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Lode Runner: The Legend Returns

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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.


Lode Runner: The Legend Returns DOS Found a little hidey-hole
Lode Runner: The Legend Returns Windows 3.x main menu/title screen
Lode Runner: The Legend Returns Windows 3.x multiplayer level one
Lode Runner: The Legend Returns DOS Bombs provide some much-needed firepower

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

Playmag PlayStation Apr, 1996 92 out of 100 92
PC Games (Germany) DOS Nov, 1994 82 out of 100 82
PC Games (Germany) DOS Feb, 1995 82 out of 100 82
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) SEGA Saturn Jul 05, 2013 8 out of 10 80
High Score Macintosh Dec, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Nov, 1994 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Format (UK) Windows 3.x Dec, 1994 74 out of 100 74
IGN PlayStation Mar 26, 1998 6 out of 10 60
Génération 4 Windows 3.x Dec, 1994 50 out of 100 50


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This game was written on C++ language and 77th level is dedicated to it. Now not only true programmers know that C++ contains gold.

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