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Howard the Duck Amstrad CPC Title screen and game menu.


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Your two best friends Phil and Beverly have been captured by a dark overlord! He is keeping them captive in an active volcano, and you need to rescue them. As Howard the Duck, master of Quack Fu, you need to make your way through the maze-like landscapes, and jump or fight the many obstacles blocking the path using kicks and punches. Water must be navigated around, because this 'superhero' duck can't swim. Or fly without the parachute you regularly use.

Quicksand, enemy mutants and more will all get in your way before you can finally parachute into the volcano and defeat the dark overlord! Howard the Duck is based on 'Escape From Volcano island', a cartoon featuring Howard, but was released to tie in with the movie of the same name.


Howard the Duck Amstrad CPC Exploring the island.
Howard the Duck Amstrad CPC Howard parachutes on to the island at the start of the game.
Howard the Duck Amstrad CPC The path leads to a rope bridge.
Howard the Duck Amstrad CPC Recovering the backpack which gives you a jet-pack that can be used to cross water.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Howard the Duck: Adventure on Volcano Island" -- Tag-lined title

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  • Commodore Format
    • March 1991 (Issue 6) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Bad)

Martin Smith (76170) added Howard the Duck (Amstrad CPC) on Aug 01, 2005
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