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The Addams Family (ZX Spectrum)

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Title Screen

The Addams Family

Developer: Ocean
Publisher: Ocean
Platform: ZX Spectrum
Released in EU: 1991


DevMessageIcon.png This game has a hidden developer message.


In The Addams Family for ZX Spectrum, Gomez travels through the creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky mansion to save his family.

Developer Messages

Scattered throughout the game's data are some messages from one of the developers. Note the hex addresses listed below are from a .z80 dump.

8140:

CAR THIEVES AND BURGLARS, WHO ARE THE 
SCUM OF THIS EARTH, SHOULD ALL BE HANGED.

81FA:

WHAT I WANT TO KNOW IS... HOW DO THE SCUM 
MANAGE TO STEAL CARS AND ROB HOUSES WHEN
THEY HAVEN'T GOT A BRAIN ???

82ED:

THERE IS NO JUSTIFICATION FOR CRIME.

8C9A:

IF SOMEONE BREAKS INTO YOUR HOUSE OR TRIES TO STEAL 
YOUR CAR, YOU SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO SHOOT THEM DEAD,
AS THEY ARE NO MORE USE TO SOCIETY THAN A RABID DOG.

8D90:

I PAY TAXES TO STOP SCUM DYING IN THE STREETS
AND THEN THEY COME ROUND AND STEAL MY POSSESSIONS.
NOW THERE'S GRATITUDE FOR YOU.

9017:

THE SCUM ARE TRYING TO BRING THIS COUNTRY DOWN 
TO THEIR LEVEL OF DEPRAVITY. PLEASE DON'T 
LET THEM SUCCEED.


(Source: Martin Smith, Patrick Bregger (MobyGames))