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[url=https://www.amigafuture.de/app.php/kb/viewarticle?a=1548&sid=3e4c63f5659e7220162081cf72c4e830]Artikeldatenbank - Globdule[/url]
Year of Release: 1993
No. Players: 1
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Genre: Unique Platform
How can platformers go from dry and dull, to unique and engaging? Globdule knows the answer!
One thing I can't stand is the fact that I haven't completed this yet! Its terrible, I want to know what happens to Globdule!
The game obviously wanted to be an original platformer, and it didn't go wrong. After such games as Putty and Superfrog, Globdule took the squishy blob character, made him purple, and re-invented the genre!
The story goes that Globdule was a failed attempt at making a new toy for children, and he was scrapped. The poor little purple blob wanted so much to become a toy, and to be loved that he went on an adventure to find the toy maker! The game is original in its control style. Unlike Putty who was rather stuck to the floor and ridged, Globdule had a free movement not seen before. Flicking the joystick around made the blob leap up and around in the air, sticking to anything flat - and safe. He had no weapon, he couldn't inflate himself and explode, instead he had to land on creatures very precisely, or even twirl manically into them!
Levels are huge, allowing this jumping, sticking blob freedom to move, as well as highly varied. The Forest - as usual - sewers and the toy shop to name a few.
Globdule is a great, addictive game which makes new what was becoming a rather stale genre.