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----[[SimilarlyNamedWorks Unrelated to]] ''VideoGame/PrehistoricIsle'' games.


** DeathMountain: The Ancient Bridge (2nd stage) is set on a mountain, while Cloud Canyon is at the side and over a [[CaptainObvious canyon]]

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** DeathMountain: The Ancient Bridge (2nd stage) is set on a mountain, while Cloud Canyon is at the side and over a [[CaptainObvious canyon]]canyon


The sequel was later remade on the UsefulNotes/SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem and the UsefulNotes/GameBoy under the name ''Prehistorik Man''. In this one, a bunch of dinosaurs stole the village's food supplies. Having no way to replenish them before the winter strikes, the village Elder sends Sam into a quest to find the fabled Dinosaur Graveyard, so they can get enough [[WeirdCurrency bones]] [[BellisariosMaxim to buy a new supply]]. As an extra motivator, Sam also gets the beautiful Elder's daughter's hand if successful. This version was later re-released on the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance.

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The sequel was later remade on the UsefulNotes/SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem and the UsefulNotes/GameBoy under the name ''Prehistorik Man''. In this one, a bunch of dinosaurs stole the village's food supplies. Having no way to replenish them before the winter strikes, the village Elder sends Sam into on a quest to find the fabled Dinosaur Graveyard, so they can get enough [[WeirdCurrency bones]] [[BellisariosMaxim to buy a new supply]]. As an extra motivator, Sam also gets the beautiful Elder's daughter's hand if successful. This version was later re-released on the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance.


* GameGourmet: Four food groups: Dairy, fruits, junk, and big foods.

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* GameGourmet: Four The object is to gather food for the tribe. Said food comes in four groups: Dairy, junk, fruits, junk, and big foods.


* [[AnIcePerson An Ice Monster]]: ''Prehistorik Man'''s third boss has a freezing breath.

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* [[AnIcePerson An Ice Monster]]: AnAxeToGrind: Stone handaxes that are thrown at an arc can be obtained from the blacksmith in ''Prehistorik Man''.
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''Prehistorik Man'''s third boss has a freezing breath.



** TennisBoss: A way to damage him is to club back the spiked balls he throws.



** AnAxeToGrind: Stone handaxes thrown at an arc.
** BladeOnAStick: Spears that also work as bouncing platforms.

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** AnAxeToGrind: Stone handaxes thrown at an arc.
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* BladeOnAStick: Spears that in ''Prehistorik Man'' also work as bouncing platforms.



** DropTheHammer: In ''Prehistorik 2'', Sam can upgrade it into a big wooden mallet.



* DinosaursAreDragons: Some dinosaurs in ''Prehistorik Man'' can breathe fire.



* DropTheHammer: In ''Prehistorik 2'', Sam can upgrade his club into a big wooden mallet.



* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: All characters but Sam in ''Prehistorik Man'' are called by their profession (Hunter, Metalsmith, Inventor...).
** Averted in the French version, where the Hunter is called "T-Rex Jack". Others still have only titles, though (though the chief and his daughter are named in the manual)

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* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep:
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All characters but Sam in ''Prehistorik Man'' are called by their profession (Hunter, Metalsmith, Inventor...).
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). Averted in the French version, where the Hunter is called "T-Rex Jack". Others still have only titles, though (though the chief and his daughter are named in the manual)



** GoombaSpringboard: Most enemies who don't work as a CraniumRide.

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** * GoombaSpringboard: Most enemies who don't work as a CraniumRide.



** HeartContainer: ''Prehistorik Man'' has 4 of these hidden in the stages, that increase Sam's health by one.

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** * HeartContainer: ''Prehistorik Man'' has 4 of these hidden in the stages, that increase Sam's health by one.



* MarketBasedTitle: In Japan, the SNES game is called ''P-Man''.
** OfficiallyShortenedTitle



* OrganDrops: Enemies aren't killed, but rather turned into meat drops temporarily (they're still animated and start walking again after a few seconds). By walking over the body, you EAT THEM ALIVE, producing a giant bone (that rise into the air with points written on it). In the last level, your enemies are [[ImAHumanitarian other cavemen]]. (Also, everything seems to just contain one big bone... including cookies and ice cream... which can be found underwater... in a game taking place in the stone age.)
** Averted in ''Prehistorik Man'', where all defeated enemies drop bones, the setting's equivalent of money.

