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The Brainies (Amiga)

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Genre
Perspective
Theme
64
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Description

This puzzle game has 101 levels, in which you have to guide a varying number of Brainies of four different colors onto a spot that matches their color. You control a cross-hair, and press fire while over a Brainy to take or give up control of its motion. Running out of time costs you a life.

The challenge lies in the fact that you can only control the direction in which a Brainy will walk. Once this is set, he will continue to walk until he hits a wall, an obstacle or another Brainy.

To make things a bit more complicated, there are various obstacles like arrows that change the direction a Brainy is walking in and items than can optionally be picked up.

Screenshots

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There are 41 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Tiny Skweeks" -- European title
  • "The Tinies" -- Title from Kalisto release

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The Press Says

Joystick (French) Sep, 1992 83 out of 100 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1992 9 out of 12 75
Amiga Joker Oct, 1992 64 out of 100 64
Amiga Games Jan, 1993 64 out of 100 64
CU Amiga Dec, 1992 51 out of 100 51
Power Play Sep, 1992 50 out of 100 50

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Trivia

Skweek

Even in Europe, the connection to the popular Skweek series was made late, as Amiga Power magazine previewed the game under the title The Brainies.
Blood (1803) added The Brainies (Amiga) on Jan 23, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Barbarian_bros (10285), POMAH (33731), Kabushi (121977), Mobygamesisreanimated (10788) and Blood (1803)