Barrel Jump (Acorn Electron Cassette 50 Game 24)

The character from Tunnel Escape is back (he must have finally got out without my help), and this time he’s got to jump as many barrels as he can. Except he is really, really crap at jumping. All that time lost in a tunnel must have completely mes…

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Note: the BBC Micro version is identical to the Acorn Electron version

The character from Tunnel Escape is back (he must have finally got out without my help), and this time he’s got to jump as many barrels as he can.

Except he is really, really crap at jumping.  All that time lost in a tunnel must have completely messed his legs up. Why won’t they let the poor man rest? Whhhhhy?

It’s OK though, the computer gently encourages him to have another go by shouting “LOSE LOSE LOSE LOSE” at him every time he falls into a barrel and damages his already broken body. Which he does with alarming frequency:

See the Commodore 64 version of Barrel Jump
See the ZX Spectrum version of Barrel Jump
See the Atari 8-bit version of Barrel Jump
See the ZX81 version of Barrel Jump

Author: Pete Collins

Bundle of wasted potential. Music & Retro Gaming blogger, and bass player for Flange Circus.

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