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Lode Runner games

Group Description

First named Kong, then retitled to Miner before adopting its final moniker, Douglas E. Smith's Lode Runner inspired a series of games that followed the originals mix of action and puzzle solving.

The original story of Lode Runner had the player controlling a Galactic commando who was fighting against the tyrannical Bungeling Empire by raiding their treasury and reclaiming all the gold they had stolen. Later games in the series usually feature the character Jake Peril as he fights against the Mad Monks.

Most of the games in the series have gameplay that typically revolves around the player collecting gold on multi-storied platforms while running away from their pursuers. Players can usually set traps for their enemies by digging holes into the ground thus temporarily capturing them in pits.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Lode Runner2009Xbox 360Tozai, Inc....
Lode Runner2006WindowsZX Games...
Lode Runner2006Nintendo DSHudson Soft Company, Ltd....
Hudson Best Collection Vol. 2: Lode Runner Collection2005Game Boy AdvanceHudson Soft Company, Ltd....
Lode Runner 3-D1999Nintendo 64GT Interactive Software Corp.3.24
Lode Runner1998PlayStationNatsume, Inc....
Lode Runner 21998Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.94
Lode Runner Extra1997PlayStation, SEGA SaturnPatra...
Lode Runner On-Line: The Mad Monks' Revenge1995Macintosh, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.4.69
Lode Runner: The Legend Returns1994DOS, Macintosh, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.82
Lode Runner Twin: Justy to Liberty no Daibōken1994SNEST&E Soft, Inc....
Battle Lode Runner1993TurboGrafx-16, WiiHudson Entertainment, Inc....
Mine Runner1993Amiga...
Ice Runner1991AmigaMagic Soft...
Lode Runner: Lost Labyrinth1990TurboGrafx-16Pack-In-Video Co., Ltd...
Hyper Lode Runner1989Game BoyBandai America, Inc.2.35
Super Lode Runner1987MSXIrem Corp....
Super Lode Runner1987NESIrem Corp....
Beanstalker1986Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 CoCoMicro Vision Software...
Lode Runner's Rescue1985Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64Synapse Software Corporation...
Lode Runner II1985MSXSony Computer Entertainment Japan...
Championship Lode Runner1984Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, FM-7, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC Booter, Wii, Wii UBrøderbund Software, Inc.3.81
Lode Runner1983Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, J2ME, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-6001, PC-8000, PC-88, PC-98, PC Booter, SG-1000, Sharp X1, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U, Windows Phone, WonderSwan, ZX SpectrumAtari Corporation3.79

Selected Covers

Hyper Lode Runner Game Boy Front Cover
Front cover for Hyper Lode Runner
Super Lode Runner NES Front Cover Famicom Disk System
Front cover for Super Lode Runner
Championship Lode Runner Atari 8-bit Front Cover
Front cover for Championship Lode Runner
Lode Runner 3-D Nintendo 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Lode Runner 3-D
Lode Runner 2 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Lode Runner 2

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Hyper Lode Runner
Title screen
Screenshot from Super Lode Runner
Title screen
Screenshot from Mine Runner
Original title screen
Screenshot from Championship Lode Runner
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