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Bear Story v1.3

by IceMan

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Game Genre:
Fantasy
Game Type:
Comedy
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
3 Jul 2005
AGS Panel Rating:
Player Rating:
Short game (can be completed within 30 minutes)
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
Non-adventure game Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!
Joke game You know when it fits this category ;)
Demo Unfinished games / commercial games
Training game Games made just to try out AGS
Newly added games Not yet categorised
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Content advisory:
None
None
Occasional, mild

Public Opinion

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5 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
80%
Immersion:
76%
Puzzles & Pacing:
88%
Overall Enjoyment:
80%

About this game

This is Bear Story, a kind of take on the old Dizzy adventures all those years ago. (You DO remember Dizzy, don't you?!?)

Help Bear get to the annual Bear Airways shareholder's conference in time!



Features... features... erm:
-It's a dizzy-style game, in AGS!
-8 playable rooms
-5 characters
See the people who made this game and any other games they've worked on >>
Game code/graphics/story
IceMan has worked on 2 other games: (see them >>)

AGS Panel Review

"A cute game that shows a platform adventure can be made with AGS. Unfortunately the jumping is more complicated than it should be due to the rolling effect, but this is a minor complaint."

2 people commented on this game (newest first):

Classic... very, very cool! Some of the jumps are a little difficult to make for instance in the cellar to the shelf and one of the branch-to-branches... otherwise very fun.
2007-10-12 08:08:43 by uvaagsfan
During the 1980s I developed a passionate hatred for clouds. This was just beginning to fade when I decided to download Bear Story, and suddenly it all came flooding back.

Bear Story marks the debut of a superb new talent, Iceman. This game is a tribute to the legendary Dizzy games and it recreates the feel of those games wonderfully, from the way the main character jumps to the difficult and frustrating cloud sequence.

Many will consider the cuteness of Bear Story and its simple story to be a downside but it is nothing of the sort. The game was made for its author's little brother which accounts for the child friendly style but Bear Story is a game that players of any age can enjoy. It helps if you have nostalgic rememberings of the Dizzy games but even if you've never heard of Dizzy you'll still enjoy this treat. It's a bright, attractive and endearing game that should provide you with a good hour and a half's gameplay.

With the charming debut Bear Story and the unbelievable Da New Guys already under his belt, Iceman is definitely a hugely talented AGs author to watch
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2005-08-11 19:00:36 by madmanmunt
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