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Jack the Nipper 2: In Coconut Capers

Jack the Nipper 2: In Coconut Capers screenshotGremlin - 1987

Generation: 3

Machine: ZX Spectrum, and many others

Genre: Platformer

This is Jet Set Willy taken to its logical conclusion. They took the Jet Set Willy style of platform game and then chucked in a whole pile of extras to add all important variety to the game play. In Coconut Capers you could: throw coconuts, swing on ropes, take a ride in a mine car (like Indiana Jones), avoid lava flows and much more. All of this is split over an incredible 192 game screens and when each new game starts you off in a different place you're ensured a fresh game every time. The aim of the game is to either score as many points as possible or be as naughty as possible (more fun). Honestly I hate saying this but it's totally god damn true! Altogether - They don't make games like this anymore!

Jakey 21 Mar '04

Another Jack the Nipper 2: In Coconut Capers screenshotEmulator

SPIN - The best Spectrum emulator out there although you'll find a whole bunch more plus the tape image for this game at World of Spectrum.


World of Spectrum's Jack the Nipper 2 page - An incredible resource, all the detail you could need and the game to download or play online to boot!

Your Sinclair's Jack the Nipper 2 page - Another quality review from Your Sinclair.

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