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Kablooey is a low-budget puzzler in which players control a little bug-eyed creature with an affinity for detonating bombs. Viewed from an isometric perspective, each of the game's 130 levels takes place on an arrangement of tile "islands" situated above "water." There are three types of bombs (small, medium and large), each of which blows up the block it's on and, in the case of medium and large bombs, a certain number of surrounding tiles. The key strategy is to detonate the bombs in the right order to avoid being stranded without any tiles to stand on. Later levels introduce enemies, transporters, slippery tiles, mines and other obstacles. Gameplay is tricky enough to please hardcore puzzle fans, and the password feature staves off frustration, but maneuvering the character diagonally takes some getting used to. Other setbacks include a repetitive voice sample (Get ready!), a horrendous tune that repeats itself interminably, and graphics that would look at home on the more primitive NES. ~ Brett Alan Weiss, All Game Guide