready for a day on the slopes, but first he must dodge traffic to buy a set of skis. Then, try your skills as you slalom down a tricky mountain course, aiming for flag gates and dodging trees.

Horace and the Spiders

Horace faces off against a hoard of eight-legged monstrosities. Survive the hazards of the mountain and the bridge before engaging the spiders in a deadly dual in their web.


This enhanced version introduces a number of modern features to this retro classic, including:

  • Saving/loading the game at any point
  • Support for most modern game controllers
  • Full control remapping
  • Image scaling and smoothing options

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Memory: 40 MB RAM
    • Storage: 20 MB available space
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