Garfield - Winter's Tail Amstrad CPC

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Publisher:The Edge
Developer:Nickel, Mark Healey & Clive Townsend
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The world's favourite feline is back... as the Ski Animal! GARFIELD has fallen asleep in front of the ice box and starts to dream. He dreams of the Alps, and that reminds him of Northen Italy - which reminds him of LASAGNA! )hum, sounds like lunch...). As the dream unfolds GARFIELD remembers that just around the other side of the Alps is Switzerland - reminds him of Chocolate! (hum... sounds like dessert). But once in the chocolate factory he discovers the legendary 'Chicken that Lays the Chocolate Eggs'... and from there the chase to catch the chicken is on! This superb sequel to "Big FatHairy Deal" is really four games in one. With GARFIELD skiing, skating, and facing the trials of dealing with Odie (he World's dumbest dog) in this unique blend of both pure arcade-style and adventure/puzzle solving game. Yet another must for computer game playing GARFIELD fans everywhere! — Cassette cover

Garfield: Winter's Tail is a game based on the Jim Davis comic strip, Garfield. It was released in 1989 for Amiga, Atari ST (will not work on Atari STe computers), Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum. It is the fourth video game to be based on Jim Davis' Garfield Comics.


The game is divided into an Action sports game where fast reaction is needed (Skiing & Skating level) and some sort of puzzle game (Chocolate Factory). The player will encounter some familiar faces from the Garfield comics (like Odie and Jon Arbuckle), but the player can control only Garfield. Garfield’s energy meter is pictured with his face from happy to sad, getting sadder by every accident. If he loses too much energy he wakes up (sometimes in fright).