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Game #447
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Gearheads    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Puzzle   Reflex-oriented

Rating: 8.52 (103 votes)

Gearheads box cover

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This inventive puzzler sadly disappeared from stores in less than 6 months after its release. The premise is simple: try to get 21 wind-up toys over to your opponent's side before he can do the same to you. The difficulty lies in the unique abilities of toys, e.g. Clucketta the chicken can lay tiny wind-up chicks, and Handy can wind up toys that wind down. A fun and charming game that combine arcade reflexes and puzzle elements into a very captivating experience. The game is essentially a fantastic variant of paper-rock-scissors, and can be considered a modern update of EA's classic Archon, but with a more cartoony feel. Thumbs up!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: R/GA Inteactive
Publisher: Philips Media
Year: 1996
Software Copyright: Philips Media
None that we know of
System Requirements: Windows XP
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If you like this game, try: Lemmings Paintball, The Incredible Machine 3.0, Nano Tank

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