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Calamari Cubes (DOS)

Calamari Cubes DOS The game starts with a short animation featuring Nigel the Squid

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Description

Calamari Cubes is a single player freeware platform game featuring Nigel the Squid, aka 'The Eight Armed Arnie' because he's so tough.

The story behind the game is one of two contrasting planets, Kreedo and Psico. Kreedo was a wonderful place whereas Psico was not. This made the inhabitants of Psico jealous and nasty so they hopped over to Kreedo and nicked all their food and belongings. Only Nigel the Squid is brave enough to travel to Psico and retrieve the stolen goods.

The object of the game is to search the game area, leaping from platform to platform, looking for crates to collect and send home, which he does by picking them up and dropping them into a teleportation device. There are bad guys to avoid, power up items to collect, bombs, and other special items. Once completed each level generates a pass code which can be used when the game is restarted so that the player does not have to replay the early levels.

The game is entirely keyboard controlled. It records high scores and has sound effects and a music.

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Calamari Cubes DOS The game's main menu. The passcode option allows the player to restart at their last level
Calamari Cubes DOS The score is displayed at the end of a level
Calamari Cubes DOS This is also level one but the background has changed. It shows Nigel being lifted into the air by that pipe affair that is beneath him. He has picked up one of the two crates in this level
Calamari Cubes DOS When a high score has been attained the player gets to enter their name in a box like this

Alternate Titles

  • "Calamari Cubes: Starring... Nigel the Squid" -- Tag-lined title

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Standard platformer with a few problems piltdown_man (87737) 2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars

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piltdown_man (87737) added Calamari Cubes (DOS) on Feb 07, 2013