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The Blue Marlin (NES)

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The Blue Marlin is a big, strong, quick fish with a long nose. To catch such a fish is the dream of any fisherman. A great fishing competition begins this summer in Florida and Hawaii. You are invited to participate in it. Will you be able to demonstrate your fisherman skills and win the competition?

The Blue Marlin is a fishing simulation. You start out in Florida and work your way through various fishing stages in Florida and Hawaii. Each stage contains three different locations. You navigate your boat from a top-down view, choose an appropriate place, and then start fishing. You can choose the length of the line, how deep you put it into water, what lure you use, etc. The more you fish, and the better fish you catch, the better stats you gain.

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The Blue Marlin NES Cruising around
The Blue Marlin NES Should I choose this location?
The Blue Marlin NES I want to go to this island!
The Blue Marlin NES Choosing the lure

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The Video Game Critic Sep 08, 2007 B 75
Defunct Games Aug 30, 2009 70 out of 100 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Dec, 1991 26 out of 40 65
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Mar, 1992 25 out of 40 62
Questicle.net Mar, 2011 C 50
Entertainment Weekly Oct 30, 1992 C- 42

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Unicorn Lynx (174027) added The Blue Marlin (NES) on May 30, 2005