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Description

The late martial arts hero features in this platform game, with the aim of reaching a wizard in an underground lair, defeat of whom can offer him untold wealth.

In each area you must collect the many strategically-placed lanterns before exiting through the newly-revealed passageway. Some rooms also have escalator-type sections to run along, and the standard (although slightly illogical in this context) ladders.

On the way, you'll fight two enemies - a ninja and a green sumo warrior named Yamo. You can defeat them by punching, kicking, dropping on their heads or luring them into hazardous terrain, or even by making them accidentally hit each other. Even after they are killed, however, they keep coming back for more after a few seconds. Since they can move pretty intelligently (they even climb ladders), you should watch out for them.

There are lots of hazards to avoid by either walking round or jumping - walls of electrical charge and exploding bushes for example.

Screenshots

Bruce Lee PC Booter Your pesky pursuers make their appearance as soon as you start (PCjr)
Bruce Lee ZX Spectrum On the floor
Bruce Lee PC Booter Navigate by climbing... moving rugs? (PCjr)
Bruce Lee Atari 8-bit Second room on the first floor

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User Reviews

A Martial Arts Multi-screen Platformer. Atari 8-bit gametrader (229)
A challenge for platform die-hards. PC Booter Trixter (8722)
One of the great platformers of the era Commodore 64 James Hofmann (13)
Pretty fun kung-fu action game Commodore 64 OlSkool_Gamer (99)

Critic Reviews

Commodore Computing International Commodore 64 Jan, 1985 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Zzap! Commodore 64 Aug, 1988 92 out of 100 92
Sinclair Programs ZX Spectrum May, 1985 88 out of 100 88
TeleMatch Atari 8-bit May, 1984 2 out of 6 80
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Commodore Computing International Commodore 64 Oct, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jan, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum May, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Dec, 1990 75 out of 100 75
Your Spectrum ZX Spectrum May, 1985 7.5 out of 15 50

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Trivia

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • January 1991 (Issue 4) - Listed in the 'A to Z of Classic Games' article (Great)
  • Retro Gamer
    • issue 37 – #18 in the "Top 25 Platformers of All Time" poll
  • Zzap!
    • May 1985 (Issue 1) - #15 'It's the Zzap! 64 Top 64!'

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