Christmas Crackers




First advertised for sale in Micro User magazine (volume 1, issue 9) in November 1983. Note that Micro User used the "Christmas Crackers" name again, for a different compilation released in 1986 and again in 1987.

The 1983 compilation comprised Sleigh Lander, Christmas Simon, Anagrams, Ski Slope, Carol Quiz, Tic-Tac-Toe, Collect The Trees, Maze Pud, Snow Pud, Chimes, Christmas Word Search, Dodge Dad, Mover, Christmas Keyboard Tester, Blind-Man's Buff, Forest Run, Halves, Turkey Shoot, Crazy Santa, Christmas Snap, and Santa Skittle.

The 1986 compilation comprised Snowplough, Snap, Candle Light, Jet Set Santa, Pull The Cracker, and Name The Carol.


TitleChristmas Crackers
PublisherMicro User, The (later Acorn Computing) (Database Publications)
Release TypeCommercial Release
Primary genreCompilation
Secondary genresMaze
Card Game
JoystickNot Supported
PlayersSingle Player
SaveNot Supported
CompatibilityA:✘ B:✔ Master: Untested
CompilationChristmas Crackers 1983



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Alternative Versions

This page is the entry for the canonical version of the game. For specific variants, see the list below.

Title Publisher Year
Snow Pud Micro User, The (later Acorn Computing) (Database Publications) 1983
Collect The Trees Micro User, The (later Acorn Computing) (Database Publications) 1983
Crazy Santa Micro User, The (later Acorn Computing) (Database Publications) 1983