Best Thomson MO5 Games

The Thomson MO5 was a home computer released in France in 1984. Here are some of the best games for the Thomson MO5, along with their features, pros and cons, and official website links:

  1. “Croisière pour un cadavre” (“Cruise for a Corpse”): This point-and-click adventure game was originally released for the PC, but a version was also developed for the Thomson MO5. Players take on the role of detective Raoul Dusentier, who is investigating a murder on a luxury cruise ship. The game features hand-drawn graphics and an engaging story.

Pros: Intriguing story, challenging puzzles, unique gameplay for a computer of its time.

Cons: Can be difficult for those not familiar with point-and-click adventure games.

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  1. “Pengo”: This arcade-style game was originally released by Sega in 1982, but was also ported to the Thomson MO5. Players control a penguin named Pengo who must navigate a maze and avoid enemies while collecting diamonds.

Pros: Addictive gameplay, simple controls, colorful graphics.

Cons: Can become repetitive after a while.

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  1. “Carnaval”: This platformer game features a carnival theme and was developed by Loriciels. Players control a character who must jump and dodge obstacles to reach the end of the level. The game features vibrant graphics and catchy music.

Pros: Fun and challenging gameplay, colorful graphics and music.

Cons: Can be difficult for those not used to platformer games.

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  1. “Boulder Dash”: This classic arcade game was ported to many different platforms, including the Thomson MO5. Players control a character named Rockford who must collect diamonds while avoiding falling boulders and enemies.

Pros: Addictive gameplay, challenging levels, retro graphics and sound.

Cons: Can become frustrating due to difficulty.

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  1. “La Chose de Grotemburg”: This text adventure game was developed by Infogrames and takes place in a haunted mansion. Players must solve puzzles and explore the mansion to uncover its secrets.

Pros: Intriguing story, challenging puzzles.

Cons: Limited graphics and gameplay due to being a text adventure.

Official website: N/A

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