Resource centre for ZX Spectrum games using
       Manic Miner and Jet Set Willy game engines

 

Links

The following list of Internet links related to JSW/MM games for the ZX Spectrum is by no means comprehensive. It does contain, however, some of the most relevant ones, which may serve as a good starting point for any further exploration.


I. General Spectrum resources

World of Spectrum
"The official world archive for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum and the largest on-line gaming center on the Internet."

RZX Archive
The main repository of recordings of Speccy Games.

TZX Vault
An archive of Sinclair ZX Spectrum games in .TZX tape format.

Speccy Screenshot Maps
A large collection of maps created from screenshots of ZX Spectrum games.

The Tipshop
A central archive for all Spectrum and SAM games hints, tips, cheats, maps, hacks and pokes.

 

II. General MM/JSW resources

JetSet Willy & Manic Miner Community
Currently the most active forum dedicated specifically to the subject of MM / JSW games.

Manic Miner & Jet Set Willy Yahoo! Group
Discussion forum for fans who have written / are writing / are planning to write MM/JSW games of their own.

 

III. Editors and the creation of new games

John Elliott's JSW site
Home of JSWED and the JSW128 and JSW64 game engines.

J. G. Harston's JSW Resources
Resources including download links to various JSW game editors.

Mirror of Arsen Torbarina's Jet Set Willy Tech Page

SkoolKit - Richard Dymond's website with complete disassemblies of Manic Miner and Jet Set Willy

Disassembly of the Jet Set Willy game engine

 

IV. Websites of MM/JSW games and authors

Richard Hallas's ZX Spectrum page
Home page of "Join the Jet-Set!" and "Jet-Set Willy in Space" with some interesting historical and technical information.

Purple Unicorn Software
Home page of "Pip The Pipistrelle" and "Terry The Turtle".

JSW Corner
Home page of several JSW games by various authors.

JSW Remakes
Gawp (Gary Pearce)'s JSW pages containing a lot of information related to MM and JSW games by various authors.

 

V. Historic websites of MM/JSW games and authors

Dr Andrew Broad's ZX Spectrum site (an archival version of his Geocities site on Oocities)

The following websites are no longer online, but you can find their archival versions on Wayback Machine.

Geoff Eddy's Jet Set Willy page

Nick Aldridge's ZX Spectrum site

Igor Makovsky's JSW site

Visa-Valtteri 'jet_visy' Pimiä's JSW site

 

VI. Other links of interest

Julian D. A. Wiseman's JSWII pages

Rufus Standish's review of MM, JSW and JSWII

Nittamituaki's ranking of difficulty of JSW and similar games

 

VII. Online Willy games

Darnkitty.com, with online "JSW" and "MM" as well as "Willy's Mountain Party" and "Willy: The Pyramid Maze" (plus other non-JSW games)

"Willy's Epic In The Timeless Zone"

"Jet Set Willy - New Adventures In Sci Fi"

"Get Set Boogie"