Abandonware DOS title

Toobin

Toobin is an abandoned action game developed by Domark Software and released in 1989. Toobin runs on DOS but was also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy Color, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum. It's a conversion from a popular arcade game (at the time).
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single-player, co-op
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Main executable game file: toobin/toobin.exe.

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Toobin review

Zero Magazine Issue 7 (1990) - "Some people say that Toobin was a big hit in the Arcades, then again some people will say anything. If it was a hit I really don't understand why since it's neither interesting nor attractive. Toobin is all about shooting rapids but instead of doing this in a canoe you're in a rubber ring which is about as controllable as a Triumph 750 without handlebars. This is rather unfortunate as you have to paddle your way past obstacles ranging from vicious punks to hungry crocs with only a few old coke cans to protect yourself.
Control is obviously hampered by the flow of the tide which also has a nasty tendency to speed you up just as you re in the middle of a particularly tricky manoeuvre. Less obvious, but more irritating obstacles are the score cards which obscure the top corners of the screen. Good thinking boys, why not just slap them right in the middle?
A bit of a novelty game which, once the novelty has worn off, will probably sink to the bottom of most games."

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Additional info about Toobin

KEYS FOR PLAYER 1:
A- Right, D- Left, A + D- Accelerate, Z + X- Backwards, SPACE- Fire

KEYS FOR PLAYER 2:
4- Right, 6- Left, 4 + 6- Accelerate, 1 + 2- Backwards, INS- Fire

Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard, joystick
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk
Also published for: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy Color, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum
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