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In this game you take the role of a contestant in the TV game show The Krypton Factor. The gameplay is divided up into different types of mental skill including Observation in which you are told a story and shown a picture. The story is then told again but with subtle changes along with the picture which alters. You must then type in what text has changed and also what has altered on the picture. There are also mathematical puzzles involving you remembering a sequence and working out the sum quickly as the clock is ticking away. As the game progresses there are also physical tasks to do including moving the Ergobuggy around a course and finishing off with a general knowledge quiz.


The Krypton Factor Commodore 64 Pre observation round title screen
The Krypton Factor Commodore 64 Read the story and then read it the second time and input the changes
The Krypton Factor Amstrad CPC Remember the changes.
The Krypton Factor Amstrad CPC Loading screen.

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The computer game version of television’s toughest quiz!...except it doesn’t work. ZX Spectrum SpecMaster (2581)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amstrad CPC Apr, 1988 641 out of 1000 64
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Apr, 1988 616 out of 1000 62
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Mar, 1988 4 out of 10 40


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