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Puffy's Saga

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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 Atari ST Game over
Puffy's Saga ZX Spectrum The main action on level 1
Puffy's Saga Commodore 64 Level 7

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The Press Says

Atari ST User Atari ST Jan, 1989 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jan, 1989 10 out of 12 83
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
Génération 4 Atari ST Dec, 1988 39 out of 100 39
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1989 0 out of 100 0

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Contributed to by Agamenon3 (3241) and Martin Smith (63168)