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Bomb Jack (Amstrad CPC)

Bomb Jack Amstrad CPC Title

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Description

In Bomb Jack, the player controls Jack, who must collect all the bombs in order to complete the current round and go onto the next one. This sounds easy, right? Wrong! Making Jack's task difficult are numerous enemies such as birds, mummies, turtles, and orbs.

In each round, collecting a number of bombs results in a bonus coin appearing, and collecting this coin will make the player's score increase 2 to 4 times. More often than not, the "power ball" appears, and when you collect this, you can defeat enemies and have more time to collect all the bombs. There is also the "E" coin, which gives Jack one additional life, but rarely does this coin appear.

The more you progress through the game, the more difficult it becomes, as enemies travel more quickly to get you.

Screenshots

Bomb Jack Amstrad CPC Round 5
Bomb Jack Amstrad CPC Round 2
Bomb Jack Amstrad CPC Round 4
Bomb Jack Amstrad CPC An enemy lurks behind you

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The Press Says

Happy Computer 1986 91 out of 100 91
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 02, 2012 14 out of 20 70
Tilt Jul, 1986 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67

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What does the burning bomb fuse mean? 2 lilalurl (778)
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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Bomb Jack appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Music

The A BGM of the original arcade game is in fact a cover of the theme song of the animated TV series Spoon obasan (Mrs. Pepperpot), sung by Mari Iijima.

Awards

  • Happy Computer
    • Issue 04/1987 - #20 Best Game in 1986 (Readers' Vote)

Martin Smith (63162) added Bomb Jack (Amstrad CPC) on Jul 31, 2005
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