Pole Position for ZX Spectrum

ZX Spectrum

Racing Formula 1
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The game is controlled using the keyboard or joystick, just like on an old computer.

Pole Position

Online version of Pole Position for ZX Spectrum. Pole Position is a racing video game released in 1982 by Namco. The game popularized the use of sprite-based, pseudo-3D graphics with its `rear-view racer format` where the player’s view is behind and above the vehicle, looking forward along the road with the horizon in sight, which would remain in use even after true 3D computer graphics became standard for racing games. In this game, the player controls a Formula One race car...

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Released in
1982
Publisher
Atarisoft
Developer
Namco Limited
Platforms
Arcade (1982), Atari 8-bit / 2600 / 5200, Commodore 64, Vectrex, VIC-20, ZX Spectrum (1983), TI-99/4A (1984), DOS (1986), Intellivision (1987)
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Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Online emulated version of Pole Position was originally developed for the ZX Spectrum an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research. Referred to during development as the ZX81 Colour and ZX82, it was launched as the ZX Spectrum by Sinclair to highlight the machine's colour display, compared with the black and white display of its predecessor, the ZX81. The Spectrum was released as eight different models, ranging from the entry level with 16 KB RAM released in 1982 to the ZX Spectrum +3 with 128 KB RAM and built in floppy disk drive in 1987.
The Spectrum is based on a Zilog Z80 A CPU running at 3.5 MHz (or NEC D780C-1 clone). The original model has 16 KB (16×1024 bytes) of ROM and either 16 KB or 48 KB of RAM. Hardware design was by Richard Altwasser of Sinclair Research, and the outward appearance was designed by Sinclair's industrial designer Rick Dickinson.
Video output is through an RF modulator and was designed for use with contemporary television sets, for a simple colour graphic display. Text can be displayed using 32×24 characters from the ZX Spectrum character set or from a set provided within an application, from a palette of 15 shades: seven colours at two levels of brightness each, plus black. The image resolution is 256×192 with the same colour limitations.

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online game added: 2010-05-09, by dj