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Description

Rescuing girlfriends is a pretty common challenge in older computer games - why can't any of these ladies look after themselves? On this occasion Pearly has been kidnapped by Fransz Dandruff, so better make sure he's hair today, gone tomorrow.

The gameplay is platform based, although the player may move down platforms as well as up to the next one. There are lots of baddies (drawn in a cutesy style) who need shooting and offer rewards. The seven levels are fairly short and linear.

Screenshots

Flimbo's Quest Amstrad CPC A red fish jumps out of the water
Flimbo's Quest Atari ST Going up
Flimbo's Quest Amiga Avoid the jumping fish
Flimbo's Quest Amiga Hmm, a giant egg...

Promo Images

Flimbo's Quest Screenshot For C64.
Flimbo's Quest Screenshot For Amstrad CPC.
Flimbo's Quest Screenshot For Atari ST.
Flimbo's Quest Screenshot For C64.

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jun, 1990 92 out of 100 92
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1990 92 out of 100 92
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Zzap! Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Zzap! Amiga Oct, 1990 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Apr, 1990 8.6 out of 12 72
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1990 63 out of 100 63
64'er Commodore 64 Sep, 1990 6 out of 10 60
Power Play Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 59 out of 100 59
Power Play Amiga Oct, 1990 52 out of 100 52

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Trivia

Cancelled Spectrum version

A Spectrum version was completed but never released.

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • November 1994 (Issue 50) – #12 The All-Time Top 50 C64 Games
  • Power Play
    • Issue 11/1990 - The Sloppiest German Manual (in the article "The Awful 10")

Contributed to by Kabushi (179019) and Martin Smith (62788)