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Tasmania Story (Game Boy)

Tasmania Story Game Boy Title screen


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Tasmania Story was 1990's second-best-selling Japanese movie, about a man looking for the extinct Tasmanian tiger, and his son looking for his father. The tie-in game, however, is nothing but a remake of Pony Canyon's 1984 title Fruit Panic.

A single-screen platformer, you guide a man with a hat from platform to platform. Since he can't jump by himself, you must use the trampolines to the left and right to make him reach the right platform, where he can pick up cactuses, flowers and other plants. When all plants are picked, the next stage follows. What makes the game hard are the "Tasmanian devils" which hunt your man. By dropping on a devil from above, or laying a bomb for an enemy to walk into, you can temporarily stun them.


Tasmania Story Game Boy Caught by four Tasmanian devils
Tasmania Story Game Boy A bomb bonus appears, but you can't pick it for you are dead
Tasmania Story Game Boy Game over
Tasmania Story Game Boy The trampoline was broken

Alternate Titles

  • "タスマニア物語" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Tasmania monogatari" -- Japanese title

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Игги Друге (43542) added Tasmania Story (Game Boy) on Aug 03, 2014