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Gobliiins 4 (Windows)

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Description

Almost eighteen years after the release of Gobliiins for the PC and Amiga platforms, series father Pierre Gilhodes sends his mischievous gnomes on another slapstick adventure.

Harking back to the first part in the series, Gobliiins 4 once again pits three pointy-eared elves with different abilities against the forces of hilarious failure.

Sent by their king on a quest to retrieve his lost aardvark, Tchoup the tinkerer, Stucco the fighter and Perluis the mage travel through sixteen levels filled with the series' trademark object puzzles, humorous character animation and garbled goblin-speak.

Players manipulate all three goblins at once, sending them to hotspots all across the screens and witnessing how the environment reacts to their skills. Tchoup is the only character who can gather items and engage beings in meaningful conversation, Stucco uses brute force to move or remove obstacles and Perluis works his spells to let supernatural things happen.

Screenshots

Gobliiins 4 Windows Main menu
Gobliiins 4 Windows The Dragon
Gobliiins 4 Windows The Foolweed Field
Gobliiins 4 Windows The End of the World

Alternate Titles

  • "Гоблины 4" -- Russian spelling
  • "גובלינים 4" -- Hebrew spelling

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The Press Says

Just Adventure Jun 25, 2009 A 100
Adventurespiele Apr 09, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The DOS Spirit May 09, 2009 4.5 out of 6 75
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 26, 2009 14 out of 20 70
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2009 68 out of 100 68
Adventure-Treff May 03, 2009 68 out of 100 68
GameBoomers May, 2009 B- 67
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May 29, 2009 60 out of 100 60
Teletext 2009 6 out of 10 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Aug 19, 2009 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

References

In the first level at Tchoup office you can see the box of Woodruff and The Schnibble of Azimuth, another game design by Pierre Gilhodes, which was nicknamed Goblins 4 by fans because of its similar design and gameplay to those of the Gobliins series.

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Kit Simmons (246) added Gobliiins 4 (Windows) on May 07, 2009