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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
45
2.3
NES
...
2.4
Amstrad CPC
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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, the player must complete several cycles of the following three 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 DOS A Trapped Child (CGA).
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom DOS Choosing the Difficulty Level (CGA).
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Atari ST Indy in the mine carts...
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom DOS Run over the enemy. (EGA)

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* (37847)
One of the weaker Indiana Jones games. DOS Roedie (5225)
Piece of bull Atari ST Hannu Siivonen (18)

The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Nov, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Top Secret NES May, 1994 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Atari Times Arcade Apr 09, 2002 76 out of 100 76
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 64 out of 100 64
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Dec, 1987 42 out of 100 42
64'er Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 4 out of 10 40
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
The Video Game Critic NES May 23, 2008 D- 16

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