Cadaver (Amiga)

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In the person of the thief Karadoc, players set out to raid the five stories of the castle Wulf.

Legend has it that it’s filled with treasure. What the legend didn’t say is that the Castle is also filled with deadly traps, riddles and monsters. Surviving is not only a question of defending your life. Karadoc also has to prove his wit in collecting objects, putting them to the right use, mastering spells and solving tasks posed by the gods. Quick reflexes and jumping skill wouldn’t hurt either.


Cadaver Amiga Title screen
Cadaver Amiga Game start
Cadaver Amiga Inventory

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Isometric puzzle feast Wojtek Mata (4) 3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars
They don't make adventure games like this anymore Ken0x (59) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Amiga Joker Nov, 1990 91 out of 100 91 Mar 23, 2011 18 out of 20 90
Power Play Jan, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Zzap! Nov, 1990 86 out of 100 86
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Nov, 1990 8.6 out of 12 72
Amiga Power May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50


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The box contained a certificate "For bravely adventuring through Castle Wulf and defeating The Necromancer". If you filled in your name and the message from the end of the game, and sent it to The Bitmap Brothers per mail, the certificate would be approved and stamped.


Cadaver is the acclaimed developer’s first attempt of a puzzle-oriented game. It isn’t very surprising that it’s also been their last attempt: it was no commercial success.


To save your game, you had to pay a price: Some of the coins you collected along the way were subtracted. The required amount rose with each subsequent save. Thus, you had better think twice before investing your precious coins.

Title translation

"Cadaver" is Spanish for "Corpse".


  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #4 Best Adventure Game in 1990
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #52 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1993– #3 Best Arcade Action Game in 1992
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