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Rockford: The Arcade Game

Critic Score User Score
Atari 8-bit
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3.1
Amiga
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2.9
Commodore 64
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Description

This is a rocks'n'diamonds style game. Play in six different worlds (as a explorer, cook, doctor, etc.) of increasing difficulty, and grab the coins/apples/hearts while avoiding the boulders. And there are enemies to make your life (even more) difficult.

Screenshots

Rockford: The Arcade Game Atari ST Spaceman starting animation
Rockford: The Arcade Game DOS How to play?
Rockford: The Arcade Game DOS Playing as an explorer (Tandy)
Rockford: The Arcade Game DOS As a cook (VGA 256 colors)

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User Reviews

"Is there ANYTHING intelligent about this game?" DOS Nowhere Girl (1582)

Critic Reviews

Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum May, 1988 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST May, 1988 74 out of 100 74
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum May, 1988 720 out of 1000 72
The Games Machine (UK) DOS May, 1988 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari 8-bit Apr, 1988 7.8 out of 12 65
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Apr, 1988 60 out of 100 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Apr, 1988 5.6 out of 12 47
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Apr, 1988 4.2 out of 12 35
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Apr, 1988 3.8 out of 12 32
Power Play Amstrad CPC Dec, 1988 24 out of 100 24

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Trivia

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

Contributed to by NGC 5194 (17291), Kabushi (132976) and rey_ (252)