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Flink

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga CD32
...
4.1
Genesis
81
3.8
SEGA CD
80
4.0
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Description

Flink is a jump-'n-run game set in the fantasy world of Imagica. The evil wizard Wicked Wainwright has captured the four elders and it is up to Flink, a wizard's apprentice, to set them free and defeat Wicked Wainwright.

Apart from the usual platformer elements, the game has a unique feature: Flink's ability to create spells. Whenever the game is paused, Flink can combine three ingredients to create a spell. Ingredients can be collected throughout the game. They are usually carried around by a certain type of enemy or hidden in treasure chests. There are ten different spells, the "recipes" which are contained in scrolls that are given to Flink by rescued elders or found within certain levels. The spells include different attack spells (for example a demon that accompanies Flink and attacks his enemies), a shield spell, a shrink spell, a quick grow spell that lets certain plants grow so that Flink can reach new areas of a level, magic keys that open locked treasure chests and more. Casting spells uses up magic energy that can be replenished by collecting magic bottles or defeating enemies. Similar to the Sonic games, when Flink is hit, he looses all of his magic energy and has only limited time to pick it up again. If he is hit while having no magic energy, he loses a life.

Screenshots

Flink Genesis After using the shrink spell, Flink has to deal with new challenges like bugs or apples ...
Flink Genesis That guy wants to steal your ingredients.
Flink Genesis Empty treasure chests can be thrown at enemies.
Flink Genesis World map

Alternate Titles

  • "The Misadventures of Flink" -- Title screen title

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The Press Says

Consoles Plus Genesis Sep, 1994 95 out of 100 95
Game Zero SEGA CD Sep, 2000 20.5 out of 25 82
Joystick (French) Amiga CD32 Apr, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Retrogaming History Genesis May 19, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Retrogaming.it Genesis May 19, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Sega-16.com SEGA CD Oct 09, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com SEGA CD Mar 18, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Mega Fun Genesis Nov, 1994 76 out of 100 76
Jeuxvideo.com Genesis Dec 09, 2011 15 out of 20 75
GamePro (US) SEGA CD Mar, 1995 3 out of 5 60

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Trivia

Adventures of Lomax

This game was later redone for PlayStation and PC (both Windows and DOS) as The Adventures of Lomax, which has a different storyline and characters based on Lemmings.

Development

This game was developed in nine months time.

Awards

  • GameFan
    • 1994 (Vol. 3, Iss. 4) - Best Sega CD Action/Platform Game
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