Christmas Carol vs. The Ghost of Christmas Presents

'Twas the night before Christmas...

Left Turn Only Productions proudly presents Christmas Carol vs. The Ghost of Christmas Presents, a new and original game cartridge for your Intellivision®.

As Carol Greenleaf, one of Santa's most trusted elves, you must explore the dark and frozen Ice-Cube Caverns to retrieve all the presents before the Evil Snowman returns.

Christmas Carol vs. The Ghost of Christmas Presents

Packed with whimsical charm and exciting arcade action, Christmas Carol offers fun for kids and adults alike, and is destined to become an instant classic!

You are on a mission.
The children of the world are counting on you...

Can you save Christmas?

Carol vs. The World! Join the championship, December 1st.

Our Christmas Championship Extravaganza has concluded and the official winners have been posted. Please visit the Official Leaderboard for the full list of winners and participants. Thank you all for making the tournament once again a resounding success.

Top Ranking Elf:  Liduario

Game-Over: Level #251, 23,205 points
High Score: 23,205
Highest Level: 251
Squad Rank: Grand Master Elf

New World Record Holder!

Congratulations go to AtariAge user Liduario for his remarkable performance and incredible score! A true Master Elf!

Official Carol vs. The World! Leaderboard

What's New?

Latest News & Announcements

October 1, 2014:  TREAK OR TREAT!
Carol's second favorite holiday is Halloween, and the Ghost Of Christmas Presents loves trick-or-treating; so, in keeping with tradition, we've dressed up the site for the occasion again. Happy Halloween from Carol and her gang!
September 28, 2014:
Christmas Carol vs. The Ghost Of Christmas Presents is temporarily sold out. We apologize to all the fans looking to buy a copy. In the meantime, the game is available as a free download in ROM format. We hope to re-stock really soon, but please do let us know of your interest.
January 6, 2014:
The official winners of the Super-Duper Christmas Championship Extravaganza have been announced! Visit the Official Carol vs. The World! Championship leaderboard and marvel at the remarkable accomplishments of all of Santa's Helpers.
January 1, 2014:
With the passing of the year, the Carol vs. The World! Championship has finally concluded. With a higher turn out than last year and over 480 individual submissions, we can say without a doubt that the tournament was once again a resounding success!

The official winners will be announced during the first week of the year. Thank you all who participated and supported this year's championship. See you next year!
December 29, 2013:
We have uploaded a new video showing a walkthrough of the Twisted Toyland stage. The video is available on the Trailers page.
December 25, 2013:
May you have a wonderful and glorious Day with your family and friends and may the Spirit of Christmas (but not the Ghost!) bless you with happiness and joy! MERRY CHRISTMAS!
December 1, 2013:
Carol's Super-Duper Christmas Championship Extravaganza is back! The Carol vs. The World! Championship is now officially open. Check out the championship leaderboard, or better yet, submit your own entry! Don't miss out on another chance to win great prizes.
November 18, 2013:
Occassionally we have received questions asking if the game was available for download, even though we've been offering it for about a year now. That made us think that perhaps the downloads link was not easily found. We have added a Free ROM Download section to the "Game" page. Now there's no excuse, go get the game ROM and play!
November 15, 2013:  Gobble! Gobble!
The leaves are turning brown and the air is getting a little chilly... Yes! We're getting closer to our favourite time of the year. And while we wait for snow and the joys of the season, Carol and the gang are preparing their traditional feast! Stay tuned for our next announcement... something big is coming soon, all wrapped up in golden ribbons and silver bells! Happy Thanksgiving!
August 1, 2013:  Elf-Knight Edition
We are extremely proud to reveal to the world details on the exclusive customized version of our game presented to Carol vs. The World! Championship winner, Chris Dean. Read the in-depth article entitled "A Grand Ole Prize," which describes in great detail the Christmas Carol - Elf-Knight Edition. The story includes plenty of screenshots, videos, and photographs of the very special package prepared exclusively for Chris.
August 1, 2013:  Elf-Knight Edition
We have uploaded four new videos showcasing some of the changes implemented in the bespoke game Christmas Carol - Elf-Knight Edition. Visit the Trailers page to view them.
May 1, 2013:
Christmas Carol vs. The Ghost Of Christmas Presents is showcased in the latest edition of the homebrew game magazine Revival, Issue #45. Among some excellent articles on the homebrew scene of the various retro-gaming consoles out there, the issue includes a glaring review of Christmas Carol by Michael Thomasson of Good Deal Games. This follows a recent review by RayXambeR on the French edition of the magazine. So, go buy a copy and support a wonderful resource of homebrew retro-gaming information!
May 1, 2013:
The Easter egg hunt is over, and Carol and the gang are back to their normal self, and the site is back to normal and getting ready for the summer break.
March 31, 2013:
Happy Easter! Bunny Carol wishes you a beautiful spring and a bountiful Easter Egg hunt! And just to get you started, we've hidden some treats within the game for you to find. Here's one: If you manage save Christmas with "Perfect Bonus" on all stages, you will get more than just points... Happy hunting!
January 5, 2013:
The official winners of our Super-Duper Christmas Championship Extravaganza have been announced! Visit the Official Carol vs. The World! Championship leaderboard and marvel at the remarkable accomplishments of all of Santa's Helpers.
January 1, 2013:
It is the start of a New Year, and our Super-Duper Christmas Championship Extravaganza has finally concluded. With over 140 individual entries, some of them taking the game to its extremes, we can definitely say the tournament was a resounding success!

