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Rob Blanc I - Better Days of a Defender of the Universe

by Yahtzee

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Graphics: 320x200, 8-bit (256 col)

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Operating System(s):
Windows
Game Genre:
Sci-Fi
Game Type:
Comedy
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
8 Jan 2001
AGS Panel Rating:
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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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29 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
71%
Immersion:
74%
Puzzles & Pacing:
85%
Overall Enjoyment:
76%

About this game

A chip shop worker from England has been selected from millions of bored but adventurous people to become an intergalactic hero.

The first proper game to be made with AGS 2.
See the people who made this game and any other games they've worked on >>
Yahtzee
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<DELETED USER> has worked on 55 other games: (see them >>)

AGS Awards Nominations

Nominated, Best Dialogue Scripting in an AGS Game 2001

Nominated, Best Player Character in an AGS Game 2001

Nominated, Best Supporting Character in an AGS Game 2001

AGS Panel Review

"Early Yahtzee that's showing it's age. Fun, but very rough around the edges. Game uses dos-based engine. Compatibility issues may arise on newer systems. Recommend use of VDMSound, available from http://sourceforge.net/projects/vdmsound/, or similar."

5 people commented on this game (newest first):

Too short, but pleasant to play through. For something this old, and drawn in Paint, it definitely deserves some praise. The writing is also above average. Not too keen on the choice of music, though.
2013-05-24 12:54:38 by Saga
I found this short game to be entertaining. The puzzles were pretty good though I was stumped for a bit when I failed to check something twice. I feel the best part of this game is the humor. Definitely worth playing.
2007-01-27 04:12:35 by CapCase
Great game! Very concise. I love the intro and the rather short game play. Music is awesome. A very good stepping stone to the later Rob Blanc games.
2004-03-19 01:57:07 by Quinny
Brilliant! Rob Blanc is really someone you can relate to (If you're an English chip shop worker who becomes the defender of the universe with a sidekick called Paul).
2003-01-26 05:53:42 by Lord Loco
A nice little game with good jokes, but too short unfortuantely. And of course... the one that has kicked off the Rob Blanc Saga!!!!!11111!!!
2002-11-10 13:02:07 by Barcik
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