Adventures of Dr. Franken

I’m not sure I understand the appeal during the 16-bit era to make biger sprites. The SNES allowed us to have guys on the screen that were bigger than they could have been on the NES, and a bunch of games jumped on this. What’s weird, though, is that the size of the sprites is often inversely proportional to the quality of the game.

Games with smaller sprites:
– All the Mario games
– Street Fighter
– Chrono Trigger

Games with bigger sprites:
– Dr. Franken
– Clayfighter 2
– Family Dog

Need I say more? This game feels kind of like a really, really cheap, awful clone of Castlevania, in a way. In that you climb stairs. That’s about it. You play Frankenstein’s Monster, if he looked like the 90s and was stupid. Your main attack is a useless kicking move. It’s actually a very funny animation in its awfulness.

This game is probably not worth checking out unless you are the HUGEST fan of Dr. Frankenstein’s Monster ever, and don’t mind something so ugly and so 90s that makes Zombies Ate My Neighbors look like a modern chic masterpiece, then you may just be in pig heaven when you play this game.

Adventures of Dr. Franken

Back on the wagon…

I think I will be starting this again soon, as I have recently gotten a work laptop, and have a long commute home, and am alwaysl ooking for new ways to break the law and abuse work property in weird places! This = playing super mario on the subway.

Stay tuned for more action, starting (hopefully) tomorrow!