Tecmo, initially a supplier of cleaning equipment and now best known for Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive, was founded on this day in 1967!
Title screen / starting the game
Use ropes to swing over bottomless pits and swamps
Ah, some treasure!
Swinging over some alligators
Score has reached 20,000 points... now eligible to take a Polaroid snapshot of the TV screen and send it to Activision to receive the "Explorer's Club" patch and join the team of Pitfall enthusiasts!
A beautiful diamond ring! It is certainly a dazzling treasure to pick up! It is also the rarest treasure, and worth the most points.
Escaping the bite of a dangerous rattler!
Entering the catacomb of tunnels below... it is a different world down there.
Death by a Scorpion! If you don't time your jump just right, your fate will be sealed underground...
Title screen; titles scroll along the bottom
One of the many screens you'll explore
A treasure on the other side of this pit!
Jumping over a log...
Swinging over a pit
Careful, don't get eaten by crocodiles!
Swinging on a vine
I found some gold!
Be careful when hopping on an alligator
Swing on the vine to get across this pit
Leaping over a hole in the ground
Found gold, but it's on the platform above me
D'oh! A dead end...
The starting location
Swinging over a bottomless pit
Jumping over logs
Ah, some treasure!!
Some hungry alligators
Jumping over some rolling logs
Swinging over some hungry alligators!
Ah, there is some treasure here!
Swinging on a rope
Hopping on some alligators
Jump over the lumber
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