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Description

Monty Mole was imprisoned due to his coal theft in Wanted: Monty Mole, and rescued by Sam Stoat in Monty is Innocent. Now he has to get out of Britain while he still can.

Like the original, the game is a flick-screen platformer with puzzly leanings. Learning the movement paths of enemies, and the timing sequence of the crushers, and working out a path across the screen by using the offered ropes and platforms. Not all parts of all screens can be accessed at once.

You will need to collect money and other items along the way. Before starting the game, you must choose five items from a selection of 21 to form your 'Freedom Kit' – correct selections are essential to complete the game, and a degree of trial and error is required to know which ones are correct.

Screenshots

Monty on the Run ZX Spectrum On a rope
Monty on the Run Commodore 64 A wagon and a grumpy ghost
Monty on the Run ZX Spectrum 2 coins to pick up here
Monty on the Run Amstrad CPC Up we went.

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Computer Gamer Commodore 16, Plus/4 Jun, 1987 96 out of 100 96
Crash! ZX Spectrum Sep, 1985 94 out of 100 94
Amtix! Amstrad CPC Jul, 1986 91 out of 100 91
Your Spectrum ZX Spectrum Nov, 1985 90 out of 100 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Apr, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Computer Gamer Commodore 16, Plus/4 Oct, 1986 17 out of 20 85
Commodore User Commodore 16, Plus/4 Oct, 1986 8 out of 10 80
Happy Computer Amstrad CPC Dec, 1985 Unscored Unscored
Happy Computer ZX Spectrum Dec, 1985 Unscored Unscored
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Dec, 1985 Unscored Unscored

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Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • April 1991 (Issue 7) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)
    • March 1994 (Issue 42) – Heaven: Music of the Gods
  • Retro Gamer
    • Issue 37 - #20 "Top 25 Platformers of All Time"



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