Lemmings 2 - The Tribes
by DMA Design Limited
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The sequel to one of the most famous games ever now has a much more significant plot. The Lemmings have split into 12 distinct tribes, each of which has their own landscape and their own cultural identity – they include Egyptian, Circus and Highland. However, Lemming Island is now in danger, and you must complete 10 levels for each tribe in order for them to reunite and reassemble the Talisman from the 12 pieces.
Across the 120 levels there are over 60 skills, although no more than 10 are in use on each screen. The Classic tribe has the ones form the original and is perhaps the best option for first-time players.
The others range from digging methods such as a scooper (diagonally downwards) and club basher (horizontal), building skills such as a planter (takes time to produce the desired raise to the landscape) and a sand pourer, and various methods of movement including a Pole-Vaulter and a Skater (the only Lemmings who can cross ice). Some of these are only subtly different to others, and their exact uses are unclear, but there are 4 Trainer levels where you can select any combination of skills and experiment.
Unlike the first game, you are rewarded for saving as many Lemmings as possible, rather than simply passing or failing. The ultimate aim is to save all 60 Lemmings through all levels, thereby earning a Gold Medal for that tribe – Silver and Bronze are also on offer. You can also go back over levels in the hope of saving more Lems.
Because there are 12 tribes, and you can switch between them at any point, you have to be stuck 12 times in order to be unable to progress. The game saves your progress rather than using passwords as in the first game.
Lemmings 2: The Tribes features:
- Features 120 puzzles
- 12 tribes
- Unique skills
- Eight-way scrolling
- Lock-on controls
The Lemmings have split into 12 different tribes in Lemmings 2: The Tribes. You will have to lead each tribe through a series of puzzles. In order to get past each puzzle, utilize the unique skills of each tribe. Surf by obstacles with the Beach Lemmings, destroy frozen blockades with the Polar Lemmings, and jump to victory with the Sports Lemmings. With all of the tribes, eight-way scrolling allows you to see every bit of the action while keeping you in complete control. Since there are 120 levels, there is plenty to keep you busy in Lemmings 2: The Tribes.
Lemmings 2 - The Tribes system requirements:P-100.
Systems: Windows 9x, Windows 2000 Windows XP.
Game modes: Single game mode .
Lemmings 2 - The Tribes news:
2006-04-27 Lemmings 2 - The Tribes is a sequel to one of the most famous games ever now has a much more significant plot.