& Reviewed by Vinny Mainolfi
Now here's a spooking thing... no - not the game;
the fact that I've had the original of this game for 20
years, and I have never bothered playing through it! And
the only reason why I eventually played it was so that I
could work out what cheats I was going to add to the
crazy trainer hack that I was building for it!
Fortunately, one of those cheats was the game ending :-)
- it's a cracking little platform adventure that
deserved a little more than the 71% that ZZAP! 64
magazine gave it... but then again - were they also
score the ending? ...
Time to wake up the
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
Naughty, naught me... I produced one of my crazy trainer
hacks that added 29 extra in-game features, and one of
them allows you to press the letter 'Q' to jump straight
to the ending. Here's another way to complete the game
with my 'modified' version:
- Jump on the
cauldron and press 'F' to fly up
- Press '5' and '6'
to give you infinite lives and energy
- Go onto the second
screen and press '3' to go up a screen
- Then '3' again to
go up another screen
- Then go left into
the screen with the guy in the bed
- Jump on the
platform above the bed and then press 'G' to
activate all tasks
- The game is
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once you have woken Hamish McTavish, the ending screen
appears with the message: "CONGRATULATIONS BLINKY.
YOU HAVE COMPLETE YOUR TRAINING AND ARE NOW A FULLY
FLEDGED GHOST. HAPPY HAUNTING...." This is also
accompanied by an ending tune.