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The Phantom Chronicles v1.1


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Filename bloop.zip (Download)
Title The Phantom Chronicles v1.1
Description An updated release of the greatest RPG for the 89, Bloop
Authors Jon Clark ()
Preston Clark (DClark9899@aol.com)
Category TI-89 BASIC Games (Role-playing)
File Size 52,758 bytes
File Date and Time Thu Jan 4 02:32:10 2001
Documentation Included? Yes



Review by  Dan Sandstrom
Reviewed on 2004-11-22
Attention span: 9/10 Keeps you glued to your calc.
Controls: 8/10 A tad sluggish.
Implementation: 10/10 Original and entertaining.
Overall: 9/10 Definitely worth the download.

The author of this game claims that this is "one of the best RPG's ever on a calc," and I tend to agree with him on this point. Bloop is a well-written game that does rank right up there with the best of them.

The story starts like this: You are Bloop, a slime living on the lower continents who wants to get out and see the world above. The story is good, if a bit linear, and will always provide you with something to do.

The standard rule of RPG's still applies to this game: BUILD LEVELS! Otherwise you will find defeat at the hands of a merciless boss. Enemies keep pace with your character (a feature I'm not too keen on) to provide you with a constant level of challenge. Along the way you find people who help you out, teach you new techniques and make your adventuring life a little bit easier.

Probably this game's greatest asset is its graphics. Even though they may be a little bit on the simplistic side, they are still entertaining. I still get a kick out of seeing Bloop ooze his way onto the title screen.

All told, this game has a lot going for it. It leaves you with that I-can't-stop-playing-it's-too-good kind of feeling.


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Archive Contents
Name Size
readme.doc   25600
bloop.89g   47316
bloop.gif   35971

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