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Thin Ice (Intellivision)

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Description

In this quirky arcade game, you play Duncan the penguin, who enjoys skating on thin ice--especially around the other penguins. The goal of this game is exactly that: to skate around the other penguins, dunking them into the frigid water while consuming tasty shrimp cocktails (to make him go faster). Duncan has to watch out for the evil seal and polar bear, who both like to bat Duncan about! If you can manage to sink all the penguins, you move onto the next level--where even more penguins await to be dunked.

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Thin Ice Intellivision Part of the introduction
Thin Ice Intellivision Title screen
Thin Ice Intellivision The intermission between levels
Thin Ice Intellivision The seal is closing in!

Alternate Titles

  • "Duncan's Thin Ice" -- Working title
  • "Arctic Squares" -- Early proposed title

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The Press Says

TeleMatch Sep, 1983 1 out of 6 100
The Video Game Critic Mar 31, 2009 B 75
All Game Guide 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

Thin Ice was based on the 1982 Data East arcade game Disco No. 1

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xofdre (70) added Thin Ice (Intellivision) on Mar 05, 2004