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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
...
2.1
DOS
...
2.4
Apple II
...
2.8
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Description

The computer versions of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom are conversions of the Atari arcade game based on the second movie in the series. As Indy you must complete several cycles of the following 3 types of levels:
  1. Mine level: Whip your way through a mine in order to free children that are held captive. Use your whip to swing across chasms, climb ladders, ride along conveyor belts and defend yourself against attacks from Thuggee guards, bats, snakes and the fireball-throwing Mola ram. Escape with the mine cart after you've freed all children.
  2. Mine cart level: Pick the right route through a network of tracks while riding in a mine cart. Avoid potholes, broken tracks & guards in carts and safely reach the end of the track.
  3. Temple level: Make your way to the altar and grab the Sankara stone while Mola Ram, bats and Thuggee guards attack you. Watch out for that lava.
With every cycle the mine & mine cart levels become more complex, the layout of the temple levels is always the same. After several cycles there's a showdown with Mola Ram on the rope bridge.

Screenshots

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ZX Spectrum Must stop the tape at the right time. This screen flashes between red grey grey/red
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ZX Spectrum Splash screen displayed as game starts to load, there's an accompanying bit od Indy music too
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Apple II Navigate the mine
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Amstrad CPC Watch out for Thuggee guards

Alternate Titles

  • "Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom" -- Alternate spelling (Gold Winners! release)

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User Reviews

Indy has never whipped so many bats or fireballs in his life Amiga *Katakis* (37494)
One of the weaker Indiana Jones games. DOS Roedie (5227)
Piece of bull Atari ST Hannu Siivonen (18)

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 776 out of 1000 78
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 64 out of 100 64
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1987 6 out of 10 60
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Dec, 1987 56 out of 100 56
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Dec, 1987 42 out of 100 42
Power Play Atari ST 1987 4 out of 10 40
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 32 out of 100 32
Lemon64 Commodore 64 Feb 03, 2014 3 out of 10 30
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
The Video Game Critic NES May 23, 2008 D- 16

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Trivia

An arcade version exists, more or less identical to the PC version save for a slightly redder pallette.

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Contributed to by Marcin Ostrowski (32673), KnockStump (974), Kartanym (10785), Martin Smith (63197), Macintrash (2516), Servo (55896), koffiepad (10047) and *Katakis* (37494)