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Saturday, November 25, 2006
A Game with a Kitty 2: Darkside Adventures is the latest platformer release by Bernie, featuring a much improved gameplay engine and plenty of secret locations to discover. You take on the role of an Arch-Chancellor on a quest to retrieve the lost crown, which equates to plenty of jumping and throwing stuff around.

The protagonist of the story can use the stars collected as weapons, but his inventory capacity will only allow up to thirty of them to be stuffed into his deep pockets. Special skills are awarded for surviving boss encounters, though certain jumps are pretty difficult to execute properly. Only four major locations in total, with an average of four to five short levels assigned to each.

There are several tough puzzles to figure out but nothing too perplexing with a bit of thought. Needless to say, a recommended download for fans of classic NES titles especially the Mario series.

Name: Darkside Adventures
Developer: Bernie
Category: Platform
Type: Freeware
Size: 15MB
Anonymous Frem said at 11/26/2006 10:48:00 AM:  
I'm not sure I quite like the changes to ttn classic. I mean, it *does* feel a lot more like galaga, but it's also a lot less fun, somehow. The bar takes waaaay too long to recharge.
Anonymous dessgeega said at 11/26/2006 07:07:00 PM:  
the bar was broken before. it's been balanced now, as i was totally expecting it to be. the less enemies you have recruited, the faster it charges. i think it works fine, and there's much more strategy than there was in the "tech demo" release. there was no strategy at all in that version.