in 30 days for the Retro Remakes
the early eighties?
When people were busy getting mullets, listening to Spandau Ballet and
writing love letters to Samantha Fox?
Well it was during this time, that a clever chap called Mike Richardson
of Durell Software Ltd, created a cute, addictive little game for the
ZX Spectrum called 'Jungle Trouble'. It was basically an arcade/platform
type game where you tear out all your hair, trying to escape the perilous
jungle by surviving several tasks. It looked easy, but it wasn't.
This is undoubtedly the most difficult game I have ever played in my life,
and I probably threw more bricks at the screen playing Jungle Trouble,
than I did when The Roland Rat Show was on (I was too young to hold a
My PC remake remains true to the original and even
I can't complete it without cheating, so you have been warned!...
Trouble' by Mike Richardson/Durell Software Ltd, 1983.
Trouble PC' by Arif Majothi/Retrospec, 2003.
Trouble PC is programmed in C, using the Allegro
4 games libraries (written by Shawn Hargreaves)
With improved graphics and sound, this remake trys to hold the same charm
as the orignal spectrum classic.