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Children growing up in the early 90s were worried about impending environmental doom. The popular Captain Planet cartoons told them they were doomed, unless a superhero could be formed by a multinational group of youths (the Planeteers of the title), to take on the polluters and deforesters.

Each of the five levels of this platform game has a specific mission and boss, and is undertaken by a specific Planeteer. These involve destroying hazards, shooting enemies, moving across suspended poles, and jumping onto ledges.

You have four energy and four power units - more can be collected up to a limit of 8, and they will always be recharged to four (if necessary) when you reach a boss. You have an unlimited standard shot and a more powerful Super shot, which drains power.


Captain Planet and the Planeteers     Genesis Using the overhang
Captain Planet and the Planeteers     Genesis Copyright screen
Captain Planet and the Planeteers     Genesis Starting point on this pipey level
Captain Planet and the Planeteers     Genesis The whole world

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Play Time Aug, 1993 71 out of 100 71


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Martin Smith (62902) added Captain Planet and the Planeteers (Genesis) on Feb 25, 2007