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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.

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Prehistorik DOS More lava level...
Prehistorik DOS Level 1 Begins
Prehistorik Amstrad CPC Time you got a clock
Prehistorik DOS First stage (Tandy)

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User Reviews

Colourful post-mario platformer with several fun reducing features DOS Roedie (5200)
Totally brilliant. Amiga Tomer Gabel (4351)
Highly entertaining DOS Gothicgene (83)

Critic Reviews

Amiga Action Amiga Aug, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Joker Amiga May, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Power Amiga Jul, 1991 73 out of 100 73
The One for Amiga Games Amiga Jul, 1991 72 out of 100 72
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1991 72 out of 100 72
The One for ST Games Atari ST Jul, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Play Time DOS Jul, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Atari ST User Atari ST Aug, 1993 55 out of 100 55
Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Power Play Atari ST Oct, 1991 41 out of 100 41

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Contributed to by Kabushi (180896), Martin Smith (62968), Terok Nor (24117), Tomer Gabel (4351) and MAT (155467)