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Description

"James Pond" is (obviously) a parody on the famous agent 007 stories. You control Pond, a fish-like creature, who has to complete several missions, while making his way through levels full of dangers and hostile creatures. It is not a typical "jump and run" game: instead of breezing through large levels, Pond has to complete unique missions for each game area: free hostages, detonate a structure, find keys, etc. It is possible to exit a level only after having completed the objective. Many missions are timed.

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James Pond: Underwater Agent Amiga Mission 2 - HQ
James Pond: Underwater Agent Amiga Title-1
James Pond: Underwater Agent Atari ST Level 2 - Died.
James Pond: Underwater Agent Amiga Mission 2 - Up on land.

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James Pond: Underwater Agent Magazine Advertisement

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Critic Reviews

Raze Genesis Jun, 1991 86 out of 100 86
The One Amiga Nov, 1990 86 out of 100 86
Zzap! Amiga Jan, 1991 85 out of 100 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jan, 1991 10 out of 12 83
The One for Amiga Games Amiga Feb, 1992 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jan, 1991 780 out of 1000 78
CU Amiga Amiga Nov, 1990 77 out of 100 77
Ação Games Genesis Jul, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 75
Video Games Genesis Jun, 1991 66 out of 100 66
1UP! Genesis Jan 29, 2012 65 out of 100 65

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Bugs

The retail release for the Atari ST by Millenium cannot be finished without using a cheat, as no oil leaks appear in level 8. This is fixed in the budget re-release by GBH 2 years later.

Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #83 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

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