Plotting (video game)

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Amiga cover art
Platform(s)Arcade, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, GX4000, ZX Spectrum, Famicom, Game Boy
  • WW: 1989
  • JP: December 15th, 1989
Game Boy
  • JP: March 16th, 1990
  • NA: April 1990
Atari ST, Amiga, C64, Amstrad CPC, GX400, ZX Spectrum
Mode(s)Single-player, 2 player competitive
Arcade systemTaito L System hardware

Plotting is a tile-matching puzzle video game published by Taito in 1989. It is called Flipull (フリップル, Furippuru) in Japan as well as in versions for the Famicom and Game Boy. As Plotting it was ported to the Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, GX4000, and ZX Spectrum. The game bears strong graphical and some gameplay similarities to Puzznic.


Arcade screenshot


In Japan, Game Machine listed Plotting on their August 1, 1989 issue as being the eighth most-successful table arcade unit of the month.[1] The game was ranked the 23rd best game of all time by Amiga Power.[2]


In 2005, Plotting was re-released for Xbox, PlayStation 2, and Microsoft Windows as part of Taito Legends.[3] On May 6, 2022, it announced that the game would be re-released for the Nintendo Switch as part of the Arcade Archives series.


  1. ^ "Game Machine's Best Hit Games 25 - テーブル型TVゲーム機 (Table Videos)". Game Machine (in Japanese). No. 361. Amusement Press, Inc. 1 August 1989. p. 21.
  2. ^ Matt Bielby; Stuart Campbell; Mark Ramshaw; Bob Wade; Trenton Webb; Gary Penn; Andy Smith; Maff Evens (May 1991). "This is Amiga Power: Amiga Power's All-time Top 100 Amiga Games". Amiga Power. Future Publishing. p. 7.
  3. ^ Clayman, David (October 7, 2005). "Taito Legends Hands-On". IGN. IGN Entertainment. Archived from the original on October 13, 2005.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)

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