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P. P. Hammer and His Pneumatic Weapon

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
79
3.6
Commodore 64
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4.2
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Description

In this platform game featuring over 2500 screens, our hero is in search of hidden treasures across worlds such as caves and castles, and must collect it all to advance onto the next level. The twist, as you may guess from the title, is that his weapon is a hammer which can be used to burrow into the ground. The blocks quickly reappear though, which can be fatal if they trap him, but can also be used by the cunning player to trap an enemy.

Not all the platforms and transporters on the levels are visible, which guarantees an element of Rick Dangerous-style trial and error. You have six lives, which isn't much considering that failing to complete a level within the time limit costs a life, and contact with enemies is costly (you can't drill through them Worms-style)

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P. P. Hammer and His Pneumatic Weapon Amiga Welcome in Egypt
P. P. Hammer and His Pneumatic Weapon Amiga Another bonus round
P. P. Hammer and His Pneumatic Weapon Amiga Ooops!
P. P. Hammer and His Pneumatic Weapon Amiga Now be quick and find the extra life...

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The Press Says

Datormagazin Amiga Jul, 1991 90 out of 100 90
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Retrogaming History Amiga Jul 01, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
Amiga Joker Amiga May, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Amiga Aug, 1991 70 out of 100 70

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Contributed to by Kabushi (122503) and Martin Smith (63164)