June 02, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

Filed under that all-too-common header Cool Stuff, ECampus‘s (www.ecampus.com) simple Flash game ”Save Them Goldfish!” pits you — a conscientious goldfish owner — against your roommate, an ichthyoid hater looking to administer the Mrs. Paul treatment. If you’ve a nimble processor, you should be able to pluck your pets from his frying pan — slip up, and they fricassee, or wriggle on the tabletop pleading for water. There are plenty of sadistic web games out there — this one actually gives you the chance to play the hero. Or, yeah, just sit back and watch ’em fry. B

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