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Jack and the Beanstalk

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Amstrad CPC
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Commodore 64
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ZX Spectrum
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3.5
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Description

Jack and the Beanstalk has the player controlling Jack, a young boy determined to steal the giant's treasures. The game consists of four levels. In the first level, Jack must climb a beanstalk to the top while avoiding worms, spiders, and birds. Jack may obtain a weapon in this level and use it to kill them. In the second level, Jack climbs a series of brick walls while avoiding the same enemies, and collects the money bag at the top and leaves the screen in the upper-left. On level three, Jack climbs the fireplace to get to the golden goose in the cage, then climbs down a ladder to the bottom. Finally, level four has Jack climb up the giant to reach the table, where a huge money bag resides. The game ends when Jack completes his objective or when all of his lives are lost.

Screenshots

Jack and the Beanstalk Commodore 64 Level 2
Jack and the Beanstalk Amstrad CPC Firing at the worm
Jack and the Beanstalk ZX Spectrum Standing still on the giant.
Jack and the Beanstalk ZX Spectrum Falling down from a brick.

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User Reviews

So many ways to die ZX Spectrum piltdown_man (71946)

The Press Says

TeleMatch ZX Spectrum Aug, 1984 2 out of 6 80
Tilt Amstrad CPC Jul, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
Tilt ZX Spectrum Jul, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67

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Contributed to by B.L. Stryker (20704) and *Katakis* (37818)