The poker cards in this game remind me of the poker cards in that old Mickey Mouse cartoon Thru the Mirror
. I've always been tickled by the idea that defeating enemies in old games made them simply blink and disappear. What would really happen would be cracking of foreign bones and body fluid spraying everywhere.
I've also decided to remove that silly parchment paper background. So silly!
Related Link: Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars on Wikipedia