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Papyrus (Game Boy Color)

Papyrus Game Boy Color Title screen


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Papyrus is a platform game based on the Belgian comic and animated series of the same name by Lucien de Gieter.

In the game you play as Papyrus, a young Egyptian lad, in an ancient Egyptian setting. The princess Theti has been kidnapped by the evil High Priest Seth, who wants to take over the power of her father the pharaoh. Once you rescue Theti you can also play as her.

The game features typical platform controls, where you can move back and forth, jump, attack; by punching or throwing stones, climb, and hang from vines and cracks. There are 21 levels in total to play through, with seven boss battle mixed in.

A secret level can be unlocked using the "Ubi Key", which is activated by connecting two GBCs playing Papyrus via the Infra-Red Port.


Papyrus Game Boy Color Hippo hopping. The hippo will bite if it gets the chance...
Papyrus Game Boy Color A German title.
Papyrus Game Boy Color Desert de la <b>Mort</b>
Papyrus Game Boy Color The story scrolls along.

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Video Games Nov, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
64 Power / big.N / N Games Dec, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Unlimited Jan, 2000 7.9 out of 10 79
Mega Fun Nov, 1999 73 out of 100 73
Consoles Plus Nov, 1999 70 out of 100 70
Player One Nov, 1999 70 out of 100 70
IGN Jun 13, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Feb 01, 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 (UK) Aug 26, 2000 6 out of 10 60
Super Play (Sweden) Feb, 2000 6 out of 10 60


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vedder (44703) added Papyrus (Game Boy Color) on Oct 04, 2008