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Pac-Mania (Atari ST)

Pac-Mania Atari ST Loading screen

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Genre
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80
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Description

Pac-Mania is a variation on the game Pac-Man. You need to guide Pac-Man around a maze and eat all of the dots on the board in order to proceed on to the next round. Numerous, multi-colored ghosts also roam the maze trying to stop you. If you eat one of the power pellets in the maze, the ghosts will temporarily turn blue and run from you. Pac-Man can earn bonus points by eating the ghosts when they are in this state. The maze is now shown in isometric perspective and is larger than screen which will scroll to follow the action. To help get out of tight spots, Pac-Man now has the ability to jump. But be careful, because some of the ghosts have learned this trick as well and you could end up in a mid air collision!

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Pac-Mania Atari ST Look, I can jump!
Pac-Mania Atari ST Round cleared
Pac-Mania Atari ST Let's go to Sandbox Land
Pac-Mania Atari ST I hope I get that power pill in time

Alternate Titles

  • "PacMania" -- Alternate spelling
  • "パックマニア" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Génération 4 Dec, 1988 91 out of 100 91
The Games Machine (UK) Jan, 1989 89 out of 100 89
The One Oct, 1988 84 out of 100 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov, 1988 83 out of 100 83
Power Play Nov, 1988 74 out of 100 74
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jan, 1989 727 out of 1000 73
ST/Amiga Format Dec, 1988 65 out of 100 65

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Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #67 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Martin Smith (63136) added Pac-Mania (Atari ST) on Jun 18, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Michael Cassidy (9065), chirinea (34252), Kabushi (126602), Martin Smith (63136), Terok Nor (19023), Servo (55823) and *Katakis* (37842)