On The Farm 2

• Publisher: TND Games
• Developer:
Achim Volkers
Release Date: 2011
Achim Volkers
GFX: Achim Volkers
Music: Richard Bayliss

Our Game Rating: 89%





> ON THE FARM 2 by Achim Volkers

• Completed by Inge Pedersen & Vinny Mainolfi
Reviewed by Vinny Mainolfi

Ah - no prize for guessing what this is the sequel to ;) Another little gem from Achim Volkers, but this time with a little twist. Instead of playing as the sheep, you play as Shep, a beloved border collie (sheep dog) who has to guide the sheep back to their pen in time for sheep shearing. Shep must herd a certain number of sheep in each of the 20 levels within a certain time limit. If the time runs out and not enough sheep have been sent to their pen, you will have to restart the level. Like the first instalment, it's a delightful game and lots of fun to play. So does the ending live up to its original...

Through the final gate...

Time for some points.


...and old Shep comes back to the field...

...and has a well deserved rest.

But hold on a sec...

...one of the sheep decides to join him.


...best :)

As it says: The End.

HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?: Inge cheated his way to the end, but I went for the quick and easy approach:

  • Load and start the game

  • Freeze it using an Action Replay Cart

  • Press 'M' for MONITOR

  • Type: G 2D87 (this uses the GO command and goes to mem location: $2D87, where the ending is situated).

  • The ending will start.

SO WHAT HAPPENS?: A cute little ending that sees Shep coming back to the field for a rest and is then joined by a sheep. They sit and cuddle together and the words "THE END" appear in the sunset. This is accompanied by a Richard Bayliss ending tune.


  • Vinny: Yet another great ending from Achim. For me, this one is just a tad better than the first one. I love the cute animation and the way Shep puts his arm around the sheep and then the sheep pops his head on Shep's shoulder. A great touch. Nice ending tune too. Brilliant :)
  • Brendan Phoenix: Defo better than the first ending.

    Some inter species love - didn't even risk a knock on the door from the 5-0 for viewing that!
  • Andrew Fisher: I found the game pretty tough, but another very good ending!
  • Andy Vaisey: I downloaded this a few weeks ago not expecting much to be honest, but it turned out quite addictive. Does suffer from a few bugs however. And sometimes the simple ideas are best, like the ending! What a simple but lovely idea! Save the tune. Urgh...
  • Gaz Spence: Another lovely ending, but it is a little ginger beer and hockey sticks.

FINAL SAY: A slight improvement on the first ending :P

G.E. RATING: 8 / 10

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