Clik Clak (C64)

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Clik Clak
Clik Clak - C64 - Europe.jpg
Platform: Commodore 64
Year: 1992
Developer: Idea

Clik Clak is an action puzzle game where your job is to install clocks into 12 world monuments. You are given gear wheels at random sizes and must insert them onto pegs in order to connect all red wheels already fixed. At the same time, the engine is heating and two poffins hop around unscrewing pegs and rusting wheels. You have a limited supply of shots to chase away the pests, bombs to remove misplaced wheels, and oil to derust. Coins can be earned to stock up your supply, but points are deducted for unconnected wheels. After completing a level, an animated photo of the improved monument is shown.

Screenshots

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The title screen.

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The main menu.

Clik Clak - C64 - Start.png

At the next cuckoo call, it's level 1...

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...which consists of 5×2 screens.

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My gear is running. Uh, but why is he hopping?

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Win ammo, bombs and oil!

Music

The pop music and piano cues are driving, bouncy and well-suited to the warm, custom-made instrument sounds. The in-game songs have been limited to 2 voices, while the 3rd is used for sound effects.

The music driver is RoMuzak V6.3. The looping songs suffer under its most common bug, namely the first note sometimes being muted. The sound effect driver is The Sound FX Kit.

Some songs are also used in the Amiga and DOS versions, whereas some have been replaced by others. All titles are unofficial and numbered uniquely among the three versions. The in-game song changes every level, in the same order as in the table below. Which platform's music was done first is unknown.

Over the map, the progress song is chosen at random. Over the completion photo, Progress 2 plays. Over the ending, Intro 1.

Recording

All songs were recorded from a real C64C with an 8580 R5 4091, while the game was paused.

# Title Composer Length Listen Download
01 Intro 1 Paolo Galimberti 1:52
Download
02 Progress 2 Paolo Galimberti 0:03
Download
03 Progress 3 Paolo Galimberti 0:03
Download
04 In-Game 3 Paolo Galimberti 2:43
Download
05 In-Game 1 Paolo Galimberti 3:44
Download
06 In-Game 4 Paolo Galimberti 3:48
Download
07 Slot Paolo Galimberti 0:25
Download
08 Game Over 1 Paolo Galimberti 0:01
Download

Credits

(Source for Galimberti: Main menu. Source for programmers: Code recognition.)

Game Rip

Format

Download

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Download

(Info)


Audio Devices

This game uses the computer's built-in SID chip. The music constantly toggles SID's filter, causing unpleasant clicks on the 6581 chip, but not on the 8580.

Unlike the other ports, an official NTSC release is not known.

Releases

  France.svg   France
Clik Clak - C64 - Europe.jpg
Title: Clik Clak
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1992-0?-??
Publisher: Idea
  Germany.svg   Germany
Clik Clak - C64 - Europe.jpg
Title: Clik Clak
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1992-0?-??
Publisher: Idea
  Italy.svg   Italy
Clik Clak - C64 - Europe.jpg
Title: Clik Clak
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1992-0?-??
Publisher: Idea
  UK.svg   UK
Clik Clak - C64 - Europe.jpg
Title: Clik Clak
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1992-0?-??
Publisher: Idea

Links


Clik Clak
Clik Clak Platform - AMI.png • Platform - C64.png • Platform - DOS.png
Gear Works Platform - GB.png • Platform - GG.png
Notable Songs
Notable Personnel Paolo Galimberti • Peter Hennig
Notable Companies Idea