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Yummy! Nothing fills a frog's tummy like flies, and there are plenty of them in Frog Pond. Players guide a big yellow bullfrog around the bottom of the screen, trying to line him up for a quick treat. Flies appear in the air above the frog, and pressing the action button causes him to jump up and stick his tongue out to see if he can snag a bug or two. Most bugs are worth one point, but as the game progresses, more evasive flies appear, netting two or more points for those who can snare them.
A simple but fun kids' game planned as Atari's graphically-superior answer to the M-Network game Frogs And Flies (which was, itself, the Atari VCS adaptation of the Intellivision game Frog Bog), Frog Pond was one of many titles whose development was frozen when Atari stocks fell and threw the company into chaos. It's a pity that Frog Pond croaked — with its nice graphics and ribbeting, erm, riveting game play, it was certainly a step above Frogs And Flies. ~ Earl Green, All Game Guide