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Deus Ex Machina, ZX Spectrum

This unique and interesting game was developed and first published by Automata UK on the ZX Spectrum in 1984.

Deus Ex Machina was the first video game to feature a fully synchronised soundtrack that featured celebrity narration and music. The cast includes Ian Dury, Jon Pertwee, Donna Bailey, Frankie Howerd, E.P. Thompson, and Mel Croucher – the latter being the author of the game. The soundtrack was supplied on cassette, which was played while the game ran.

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