The Whizz wiki last edited by SerHulse on 02/16/13 02:23PM View full history

Premise

"Whizz" stars the titular character Whizz, a rabbit dressed in a magicians outfit, being chased by his arch-nemesis Ratty in his blimp.

He has to escape Ratty through 4 worlds;

  • South Seas Beaches
  • Frozen Arctic Waste
  • Green Grassed Castle
  • Indoor World of Gamesville

And ultimately reach his own Hot Air Balloon at the end of each level.

Gameplay

Whizz is viewed from an isometric view, it's levels are timed and littered with enemies and obstacles, Whizz has a jump and spin attack to deal with these. Throughout each level there are special "Doors" which are made of a specific material (Ice, Wood, Brick and Iron) these can be broken by a spin attack if the player has the "Door Breaker", which is effectively a "key" that is made up of the same material of the door. Only one key can be carried at a time so in later levels backtracking is necessary.

Each time an enemy is killed it has a chance of dropping a Red or Blue Mushroom (Red heals, Blue poisons), certain enemies are indestructible, these are indicated by red and white markings. Hourglasses increase the amount of time left in the level, while Gems and Flags give points (200 and 50 respectively) collected Flags give a point bonus at the end of the level.

In each level of a world (there are 4) there is a hidden Rocket, which will give 1000 points for launching it and an extra life when all 4 are launched in a world.

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