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The Addams Family

MobyRank MobyScore
Genesis
76
2.6
SNES
81
3.7
Arcade
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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 Atari ST This greenhouse is really infested with monsters
The Addams Family Atari ST I've lost a life
The Addams Family SNES In the furnace
The Addams Family Genesis The music room! Yeah! :))

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

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Genesis Nov, 1993 5 out of 5 100
Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1992 94 out of 100 94
Pixel-Heroes.de Amiga Aug 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Pixel-Heroes.de SNES Aug 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Zero Amiga Jun, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Pixel-Heroes.de Genesis Aug 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) SNES May, 1992 10 out of 12 83
ST Action Atari ST Sep, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Power Unlimited Genesis Apr, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Game Players Genesis Dec, 1993 62 out of 100 62

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Contributed to by Michael Cassidy (4507), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (421), Terok Nor (17862) and אולג 小奥 (164965)