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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 Atari ST Title screen
Flimbo's Quest Amstrad CPC Looks like that madhouse from "Maniac Mansion"
Flimbo's Quest Amstrad CPC Level 2
Flimbo's Quest Amiga I wonder where that door above me leads?

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Critic Reviews

CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1990 92 out of 100 92
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jun, 1990 91 out of 100 91
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
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Zzap! Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Apr, 1993 69 out of 100 69
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1990 63 out of 100 63
Power Play Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 59 out of 100 59
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

  • 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 (153794) and Martin Smith (63001)