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Fat Worm Blows a Sparky

Fat Worm Blows a Sparky is an action / maze video game written by Julian Todd in the five months before going to University and published by Durell Software in 1986 for the ZX Spectrum.


The player controls Fat Worm, a microscopic worm being chased across the circuit board of a Sinclair Spectrum. With a top-down view, Fat Worm featured early use of solid vector graphics on the ZX Spectrum.

Critical reaction

CRASH awarded Fat Worm 95%. The reviewers were impressed with the solid 3D graphics and the quirky nature of controlling the protagonist, concluding "extremely silly, and wonderful fun". Your Sinclair, similarly impressed, awarded 9 out of 10. Julian later became critical of the game-play.


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