DescriptionPlay the role of a time traveler whose job is to rescue dinosaur eggs from an unsafe environment so they can have a chance to evolve into mammals. Your progress will be impeded by those dinosaurs that have time to hatch. Fortunately, these beasts are afraid of mice which you can set loose in certain locations.
A Prehistoric Tale is a non-scrolling 2-D platformer. Kill enemies by jumping on them. Alternately, hatched dinosaurs can be temporarily caged by jumping over them. This game is essentially a remake of Dino Eggs for the Commodore 64.
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The Press Says
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Feb, 1991||77 out of 100||77|
|Atari ST User||Atari ST||May, 1991||76 out of 100||76|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amiga||Mar, 1991||7.2 out of 12||60|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Atari ST||Mar, 1991||7.2 out of 12||60|
|Power Play||Amiga||Mar, 1991||23 out of 100||23|
|Amiga Power||Amiga||May, 1991||17|
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Developers messageThe developers were some of the most famous Atari ST demo creators: "The Lost Boys". In the boot sector of the Atari ST disk (only visible with a disk monitor), they announce their last ST demo:
"TALKING OF WHICH FOR ANYONE INTERESTED THERE WILL BE A NEW LOST BOYS MEGA DEMO AT AROUND EASTER 1991. PROVISIONALLY TITLED OOH CRIKEY WHAT A SCORCHER. IT WILL BE SOMETHING DIFFERENT AND SPECIAL"