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Abuse (DOS)

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Written by  :  James Hague (17)
Written on  :  Jan 10, 2000
Platform  :  DOS
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Stunningly mediocre

The Good

I give the author credit for using a custom Lisp interpreter for scripting (Abuse is not, as is mentioned in another review, fully written in Lisp; there's far more C code than Lisp code). The control scheme is novel.

The Bad

It plays like a typical jump around and find the buttons platform shooter. Nothing new here.

The Bottom Line

If you've played any of the hundreds of platform games for the NES, SNES, or Genesis, you'll be unimpressed. If this is your first exposure to the genre, then you may enjoy it.