The Addams Family: Pugsley’s Scavenger Hunt

The Addams Family: Pugsley’s Scavenger Hunt was a video game released by Ocean in 1993 that was based on the second Addams Family animated series. It was particularly difficult and that, combined with a lack of a password feature on the SNES version, invited harsh criticism. If you have never tried the game, you can get an idea of its colorful and challenging gameplay from this demo video.

So why did people still buy it? It the Addams Family! Plus who could resist these ads?


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2 thoughts on “The Addams Family: Pugsley’s Scavenger Hunt

  1. Sure this game was hard but it was just tricky enough that you would keep playingm (you had to if you didn’t want to start from the beginning). I think Ocean were keeping up the tradition of difficult Addams Family games such as Festers Quest (sunsoft) on NES. If you want an enjoyable, involving Adams Family game (with a password system) I would suggest Addams Family Values on SNES and MegaDrive (genesis) this is a great little RPG with hack and slash combat, very addicting.

  2. FesterFan says:

    I used to love this game! Also the games Peachy mentioned as well, the Values game WAS super addictive. I’ve been a huge Addams Family fan for years and will take a chance on just about anything related to them…this is why now, as a DISH customer/employee I watch the show at DISH Online, where I have free access to the 129 episodes they have posted. Check it out here!

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