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Flimbo's Quest

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
...
...
Amiga
76
4.0
Commodore 64
74
4.2
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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 you'd better make sure he's hair today, gone tomorrow.

The gameplay is platform based, although you can 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 7 levels are fairly short, relatively easy, and linear.

Screenshots

Flimbo's Quest Amiga Avoid the jumping fish
Flimbo's Quest Amstrad CPC Someone is climbing up the tree
Flimbo's Quest Amiga Title screen
Flimbo's Quest Amstrad CPC Who lives in this half-house?

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jun, 1990 92 out of 100 92
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jul, 1990 890 out of 1000 89
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Jul, 1990 850 out of 1000 85
Zzap! Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Apr, 1990 8.6 out of 12 72
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Apr, 1993 69 out of 100 69
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1990 63 out of 100 63
64'er Commodore 64 Sep, 1990 6 out of 10 60
Power Play Amiga Oct, 1990 52 out of 100 52
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1991 50 out of 100 50

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Trivia

Cancelled Spectrum version

A Spectrum version was completed but never released.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 11/1990 - The Sloppiest German Manual (in the article "The Awful 10")

Contributed to by Kabushi (130146) and Martin Smith (63052)