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Rick Dangerous (DOS)

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Description

You play Rick Dangerous, an Indiana Jones type who's on a quest to find the lost Coolu Amazon tribe. However, his plane crashes in the middle of a bunch of crazed Coolus. Hopefully he's up to the challenge of escaping. If he is, he will find himself in the pyramid of Egypt with no easy way past leaders and their minions, and then engulfed in a web of traps in a Nazi base.

Rick Dangerous is a platform game across over 100 screens, in which Rick has his gun in one hand, and dynamite sticks in another. You must take a methodical approach to clearing each screen, as there are traps in place which will need memorizing and preempting where possible. Use the dynamite wisely, for enemies you can't get into the purely-horizontal range of your gun.

Screenshots

Rick Dangerous DOS Enemy soldier climbing down for some trouble
Rick Dangerous DOS Ouch! That was my last life! (Tandy)
Rick Dangerous DOS Jewel of Ankhel has secret powers
Rick Dangerous DOS Being chased by enemy forces. Fortunately they won't follow into the next screen

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User Reviews

Who's your daddy, Lara Croft? 5u3 (197) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars
the best of core design before tomb raider !!! CHARPENTIER DAVID (31) unrated

The Press Says

Power Play 1989 70 out of 100 70
The DOS Spirit Dec 06, 2008 2 out of 6 33

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Trivia

There is a cartoon about the story with the original game

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MAT (71032) added Rick Dangerous (DOS) on Jan 07, 2001
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