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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.

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Budokan: The Martial Spirit Amstrad CPC Ready?
Budokan: The Martial Spirit DOS Kendo vs Kusari-Gama in Match 7
Budokan: The Martial Spirit DOS Free spar mat
Budokan: The Martial Spirit MSX Bo vs Karate

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User Reviews

Come grasshopper, Budokan awaits. DOS Zovni (9307)
Way cool. DOS Tomer Gabel (4351)

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Sep, 1990 10.8 out of 12 90
Mean Machines Genesis Nov, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis Dec, 1990 84 out of 100 84
Dragon DOS Sep, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Play DOS Feb, 1990 75 out of 100 75
Power Play Genesis Nov, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Commodore Format Commodore 64 May, 1992 67 out of 100 67
Amiga Games Amiga Oct, 1993 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide Genesis 1999 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Sep, 1990 15 out of 40 38

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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.
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