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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.


Flimbo's Quest Amiga Setting out on your quest
Flimbo's Quest Amstrad CPC Someone is climbing up the tree
Flimbo's Quest Amstrad CPC Looks like that madhouse from "Maniac Mansion"
Flimbo's Quest Amstrad CPC "We're in the money, la-da-di-di-da..."

Promo Images

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

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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
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
Zzap! Amiga Oct, 1990 77 out of 100 77
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


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Cancelled Spectrum version

A Spectrum version was completed but never released.


  • 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")

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