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Video Game: Friday the 13th
Next time he has a knife, and he'll attack you with it.

You and your friends are dead.
— The infamous, but slightly cool, Game Over screen.

Released in 1989, Friday the 13th is yet another licensed NES game published by LJN Toys (and developed by the uncredited Atlus), this time based on the Friday the 13th films.

This game puts into a role of one the six camp counselors, who must protect themselves and the kids from the wrath of the Ax-Crazy Jason Voorhees. The gameplay consists of wandering from cabin to cabin and awaiting for Jason to enter one so you can fight him. The game takes its place within three days and Jason grows stronger by each passing day. Your ultimate goal is to survive and defeat Jason.

Your main weapon is a bunch of rocks which have tough time hitting anything. The map screen makes getting lost and confused very easy. And Jason's mask is light blue for no reason. In general, this game is not very well liked.

An action figure based on Jason's appearance in the game has been made.


This game has the examples of:


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