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'''''Normy's Beach Babe-O-Rama''''' is a 1994 platforming game published by [[Electronic Arts]] for the [[Sega Mega Drive]], released only in the US and Europe. It was produced as a tie-in to Keith Robinson's ''Making It'' comic strip.
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'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''' is a 1994 platforming game published by [[Electronic Arts]] for the [[Sega Mega Drive]], released only in the US and Europe. It was produced as a tie-in to Keith Robinson's ''Making It'' comic strip.
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==Gameplay==
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You play as Normy, a beach bum, who discovers a UFO stealing the girls on the beach he spends most of his time near and sends them to random times in the history of Earth. Aided by a special "Space 'n' Time" suntan lotion found near a toxic dump (which conveniently pops up shortly after the kidnapping), you must rescue these girls.
  
You play as Normy, a beach bum, who discovers a UFO stealing the girls on the beach he spends most of his time near and sends them to random times in the history of Earth. Aided by a special "Space 'n' Time" suntan lotion found near a toxic dump (which conveniently pops up shortly after the kidnapping), you must rescue these girls. {{A}} dashes forward quickly, {{B}} jumps, and {{C}} uses your weapon. You start out with a simple spring-loaded boxing glove (collected near the beginning of the first level) but acquire more weapons as the game progresses which replace the one you already have. You lose your weapon after completing a level. {{Down}} crouches; you can use your weapon while crouching.
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{{A}} dashes forward quickly, {{B}} jumps, and {{C}} uses your weapon. You start out with a simple spring-loaded boxing glove (collected near the beginning of the first level) but acquire more weapons as the game progresses which replace the one you already have. You lose your weapon after completing a level. {{Down}} crouches; you can use your weapon while crouching.
  
==Physical Scans==
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==Magazine articles==
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{{mainArticle|{{PAGENAME}}/Magazine articles}}
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==Physical scans==
 
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==References==
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[[Category:Sega Channel games]]
 
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Normy's Beach Babe-O-Rama
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Sound driver: GEMS
Genre: Action































Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? 720401
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.99[1] E285SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F E285SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? E285SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas E285SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? ?



Normy's Beach Babe-O-Rama is a 1994 platforming game published by Electronic Arts for the Sega Mega Drive, released only in the US and Europe. It was produced as a tie-in to Keith Robinson's Making It comic strip.

Gameplay

You play as Normy, a beach bum, who discovers a UFO stealing the girls on the beach he spends most of his time near and sends them to random times in the history of Earth. Aided by a special "Space 'n' Time" suntan lotion found near a toxic dump (which conveniently pops up shortly after the kidnapping), you must rescue these girls.

A dashes forward quickly, B jumps, and C uses your weapon. You start out with a simple spring-loaded boxing glove (collected near the beginning of the first level) but acquire more weapons as the game progresses which replace the one you already have. You lose your weapon after completing a level. Down crouches; you can use your weapon while crouching.

Magazine articles

Main article: Normy's Beach Babe-O-Rama/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
53 №150, p102[3]
46
54
83 №29, p120/121
35 №20, p26/27
48 №18, p49
74 №11, p22
37
38 №27, p46/47
53 №18, p68/69[1]
82 №40, p94/95
56 №3, p98/99
31 №52, p46/47
75 №30, p64
62 №27, p11
Sega Mega Drive
55
Based on
15 reviews

Mega Drive, US
NBBOR MD US Box.jpg
Cover
NBBoR MD US-EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, EU
NBBOR MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
NBBoR MD US-EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, SE (rental)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 File:MeanMachinesSega18UK.pdf, page 68
  2. File:SegaPro DE 18.pdf, page 41
  3. File:CVG UK 150.pdf, page 102