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Montezuma's Revenge

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
SEGA Master System
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Atari 5200
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4.0
ColecoVision
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4.2

Trivia

Prototype version

A 35kb prototype version of the game was created by Robert Jaeger based on the concept given to him by his friend Mark Sunshine. Robert Jaeger began making the game at the age of 15. The game was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in 1983. The game was bought by Parker Brothers. Parker Brothers decided to release Montezuma's Revenge in 1984, but the game was adapted to the version that required only 16kb of RAM by removing some game elements. Parker Brothers made ​some ​cuts to the graphics, removed the intro, simplified maze construction, and changed the name of the main character from Pedro to Panama Joe.

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • April 1991 (Issue 7) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)

Contributed by Karsa Orlong (69522) on Oct 15, 2013. [revised by : FatherJack (55147)]. -- edit trivia