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Toobin'

Toobin' Screenshots

Amstrad CPC version

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Loading screen

Loading screen

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Title screen, main menu and credits.

Title screen, main menu and credits.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Player 1, select your controls.

Player 1, select your controls.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC The starting line.

The starting line.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Watch the log.

Watch the log.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC I snagged a branch in the water.

I snagged a branch in the water.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Down the rapids.

Down the rapids.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Be careful those fishermen don't snag you.

Be careful those fishermen don't snag you.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC In the jungle. Don't get shot by the snipers.

In the jungle. Don't get shot by the snipers.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC A sniper is shooting.

A sniper is shooting.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Oh, my! Is that a crocodile?

Oh, my! Is that a crocodile?

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Entering another new area. Desert, I think.

Entering another new area. Desert, I think.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Is that a sphinx shooting lasers?

Is that a sphinx shooting lasers?

Toobin' Amstrad CPC I lost all my lives and credits. Game over.

I lost all my lives and credits. Game over.

Toobin' Amstrad CPC Starting the game with two players.

Starting the game with two players.


Toobin' Screenshots

Arcade version

Toobin' Arcade Title screen

Title screen

Toobin' Arcade Main menu

Main menu

Toobin' Arcade Class 1

Class 1

Toobin' Arcade Throwing the can

Throwing the can

Toobin' Arcade Angler catches on the hook

Angler catches on the hook

Toobin' Arcade Spiked log

Spiked log

Toobin' Arcade I feel bad

I feel bad

Toobin' Arcade 1000 bonus aquired

1000 bonus aquired

Toobin' Arcade Okefenokee river

Okefenokee river

Toobin' Arcade Alligator attacks

Alligator attacks

Toobin' Arcade Indian takes a bow

Indian takes a bow

Toobin' Arcade Fall of the waterfall

Fall of the waterfall

Toobin' Arcade Pierced pontoon

Pierced pontoon

Toobin' Arcade Bear going fishing

Bear going fishing

Toobin' Arcade Toxic spill

Toxic spill

Toobin' Arcade Amazon river

Amazon river

Toobin' Arcade Snakes ahead

Snakes ahead

Toobin' Arcade Finish line

Finish line


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Atari ST version

Toobin' Atari ST Title screen

Title screen

Toobin' Atari ST Toobing down the river...

Toobing down the river...

Toobin' Atari ST Just went over a waterfall

Just went over a waterfall

Toobin' Atari ST Watch out for the crocodile sneaking up on you!

Watch out for the crocodile sneaking up on you!


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Commodore 64 version

Toobin' Commodore 64 Title screen

Title screen

Toobin' Commodore 64 Game start

Game start

Toobin' Commodore 64 Watch the dividing line

Watch the dividing line

Toobin' Commodore 64 Checkpoint

Checkpoint

Toobin' Commodore 64 Watch the crocodile

Watch the crocodile

Toobin' Commodore 64 Running out of room at the side

Running out of room at the side


Toobin' Screenshots

DOS version

Toobin' DOS title screen - VGA

title screen - VGA

Toobin' DOS watch out for obstacles - VGA

watch out for obstacles - VGA

Toobin' DOS lookout, a waterfall! - VGA

lookout, a waterfall! - VGA

Toobin' DOS title screen - EGA

title screen - EGA

Toobin' DOS headin downriver - EGA

headin downriver - EGA

Toobin' DOS further downriver - EGA

further downriver - EGA

Toobin' DOS title screen - CGA

title screen - CGA

Toobin' DOS start of the race - CGA

start of the race - CGA

Toobin' DOS water in cga cyan! - CGA

water in cga cyan! - CGA

Toobin' DOS Title screen (Hercules Monochrome)

Title screen (Hercules Monochrome)

Toobin' DOS Out of control on the river (Hercules Monochrome)

Out of control on the river (Hercules Monochrome)


Toobin' Screenshots

Game Boy Color version

Toobin' Game Boy Color Title screen

Title screen

Toobin' Game Boy Color Main menu

Main menu

Toobin' Game Boy Color The high scores

The high scores

Toobin' Game Boy Color The starting line.

The starting line.

Toobin' Game Boy Color If I can get to that whirlpool, I can warp to Class 2.

If I can get to that whirlpool, I can warp to Class 2.

Toobin' Game Boy Color The starting line of Yukon.

The starting line of Yukon.

Toobin' Game Boy Color The Eskimos throw spears.

The Eskimos throw spears.

Toobin' Game Boy Color Watch out for the penguins.

Watch out for the penguins.

Toobin' Game Boy Color I lost my last life but I have more credits. I can continue.

I lost my last life but I have more credits. I can continue.

Toobin' Game Boy Color On the Nile.

On the Nile.

