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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 DOS Playing as an explorer
Rockford: The Arcade Game DOS Title screen (VGA 256 colors)
Rockford: The Arcade Game Atari 8-bit The large snake creates diamonds, but don't get caught!
Rockford: The Arcade Game Atari 8-bit Here's the exit, but I still need more diamonds

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Alternate Titles

  • "Rockford" -- In game title

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User Reviews

"Is there ANYTHING intelligent about this game?" DOS Nowhere Girl (3741)

Critic Reviews

Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum May, 1988 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jul, 1988 76 out of 100 76
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST May, 1988 758 out of 1000 76
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum May, 1988 720 out of 1000 72
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Oct, 1988 674 out of 1000 67
ST Action Atari ST May, 1988 65 out of 100 65
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari 8-bit Apr, 1988 7.8 out of 12 65
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

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Awards

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

Contributed to by NGC 5194 (17619), Kabushi (208414) and rey_ (306)