Cadaver (Atari ST)

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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 Atari ST Title screen
Cadaver Atari ST A worm inhabits this room
Cadaver Atari ST You start your adventure here
Cadaver Atari ST A closed door and a lever

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1990 95 out of 100 95
Atari ST User Aug, 1994 91 out of 100 91
Atari ST User Nov, 1990 90 out of 100 90
The One Oct, 1990 90 out of 100 90 Mar 23, 2011 18 out of 20 90
Power Play Oct, 1990 86 out of 100 86
ST Format Oct, 1990 81 out of 100 81
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1990 8.8 out of 12 73


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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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wishbringer (5548) added Cadaver (Atari ST) on Jun 09, 2003
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