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Adventures of Tom Sawyer (NES)

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Description

Tom Sawyer's famous literary exploits come to life in this adventure where you play Tom Sawyer (or Huck Finn in a 2 player game). The adventure begins in Tom's dream while he sleeps in school.

Control in this typical platform game consists of jumping and throwing rocks. Avoid many obstacles such as rolling barrels; defeat persistent enemies such as pirates, mice, and even a giant octopus. Help Tom navigate down the Mississippi River, through forests, haunted houses, and the sky above.

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Adventures of Tom Sawyer NES Japan Title screen
Adventures of Tom Sawyer NES Vanquishing an enemy.
Adventures of Tom Sawyer NES First level, avoiding swooping birds.
Adventures of Tom Sawyer NES Battling the giant octupus (level boss).

Alternate Titles

  • "トムソーヤーの冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Tom Sawyer no Bōken" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Possibly one of the WORST (licensed) NES game EVER! Bob the Stickman (290) 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars

The Press Says

Game Freaks 365 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
Just Games Retro Aug 18, 2003 0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars 10

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Version differences

The order of the levels is different between the Japanese and American versions of the game.
jlebel (2125) added Adventures of Tom Sawyer (NES) on Aug 20, 2004