The official winners will be announced during the first week of the year. In the meantime, please visit the final championship leaderboard and marvel at the achievements of every one of Santa's Helpers who took the challenge to join Santa's Elite Elf Squad.
December 24, 2012:  'Twas the night before Christmas...
So far, our Super-Duper Christmas Championship Extravaganza has been a success, and to make things a bit more interesting, we're adding a new challenge to the competition, a MASTER Challenge!
December 1st, 2012:  The game is ON!
Carol's Super-Duper Christmas Championship Extravaganza, Carol vs. The World!, is officially open and the first high-score entries started rolling in. Check out the championship leaderboard, or better yet, submit your own entry!
December 1st, 2012:  Joy to the World & ROM's for all Mankind!
As part of our Super-Duper Christmas Championship Extravaganza, and as a nice seasonal gift to all our fans, the Christmas Carol game ROM is now available for free download. So bake some cookies, drink some eggnog, and play a game!
November 24, 2012:
Our site is back to normal following Carol's Thanksgiving Pageant. Carol and the gang are now preparing for their most important night of the year! Order your game in time for the Holidays and join us in counting down the days till Christmas!
November 23, 2012:
A new video depicting the evolution of the game title screen, is available in the Trailers page.
November 18, 2012:  Carol Vs. The World!
Get ready to play and win some prizes! Announcing Carol's Super-Duper Christmas Championship Extravaganza: Carol Vs. The World!. Head on over to the official contest page for more information.
November 18, 2012:
A new video showcasing the game-play of Christmas Carol is available in the Trailers page.
November 3, 2012:  THANK YOU!
While waiting for Christmas to come around, Carol is preparing a bountiful feast to celebrate friendship and give thanks for all her blessings. We feel especially thankful this year for all the wonderful support and accolades the game has received.
November 1, 2012:
Our site is back to normal following the spooky Halloween season, and Carol and her friends are getting ready for their most important night of the year! Order your game in time for the Holidays and join us in counting down the days till Christmas!
October 21, 2012:  TREAK OR TREAT!
Carol's second favorite holiday is Halloween, and the Ghost Of Christmas Presents loves trick-or-treating; so we've dressed up the site for the occasion. Happy Halloween from Carol and her gang!
October 12, 2012:
First orders of Christmas Carol have started shipping! We're excited to hear what people have to say about the game, so please be sure let us know. Send all feedback to [info@CarolVsGhost.com].
October 10, 2012:
CG Expo 2k12 Recall Update: Replacement cartridges have been shipped to all affected customers that have requested one. For more information visit the "CG Expo Recall" page.
October 8, 2012:   ORDER NOW!
Christmas Carol vs. The Ghost Of Christmas Presents is now available for sale to the public. To order, please visit the "How To Buy" page. You can also visit Left Turn Only Productions' web site for information on additional game titles and other products for sale.
October 8, 2012:
Download a preview of the items included with the game. The instruction booklet and the artwork for the box and hand-controller overlays are available for download on the "How To Buy" page.
October 7, 2012:
Game sound effects are now available for download in "wave-file" format (.WAV). These are all sampled from the game itself. To download the sounds and other game-related files, visit the "History" page.
October 7, 2012:
"The Bells Of Christmas Carol" theme song is now available for download in "wave-file" format (.WAV) on the "History" page. This version was sampled straight from the game's title screen.
September 9, 2012:
Additional test videos, in-game screeshots and design documents are now available for download in the "History" page.
August 18, 2012:
An important announcement regarding the release of the game is posted for CG Expo visitors. The announcement can be found on the "CG Expo Recall" page.
August 11, 2012:
Christmas Carol vs. The Ghost Of Christmas Presents makes its grand world-wide debut at the Classic Gaming Expo 2k12 in Las Vegas.
August 10, 2012:
The official Carol Vs. Ghost web site goes live, in anticipation of the Classic Gaming Expo 2012. Check out game trailers and download design documents, screenshots, and other game-related materials from the site. Keep abreast of the latest developments in the world of Christmas Carol by visiting often.