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CJ's Elephant Antics

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
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5.0
Atari ST
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...
ZX Spectrum
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4.4
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Description

CJ the baby elephant has fled captivity, and is desperate to reach his home in Africa. That means trekking halfway around the world, armed only with an infinite supply of peanuts and a handful of bombs (fortunately more can be collected as you go along).

You start with nine lives, but the game's design is such that a lot of deaths will be unexpected, so prior knowledge of the layouts is essential to get through most sections of the five levels without losing lives. The two-player mode involves the screen following the lead player, so the latter can lose lives by getting too far behind. With lots of precise jumps across vertically-progressing ledges involved, a lot of skill and timing is required.

Screenshots

CJ's Elephant Antics Atari ST A cake, one of the many bonus items you'll see in the game
CJ's Elephant Antics Commodore 64 A monkey blocking your path...
CJ's Elephant Antics Commodore 64 A large end of level boss
CJ's Elephant Antics Commodore 64 Riding a platform to safety

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User Reviews

A fun-filled addictive platform game. Commodore 64 Gary Smith (65)

The Press Says

Zzap! Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 94 out of 100 94
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jun, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 63 out of 100 63
The One Amiga Jun, 1991 3 out of 5 60
Amiga Joker Amiga May, 1992 55 out of 100 55

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Contributed to by Agamenon3 (3244) and Martin Smith (63155)