Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
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2.4
Amiga
77
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BlackBerry
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Description

Budokan is a martial arts game covering Karate (unarmed combat), Kendo (using a wooden sword), Nunchaku (using piercing chain weapons) and Bo (using a staff). The player has a realistic range of moves and must use them wisely, as Ki (life-force) is drained for every move made, whether successful or not, and both this and your stamina level must be kept high.

You can practice your skills alone, or spar against the instructors or your friends. Finally, when you feel you are ready, you can travel to the martial arts world championship tournament at Budokan.

Screenshots

Budokan: The Martial Spirit DOS Enter the Budokan - Copy Protection
Budokan: The Martial Spirit DOS Title Screen (EGA)
Budokan: The Martial Spirit MSX Bo Training
Budokan: The Martial Spirit DOS Title Screen (CGA)

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User Reviews

Come grasshopper, Budokan awaits. DOS Zovni (9329)
Way cool. DOS Tomer Gabel (4353)

Critic Reviews

64'er Commodore 64 Jul, 1992 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Mar, 1990 10.8 out of 12 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Sep, 1990 10.8 out of 12 90
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jun, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1990 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Genesis Nov, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Power Play Commodore 64 Oct, 1992 73 out of 100 73
Commodore Format Commodore 64 May, 1992 67 out of 100 67
Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 22, 2010 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide Genesis 1999 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

Hidden message

If you try to list the contents of BUDO.COM with the DOS command "TYPE", you will see a nicely formatted full screen message about software piracy.

References

If you wait long enough in front of the tournament building, you can see the Godzilla walking in the cityscape.
Contributed to by EboMike (3008), Quapil (4733), RKL (5608), Kabushi (139002), Martin Smith (63058), IJan (1910) and MAT (100149)