Vixen

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Critic Score User Score
Amstrad CPC
...
3.4
ZX Spectrum
59
...
DOS
...
4.0
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Description

The Vixen is the last human on the planet Granath, which is now ruled by a race of dinosaurs. She has been raised by foxes, and intends to follow through on a promise she made to her elders to wipe them out and restore the planet to humanity.

Each level must be completed within a time limit, but progressing from left to right. She is armed with a whip, a useful weapon for attacking the denizens of dinosaurs on each level. Lots of bonus items can also be whipped to activate them - bonus lives and extra time for example. Tokens to turn into a fox can also be collected - enough of these takes you into a bonus level set underground.

Screenshots

Vixen Commodore 64 I completed a level!
Vixen Amstrad CPC Title screen
Vixen Commodore 64 Transformed into a fox on the bonus level.
Vixen ZX Spectrum In level 2 wolfs heads are inside more posts and are released by whipping them

Alternate Titles

  • "She-Fox" -- German Title

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jul, 1988 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Oct, 1988 72 out of 100 72
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jul, 1988 7 out of 10 70
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jul, 1988 61 out of 100 61
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Jul, 1988 60 out of 100 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Jul, 1988 6 out of 12 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jul, 1988 6 out of 12 50
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Aug, 1988 452 out of 1000 45
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Aug, 1988 452 out of 1000 45
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Jul, 1988 42 out of 100 42

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Trivia

Cover

The model posing for the cover and title screen is Corinne Russell, British dancer and Page 3 model, and one of the angels from The Benny Hill Show.

Title

The German title came about because Vixen sounds like a German word for masturbation (shades of Midwinter and its sequel Flames of Freedom).
Contributed to by POMAH (35670), Kabushi (133109) and Martin Smith (63068)