Toobin' Game Boy Color The Sphinx shoots lasers?

The Sphinx shoots lasers?

Toobin' Game Boy Color On the left bank. The terrorists will try to shoot you.

On the left bank. The terrorists will try to shoot you.

Toobin' Game Boy Color I've a feeling the snakes aren't friendly, either.

I've a feeling the snakes aren't friendly, either.

Toobin' Game Boy Color Look out for the oil spills.

Look out for the oil spills.

Toobin' Game Boy Color In Jurassic. The Cro-Magnums throw weapons.

In Jurassic. The Cro-Magnums throw weapons.

Toobin' Game Boy Color You know it's Jurassic. There's dinosaurs.

You know it's Jurassic. There's dinosaurs.

Toobin' Game Boy Color I lost all my lives and credits. Game over.

I lost all my lives and credits. Game over.


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MSX version

Toobin' MSX Loading screen

Loading screen

Toobin' MSX Setup screen

Setup screen

Toobin' MSX Waiting for players to join

Waiting for players to join

Toobin' MSX Bif is ready

Bif is ready

Toobin' MSX Pick up some treasure

Pick up some treasure

Toobin' MSX Gaining speed in the waterfall

Gaining speed in the waterfall

Toobin' MSX Hunted by a crocodile

Hunted by a crocodile

Toobin' MSX Try to pass through the gates for bonus points

Try to pass through the gates for bonus points

Toobin' MSX Getting more dangerous

Getting more dangerous

Toobin' MSX Game over

Game over


Toobin' Screenshots

NES version

Toobin' NES Heading down the river

Heading down the river

Toobin' NES Title Screen

Title Screen

Toobin' NES Starting the level

Starting the level

Toobin' NES Hitting the rapids

Hitting the rapids

Toobin' NES Watch out for the fisherman

Watch out for the fisherman

Toobin' NES Avoid the rocks

Avoid the rocks

Toobin' NES Game Over, Dude!

Game Over, Dude!

Toobin' NES Hitting the multiplier

Hitting the multiplier


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ZX Spectrum version

Toobin' ZX Spectrum This screen displays as the game loads

This screen displays as the game loads

Toobin' ZX Spectrum The games credits are followed by the games main menu.

The games credits are followed by the games main menu.

Toobin' ZX Spectrum Controllers can be changed but action keys cannot be redefined

Controllers can be changed but action keys cannot be redefined

Toobin' ZX Spectrum The start of the game

The start of the game

Toobin' ZX Spectrum He's off, heading towards a can pick up - this is ammunition for later on

He's off, heading towards a can pick up - this is ammunition for later on

Toobin' ZX Spectrum The croc got Bif. Cans are aimed by pointing feet towards the target, not the head

The croc got Bif. Cans are aimed by pointing feet towards the target, not the head

Toobin' ZX Spectrum Down through the rapids

Down through the rapids

Toobin' ZX Spectrum That thing came from no-where. Just cleared the rapids and it appeared

That thing came from no-where. Just cleared the rapids and it appeared

Toobin' ZX Spectrum Bif must get through the gates cleanly top score points, this was not clean so nothing scored

Bif must get through the gates cleanly top score points, this was not clean so nothing scored

Toobin' ZX Spectrum A fisherman has just cast his line across Bif's path. he's pointing the wrong way and cannot shoot the guy

A fisherman has just cast his line across Bif's path. he's pointing the wrong way and cannot shoot the guy

Toobin' ZX Spectrum Hard to see but there's a hunter on the right of the screen

Hard to see but there's a hunter on the right of the screen

Toobin' ZX Spectrum Another hunter at the top left

Another hunter at the top left

Toobin' ZX Spectrum The big fish has just cost another life. Pressing FIRE restarts in the same place

The big fish has just cost another life. Pressing FIRE restarts in the same place

Toobin' ZX Spectrum Don't know what these red things are but they fire two bullets at a time

Don't know what these red things are but they fire two bullets at a time

Toobin' ZX Spectrum When a gate is passed through cleanly and a bonus is awarded, the gate parts in the middle and disappears

When a gate is passed through cleanly and a bonus is awarded, the gate parts in the middle and disappears

Toobin' ZX Spectrum Again - hard to see but I think Bif is being shot at by giant robots here. Whatever they are they track Bif's progress

Again - hard to see but I think Bif is being shot at by giant robots here. Whatever they are they track Bif's progress

Toobin' ZX Spectrum End of the road. Hunters and killer robots on the same screen

End of the road. Hunters and killer robots on the same screen

Toobin' ZX Spectrum Last life gone, Game Over

Last life gone, Game Over

Toobin' ZX Spectrum Ready to play again but this time with a new high score to beat - shown on the upper right

Ready to play again but this time with a new high score to beat - shown on the upper right