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Asterix and the Magic Carpet

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Description

The game is based on famous comics, animations and movies series about brave independent Gauls, who drink magic power potions and fight with Romans.

This time Asterix and Obelix fly on the magic carpet to India with Cacofonix, whose song can make the rain for the friendly Indian villagers. But during the travel he lost his voice. Now Asterix and Obelix have to find the cure for Cacofonix' voice and rescue Princess Orinjade, who will be sacrificed by evil Hoodunnit if it isn't raining.

During the game you watch the static cartoon scenes and choose the answers to progress in your travel. Sometimes you need an action, so it is action sequences in the game, for example, to defend the village from the robbers, etc.

Screenshots

Asterix and the Magic Carpet DOS Town feast at the start of the game
Asterix and the Magic Carpet Atari ST A curious visitor
Asterix and the Magic Carpet Atari ST Let's rock to save the princess !
Asterix and the Magic Carpet DOS Abraracurcix talking (EGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "Le mille e una ora di Asterix" -- Italian title
  • "Asterix im Morgenland" -- German title
  • "Astérix En La India" -- Spanish title
  • "Astérix chez Rahàzade" -- French title

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The Press Says

Tilt DOS Feb, 1988 16 out of 20 80
Tilt Atari ST Feb, 1988 14 out of 20 70
Power Play Atari ST Dec, 1987 2.5 out of 10 25

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Trivia

Cover art

The front cover features a drawing by Asterix illustrator Albert Uderzo, that was used previously on the cover of the comic book on which the game is based (Asterix chez Rahazade, 1987).
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