Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.
The Stone Age level starts with an animation showing Elmer Fudd telling the tribe to go out and hunt rabbits, those lumpy things in the foreground are their heads.
After the animation has completed the level loads
The Stone Age level starts with Dinosaur MountainDemo version
The player gets hints and instructions in the early part of the game
Walking into a cactus hurts and costs health pointsDemo Version
The cavemen will attack on site but Bugs can outrun themDemo version
In addition to hazards that can be seen the player has to avoid falling anvils. I confess I did not see this one coming.
Carrots must be collected. In addition to the ones in the ground there are some golden carrots floating way out of reach.
On the top of the hill is a caveman who throws boulders down the hill at Bugs.
Despite appearances Bugs is actually standing on top of the rock so he can leap for the golden carrot.
This screen is displayed at the end of the demo version of the game, it gives the expected release date and a description of the final game
Title Loading Screen
First Stage loading screen
Intro with Elmer Fudd commanding his troops
In game menu
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