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Lode Runner: The Legend Returns (DOS)

Lode Runner: The Legend Returns DOS Title Screen

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Description

A resurrection of the original classic platform game with a number of updates such as one and two player options, detailed graphics, character moves, a level editor, and music with sound effects. Beside you run from some red-toga wearing "Mad Monks" that eat you (like in the "Beast Master" movie) if they catch you, you have a few things on hand to use: small bombs, big bombs (nothing will reappear when they destroy something), a drill (for stone floors), booby-traps, and a few other things up your sleeve.

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Lode Runner: The Legend Returns DOS Problem? :)
Lode Runner: The Legend Returns DOS The level editor
Lode Runner: The Legend Returns DOS Bombs provide some much-needed firepower
Lode Runner: The Legend Returns DOS Caught!

Alternate Titles

  • "LR'94" -- Common abbreviation
  • "ロードランナー レジェンド リターンズ" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Nov, 1994 82 out of 100 82
PC Games (Germany) Feb, 1995 82 out of 100 82

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Trivia

If you'll run the game then minimize window, change Windows video resolution and return to game, you'll see the message - "In R'yleth doth Cthulhu lay". R'yleth is a sunken city, and Cthulhu is one of Ancients from H.P.Lavecraft's stories. Now you can understand where this lode is dug. You are in R'yleth.

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