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Tropical Trouble (Intellivision)

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Description

Clumsy Clarence is vacationing on a tropical island with his girlfriend Doris. Unfortunately, their vacation is interrupted when Doris is kidnapped by the bully Beach Bruiser. Now Clarence needs to rescue Doris by chasing the Beach Bruiser all over the island! The Beach Bruiser will be carrying Doris to the right and the screen scrolls to follow. You need guide Clarence and catch up to Doris. There are many obstacles on the screen which temporarily slow down your progress. Coconuts, ferns, clams, sand snakes, and lava will all appear in your way. If you get slowed down too much and hit the left side of the screen, you lose one of your lives. From time to time, Doris will drop a handkerchief; collect this and you become temporarily invincible! If you catch Doris, you then move on to the next section of the island; when each section of the island has been completed you then need to battle the Beach Bruiser on a bridge. If you're successful, the game will then repeat at a more difficult skill level.

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Tropical Trouble Intellivision The white handkerchiefs make you invincible
Tropical Trouble Intellivision Try to avoid obstacles and catch Doris!
Tropical Trouble Intellivision Avoid the ferns and coconuts here
Tropical Trouble Intellivision Lava can slow your progress

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The Press Says

TeleMatch May, 1983 2 out of 6 80
The Video Game Critic Mar 13, 2003 C- 42
Allt om hemdatorer Dec, 1983 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 20

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Trivia

The game was originally designed as a sequel to Beauty and the Beast.
Servo (55897) added Tropical Trouble (Intellivision) on Sep 05, 2003