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Rick Dangerous (Amiga)

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Description

You play Rick Dangerous, an Indiana Jones type who's on a quest to find the lost Coolu Amazon tribe. However, his plane crashes in the middle of a bunch of crazed Coolus. Hopefully he's up to the challenge of escaping. If he is, he will find himself in the pyramid of Egypt with no easy way past leaders and their minions, and then engulfed in a web of traps in a Nazi base.

Rick Dangerous is a platform game across over 100 screens, in which Rick has his gun in one hand, and dynamite sticks in another. You must take a methodical approach to clearing each screen, as there are traps in place which will need memorizing and preempting where possible. Use the dynamite wisely, for enemies you can't get into the purely-horizontal range of your gun.

Screenshots

Rick Dangerous Amiga Main Title
Rick Dangerous Amiga Incoming bullet...
Rick Dangerous Amiga Hey, where did the Goolu tribe got these ammo crates, I wonder.
Rick Dangerous Amiga I'm going to spare these the two soldiers.

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User Reviews

Cruel and unusual punishment Joakim Kihlman (270) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars
A solid platform game Mark Papadakis (30) unrated

The Press Says

Jeuxvideo.com Aug 08, 2011 17 out of 20 85
The Games Machine (UK) Sep, 1989 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Aug, 1989 75 out of 100 75

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Trivia

If you have DOS 5.0 or above you may get a "packed file corrupt" error when you try to run the game. Use "LOADFIX RICK" instead.

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There is no way to change the keys used in the game which are "Z,X,O,K" and "Space".

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Famine3h (298) added Rick Dangerous (Amiga) on Oct 18, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Quapil (4745), Martin Smith (63197), Pseudo_Intellectual (43972), Terok Nor (17865), MAT (66471) and Belboz (6579)