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Mouse Trap

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Intellivision
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5.0
ColecoVision
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4.0
Atari 2600
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2.2
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Description

Mouse Trap is an arcade action game similar to Pac-Man. You control a mouse in a maze; your goal is to eat all of the bits of cheese in order to score points and move on to the next maze. Wandering throughout the maze are several cats who are trying to catch you! Your mouse has the ability to temporarily turn into a dog and be able to chase the cats. To do so, however, he will need to eat the dog bones which are located throughout the maze. The maze also contains numerous doors. The mouse can move these doors to reconfigure the maze in an attempt to outsmart the cats.

Screenshots

Mouse Trap Arcade You've been caught.
Mouse Trap Atari 2600 Chase the cats when in dog form
Mouse Trap ColecoVision Game options
Mouse Trap Arcade Collecting.

Alternate Titles

  • "Mousetrap" -- In-game title

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User Reviews

3% Toms + 1% Jerry = 0% fairness Atari 2600 *Katakis* (37744)

The Press Says

Tilt ColecoVision Sep, 1983 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 100
The Video Game Critic Intellivision Feb 03, 2007 A- 91
The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Jul 01, 2008 B+ 83
Digital Press - Classic Video Games ColecoVision Dec 10, 2003 8 out of 10 80
TeleMatch ColecoVision Jul, 1983 2 out of 6 80
The Video Game Critic ColecoVision Feb 07, 2007 B 75
All Game Guide Atari 2600 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
TeleMatch Intellivision Nov, 1983 4 out of 6 40
TeleMatch Atari 2600 Nov, 1983 4 out of 6 40

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Trivia

Mouse Trap was popular enough to have a song inspired by it on the full-length "Pac-Man Fever" album - "Mousetrap".
Contributed to by Diamondfist (103) and Servo (55897)