Gobble A Ghost (ZX Spectrum)

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Gobble A Ghost is a clone of the classic arcade game 'Pac-Man'. The player moves around a maze gobbling up dots. Living in the maze are four ghosts who try to stop the player gobbling all the dots. Being caught by the ghosties costs a life. In the maze are four special dots called 'power pills'. for a short period of time after eating a power pill the player can gobble not on dots but can gain extra points by gobbling the ghosts as well. During this period the ghosts all turn blue, any chomped ghosts re-appear in the centre of the maze.

There are only four action keys in this game ; up, down (1 / Q) & left and right (9 / 0). Once the Gobbler starts moving, he'll keep moving so quick fingers are needed to turn corners in the maze when being pursued. It is possible for both player and ghosts to go off-screen at the centre and re-appear on the other side

The objective is to keep playing for a high score. The centre of the maze displays the score for the current game and the highest score of the session.

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Gobble A Ghost ZX Spectrum About to gobble a power pill
Gobble A Ghost ZX Spectrum Power pill gobbled - all the ghosts turn blue
Gobble A Ghost ZX Spectrum A game has three lives. Dots chomped in one life are not replaced when the next life starts. Here for example the final life has just begun and this shot shows the dots chomped in lives 1 & 2
Gobble A Ghost ZX Spectrum The game starts with a rolling demo in which the gobbler chomps through seven dots and waits for the ghosts to come for him. Even I can play better than that!

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piltdown_man (138874) added Gobble A Ghost (ZX Spectrum) on Sep 08, 2010