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Description

Prehistorik is a side-view platform game with a superficial similarity to Chuck Rock. You control a neanderthal who must march through hostile pre-historic environments seeking food and keeping himself safe. Some food can be found in caves, but it mainly exists in living animal forms.

These include fire-breathing Pyro-Tax dragons, the Turtosaurus, and the Bad Bat. Each of these must be clubbed to death, some taking up to 5 hits, and then walked over. Some other enemies are indestructible, with the monkeys who throw coconuts at you particularly fiendish.

You will have to complete the level within the time limit, and avoid contact with these foes. However, bombs and improved weapons can be collected, as can extra lives, time bonuses and an improved jump.

Screenshots

Prehistorik DOS Introduction
Prehistorik Amiga Loading screen.
Prehistorik DOS The traditional lava-cave level (level 7)
Prehistorik Amiga Inside a spider cave.

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User Reviews

Colourful post-mario platformer with several fun reducing features DOS Roedie (5211)
Totally brilliant. Amiga Tomer Gabel (4354)
Highly entertaining DOS Gothicgene (83)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Aug, 1991 81 out of 100 81
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jun, 1991 9.2 out of 12 77
Play Time Amiga Jul, 1991 74 out of 100 74
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Amiga Computing Amiga Sep, 1991 70 out of 100 70
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1991 68 out of 100 68
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Aug, 1991 680 out of 1000 68
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Aug, 1991 650 out of 1000 65
Atari ST User Atari ST Aug, 1993 55 out of 100 55
Power Play Amiga Aug, 1991 42 out of 100 42

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Contributed to by Kabushi (153606), Martin Smith (63001), Terok Nor (21823), Tomer Gabel (4354) and MAT (117182)