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Monty on the Run (Commodore 64)

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Description

Monty Mole was imprisoned due to his coal theft in Wanted: Monty Mole, and rescued by Sam Stoat in Monty is Innocent. Now he has to get out of Britain while he still can.

Like the original, the game is a flick-screen platformer with puzzly leanings. Learning the movement paths of enemies, and the timing sequence of the crushers, and working out a path across the screen by using the offered ropes and platforms. Not all parts of all screens can be accessed at once.

You will need to collect money and other items along the way. Before starting the game, you must choose five items from a selection of 21 to form your 'Freedom Kit' – correct selections are essential to complete the game, and a degree of trial and error is required to know which ones are correct.

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Monty on the Run Commodore 64 This screen is much more complicated.
Monty on the Run Commodore 64 Loading screen
Monty on the Run Commodore 64 Enemies surrounding the vine
Monty on the Run Commodore 64 First screen

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1986 10 out of 10 100
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Nov, 1989 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Trivia

Monty on the Run was voted #20 in the "Top 25 Platformers of All Time" poll in Retro Gamer Magazine (Issue 37).
Martin Smith (63154) added Monty on the Run (Commodore 64) on Aug 15, 2006
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