Jill of the Jungle
Jill of the Jungle is the 1st of a series of shareware games. The game's protagonist is an Amazonian female warrior who wears a green suit and with shape shifting capabilities. The game requires Jill to navigate through the dangers faced in the jungle and skill with the keys to navigating through the game layout, finding keys to move to next level. The game is a part of a three-part series and has 256 colors digital imaging. The game proceeds entirely in a sideways scroll format.
The game has 16 levels or doors in total to be completed and the gamer is also provided with a map of the layout. The doors are blocked or locked in some way and require a certain type of keys or gems to unlock. Jill faces alligators, frogs, bees, stingrays, scorpions etc.,
Jill of the Jungle does not have bosses at the end of levels and can also be saved to be continued at any point in the game. The total number of times the game can be saved at any point in time is 6 times. Later a game can start playing the game from the point where the game was saved instead of going back to the beginning of the level. The game graphics are basic and can look great when played with a VGA card installed. The game also has many different sound and visual effects as a part of the game.
Epic MegaGames, Inc.
Epic MegaGames, Inc., formerly established as Potomac Computer Systems in 1991 released many popular shareware games which generated enough fame among gamers to make enough profit from the sales. The most popular games are for example Jazz Jackrabbit or One Must Fall: 2097.