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Split Personalities (Commodore 16, Plus/4)

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Description

Sliding block puzzle games were one of the many non-electronic forms of entertainment re-made with new twists for the digital age. The basic premise involves being presented with 1 of 10 pictures (representing famous figures such as Ronald Reagan, Maggie Thatcher, Lady Diana and even Sir Clive Sinclair), with the complete picture presented at the side of the screen. You must move your cursor onto the, pick up a piece, and place it onto the main playing area, ensuring that you can move the others into place. Unlike with the plastic versions there are 16 pieces to fit into 20 spaces, allowing more leeway in terms of continual sliding. The complications in this version include gaps in the playing area which swallow pieces and return them to the bank, a time limit, bombs which have to be moved off the screen to avoid losing a life, and bonus objects to be moved in specific ways for bonus points.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Splitting Image" -- Working title

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Trivia

The producers of TV show Spitting Image (which featured puppets impersonating political figures to mock their policies and personality traits) intervened to prevent the game being released under its original title.
Kabushi (121658) added Split Personalities (Commodore 16, Plus/4) on Apr 17, 2012
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (63154)