James Bond (C64)

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James Bond
James Bond - C64.jpg
Platform: Commodore 64
Year: 1984
Developer: Parker Brothers

James Bond is a 4-level action game ported from the Atari 8-bit.

The C64 port seems a bit easier, but still rather hard. Also, many comments and screenshots, as well as the fact that most C64 gamers didn't have manuals, suggest that they didn't even know about level 2 and thought of this game as just another Moon Patrol clone.

Screenshots

James Bond - C64 - Main Menu.png

Press F1 to play.

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Game start.

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Ta-da!

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Level 1 completed.

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From now, you'll read the manual!

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Game over. 005 away from 007. Press F1 again.

Music

The music was ported from the early Atari 800 version, the sound effects from the final one. The latter are split over only 2 voices, since the third one is used as a random generator. Some sound effects have also become shorter, use only triangle and sawtooth waves (rather than the louder and more complex pulse waves), and the satellite in level 1 shoots in only one voice, all providing a more eerie atmosphere. The arranger was apparently new to the SID chip, especially since instead of using its built-in decay feature, he merely changes the sustain (as was necessary on POKEY).

Recording

The only song was recorded from VICE 3.2 with the model C64 old NTSC. Whether James Bond (C64) was officially published in PAL regions is not known yet.

# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 James Bond Theme Monty NormanUnknown 0:16
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Credits

(Source for composer: Recognizable song.)


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Format

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Audio Devices

This game uses the computer's built-in SID chip. It sounds the same on every chip.

Releases

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James Bond - C64.jpg
Title: James Bond 007
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1984-0?-??
Publisher: Parker Brothers

Links


James Bond
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Notable Songs James Bond Theme
Notable Personnel Monty Norman