19 Part 1 - Boot Camp

Sinclair ZX Spectrum cass. published 35 years ago by Cascade Games, Ltd.

Listed in MAME

19 Part 1 - Boot Camp screenshot

19 Part 1 - Boot Camp © 1988 Cascade Games, Limited.

In 1965, Vietnam seemed like just another foreign war, but it wasn't. It was different in many ways and so were those who did the fighting. In World War II the average age of the combat soldier was 26, in Vietnam he was...


Inspired by the Paul Hardcastle song '19', the player takes control of a young recruit drafted into the military to train for the Vietnam war, taking on four different exercises - assault course, shooting range, jeep training and unarmed combat.


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The game was to have a sequel entilled '19 Part 2 - Combat Zone'. While Part 1 had the player take part in several training exercises, Part 2 was to have the player right in the heat of battle in Vietnam. However, Cascade vanished after Part 1 and the sequel never surfaced.

As such, when the game was re-released by budget labels it was re-titled '19 Boot Camp'.

Visible at 27BFC in the .tzx dump is a small message from one of the developers of this version.


Program by: Paul Laidlow, Tony Warriner
Graphics by: Sean Conran, Damon Redmond
Original music composed by: Paul Hardcastle
Spectrum music by: Sean Conran


Game's ROM.