Cosgrove's Umbrella (Windows)

Cosgrove's Umbrella Windows This is the game's title screen. The 'Press S to Start' text alternates with the developers name

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Cosgrove's Umbrella is a single player platform game that was created using Gamemaker software.

The main character, Cosgrove, is a blob who has been whisked away from his home by an evil weather demon. The player's job is to guide Cosgrove back home which, in gameplay terms means completing a series of increasingly difficult screens. Each screen has an exit point which is revealed when the player flips a switch.

Points are scored by collecting coins, sixty coins gives the player an additional life. In addition to coins the player can collect Glob which is what Cosgrove spits / fires at enemies. The umbrella of the title is an on-screen item that, when collected, grants temporary invincibility.

The game has a high score table which shows the top ten scores and levels which are password protected. It is entirely keyboard controlled.


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Cosgrove's Umbrella Windows The first screen of the game. Note the first baddie has to be avoided because Cosgrve does not collect ant Glob until he's past them
Cosgrove's Umbrella Windows The first screen of the tutorial. The Coin and Glob meters in the top left show how much of either has een collected
Cosgrove's Umbrella Windows Now the switch has been activated the exit door has appeared in the lower right corner
Cosgrove's Umbrella Windows This is the game's title screen. The 'Press S to Start' text alternates with the developers name

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GameHippo.com Jul 08, 2003 6 out of 10 60

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piltdown_man (140116) added Cosgrove's Umbrella (Windows) on Jun 22, 2012