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Robbo (Atari 8-bit)

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Description

Robbo is a side-scrolling puzzle solving action game, similar to Boulder Dash and Sokoban. The game features a total of 60 levels.

The player directs the robot, named Robbo. His goal is to collect all the screws on the planet needed to repair the ship and reach his flying capsule, avoiding alien forms of life and numerous traps. The players will encounter many obstacles on their way, for example chests that will have to move properly, closed doors requiring to find the key, deadly cannons or electromagnets attracting metal objects. Robbo can use the gun after finding ammunition, bombs placed on the board and travel through teleporters.

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Robbo Atari 8-bit Title screen and text introduction
Robbo Atari 8-bit The beginning of the first level. You have to collect 9 screws on this one.
Robbo Atari 8-bit You should not touch the monsters.
Robbo Atari 8-bit If you push the "?" in front of cannon there will be surprise.

Alternate Titles

  • "Adventures of Robbo" -- DOS in-game and disc title

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Atari ST UNOFFICIAL port 1 Rola (7107)
Aug 07, 2012

Trivia

Demo version via radio broadcast

A demo version (containing the first 4 levels) was aired by Polish Rozgłośnia Harcerska radio in Radiokomputer broadcast, 1991. One could record the signal on a cassette and then load it using Atari XL/XE.

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  • Download the Adventures of Robbo (Free, legal download of the complete onetime registered version of the game, now re-released by the original developers through Creative Commons licensing.)
Pseudo_Intellectual (44554) added Robbo (Atari 8-bit) on Aug 17, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Rola (7107), Pseudo_Intellectual (44554) and Retron (168)