The Birds and the Bees II: Antics

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The Birds and the Bees II: Antics
Cover art of Antics
Developer(s) Adrian Sherwin
Tim Lewis
Andrew Peckham
Publisher(s) Bug-Byte
Platform(s) Commodore 64
ZX Spectrum
Release 1983
Genre(s) Action
Mode(s) Single player

The Birds and the Bees II: Antics was a computer game released for the Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum.

Boris the Bee was kidnapped by a group of anti-social ants and his cousin Barnabee must rescue him.[1] The player must travel through an underground ant complex; which has four different entrances into the above-ground world.[1] Ants must be avoided; as they force the player to lose strength.[1] Pollen must be accessed through flowers in order to gain lost strength.[1]

The general arrangement of the game is a maze; flowers will remove barriers elsewhere in the complex.[1] The individual screens are also self-contained mazes.[1] Each screen may have more than one exit.[1]

Critical reaction[edit]

Antics was placed at number 46 in the official top 100 list that was created by British gaming magazine Your Sinclair.


External links[edit]

  • Antics at