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The Addams Family

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
84
3.7
Genesis
76
2.6
Arcade
...
2.8
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Description

The Addams Family is a platform game based on the characters and settings from the movie (which, in turn, is based on the famous 1960's television series, which in turn is based on Charles Addams cartoon of the same name, which was featured in the magazine, The New Yorker, in the 30's).

The game takes place towards the end of the movie: the Addams Family has been evicted from their home by a court order issued by a backstabbing attorney (there's one for the books), Tully Alford. Even worse, the other Addamses: Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Granny and Lurch have gone missing.

As Gomez, you must tour the Addams mansion in search of your lost family, battling out mysterious monsters and evading traps, and eventually face your nemesis, Tully.

Screenshots

The Addams Family Amiga Inside the stove
The Addams Family SNES Flying over the house, avoiding some pesky ghosts
The Addams Family Amiga Cannon
The Addams Family Genesis Collecting dough

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User Reviews

Addams Family in 2d jumpy roundy mode Amiga obe (3)

The Press Says

Joystick (French) Atari ST Jul, 1992 97 out of 100 97
Player One SNES Sep, 1992 94 out of 100 94
Pixel-Heroes.de Genesis Aug 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Pixel-Heroes.de SNES Aug 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Pixel-Heroes.de Amiga Aug 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Zero Amiga Jun, 1992 90 out of 100 90
N-Force SNES Nov, 1992 87 out of 100 87
ST Action Atari ST Sep, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Game Players Genesis Dec, 1993 62 out of 100 62
Sega-16.com Genesis Dec 28, 2009 6 out of 10 60

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Contributed to by Michael Cassidy (6281), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Terok Nor (18355) and אולג 小奥 (168666)