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Trolls (Amiga CD32)

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Description

This platform game features the small blue-haired cutesy creatures that were popular around the time (although surely not with most computer game buyers?). You play a Troll roaming the levels in the hope of rescuing as many baby trolls as possible - each level gives you a set minimum to retrieve before you can leave via the Pigstop.

Initially you have no weapons, and contact with the nasties costs you energy, but a Yo-Yo can be collected, which can be used not only to kill enemies, but also to smash blocks away and open up paths, and even (with practice) tied to a ledge to allow you to swing across a gap.

Throughout the levels you will find the letters B,O,N,U,S and G released from bonus balloons or on killing an enemy - if at the end of a level your letters spell out Bonus or Bogus you go to the appropriate extra level. The former has a chance to gain extra lives, the latter must be escaped quickly to avoid losing a life.

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There are 32 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


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User Reviews

A cutesy platform affair that doesn’t add anything new or exciting to the fray. Nick Drew (371) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

The Press Says

Amiga Dream Jan, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Power Jan, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Format Feb, 1994 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Joker Dec, 1993 70 out of 100 70

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Trivia

This message can be found in the program executable:

"This game was written on a very slow schneider 10mhz 286 with lots of wait states. If for some reason on your very fast xxxx 25mh 486 this game seems to be fast or unplayable, do no blame us for it was a penny pinching boss who would not buy us reasonable pc's to work on. signed THE PROGRAMMERS OF FLAIR SOFTWARE"

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Martin Smith (63136) added Trolls (Amiga CD32) on Apr 22, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Roger Wilco (1105) and Martin Smith (63136)