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Donald Duck's Playground (Commodore 64)

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Description

Donald Duck's Playground won several awards from educational software magazines as best educational game of the year. In it, you are Donald, working to earn money, which you then spend to buy playground equipment for your nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie to enjoy.

The first job is to guide the Amquack Express around a top-down map with 8 stations, setting the junctions to ensure that packages are delivered to the correct stations. His job in produce involves catching fruits as they are thrown at him and placing them in the correct basket. At the toy store he must sort items by shape and colour, and be careful with the security switch. His final job is at an internal US airport, soring products based on their location's delivery code.

The equipment for the playground must then be purchased and arranged, helping young minds get an appreciation of money management and cash-handling.

Screenshots

Donald Duck's Playground Commodore 64 ...and takes off.
Donald Duck's Playground Commodore 64 I need to put items on the shelves in the correct spots, but...
Donald Duck's Playground Commodore 64 If you miss or put the item in the wrong crate, Donald fusses at you.
Donald Duck's Playground Commodore 64 The playground with a trampoline in it.

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User Reviews

Build a playground for your nephews *Katakis* (37795) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars
I remember this game from when I was a kid! Jackie Yoshi (1) unrated

The Press Says

Your Commodore Dec, 1985 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

AGI version

The AGI version of this game is v2.001, but it is really a hybrid of AGI v1 and v2, and compared to other AGI v2, its not a true AGI v2 system.

Freeware release

The game can be downloaded for free from game designer, Al Lowe's website at http://www.allowe.com.

Information also contributed by Yakumo.

Related Web Sites

  • Al Lowe's website (You can find some old games, designed by Lowe, for a free download.)
Quapil (4742) added Donald Duck's Playground (Commodore 64) on May 01, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Daniel Maxwell (1880), ksaunam (166), Eli Tomlinson (2509) and Terok Nor (18326)