The ZX Spectrum is 30 years old. Doesn’t that age your heart so?
So what if the loading sequence was fraught with danger. The power pack nuclear hot if left on for more than an hour. Just look at her! She’s a design classic. The graphics! The strange noises! It was MIND BLOWING at the time.
(Mind you so were Sodastreams).
Jet Set Willy. Hungry Horace. Football Manager. Operation Wolf. The Hobbit. Elite. Head Over Heels. It’s making us vibrate with joy just recalling those salad days.
Manic Miner was a brutal piece of gameplay for any era. A stone cold classic. Why not celebrate with a quick game?
However - before you do - you should invest in a heat changing Manic Miner Mug from Firebox, to catch your salty tears of nostalgia.