OH LOOK, WHAT CLEVER CHILDREN.
SEE THEM STUDY, WATCH THEM LEARN.
HOW I HATE THOSE GOODY GOODIES
HOW THEY MAKE MY STOMACH TURN.
(watch the review now)
Seriously though, what is I.M. Meen’s problem?
I first played this when I was little, and it’s not one of those games which has warm fuzzy memories for me. Partly because it’s an educational game, but also because I.M. Meen scared the hell out of me.
The game is a sort of Wolfenstein type affair, which sees you – either a little boy or a girl – wandering around a dungeon that this lunatic has chucked you in and fighting a wide assortment of enemies.
That in itself wouldn’t be that bad, but to keep going you have to correctly solve a bunch of punctuation errors on a series of scrolls hidden throughout each level. This really slows the action down, and gets a bit annoying actually. If you’re playing Duke Nukem and someone throws maths homework at you, you’re going to get frustrated.
But that said, it’s not an awful game. For an educational game. I mean, it’s not Mario is Missing, so it’s got that going for it.
The only thing this game taught me is to stay away from creepy men who don’t like punctuation. But that’s not saying that I won’t be forcing this one on my own children when I get round to having them.