Cap'n Crunch's Crunchling Adventure

Moby ID: 2787
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Description

Evil pirates are stealing all the Crunchium from the poor crunchlings. The brave Cap'n Crunch arrives and trains the crunchlings to beat the pirates in a series of athletic events and reclaim their crunchium. Hooray! The day is saved!

This promotional disk has an arcade style game for PC users, a vitual pet crunchling for Mac users, and an audio adventure story for those without computers. Not bad for two proof of purchase from any Cap'n Crunch cereals.

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Uses Beyond Games A V Technology Copyright 1999 by
  • Beyond Games Inc.
Uses Smacker Video Technology Copyright 1994-1999 by
  • RAD Game Tools
Additional Music by
  • British Audio Designs
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Average score: 4.2 out of 5 (based on 26 ratings with 2 reviews)

Savory and piquant, just like the cereal.

The Good
In the history of product tie-ins, I have never experienced such an amazing piece of art such as this game. Take that as you will. The graphics are animated 2D sprites and at least you can tell what's going on. Gameplay consists of building your crunchling's stats up by, among other things, racing in a skateboarding mini-game. Well at least the game seems to respond to my keyboard input.

The Bad
The sound effects are so repetitive and annoying you'll probably..well let's just say they're awful. Hearing ol' Capn's 5 lines of dialogue over and over certainly detracted from MY gaming experience.

The Bottom Line
I edited the .wav files of the game to play various other things to great comedic effect. This game has great potential for humor, and perhaps you could say it is also extremely modifiable in that sense. You can't go wrong if you chance upon a 4 year old Captain Crunch cereal box and this game is nestled warmly inside.

Windows · by mboback (3) · 2004

Creative but short.

The Good
It has quite a sense of humor. Take backwordia where you race against a moonwalking tortoise. The characters look nice and very expressive. The gameplay is good for the racing and platforming minigames, though they do get old after a while.

The Bad
The minigames do get old pretty quick, especially the rock tossing game. However this game did come in a cereal box, so having high replay value isn't a expectation. Overall it's probably the 2nd best cereal based PC game behind Chex Quest.

The Bottom Line
Pet raising minigame compilation, starring a furby, a pirate who had too much sugar and a chain smoking reptile.

Windows · by Ben Wilcox (1) · 2021

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Game added by ClydeFrog.

Macintosh added by formercontrib.

Additional contributors: Harmony♡.

Game added December 9, 2000. Last modified February 27, 2023.