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Fred (Atari ST)

Fred Atari ST Title Screen


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Sir Fred was a brave and noble knight in love with a beautiful damsel, but evil Ultimor, an ugly dwarf with magical powers, casted a spell upon him and minimized to the size of the dwarf. Enemies were laughing at him, and other dwarfs were attacking him. What he should do? Yes, he should find and defeat Ultimor, return his size to be brave and noble enough, and to win back his belle.

The gameplay flows in 2D side-scrolling mode, where you may use your sword, throw the daggers, and avoid the enemies. You may walk, jump and run, and perform this not in one plane. Background, foreground and middle planes are available to change. The daggers should be thrown to eliminate as enemies with range weapons as flying and hard-to-reach ones. Different items should be collected such as keys, other daggers, etc.

There are several themed levels such as forest, grotto, castle, etc. in the game. To finish the level you should find the key and proceed with it to the entrance of next level. Your energy is represented by apples, and you should collect them also. Sometimes magic star appears on the level. It should be destroyed to eliminate all visible enemies. Magic potions are also differ either to give invincibility or to restore your energy.


Fred Atari ST You were hit...
Fred Atari ST You became small and dwarf attacked you...
Fred Atari ST Start of your adventures...
Fred Atari ST The key is here...

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Alternate Titles

  • "Sir Fred: The Legend" -- Original title

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Critic Reviews

Zero May, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Tilt Mar, 1990 16 out of 20 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jul, 1990 80 out of 100 80
ST Format May, 1992 79 out of 100 79
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jun, 1990 770 out of 1000 77
Retro Archives Apr 27, 2019 14.5 out of 20 72
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1990 8.4 out of 12 70
The Games Machine (UK) Apr, 1990 68 out of 100 68
Power Play Mar, 1990 45 out of 100 45


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POMAH (57356) added Fred (Atari ST) on Sep 11, 2008
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