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Description

In terms of chronology, this is the third installment in the Lemmings series. Similar to the predecessor, the game focuses on the tribes but on the contrary not twelve but only three of them are present: egyptian, classic and shadow. Each of them has its own audio-visual theme. The game concept changed and instead of being given a number of actions to be performed in a specific moment, the lemmings collect the abilities on their way home. Each lemming can collect only one ability at a time and can put it away at any moment so another one can use it. What is more, each lemming has the ability to block the way, change walking direction or jump, and these can be used an unlimited number of times. There are in total 90 levels - 30 for each tribe with an option to save your progress.

Screenshots

The Lemmings Chronicles DOS Level map - Shadow island
The Lemmings Chronicles DOS Level map - Egyptian island
The Lemmings Chronicles DOS First level of the classic tribe
The Lemmings Chronicles Amiga Title screen (AGA)

Promo Images

The Lemmings Chronicles Magazine Advertisement
The Lemmings Chronicles Magazine Advertisement Rotated

Alternate Titles

  • "Lemmings 3" -- Informal title
  • "All New World of Lemmings" -- European title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Have Lemmings become smarter? DOS Nowhere Girl (8221)
They're Bigger!!! DOS Russelleee (2)

Critic Reviews

CU Amiga Amiga Feb, 1995 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Games Amiga Jan, 1995 84 out of 100 84
Joystick (French) DOS Apr, 1995 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Computer and Video Games (CVG) DOS Feb, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Power Unlimited DOS Feb, 1995 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Gamer DOS Mar, 1995 77 out of 100 77
Score DOS Feb, 1995 76 out of 100 76
Quandary DOS Mar, 1995 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Amiga Power Amiga Feb, 1995 50 out of 100 50

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
How to exit a level? 1 Nowhere Girl (8221)
Jan 27, 2020
Saving??? 3 Nowhere Girl (8221)
Nov 08, 2018

Trivia

References

One of the new skills that were added for this game was taken from the Street Fighter series of games: the Hadoken skill. The manual description: "this is a fighting device - a weapon from an ancient Lemming Martial Art, Lemdo. Since it is magically empowered, it will throw out a fireball when used. This won't hurt other Lemmings because they are the good guys and kill all the creatures because they are the Bad Guys."

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1996 – #2 Best Strategical in 1995 (Readers' Vote)
  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1995 – Most Redundant Sequel in 1994

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