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Ruff 'n' Tumble (Amiga)

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Description

Ruff Rogers has lost his marbles - in the literal sense of the small round balls used to play a game on drains. He's been armed with a gun to retrieve them from 16 levels of side-scrolling platform shooting.

The gun you start with isn't especially powerful, but various machine guns and flamethrowers can be collected, which make much lighter work of the enemies. Your character can jump and duck responsively, and fire at all angles.

There are 3 different colours of marbles, which a quota to recover from each level. Collecting enough of each particular colour sees all similar ones turned to coins, which can go towards extra lives and points bonuses. Switches are built into the levels; these act as restart points.

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Ruff 'n' Tumble Amiga World 1 - One of harder opponents using laser fire
Ruff 'n' Tumble Amiga World 2 - It is possible to shoot in different directions
Ruff 'n' Tumble Amiga World 3 - Falling down but luckily there is a bouncer
Ruff 'n' Tumble Amiga World 2 - One enemy killed but others are ready

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Joker Nov, 1994 91 out of 100 91
Amiga Computing Dec, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Games Nov, 1994 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1994 8 out of 12 67

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Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1995 – Best Action Game in 1994 (Readers' Vote)

Martin Smith (63067) added Ruff 'n' Tumble (Amiga) on Aug 21, 2004