Blinkys Scary School

Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
...
2.5
Atari 8-bit
...
4.3
Commodore 64
...
4.5
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Description

The first of Blinky the ghost's three outings, the ghost with the most has to progress through a series of levels and remove the hazards left by ghost-busters (who aren't called Peter, Egon, Winston or Ray for licensing reasons). He does this by collecting the right objects to cast the all important spells.

The levels themselves scroll sideways and are layered with platforms. Making the task difficult are spiders, mice and the like - watch out in particular for the jumping frogs. Once the appropriate spells have been cast (involving lots of back-tracking to collect objects and bring them to the cauldron) the objects to make an underwater diving suit must be obtained.

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Blinkys Scary School Atari ST The starting location
Blinkys Scary School ZX Spectrum Red fish
Blinkys Scary School Commodore 64 Cologne water
Blinkys Scary School Atari ST Avoid those spiders and snails!

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Aug, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jul, 1990 83 out of 100 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jul, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Mar, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Oct, 1993 70 out of 100 70
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1990 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Oct, 1990 7.4 out of 12 62
Raze Atari ST Jan, 1991 60 out of 100 60
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Sep, 1993 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Raze Amiga Jan, 1991 60 out of 100 60

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