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Hamster Ball (Windows)

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Title Screen

Hamster Ball

Developer: Raptisoft Games
Publisher: Raptisoft Games
Platform: Windows
Released in US: February 12, 2004


DevMessageIcon.png This game has a hidden developer message.
DevTextIcon.png This game has hidden development-related text.
MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
Carts.png This game has revisional differences.


Hamster Ball does a pretty good job at cloning Marble Madness and has a cute hamster in it.

Error Handler Text

YOU FOUND A BUG RACE

Used if the player somehow loads an invalid level.

Unused Object

Hidden inside of the executable is an object named START-DEBUG, which likely was used for checking particular positions within a level.

Music File

Inside music.mo3, there's a message on how to play the file.

HamsterBall music suite
(C) Peter Hajba 2003/2004

skaven@iki.fi
http://www.futurecrew.com/skaven

In XMPplay, press Shift-Left/Right Arrow to skip between songs within the file.

Unused Song

There is an unused song located in the Music.mo3 file.

Revision Differences

Some time after the original game was released, three new levels were added to the game, complete with new music tracks. These levels are the Neon Race, the Glass Race, and the Impossible Race.

Internal Race Names

In the latest version of Hamsterball Gold, the first two races are named "Warm-Up Race" and "Beginner Race". Internally however, "Warm-Up Race" is referred as "Beginner Race", and "Beginner Race" is referred as "Cascade Race".