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A Boy and His Blob


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#1 StormSurge

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Posted 19 January 2016 - 03:40 PM

Out today for consoles & PC!

 

 

While I'm happy to be able to play this, I'm kind of bummed that I'm playing it on the XBO before I ever had a chance to play the original.


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Posted 19 January 2016 - 03:43 PM

I hear the one for NES is quite sought after!   Interesting to see it for PC.


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#3 Arenafoot

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Posted 19 January 2016 - 08:52 PM

I hear the one for NES is quite sought after!   Interesting to see it for PC.

Picked it up during the 2013 Houston ArcadeExpo......for like $10 or so. Fun game!


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Posted 19 January 2016 - 10:06 PM

While I'm happy to be able to play this, I'm kind of bummed that I'm playing it on the XBO before I ever had a chance to play the original.


You should totally pick up the original it is a really fun game
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#5 LeeJ07

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Posted 19 January 2016 - 11:13 PM

Wasn't this game made by LucasArts?


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Posted 19 January 2016 - 11:18 PM

Wasn't this game made by LucasArts?

 

I believe the original was made by David Crane (Pitfall!) for Absolute who was started by former Activision which was started by former Atari guys....


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#7 LeeJ07

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Posted 20 January 2016 - 01:09 AM

I was thinking of something different, it turns out.


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Posted 20 January 2016 - 02:47 AM

I believe the original was made by David Crane (Pitfall!) for Absolute who was started by former Activision which was started by former Atari guys....

Yeah the main screen has the full name: David Crane's A Boy and his Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

 

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Posted 20 January 2016 - 02:49 AM

Picked it up during the 2013 Houston ArcadeExpo......for like $10 or so. Fun game!

got it for $8.99 2 years ago....prob worth more now


consoles I own: Atari 2600 Vader & Jr. (short rainbow) w/box, GCE Vectrex, Radio Shack CoCo2 (64k) w/box, Intellivision, NES, SNES, N64 (x3), Xbox (Halo Ed.), PS1 (x3), PS2 slim, Wii, Mattel HyperScan (x2) handhelds I own: Microvision w/box, Electronic Football (by Sears) w/box, Tomytronic Pac-Man w/ box, Entex PacMan2, Coleco Donkey Kong tabletop w/box (w/ Coleco "Perma-Power" Adapter), & all MGA Classic Arcade's and Jakk's Pacific/TV Games Plug-n-Play.


#10 StormSurge

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Posted 20 January 2016 - 08:26 AM

Garry Kitchen also worked on it.

#11 Atari Adventure Square

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Posted 20 January 2016 - 05:35 PM

Like lots of old PC titles, I remember having played this more than I remember the gameplay itself.

 

It was lots of fun.

The fun-feels remain.

 

Not surprised the talented Activision crew worked on this.






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