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Downloads of v 2013.07.30:


Last Update:

04 Nov 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • PJ Crossley


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The Story of Blinky's Scary School (Portable)

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2013.07.30 | Updated: 04 Nov 2017



Downloads of v 2013.07.30:



Software Author(s):

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The Story of Blinky's Scary School (Portable) 2013.07.30

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install The Story of Blinky's Scary School (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade The Story of Blinky's Scary School (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall The Story of Blinky's Scary School (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade blinkys-scary-school -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade blinkys-scary-school -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install blinkys-scary-school
    name: blinkys-scary-school
    version: '2013.07.30'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'blinkys-scary-school' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2013.07.30'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller blinkys-scary-school
    Name     = "blinkys-scary-school"
    Version  = "2013.07.30"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'blinkys-scary-school':
  ensure   => '2013.07.30',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 21 Nov 2017.


screen shot of The Story of Blinky's Scary School

A cute Platformer help Blinky collect ingredients to make spells and wake up the laird Mctavish.

Update added joystick control

A Remake of BLINKY'S SCARY SCHOOL By Zeppelin games
This was one of the first games from the 90's that I played and actualy finished

This game is freeware, if you have been sold it then you have been ripped off.
More games at : http://pjsfreeware.synthasite.com/

The Story of Blinky's Scary School (c) Pj Crossley 2011
The long faces on the portraits looked down disappovingly at he old man as he climed into bed. His tame pet haggis was already contentedly asleep at the foot of the bed dreaming of faraway Scottish Glens, Laird Hamish McTavisch plimped up his pillow, blew out his candle, and fell into a deep sleep.
Outside the walls glinstened with lighting as a storm settled down for the night over Drumtrochie castle. A barn Owl hooted miserably and, somewhere in the distance, a click struck twelve.
Throughout the castle came the sound of ancient clicking into operation. This was the ghost expelling machinery invented by the late Red Lair McTavisch was more than a touch peeved having become a ghost himself, to find himself kicked out of his own home by the machinery he invented! It was this machinery that ensured that the McTavish Clan had a long and happy night's sleep.
Well Until Tonight That Is...
It is not easy being a ghost, the hours are long, the place of work cold and dark, and the promotion prospects, in all honesty, are fairly limited. However, the major problem for a prospective ghost is training.
Although the qualifications to become a ghost are fairly simply (being dead is usually the only requirement), the actual haunting part is alot more tricky than most people realise.
So, the famous school for Spectres and Spooks was set up, to educate and inform prospective ghost prospective ghost in the ways of haunting. At the end of the school year, the star pupils are sent to haunt there pupils are to haunt the more exclusive nightspots. And so it was Blinky, the school's star pupil, arrived at Drumtrochie Castle ready to put in a solid night's haunting totally unaware of the deadly machinery ticking quietly in the bowels of the Castle.
The Gameplay of Blinky's Scary School
Blinky's Scary school allows the player to control the loveable ghost with eyelid flutter using the cursor keys and space key. Read any scrolls you may find they will tell what to collect for each potion. Move over the Item and press space ke to collect it and place the item in the cauldron. Move over the cauldron to add it to the pot.
Blinky moves quickly through the maze of rooms in Drumtrochie Castle on the look out for various artifacts that will help him to put the spooks up Laird Hamish McTavish. Find the the hidden clock to wake him up.
But beware! There are various traps and creatures that will sap Blinky's energy if they manage to get their hands on him.
Watch out for the sun coming up or you will lose a life.


  • arrow keys movement space to collect/drop
  • You can use a jotstick too: button1/jump button2 collect/drop



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$packageName = 'blinkys-scary-school' 
$toolsDir    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url         = "$toolsDir\blinky.zip"
$checksum    = 'BD89D5F042F55B30A52E3CF9B3929E987528DEB00523ED9BD622F69F90EFA0B9'
$Shortcut    = 'Blinkys Scary School.lnk'
$ProgramEXE  = 'blinky.exe'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $packageName
  unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
  fileType       = 'ZIP' 
  url            = $url
  checksum       = $checksum
  checksumType   = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:Public\Desktop\$Shortcut" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$ProgramEXE" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$Shortcut" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$ProgramEXE"    
Remove-Item $url | out-null
$packageName = 'blinkys-scary-school' 
$Shortcut    = 'Blinkys Scary School.lnk'

remove-item "$env:Public\Desktop\$Shortcut" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'
remove-item "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$Shortcut" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'

==================== Crozza Games LICENSE.TXT ====================

This game by PJ Crossley/Crozza Games is freely distributable copyrighted freeware.

This license is stated at http://pjsfreeware.synthasite.com/ and says "Feel free to distribute any of my free games on your site as long as you do not charge for them and a link to my site would be nice."

==================== Crozza Games LICENSE.TXT ====================
==================== Crozza Games VERIFICATION.TXT ====================

This binary was directly downloaded and packaged up by bcurran3 from http://pjsfreeware.synthasite.com/. Checksums were manually created.

==================== Crozza Games VERIFICATION.TXT ====================

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