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As the eponymous Baby Jo you're trying to make it back home. Can a simple baby get past the four levels while avoiding the bad-tempered animals and machines on the way?

Baby Jo in: "Going Home" is a side-scrolling platform game. Jo can pick up rattles which can be tossed at enemies (such as bees, lawnmowers or spiders). Apart from watching out for the baby's dropping health (represented as an increasingly tearful face), the baby's diaper gets wetter over time and the thirst increases, too. If the diaper becomes too wet or the baby becomes too thirsty, the player immediately loses a life, so collecting fresh bottles and diapers is important.

The game is multilingual (you can choose between English, French, German and Spanish).


Baby Jo in: "Going Home" DOS Baby needs to eat.
Baby Jo in: "Going Home" DOS That's odd. Those sandwiches were towering over me and now I'm gargantuan compared to these cars!
Baby Jo in: "Going Home" DOS "Is he hitting on me?"
Baby Jo in: "Going Home" DOS High scores

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Alternate Titles

  • "Baby Jo: The Super Hero" -- TurboGrafx-CD cover title

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Tilt Mar, 1992 14 out of 20 70
PC Joker Dec, 1991 62 out of 100 62
The DOS Spirit Jan 13, 2009 3 out of 6 50
Power Play Jan, 1992 48 out of 100 48
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1991 3 out of 12 25


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NGC 5194 (17261) added Baby Jo in: "Going Home" (DOS) on Apr 15, 2001
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