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A female blue jay, named Flicky, must collect her chicks and lead them safely back to their nest, while they are chased by two cats. The cats make her chicks wandering off and try to eat her! Each level offers about a dozen objects like watering cans, hammers, and cups, to throw at and knock out the cats. The next level starts when all chicks are returned home safely.


  • フリッキー - Japanese spelling

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This game is often on Sonic the Hedgehog collections due to the character looking almost 100% like the Sonic character Flicky. However, since this game came first, it seems Sonic's Flicky was based on it.

Original Name

According to the game ROM, the game was originally called Busty, was later changed to Flippy and then finally - due to an pre-existing US Trademark - became Flicky.

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Game added by koffiepad.

Windows added by 666gonzo666. Arcade added by chirinea. Sharp X1, PC-8000 added by Infernos. SG-1000 added by Sciere. Macintosh, Linux added by Foxhack. FM-7 added by Kabushi. Genesis added by François-Patrick Arteau. Sharp MZ-80B/2000/2500 added by vedder. PC-88 added by j.raido 【雷堂嬢太朗】.

Additional contributors: j.raido 【雷堂嬢太朗】, Manic Man Hedgehog, Patrick Bregger, gingerbeardman.

Last modified March 5th, 2023.