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Flink is a jump-'n-run game set in the fantasy world of Imagica. The evil wizard Wicked Wainwright has captured the four elders and it is up to Flink, a wizard's apprentice, to set them free and defeat Wicked Wainwright.

Apart from the usual platformer elements, the game has a unique feature: Flink's ability to create spells. Whenever the game is paused, Flink can combine three ingredients to create a spell. Ingredients can be collected throughout the game. They are usually carried around by a certain type of enemy or hidden in treasure chests. There are ten different spells, the "recipes" which are contained in scrolls that are given to Flink by rescued elders or found within certain levels. The spells include different attack spells (for example a demon that accompanies Flink and attacks his enemies), a shield spell, a shrink spell, a quick grow spell that lets certain plants grow so that Flink can reach new areas of a level, magic keys that open locked treasure chests and more. Casting spells uses up magic energy that can be replenished by collecting magic bottles or defeating enemies. Similar to the Sonic games, when Flink is hit, he looses all of his magic energy and has only limited time to pick it up again. If he is hit while having no magic energy, he loses a life.


Flink Amiga CD32 This seems to hurt.
Flink Amiga CD32 Sliding down steep slopes makes Flink gain speed and instant kill enemies by bumping into them.
Flink Genesis If you kill that guy, you can take his flying device.
Flink Amiga CD32 Objects like stones and crates can be picked up and thrown at enemies.

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Misadventures of Flink" -- Title screen title

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Consoles Plus Genesis Sep, 1994 95 out of 100 95
Player One SEGA CD Dec, 1994 92 out of 100 92
Play Time Genesis Nov, 1994 84 out of 100 84
Video Games SEGA CD Jan, 1995 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis Nov, 1994 81 out of 100 81
Megablast Genesis Sep, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Format Amiga CD32 Mar, 1995 71 out of 100 71
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga CD32 Mar, 1995 68 out of 100 68
Amiga Computing Amiga CD32 Mar, 1995 66 out of 100 66
The Video Game Critic SEGA CD Nov 01, 2015 F 0


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Adventures of Lomax

This game was later redone for PlayStation and PC (both Windows and DOS) as The Adventures of Lomax, which has a different storyline and characters based on Lemmings.


This game was developed in nine months time.


  • GameFan
    • 1994 (Vol. 3, Iss. 4) - Best Sega CD Action/Platform Game
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