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Lode Runner (NES)

Lode Runner NES Title screen (US release)

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Written by  :  Gustavo Henrique dos Santos (52)
Written on  :  Mar 07, 2014
Platform  :  NES
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Summary

Pioneer in the editing mode...

The Good

NES' Lode Runner had nice graphics, gameplay and sound effects, and good musical theme. Like the PC Booter version, the NES one was addictive. It was one of the first games to feature built-in level editor, an edition mode which no requires programming knowledge. Besides Lode Runner, in 1980's first half, I know only Nintendo "programming" games (Excitebike, Mach Rider and Wrecking Crew, also for NES) had this feature, and they probably copied Lode Runner.

The Bad

Lode Runner is a bit harder, in any version of the game.

The Bottom Line

Lode Runner is a nice game, in any platform released. Get and try it, if you haven't played yet. If you have already played, get it too!