The Rocky Horror Show (C64)

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The Rocky Horror Show
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Platform: Commodore 64
Year: 1985
Developer: CRL Group PLC
Buy: Amazon
For other games in the series, see The Rocky Horror Show.

The Rocky Horror Show is an action adventure game based on the movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show rather than the stage production for which it's named after. You play as either Brad or Janet, in an attempt to find all of the pieces of the De-Medusa machine so that you can save your sweetheart and escape from the castle before it blasts off to the planet Transsexual in the galaxy of Transylvania.

You move around the side-view rooms of the castle while characters like Riff-Raff, Magenta, Columbia, Eddie, and Dr. Frankenfurter make things very difficult for you by stealing your clothes, shooting you with lasers, and running you over with motorcycles. Like the musical, the game is very unusual, to say the least.

The Commodore 64 version has been ported over from the ZX Spectrum version, and you can tell because hardly anything has been done to take advantage of the C64's stronger graphics and audio.


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The title screen.

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That sign belongs between Janet's legs.

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Asshole or slut?

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Brad, I'm frightened! What sort of place is this?

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Let's do the Time Warp again!

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Put these on, they'll make you feel less vulnerable.


Like the Speccy game that it's ported from, there is only one song, and it's a very poorly arranged version of Time Warp. Little effort was made to upgrade the quality of song to the SID chip.


# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Time Warp Richard O'BrienJay Derrett 2:28



The HVSC incorrectly credits Bob Hartshorne as arranger, but the in-game credits says that it's Jay Derrett.

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  UK.svg   UK
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Title: The Rocky Horror Show
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1985-??-??
Publisher: CRL Group PLC
  USA.svg   USA
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Title: The Rocky Horror Show
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1985-??-??
Publisher: Electric Dreams Software
  UK.svg   UK
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Title: The Rocky Horror Show
Platform: Commodore 128
Released: 1986-??-??
Publisher: Unknown


The Rocky Horror Show
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Notable Songs Time Warp
Notable Personnel Richard O'Brien • Jay Derrett
Notable Companies CRL Group PLC