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Game #2981
Monument of Mars  
Action   Hybrid

Rating: 8.81 (22 votes)

Monument of Mars box cover

Monument of Mars screenshot
Monument of Mars is a decent little CGA platformer by Apogee released at the same time as Arctic Adventures and Pharaoh's Tomb, all three of which are based on the same engine. The game is a typical side-scrolling platformer with some nice puzzles along the way that you have to solve to proceed. Most puzzles are physical, e.g. how to get from point A to B -- no inventory items required. Graphics are as decent as you could hope for in a CGA (4-color) game, although they lack details that some CGA games like Montezuma's Revenge were able to achieve. Overall, a fun mouldie oldie from George Broussard, long before he became the executive of Apogee. An interesting anecdote: all three CGA games was first released under the "Micro F/X" label before they became the property of Apogee.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: George Broussard
Developer: Apogee
Publisher: Apogee
Year: 1991
Software Copyright: Apogee
Theme: Shareware
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Pharaoh's Tomb, Keen Dreams, Arctic Adventure

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