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Blue's 123 Time Activities

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Title Screen

Blue's 123 Time Activities

Developer: Humongous Entertainment
Publisher: Humongous Entertainment
Platforms: Windows, Mac OS Classic
Released in US: 1999


TextIcon.png This game has unused text.
DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.


The colorful mutated household appliances decide to have a fair in the backyard, creatively titled The Big Backyard Fair, with games that are all oddly associated with math. Blue, everyone's favorite reality-warping dog, enlists the player's help to earn money named after herself (that egotist!) in the various games to get a prize while Steve stands in front of a sign.

Like its sister game, it's designed to teach young children basic skills: in this case, math and counting.

Unused Text

Unsurprisingly, this game (like almost every other Humongous game) has inaccessible subtitles. They can be turned on using ScummVM or by adding

TextOn=1

to hegames.ini. However, they seem to be disabled on the cutscenes with Steve.

Difficulty Adjuster

A work of artistic genius in the background.

Typing the command room 13 into ScummVM's debugger (Ctrl+D) brings up this crude-looking screen designed to change the difficulty. The "O"s indicate the current difficulty level for that game, while clicking an "X" will adjust the difficulty. Blank spaces and "N/A"s cannot be clicked.