User review spotlight: Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (DOS)

Dashin' Desperadoes (Genesis)

Dashin' Desperadoes Genesis Title screen

MISSING COVER

Published by
Developed by
Released
Platform
67
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
2.9
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

Description

Two cowboys try to win a girl's heart by racing each other in side-scrolling run-and-jump obstacle courses. The first to arrive will get her love. The duel takes you through six worlds with three levels each. In order to move on to the next world, you have to destroy the vehicle of your opponent, who has kidnapped the girl in each final level. Both singleplayer and multiplayer modes have horizontal split screens, which can be used strategically to slow down your rival.

The cowboys can jump, pick up weapons and dash at regular intervals to gain some extra speed. In order to win the level, you need to make use of the many obstacles. Some are meant to slow you down, but others, such as running shoes, skateboards or jump pads, can be used to improve your speed. There are multiple paths for each level as well.

Screenshots

Dashin' Desperadoes Genesis Title screen
Dashin' Desperadoes Genesis Entering world 4
Dashin' Desperadoes Genesis Third boss: destroy the plane before it takes off.
Dashin' Desperadoes Genesis Second boss: a hot air balloon

Alternate Titles

  • "Rumble Kids" -- Planned Japanese title

User Reviews

Not a classic GTramp (37757) 1.83 Stars1.83 Stars1.83 Stars1.83 Stars1.83 Stars

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Oct, 1993 4.5 out of 5 90
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 20, 2013 16 out of 20 80
Game Players Jan, 1994 71 out of 100 71
Sega-16.com Oct 16, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Feb, 1994 6.5 out of 10 65
Retro Spirit Games Oct 13, 2013 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
The Video Game Critic Feb 17, 2006 D+ 33

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


Sciere (267653) added Dashin' Desperadoes (Genesis) on Jun 24, 2004