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In Pooyan, you play the role of a pig, protecting its piglets from wolves.

The first screen takes place near the pigs' home. Mrs. Pig rides up and down in a cable car, shooting at wolves, who are riding balloons downward, towards the ground. If the wolves land safely on the ground, then they can climb a ladder, near the cable-car, and catch Mrs. Pig. But if she shoots their balloons, they splat on the ground instead.

The wolves shoot acorns at the pig. But Mrs. Pig has a food based weapon too. If she gets to the top, she can get meat, to toss at the wolves and make them jump off their balloons in pursuit. Each wolf taken out this way is worth bonus points (on a doubling scheme: 400, 800 1600...)

The second scene takes place at the wolves lair. Here the wolves have reinforced balloons--it takes multiple hits to make them fall. Here they float upwards toward a big rock, which they push on top of Mrs. Pig, when seven wolves are present. Additionally, an alpha wolf (wolf leader) appears and summons wolves in packs.


Pooyan Commodore 64 Game over
Pooyan Casio PV-1000 It's an invasion!
Pooyan Casio PV-1000 Popping a balloon
Pooyan Atari 8-bit Shoot the balloons to drop the wolves.

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The Video Game Critic Atari 8-bit Jan 12, 2004 A- 91 Commodore 64 May, 2006 8 out of 10 80
HonestGamers NES May 19, 2013 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
TeleMatch Atari 2600 Nov, 1983 3 out of 6 60
The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Sep 24, 2006 F 0


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