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ext2: Pingus [Review]

Sep 28, 1999, 04:11 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lee Anderson)

[ Thanks to gr00vy for this link. ]

"Remember the furry little animals known as Lemmings? Well they're back in force, sort of, in the open source world. Follow the lemm..er penguin to see how you can get in on the pingus experience..."

"If you hadn't guessed already, Pingus is a free lemmings clone, built with the ClanLib SDK. It follows the same concept of the original Lemmings - bring as many lemmings to the exit as possible - except with penguins, another fine influence from our favourite mascot. Your helped along with the classic features, such as the basher, digger, stopper, wall climber - and everybody's favourite - the armageddon button. I've not seen anyone who doesn't like blowing a whole heap of lemmings, in this case penguins, into a million pieces."

"First off, I'd like to dismiss any thoughts I had about open source gaming. I must say, Pingus ends any misconceptions I ever had. Laced with cute penguin animations, they wobble round the screen following each other in the developing landscape. Its easily seen that alot of hard work has gone into making this look good, with a lot of talent poured in..."

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