wow tom! the game got as far into mythos as having hades helmet of
darkness? --- I'm greatly impressed and quite sorry i've never had the
chance to play it.
Adventure island sounds a bit like an old amiga title called Chuck rock, in
which you played a cave man trying to rescue his wife from the evil Garry
gritter, ---- another cave man!
sound effects and in game text were hilarious, ---- as were many of the
bosses including a tiger which literally turned you white with fear when it
growled, ----- and a T Rex with boxing gloves.
You also defeated enemies by bouncing them with your belly, --- which was
obviously, another point of the game was picking up, carrying and chucking
rocks, ---- sometimes using them to solve various puzles involving steps and
there was a sequal, chuck rock II which had you playing as Chuck junior
trying to rescue his dad from Garry Gritter's brother, ---- evil brick
Being bought out far later on the amiga, it was a much more advanced game
with far better music sounds and graphics, and a more intricate system of
attacks involving a club.
you could also ride various dinosaurs and other creatures in that game
too, ---- including a mountain goat at one stage which jumped really high
and didn't slip on ice.
these sorts of comparatively symple, ---- but vertically complex games in
audio would be very nice to see, ---- -especially if they could have such a
great system as the battle for olympus you mention.
Beware the grue!
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