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Oink! (Atari 2600)

Oink! Atari 2600 Title screen / set game options

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Description

Oink! is based on the fairy tale of the three little pigs. The big bad wolf is trying to blow down each of the pigs houses. You control each pig one at a time. The wolf is at the bottom of the screen and will blow a hole in the house one section at a time. Each time a hole is formed, the pig must patch it up quickly so the wolf can't get in. New materials are located at the top of the screen, and you need to grab them and place them in the holes as they are formed. The longer you last, the tougher the wolf will become! You start the game controlling the pig whose house is made of straw; when he is caught, you move on to the pig in the house made of sticks. Finally you will control the pig in the house made of bricks. When all three pigs have been caught by the wolf, the game is over.

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Oink! Atari 2600 There are some large holes in the brick house
Oink! Atari 2600 The wolf is trying to knock down the house made of sticks...
Oink! Atari 2600 Title screen / set game options
Oink! Atari 2600 Try to patch up the holes faster than the wolf creates them...

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neXGam Jan, 2012 7.9 out of 10 79
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The Video Game Critic May 14, 2001 F 0

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Trivia

Players who were able to rack up 25,000 points or higher on Game 1 were eligible to receive the "Oinkers" patch from Activision if they sent in a screenshot to the company.
Servo (55823) added Oink! (Atari 2600) on Dec 30, 2003