Gobliiins

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Gobliiins

DOS - 1992

Also released on: Mac - Amiga - Atari ST

Alt names 頑皮小精靈, Gobliny, Goblins, Gobliiins 1
Year 1992
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Adventure
Theme Fantasy, Puzzle elements
Publisher Sierra On-Line, Inc.
Developer Coktel Vision
Perspectives Side view, Fixed / Flip-screen
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.73
4.35 / 5 - 60 votes

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Manual available

Description of Gobliiins

Arguably the best Coktel game ever made, lead three wacky goblins on a madcap adventure to restore sanity to the King.

The game features wacky but ingenious puzzles, all of which require well-timed co-ordination among the three goblins, each of whom has different abilities that must be carefully exploited. Although the game was billed as an "adventure," it should be more appropriately labelled as a "puzzle adventure" due to the intensity and sheer number of puzzles that overshadow the plot. Gameplay is even structured like a puzzle game: each screen is self-contained, i.e. all items you can get, except special quest items, are only used in the present scene.

One of the best things about the game is that you are free to try a wide range of actions; when you use the items inappropriately, the game shows you the results (usually funny) even though it's the wrong action. This is a far cry from boring "sorry, you can't do that" response in most games, and helps make the game a lot more playable and fun. The game gives you a password for later play after you finish each scene, and there are dozens of them to go through, each more difficult than the rest.

With great graphics, wacky but logical puzzles and cast of characters, and charming sense of humor, Gobliiins is a must-have. Just beware that you WILL get frustrated several times in this one ;)

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Paul 2016-10-22 0 point DOS version

I'm playing this one (French version) under ScummVM and I have some display trouble - the level with the Buddha-like statue won't show, it's all black (save for the characters and some of the stuff at the bottom) with the narrative screen from before remaining.

Camdoz 2016-07-30 0 point

Didn't work on Dosbox, system error, so frustrating.

FoNUS 2016-04-10 0 point Amiga version

We sat around trying to get through therese games. Damn it was fun!

fdisk 2015-11-10 1 point

multilanguage manuals:
EDIT: THX fdisk!

Hulsie 2015-05-02 1 point DOS version

Incredibly bizarre, absurd puzzler. Truly one-of-a-kind. The puzzles make no sense and yet they somehow fit within the game's weird world.

F3 2015-01-05 2 points DOS version

Stop reading comments and play it. NOW!

hamad 2014-07-18 0 point DOS version

nice

xxelinaxx 2014-04-27 0 point DOS version

One of my favs :D thanks!!!

alan 2014-04-17 0 point DOS version

the best game ever!

indstr 2014-02-11 0 point DOS version

Yeah, I had the box and floppies for this one. Great game with memorable graphics and puzzles. Very cool.

Nitro 2013-10-08 0 point DOS version

Long time (very long!) no see! Stumbled upon the game whilst browsing the strategy games! Loved it when i played it for the first time years ago, gonna love it now for sure :)

Zsinix 2013-02-23 1 point DOS version

Thanks! It's funny, this is the one game from my childhood that I've regretted not beating. Time for round 2 =).

Gobliiins 2012-10-05 0 point DOS version

Gobliiins

maha 2011-09-19 0 point DOS version

tankyou

Eric, The Panda 2011-08-20 0 point DOS version

Greeeeaaaaat!
Thanks.

Rainheart 2010-06-30 0 point DOS version

I love this game!!!!

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Game Extras

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ManualEnglish version 6 MB (DOS)

Other Releases

Gobliiins was also released on the following systems:

Mac

Amiga

Atari ST

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