Caveman (BBC/Electron) -

Caveman (1986) (BBC/Electron, Cassette) United Kingdom
Publisher: Alternative
Alter World | Alternative | Alto-Tech

Genre: Scrolling Timing

Cover Art Language(s): English

Machine Compatibility: BBC Model B, BBC Model B+, BBC Master 128, Acorn Electron

Release: Professionally released On Cassette (Side 1


Available For:
Acorn Electron, BBC Model B, BBC/Electron & Spectrum 48K

Compatible Emulators: BeebEm (PC (Windows))
Model B Emulator (PC (Windows))
Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))

How To Play

A simplistic, and cartoon-style, Moon Buggy clone, where your only real mission is to jump high enough at the right time. You control a caveman riding a turtle.

Game Information

Original Release Date: 1st Jan 1986
Original Release Price: £1.99
Market Valuation: £13.63 (How Is This Calculated?)
Weight Boxed: 64g
Box Type: Cassette Single Plastic Clear
Author(s): Kevin Blake, Jason Sobell, Dave Croft & Ian Elliott  

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What They Said

"An excellent game... It's got fast action, simple controls and is just brimming with humour." (Read Full Review)
... Electron User
"It's quite good fun for a while - and my kids loved it! - but it's not a game to play for too long." (Read Full Review)
... Home Computing Weekly

Reviewed in the annual Models Games Guides: Acorn Electron.

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Where To Get It

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A digital version of Caveman suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))
A digital version of Caveman suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))
A digital version of Caveman suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))


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Game Overview

Ogg the Caveman has discovered a new form of transport - Kickstart the Turtle. All day long he tries to train Kickstart to jump and run. However, the turtle isn't too keen and Kickstart keeps falling flat on his face.

Help Ogg master the art of turtle-riding and get him to the phonebox to tell his wife he'll be late for tea.

Game Controls

Z - Left, X - Right, RETURN - Jump

Q/S - sound Off/On

To set initials in hi-score table, use Z and X to move cursor, then select letters with RETURN.



The Electron version of Caveman Capers is recorded on the labelled side of the cassette.

The BBC version is recorded on the unlabelled side.

Caveman is Item ID 243 in our database. Last modified on Thursday 17th October 2019 at 07:40:18 PM.

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