Posts Tagged ‘Fury of The Furries’

Have You Played… Fury Of The Furries?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time.

No sniggering at the back, please. This is/was a mid-90s puzzle-platformer starring a group of big-footed fuzzballs with special powers that differed depending on the colour of their fur. It was irritating and it was ingenious in equal parts, and I can almost imagine the colour-shifting-based puzzling and grappling hooks and wall-chomping working well now. Read the rest of this entry »

Some Classic Games Kickstarter Need Not Revive

As studios continue to plunder the archives of our fond gaming memories for franchises to restore, but only if you’ll stump up the nostalgia-cash via Kickstarter, I’ve put my mind to thinking of a few games I remember loving in the past. That should never be revived. Because they were probably awful.

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Fury of the Furries & Me

“Fury of the Furries.” Snort. D’y’know, that wasn’t funny back in 1993. Now, though, hoo-boy. Angry men defending their rights to dress up in teddy bear suits is a game that simply must come to pass. 1993’s Fury of the Furries, though, was a platform game about cute fluffy things with goo-goo voices fighting for their right to exist. Oh.

On with the story, anyway. A warning: this post is more nostalgia than restrospective, I’m afraid, but everyone has a unique gaming heritage, so maybe it’ll be at least a little interesting in that respect. Maybe. I suspect it stands a better chance of being the longest piece of writing about Fury of the Furries on the entire internet. Read the rest of this entry »