This is so much better than it has any right to be. There’s lots of exploring, some shooting, and a fantastic sense of exploration and adventure. I bought the 2600 cartridge and had a fantastic time with it. The little touches like being able to shoot the lights are great, but I feel bad for the people who went though the trouble of installing them.
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My quest to find work for all my classic video game character buddies continues with some occasional hiccups.
I can’t say that I was ever a huge fan of Q*Bert back in the day – the visuals were nice and all but my feeble brain could never get used to the diagonal controls and the wacky concept of “height” in a video game. It holds up better than expected today, but I don’t think poor old Q*Bert will be getting another sequel any time soon.
I will have to give credit to the guy for being one of the first real video game avatars that people could relate to as an actual character instead of just a bunch of dots on the screen. His big goofy expressions and swearing got him licensing deals for toys and books and even this bizarre Saturday morning cartoon, take it away Q*Bert, you’ll always have the glory years:
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I never understood what the draw to this game was, it just looked like Pac-man but with…oversize burgers? Or were the burgers regular size and the chef was miniature? I could never get past the unanswered issues of scale this game asked me to ignore. Even though I was like 8 when this game came out I could recognise that the plot holes were huge like those buns. Or were they tiny? AGH!