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General Boards => Maps In Progress => Topic started by: TerraEsperZ on May 20, 2015, 08:48:18 PM

Title: The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino and Hoppy (NES)
Post by: TerraEsperZ on May 20, 2015, 08:48:18 PM
Well, after mapping the sequel to this game, JonLeung suggested that also do the original. So here I am, doing just that.

I must say, this game still holds pretty well, especially for a licensed game of the era. The controls are just a tiny bit worse than the sequel and there's less variety in terms of gameplay and stages, but I still kinda prefer this one for the (in my opinion) better graphics and better-looking stages. For the stage names, there are none mentioned in the manual so I went with those from the Nintendo Power issue that covered the game with the exception of one (that's a castle, not a cave) since those are the only names I found repeated on a few online FAQs.

I should note that contrary to the minigames from the sequel, I also added the reward for each basketball court since all three maps are otherwise identical. I realize I didn't mention the rewards in the sequel but that's because not only does the game not tell you what they are, but I never found out from playing the game, reading the manual or searching online. I wonder if that might even a been a dropped feature...

Anyway, here's what I've completed so far:

Stage 1: Bedrock
(http://i.imgur.com/Z9kiMHQm.png) (http://imgur.com/a/8D8qC)

Basketball Court 1
(http://i.imgur.com/qubnbaym.png) (http://imgur.com/a/8D8qC)

Stage 2: Reef Rock
(http://i.imgur.com/eXgREOam.png) (http://imgur.com/a/8D8qC)

Basketball Court 2
(http://i.imgur.com/cgeemYTm.png) (http://imgur.com/a/8D8qC)

Stage 3: Icy City
(http://i.imgur.com/9i4mZ4tm.png) (http://imgur.com/a/8D8qC)

Stage 4: Jungle
(http://i.imgur.com/I2KI8Npm.png) (http://imgur.com/a/8D8qC)

Basketball Court 3
(http://i.imgur.com/Vs81v0fm.png) (http://imgur.com/a/8D8qC)