Dizzy by Codemasters

Synopsis: Dizzy was exploring the haunted forest, looking for berries, flowers and a piece of wood with which to make a club when he uncovered a mystifying stone slab. Brushing the dirt asside he was able to read (after a great deal of head scratching) the faint inscriptions. The Avawiffovee Potion Dizzy remembered his Eggfather had spoken of such a potion, 'it is the only way to rid our land of athletes foot, and it can also be used to destroy the Evil Wizard Zaks.` Dizzy trembled with fear as he recalled those words. Zaks brought fear to the village, he cast spells that turned people old, made men blind and caused it to rain every Sunday afternoon during Cricket. Dizzy was determinded to put a stop to all this, he would be the hero of the yolkfolk. He read on. "Fill a potion bottle with cooked leprechauns wig, clouds silver lining, Vampire dux feather and some troll brew - cook the potion and throw it at Zaks to dissolve his reign." He covered it up and quickly made ready to liberate the land of Katmandu.

Screens

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Original Advertising and Promotional Work

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Original Instructions

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Cheat Mode

multiface
At address 9718 poke C9
At address 953A poke 00

For infinite lives. - submitted by Malc (CPC Zone Staff)

keypress
Hold down letters "TROWBRIDGE" and space simutaniously. - submitted by Extreme Gamer

hint
Here's a few hints for this adventure classic:

1) Mucky grease gun - the mine cart
2) Plastic rain coat - stops rain from killing you
3) Acme bird seed - kills birds
4) Clover of Garlic - kills birds underground
5) Graveyard key - opens graveyard door
6) Inseciticide spray - kills spiders
7) Ghost hunters laser - kills ghosts
8) A can of 3 in 1 oil - lowers the drawbridge
9) Gardeners spade - opens ground next to cliff
10) Mushroom towel - moves the mushroom underground
11) Take a purse of gold to the hermits tree house, jump on top of his house to get a cloud with a silver lining
12) Take a broken heart to the angel
13) The sharp diamond opens the trapdoor near the crystal mountain
14) A strong crowbar opens a trapdoor at the bottom of the mountain
15) The rusty bolt cutters moves the island down the mine shaft
16) Use the torch to light the fire under the pot
17) When all the potion has been taken to the pot, get the empty bottle and drop it on top. You then have the potion. Go to Zaks and drop the potion at his feet.

Tips by Steve Wharton for Amstrad Action. - submitted by Malc (CPC Zone Staff)

Map
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3 - submitted by The Devil's Phoneix

Dizzy Videos

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Loading Screen Comparison

Dizzy Amstrad CPC Loading ScreenDizzy ZX Spectrum Loading Screen

From left to right (where available): Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64. Thanks to Lemon64 and WOS for helping me with this section.

Your Comments and Memories

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"Classic! Some mistakes that were corrected in later games, like not being able to continue if you break the bridge or falling into some trees makes you die until you get a game over. But they got a lot right in this game, must be why they made so many Better music than c64 and speccy versions :)"

Personal rating : 8/10

Posted by Andyuk | Report |

"Dizzy sucks, end of! Never did understand why people loved these mediocre games so much! Avoid like the plague!"

Personal rating : 4/10

Posted by scooby1970 | Report |

"Super Dooper stuff. Great soundtrack (one of the best game tunes for the CPC bar auf wierdersein monty - in my humble opinion - damn it! Now it`s in my head!) and the graphics are top notch. Loved it as a kid, love it as an adult."

Personal rating : 9/10

Posted by Mutant_Telephone | Report |

"This is the game that started it all off, its like one of those old text adventures, but instead of typing the commands you move Dizzy around. Great graphics, great sound, great gameplay."

Personal rating : 10/10

Posted by bubblefox | Report |

"I couldnt get into it - dizzy that is - the game is well presented and upto the high standards of the OT but i just couldnt like it..Most people who know about the Dizzy craze absolutley love these games... it made alot of money for the Oliver Twins. "

Personal rating : 5/10

Posted by cpc4eva | Report |

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