Thursday, 16 October 2014

Ro-Jaws And Hammerstein Book Of Robots: Ro-Jaws' Robo-Race Game

NAME
Ro-Jaws And Hammerstein Book Of Robots: Ro-Jaws' Robo-Race Game

FIRST PUBLISHED
Free with 2000 AD Featuring Judge Dredd Prog 199, 120, 121

DATELINE
30 June 79

PAGE COUNT
2

REPRINTS
None.

SYNOPSIS
It's a game.

FIRSTS & LASTS
None.

INFORMATION


DEATHS
Hammer-Stein can wipe out a Volg patrol, Mek-Quake can destroy three robots and any of the robots can "fall foul of Asimov's Laws", which implies the death of a human.

BEST LINES
None.

WORST LINES
None.

CATCHPHRASES
None.

CONTINUITY & CROSSOVERS
The game sees the return of Dr. Feeley-Good and Greasy Gracie's from the Ro-Busters story The Fall And Rise Of Ro-Jaws And Hammer-Stein.

INFLUENCES & REFERENCES
The game works essentially like Ludo. A game patented under that name 1896, but based on the 6th century Indian game of Pachisi. In North America, the game is still known as Parcheesi.

MISTAKES
None.

RETROSPECT
None.

NOTES
None.

CREDITS
Script: Unknown
Artist: Unknown
Letters: Unknown

REVIEW
This is more enjoyable than the rest of the mini-prog so far, and it's nice to see the return of characters like Greasy Gracie and Dr. Feeleygood.