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Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

Windows - 1998

Alt names Croc! Pau-Pau Island, Croc: A Lenda de Gobbos, クロック!パウパウアイランド
Year 1998
Platform Windows
Released in United States
Genre Action
Theme Fantasy, Platform
Publisher Fox Interactive, Inc.
Developer Argonaut Software Ltd.
Perspective Behind view
4.51 / 5 - 72 votes

Description of Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Windows

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Croc: Legend of the Gobbos is a fun 3D game that was much more successful on the Playstation and Gameboy Color consoles.

You play Croc, a cute Crocodile who's trying to rescue his even cuter friends the Gobbos from bad guy, Baron Dante. The game is basically a 3D platformer with some puzzle elements thrown in. You navigate the levels in 3D, controlling Croc from the third-person perspective behind his back as he negotiates various traps and obstacles and deals with monsters. Croc can perform a wide range of attacks and movements, all of which are nicely animated. He can run, jump, climb, swim and dive, hit enemies with his tail, hang from ledges and drifting balloons, and stomp. He can also perform special moves like a quick 180-degree turn and a super-stomp, which is the most effective way to destroy stacked crates that get in the way.

The game has clearly been designed with younger gamers in mind: there is very little violence in the game, as Croc carries no weapons and monsters simply disappear when hit (much like Super Mario games). The puzzle aspect in the game is the familiar "how do I get from point A to B" variety. You have to make use of push boxes or jellies which boost Croc to high places, collect keys to open doors or unlock cages, and use balloons to fly to new areas. This is not to mention switches, monkey bars, climbable walls, and many more terrain features that you can interact with. Again like Super Mario, you can discover bonus levels by collecting the prerequisite amount of colored crystals. Other than giving you plenty of bonus items, these bonus levels also feature fun subgames such as a "whack-a-mole" clone that help break the regular gameplay The enemies are equally well-designed and fun to watch. You will find bouncing lava balls, giant worms, giant bees, vampire fish, and dozens more. With 5 different 3D worlds and over 40 levels to explore, Croc will keep you occupied for quite a few hours.

All in all, Croc is a fun 3D action game that doesn't take itself too seriously, nor does it try to introduce anything new to the genre. Older gamers may quickly get bored of the simple and easy gameplay: the 'puzzles' are very easy to figure out as this is by no means a 3D Lemmings kind of game, and monsters are easily beaten. Younger gamers will likely be more attracted to the game's charming 3D cartoon graphics, whimsical characters, and colorful levels, making Croc a good introductory-level game for them. Recommended, especially to young gamers in your house.

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ofc 2020-06-11 1 point

anyone know how to get the sound to work?

Jenelle 2020-01-26 4 points

I do love this game, and recently I saw a project that cleaned up and converted Croc to opengl. I wanted to share this youtube link (has a download link to the updated game in the description) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vz_-nEmsGM I wanted to share so maybe if you see this comment you might replace the download you have up with this one.

Tsukino08 2019-10-25 -1 point

Hi!! I'm playing on my windows, but how can i save the game??

RetroGamer02 2019-09-30 2 points

If you want to run this game on Windows 10 x64 you have to replace the 16bit setup file with a 32bit version. See link for details. https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?t=35134

Copy the setup folder from the CD to your harddrive and replace the setup with the V5 version found near the bottom of the page on vogons.

In addition you may want a Glide wrapper like nGlide or dgVoodoo to run in 3dfx mode.

pinke 2019-07-06 0 point

how too get on the game?

Martin 2019-07-04 1 point

is there a music in the game? or only sounds?

habiba 2019-05-06 1 point

old is gold

Avoozl 2019-04-13 1 point

You can tell that it wouldn't be as good as Super Mario 64, but there has been better 3D platformers since afterwards.

sylveon 2019-02-08 3 points

ah, the memories

Retro80sMan 2018-10-13 9 points

The First Game I Ever Played

Helpmepleaseshit 2018-10-03 1 point

Anyone get this to work on Win 10, trying to install for my polish gf who hasn't played this since she was 5! Installer launches menu, but when clicking install, absolutely nothing happens!

an969567 2018-09-20 0 point

graphics display weird for me

RetroN64 2018-08-28 1 point

My childhood . . .

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