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* OfficiallyShortenedTitle: In Japan, the SNES game is called ''P-Man''.
* OrganDrops: Enemies aren't killed, but rather turned into meat drops temporarily (they're still animated and start walking again after a few seconds). By walking over the body, you EAT THEM ALIVE, producing a giant bone (that rise into the air with points written on it). In the last level, your enemies are [[ImAHumanitarian other cavemen]]. (Also, everything seems to just contain one big bone... including cookies and ice cream... which can be found underwater... in a game taking place in the stone age.)
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) Averted in ''Prehistorik Man'', where all defeated enemies drop bones, the setting's equivalent of money.



** DinosaursAreDragons



** SteppingStoneSword

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** SteppingStoneSword


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* SteppingStoneSword: Thrown spears can be used as platforms.


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* TennisBoss: A way to damage the second boss is to club back the spiked balls he throws.


The sequel was later remade on the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem and the UsefulNotes/GameBoy under the name ''Prehistorik Man''. In this one, a bunch of dinosaurs stole the village's food supplies. Having no way to replenish them before the winter strikes, the village Elder sends Sam into a quest to find the fabled Dinosaur Graveyard, so they can get enough [[WeirdCurrency bones]] [[BellisariosMaxim to buy a new supply]]. As an extra motivator, Sam also gets the beautiful Elder's daughter's hand if successful. This version was later re-released on the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance.

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The sequel was later remade on the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem UsefulNotes/SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem and the UsefulNotes/GameBoy under the name ''Prehistorik Man''. In this one, a bunch of dinosaurs stole the village's food supplies. Having no way to replenish them before the winter strikes, the village Elder sends Sam into a quest to find the fabled Dinosaur Graveyard, so they can get enough [[WeirdCurrency bones]] [[BellisariosMaxim to buy a new supply]]. As an extra motivator, Sam also gets the beautiful Elder's daughter's hand if successful. This version was later re-released on the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance.


''Prehistorik'' is a 19[[TheNineties 91]] VideoGame by TitusSoftware, with a sequel, ''Prehistorik 2'', released in 1993. They are both {{Platform Game}}s where you control caveman Sam in his search for food (for himself and his family), killing wild animals and other cavemen in order to gain points and complete levels.

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''Prehistorik'' is a 19[[TheNineties 91]] VideoGame by TitusSoftware, Creator/TitusSoftware, with a sequel, ''Prehistorik 2'', released in 1993. They are both {{Platform Game}}s where you control caveman Sam in his search for food (for himself and his family), killing wild animals and other cavemen in order to gain points and complete levels.

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* GameGourmet: Four food groups: Dairy, fruits, junk, and big foods.


The sequel was later remade on the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem and the GameBoy under the name ''Prehistorik Man''. In this one, a bunch of dinosaurs stole the village's food supplies. Having no way to replenish them before the winter strikes, the village Elder sends Sam into a quest to find the fabled Dinosaur Graveyard, so they can get enough [[WeirdCurrency bones]] [[BellisariosMaxim to buy a new supply]]. As an extra motivator, Sam also gets the beautiful Elder's daughter's hand if successful. This version was later re-released on the GameBoyAdvance.

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The sequel was later remade on the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem and the GameBoy UsefulNotes/GameBoy under the name ''Prehistorik Man''. In this one, a bunch of dinosaurs stole the village's food supplies. Having no way to replenish them before the winter strikes, the village Elder sends Sam into a quest to find the fabled Dinosaur Graveyard, so they can get enough [[WeirdCurrency bones]] [[BellisariosMaxim to buy a new supply]]. As an extra motivator, Sam also gets the beautiful Elder's daughter's hand if successful. This version was later re-released on the GameBoyAdvance.
UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance.

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* ImAHumanitarian: You defeat stunned enemies by eating them (illustrated by them turning into a bone with score points written on it). This can be done to caveman enemies as well.


* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: Attempting to play the game after the date on the computer surpasses the year 1996 makes a message from the developers appear, surprised that their game has stood the test of time well enough to still be played.

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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: DevelopersForesight: Attempting to play the game after the date on the computer surpasses the year 1996 makes a message from the developers appear, surprised that their game has stood the test of time well enough to still be played.


* AttackItsWeakPoint: All bosses in ''Prehistorik'' have a specific one: the toes for the large dinosaur, the tail for the triceratops and the face for the huge caveman.



** The manual for the Japanese version, instead, calls the Inventor "[[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment Doctor Hakase]]" and the chief's daughter "Lady June".



* FallingChandelierOfDoom: The FinalBoss in ''Prehistorik 2'' throws these alongside rocks, for some reason.



* HappilyMarried: As seen in the ending of ''Prehistorik 2''.

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* HappilyMarried: As seen in the ending of ''Prehistorik 2''.the first two games.


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* KillerGorilla: The first boss in ''Prehistorik 2'' is a large gorila wearing a [[InTheHood hooded jacket]]. For some reason.


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* LivingStatue: The FinalBoss in ''Prehistorik 2'' is a giant [[ALoadOfBull minotaur]] statue trapped in a wall. [[RuleOfThree For some reason]].


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* MookMaker: The large dinosaur boss in ''Prehistorik'' releases smaller dinosaurs mooks as its only attack; while the living tree in ''Prehistorik 2'' sends bugs at Sam instead.


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* OurGiantsAreBigger: The final boss in the original ''Prehistorik'' is a '''really huge''' caveman, big enough Sam needs a catapult to reach and [[AttackItsWeakPoint hit his face]].


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* {{Prequel}}: The logic assumption for ''Prehistorik Man'', given the first two games shows Sam HappilyMarried, while this one shows how he got his girl.


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* WhenTreesAttack: The second boss in ''Prehistorik 2'', a demonic tree stump with hands.


* AdvancingWallOfDoom: In ''Prehistorik 2'', one level has you platforming your way down a giant hollow tree. The screen steadily goes down and if you go completely off the top, or fall to the bottom before another platform appears, you die.
** ''Prehistorik Man'' has no slow-descending level, but it has the [[RiseToTheChallenge tree on fire level]].

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* AdvancingWallOfDoom: In ''Prehistorik 2'', one level has you platforming your way down a giant hollow tree. The screen steadily goes down and if you go completely off the top, or fall to the bottom before another platform appears, you die.
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''Prehistorik Man'' has no slow-descending level, but it has the [[RiseToTheChallenge tree on fire level]]. level]].


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* AutoScrollingLevel: In ''Prehistorik 2'', one level has you platforming your way down a giant hollow tree. The screen steadily goes down and if you go completely off the top, or fall to the bottom before another platform appears, you die.


The sequel was later remade on the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem and the GameBoy under the name ''Prehistorik Man''. In this one, a bunch of dinosaurs stole the village's food supplies. Having no way to replenish them before the winter strikes, the village Elder sends Sam into a quest to find the fabled Dinosaur Graveyard, so they can get enough [[WeirdCurrency bones]] to buy a new supply. As an extra motivator, Sam also gets the beautiful Elder's daughter's hand if successful. This version was later re-released on the GameBoyAdvance.

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The sequel was later remade on the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem and the GameBoy under the name ''Prehistorik Man''. In this one, a bunch of dinosaurs stole the village's food supplies. Having no way to replenish them before the winter strikes, the village Elder sends Sam into a quest to find the fabled Dinosaur Graveyard, so they can get enough [[WeirdCurrency bones]] [[BellisariosMaxim to buy a new supply.supply]]. As an extra motivator, Sam also gets the beautiful Elder's daughter's hand if successful. This version was later re-released on the GameBoyAdvance.


* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: Attempting to play the game after the date on the computer surpasses the year 2000 makes a message from the developers appear, surprised that their game has stood the test of time well enough to still be played.

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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: Attempting to play the game after the date on the computer surpasses the year 2000 1996 makes a message from the developers appear, surprised that their game has stood the test of time well enough to still be played.

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