Ski or Die (C64)

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Ski or Die
Ski or Die - C64 - USA.jpg
Platform: Commodore 64
Year: 1990
Developer: Electronic Arts, Inc.

Ski or Die is a winter-themed extreme sports game in which the player can compete 5 different mini games:

  • Acro Aerials: Ski down a ramp and score points by performing acrobatic jumps.
  • Downhill Blitz: Downhill skiing event in which the player can make large jumps over chasms and perform stunts in the moguls section.
  • Snowboard Half-Pipe: Put on your snowboard and score as much points as possible in a limited amount of time by performing tricks inside a half-pipe.
  • Snowball Blast: First person snowball fight. Score points by taking out little that attack your snow fortress.
  • Inner-Tube Trash: Two players descend a mountain in innertubes. Score points by picking up items, perforating your opponents tire with a knife or fork and finishing first.

Practice a single event or try the tournament. The tournament mode has hot-seat multiplayer support.


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The title screen


For 1990, an unknown composer, possibly David Warhol arranged Rob Hubbard's original music, which was written in assembly on an PC using AD2600.


# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Main Theme Rob HubbardUnknown 2:10
02 Downhill Blitz Rob HubbardUnknown 1:04
03 Snowboard Half-Pipe Rob HubbardUnknown 1:28
04 Inner-Tube Trash Rob HubbardUnknown 1:20

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There are issues with the timing of this recording.



  • Ripper: Unknown
  • Recorder: Unknown
  • Game Credits:

(Game lacks audio credits.)

Game Rip




Audio Devices

This game uses the computer's built-in SID chip.


  USA.svg   USA
Ski or Die - C64 - USA.jpg
Title: Ski or Die
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1990-??-??
Publisher: Electronic Arts, Inc.
  UK.svg   UK
Ski or Die - C64 - Europe.jpg
Title: Ski or Die
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1990-??-??
Publisher: Electronic Arts, Inc.