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CJ's Elephant Antics

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Atari ST
Commodore 64
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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.


CJ's Elephant Antics ZX Spectrum Don't fall into the water
CJ's Elephant Antics ZX Spectrum Watch out for those penguins!
CJ's Elephant Antics Commodore 64 Leaping over trouble
CJ's Elephant Antics Commodore 64 One of the bonus levels

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

Critic Reviews

Zzap! Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 94 out of 100 94
Raze Amiga May, 1991 93 out of 100 93
Raze Atari ST May, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jun, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1991 84 out of 100 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jun, 1992 8 out of 12 67
The One Amiga Jun, 1991 3 out of 5 60
The One for ST Games Atari ST Jun, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Amiga Joker Amiga May, 1992 55 out of 100 55


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