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Description

Jumpin' Jackson is a top-down puzzle game. Jackson hops around a game board, picking up records (anyone remember vinyl?) and putting them down on record players. Each record carries one instrument's part of a tune, and as the records are put down, the tune builds up. Once all the records are spinning, the tune and level are completed.

Blocking your way are a variety of violent musical instruments - violins, trumpets, bass drums.

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Jumpin' Jackson Atari ST Title screen.
Jumpin' Jackson Amiga Challenge level.
Jumpin' Jackson Atari ST Main menu.
Jumpin' Jackson Atari ST High scores.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Jumping Jackson" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jun, 1990 84 out of 100 84
Amiga Format Amiga Jul, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Retro Archives Amiga Jul 08, 2018 15.5 out of 20 78
Retro Archives Atari ST Jul 08, 2018 15 out of 20 75
Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1990 71 out of 100 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1990 8.4 out of 12 70
Power Play Atari ST May, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Power Play Amiga May, 1990 67 out of 100 67
The One Amiga Jun, 1990 62 out of 100 62
ST Format Atari ST Jan, 1990 56 out of 100 56

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Trivia

Music

The title of the game and its title screen music is, of course, a slightly modified version of no other than the song Jumpin' Jack Flash by The Rolling Stones.

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #3 Best Dexterity Game in 1990

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