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Astérix and the Secret Mission

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Description

The druid Getafix is out of magic potion, and Astérix and Obelix are set out on a secret mission: to find the necessary herbs, so he can brew the potion again.

In this side-scrolling action game, the player can choose to play either Astérix or Obelix at the start of each one of the six levels. Although the main setting of each level is the same to both characters (forests, caves, deserts, underwater stages, waterfalls and such) the level design for each one may vary. In two player mode (Master System version), players will take turns playing as Astérix and Obelix. Both characters jump (by pressing button 2), punch enemies and break blocks (by pressing button 1). Astérix can run (by pressing and holding button 1 while moving) and double jump (by pressing 2 in the middle of a jump). Obélix is stronger and can break several bricks in a row when jumping over them (pressing 1 while jumping), and can also slide down hills (by pressing down at them).

Astérix can get some potions (thrown by pressing up and 1), which can break rocks, kill or shrink enemies. Obelix can get miniature menhirs which can be thrown (by pressing up and 1) against enemies. Both characters can also get bones throughout the game, granting access to bonus stages where the player controls Dogmatix. Some levels also involve minor puzzle solving, like pushing switches or moving rock blocks.

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Astérix and the Secret Mission Game Gear Language/Character selection
Astérix and the Secret Mission Game Gear Title screen
Astérix and the Secret Mission SEGA Master System Ah, the second potion ingredient.
Astérix and the Secret Mission SEGA Master System Astérix at the cave: to be or not to be?

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User Reviews

Asterix and the easiest mission SEGA Master System NeoJ (428)

The Press Says

SEGA-Portal.de SEGA Master System Sep 21, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Sega Force Game Gear Aug 10, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Sega Force SEGA Master System Jan, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Consoles Plus SEGA Master System Nov, 1993 77 out of 100 77
Retrogaming History SEGA Master System Oct 19, 2009 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

As Aventuras da TV Colosso

A version of this game was released in Brazil called As Aventuras da TV Colosso, which means "The Adventures of TV Colosso". Instead of Astérix and Obelix, the protagonists are Gilmar and Priscila, characters from a Brazilian TV puppet show, popular during the early 90's.
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