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Bloodwings: Pumpkinhead's Revenge

Since there's not much in this solid but unspectacular Doom clone to pique the average gamer's interest, the real challenge of Bloodwings: Pumpkinhead's Revenge lies in hunting down First Brother Roger Clinton, whose cameo (as ''Mayor Bubba'') in the second Pumpkinhead movie, a direct-to-video release, translates into an equally minor role here. Is that him, a big, slime-dripping, bloodshot eyeball? Naw — even Roger's in better shape than that. Or is he that persistent beastie who follows you around and tries to kill you? Not very likely — Roger, like the President, needs all the friends he can get. The fact is, in two hours of navigating this opaque adventure, I couldn't even figure out how to leave the opening dungeon, much less find Roger. C

Originally posted Aug 18, 1995 Published in issue #288 Aug 18, 1995 Order article reprints

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