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Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
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3.5
Macintosh
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4.2
3DO
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2.9
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Description

Fatty Bear must help the other toys prepare a surprise party for Kayla. He must find the ingredients for a cake and then make it, find the missing letters for the happy birthday sign and blow up some balloons among other things. The game also includes bowling and piano minigames.

This is an adventure game designed for children aged 3-8 that uses an enhanced version of the SCUMM engine originally developed for Maniac Mansion by Ron Gilbert who is Project Leader, Producer, Co-Designer and one of the interpreter programmers for this title.

Screenshots

Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise DOS This three-note melody is supposedly called "Boar" - I don't know why, but I thought I'd share its silly charm.
Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise DOS Play songs or make your own with the piano mini game
Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise DOS A funny cabbage face - this could be considered a minigame itself.
Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise DOS The working room

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User Reviews

Still iffy, but an improvement Windows Mr. Eight-Three-One (1507)

The Press Says

Entertainment Weekly 3DO Jan 14, 1994 A- 91
All Game Guide Windows 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) 3DO Feb, 1994 7.2 out of 10 72

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