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Description

On it's most basic level, Spindizzy Worlds is, like its predecessor, similar to Marble Madness. Controlling GERALD, you must move through the isometrically viewed landscape (largely flick-screen on the ST). There are two skill levels; the harder one features more of the precarious ledges and falls of Spindizzy. Each one takes you to a different matrix of levels, which can be played in different orders and each consist of 10 screens, with a bonus level at the end.

You have limited energy, which can be recharged by collecting crystals. Fuel is limited, and is reduced by contact with hazards - generating a replacement GERALD takes time. There are many gates which are opened by running into spaces of the same colour. There are also aliens to avoid, and most movement is along thin slippery ledges with heavily inertia-based controls.

Screenshots

Spindizzy Worlds Amiga Blue ramp
Spindizzy Worlds PC-98 This level features evil Pac-mans! :)
Spindizzy Worlds Atari ST The gargoyle level
Spindizzy Worlds Amiga Main menu

Promo Images

Spindizzy Worlds Magazine Advertisement Page 110

Alternate Titles

  • "Spindizzy II" -- X68000, PC-98 and Working title
  • "スピンディジーII" -- Japanese X68000/PC-98 spelling
  • "スピンディジー・ワールド" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) SNES Dec, 1992 5 out of 5 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Nov, 1990 93 out of 100 93
Power Play Atari ST Feb, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Power Play Amiga Feb, 1991 86 out of 100 86
N-Force SNES Oct, 1992 82 out of 100 82
Video Games SNES Sep, 1992 75 out of 100 75
ReVival SNES Jun 09, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Score SNES Mar, 1995 70 out of 100 70
Raze Atari ST Feb, 1991 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Dec, 1990 7.4 out of 12 62

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Trivia

Package design

The design of the game's packaging was the result of a competition in Amiga Format magazine

Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #13 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

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