Son of Blagger

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Son of Blagger
Title image from the game
Game No. 287
Developer Antony Crowther
Company Alligata Software
Publisher
Musician Antony Crowther
HVSC-File MUSICIANS/C/Crowther_Antony/Son_of_Blagger.sid
Release 1984
Platform C64, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro
Genre Arcade, Platformer (Scrolling Screen)
Gamemode Single player
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Media Icon disk525.pngIcon kassette.png
Language Language:english
Information Forerunner: Blagger

Contents

[edit] Voting

Voting of the C64-Wiki users (10=the best vote):
6.80 points at 10 votes (rank 355).
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C64Games 6 30th July 2008 - "good" - 1574 downs
Lemon64 7,3 30th July 2008 - 16 votes


[edit] Description

After "Roger the Dodger", the master thief from the game Blagger, has retired, you are allowed to accompany his son "Slippery Sid" this time on his search for keys. Sid, however, has not followed his fathers footsteps and is on burglary tour, but he makes his money as spy.

This time he has taken over the job to spy on the "National Security HQ". This consists of 12 divisions (level), which are divided from each other by locked doors and which can only be passed (how else can it be) when all keys from one division have been collected. Additionally, also products of scientific experiments haunt around in the complex and are used as guards, many items lying around are deadly, and also firm walls and floors can dissolve . . .

You start with three lives and get a bonus life for solving a level.

[edit] Design

... excerpt from level 1... different scenes from the game

A platformer scrolling into all directions, where each only one section of the whole game area is visible. It is very important that you keep the correct path, as else you get very fast to a place where you do not have any possibility to collect further keys or reach a door.

[edit] Hints

Original map

... the original map which was enclosed to the game

Controls
Z   = go left
X   = go right
Return   = jump

Restore   switch betweeen keyboard and joystick in port#2
Space   to start the game

Points
Key = 200 points
Bonus points for solving a level fast.

[edit] Solution

... There is no proper ending, after this end sequence it starts anew with a higher difficulty grade.

[edit] Cheats

[edit] Critics

H.T.W: "Excellent level design, good music which however gets a bit unnerving after playing for a longer time, controls very good, scrolling OK, difficulty grade very high, addictive factor extremely high, simply good, that game . . . .".

Camailleon: "The level design is indeed exciting, but I would have preferred the pawn to be a bit faster. When jumping one sometimes gets caught in a tiny bit of an obstacle which annoys me. Furthermore it happened to me every now and then, that an enemy sprite was gone. 6 points."

[edit] Miscellaneous

Cover

"Cover"

[edit] Highscore

Topscore of Camailleon
  1. Camailleon - 12.900 (18.10.2013)
  2. Robotron2084 - 8.600 (18.11.2010)
  3. TheRyk - 2.000 (23.06.2014)
  4. Werner - 1.800 (22.08.2009)

#2 Robotron2084 #3 TheRyk
#2 Robotron2084 #3 TheRyk

[edit] Links

WP-W11.png of Blagger Wikipedia: Son of Blagger

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