Dark Chambers (Atari 7800)

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Dark Chambers is an arcade action game similar to Gauntlet. You are an explorer in an underground maze; your goal is to survive the 26 different levels and collect as many of the hidden treasures as you can. Hidden somewhere in each of the levels is an exit which will take you on to the next level. Trying to stop you from completing your quest are a wide variety of creatures, including zombies, wraiths, skeletons, wizards, and the grim reaper. Each of the creatures in the game has a different strength; when you shoot a creature, it will transform into the next weaker creature. Eventually a creature will become the weakest one (a zombie) at which point it can be destroyed. In addition to the creatures and treasures, other items that can be found in the maze are keys (to open doors), potions (to restore health), poison (drains health), guns (increases your firing rate), traps, shields, and bombs. The game is played from an overhead point of view, and is for one player or two players simultaneously.


Dark Chambers Atari 7800 Get ready for the next level
Dark Chambers Atari 7800 Exploring a bit
Dark Chambers Atari 7800 Atari logo
Dark Chambers Atari 7800 Facing a hoard of enemies

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All Game Guide 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Video Game Critic Sep 09, 1999 D 25


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Servo (55759) added Dark Chambers (Atari 7800) on Dec 02, 2003
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