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Puffy's Saga

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
...
5.0
Atari ST
67
...
Amstrad CPC
...
5.0
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Description

Puffy and his fortuitously-named girlfriend Puffyn are trapped in an alien world full of threats, traps and surprises. Taking control of one or the other (Puffy is more powerful but Puffyn can move faster) you must find your way through.

Puffy's Saga is an overhead view maze game that represents a cutesy variant of Gauntlet. Each of the 20 levels has a quota of dots to eat before the level is completed. These levels are inhabited by foes who surround you and reduce your energy on contact. Meat restores 100 energy points each time - this total can go beyond its starting level of 500. You are armed with a gun, which not only kills foes but also turns many of them into edible energy-giving snacks.

Keys must be collected and used to open doors. Magic Goms allow you to use a map or a fire-bolt. Other available bonuses include invincibility periods and teleporting.

Screenshots

Puffy's Saga Commodore 64 Level 3
Puffy's Saga ZX Spectrum Lots of dots
Puffy's Saga Atari ST What does what
Puffy's Saga ZX Spectrum The door's been opened

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The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jan, 1989 844 out of 1000 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jun, 1990 82 out of 100 82
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Feb, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Jul, 1992 74 out of 100 74
The One Atari ST Jan, 1989 69 out of 100 69
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1990 61 out of 100 61
64'er Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 6 out of 10 60
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 59 out of 100 59
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1989 43 out of 100 43
Génération 4 Atari ST Dec, 1988 39 out of 100 39

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Contributed to by Agamenon3 (3274) and Martin Smith (63052)