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The source for news and strategies straight from the pros r features mic consegjj island encM Hi. My name's Mike. I'm a baseball player from the mainland. My Uncle, the famous archeologist Dr. Steve Jones, has a laboratory here on C-lsland. The C-lslanders call him Dr. J. I came here on vacation to meet him for the first time, but the day before I arrived, he mysteriously vanished. Now, I've got to explore the islands to find him, and you can help Your journey begins in Coralcola. Coralcola is...

Take On The Cserpent

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The huge C-Serpent blocks the exit of the Island Tunnel. Save the Fire for your encounter with this creature. When the C-Serpent opens its mouth, hit it with flames, then jump out of the way when it counters. Next, get ready for another attack. Nav-Com here, reporting far duty. As you discover the access codes, I will be able to activate the Sub-Cs auto detection and submetgible systems. I recommend an easterly direction to begin. Set sail in the high-tech Sub-C on your adventure to find Dr. J....

Unnel trap

A few tricky Tiles move hi and out of the water. Avoid getting dunked by hitting these Tiles only when they're Ay. As soon as you see them emerge, jump and jump again. Mud-o-Fish, Spinistars and other slimy creatures occupy Octo's hole. Blaze a trail with the Yo-yo and burn those creeps with a blast of power. The fight really begins here. Stay on your toes. If the Tile is on its way down, don't jump Swing away with a sensational enemy-swatting weapon. It's slow but strong. The circular swing of...

Search For A Lost Dolphin

On the open sea, you'll find a distressed dolphin whose cub has been captured by the tentacled terror, Octo the Huge. If you save the young dolphin, the mother will assist you in your journey A mother dolphin approaches. She seeks your help. The young dolphin has been captured by Octo the Huge. You'll find Octo to the east. Qui Quy Please You're my only hope. Octo the Huge has captured my cub. You've got to find him before it's too late Baboo is just outside the lab. Talk to him before you...

Study the ground for a secret passage

Make it to the Gate by moving H all of the way to the left side and 1HU entering a secret passage that < itf leads to the right. You'll find the PSSHEBBi IIS BIIIIjlHB entrance to the passage by m Baa B shadows. Collect the items and jump on The Footprint in the left area the Tiles to reveal a Footprint triggers the Switch in this area.

Message in a bottle

After you talk to the Lighthouse Keeper's wife and find a passage to the east beach, you'll recover a bottle with a message from Dr. J. The message includes a code for the Sub-C. access code from a bottle on ' i .k ss, flfiriffi tf 8l the beach. The StiHTs SubmetgMe System allows you to dive in one place and end up somewhere else. Go below The maze-like Lighthouse Island has hidden passages both above land and below. You'll have to explore carefully to find a way to Octo's underground lair....

Listen To The Village Elders

The most important resident of the village is Chief Coralcola. He is a good friend of Dr. J's and a very wise mar. Begin your journey by entering his hut I'm glad that you could make it to our island, Mike. I am Chief Coralcola. The news of your uncle's disappearance is very disturbing. His assistant says that he was captured by aliens. This may have something to do with recent sightings in the night sky. I'm counting on you to get to the bottom of this and save Dr. J. Take the powerful Island...

Magic Items

While single Small Hearts sometimes appear alter enemies have been defeated, groups of two are Intentionally scattered throughout tunnels to add to your energy meter. Perhaps Dr. J left'them. The only place that you'll find the mysterious Snowman Dot is in Otto's Lair. Use its maglc to temporarily freeze your enemies, lfs particularly useful to keep Octo Jhe incredible eight-legged terror, Octo the Huge, has taken a cue from his squid relatives by arming himself with rapid-fire Ink Pellets....

Get The Right Angle

Jump to an outer Tile and wait for Jellies to come to you. Many of the Tunnel Rooms are separated by Gates. You can open them by finding a Switch or by defeating the right enemies. Like Gates, Hidden Holes open after a Switch has been hit or enemies haw been beaten. They Wend hto the wal before they're opened. Tile hopping plays a big part in inttaground exploration. Some Tiles can be used as safe spots and some trigger items and Switches. When you hit a trigger Tile, a Footprint win appear....