DescriptionYou 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.
Part of the Following Groups
|Cruel and unusual punishment||Joakim Kihlman (269)|
|A solid platform game||Mark Papadakis (30)||unrated|
The Press Says
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Oct, 1989||890 out of 1000||89|
|The One||Jun, 1989||88 out of 100||88|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Jul, 1989||87 out of 100||87|
|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|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Sep, 1989||6 out of 12||50|
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TriviaIf 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.
There is no way to change the keys used in the game which are "Z,X,O,K" and "Space".
Related Web Sites
- Rick Dangerous Flash (flash-based browser remake of Rick Dangerous.)
- Rick Dangerous - Resurrected (Fan site with extensive information about the Rick Dangerous games (all platforms).)