A Prehistoric Tale

Moby ID: 48177
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Description

Play the role of a time traveler whose job is to rescue dinosaur eggs from an unsafe environment so they can have a chance to evolve into mammals. Your progress will be impeded by those dinosaurs that have time to hatch. Fortunately, these beasts are afraid of mice which you can set loose in certain locations.

A Prehistoric Tale is a non-scrolling 2-D platformer. Kill enemies by jumping on them. Alternately, hatched dinosaurs can be temporarily caged by jumping over them. This game is essentially a remake of Dino Eggs for the Commodore 64.

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7 People

Programming and Graphics
  • Lost Boys Development
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Manual Design
  • C-TEX
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Developers message

The developers were some of the most famous Atari ST demo creators: "The Lost Boys". In the boot sector of the Atari ST disk (only visible with a disk monitor), they announce their last ST demo:

"TALKING OF WHICH FOR ANYONE INTERESTED THERE WILL BE A NEW LOST BOYS MEGA DEMO AT AROUND EASTER 1991. PROVISIONALLY TITLED OOH CRIKEY WHAT A SCORCHER. IT WILL BE SOMETHING DIFFERENT AND SPECIAL"

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Game added by AdamT.

Additional contributors: Jo ST.

Game added September 19, 2010. Last modified February 22, 2023.