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Rockford: The Arcade Game

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari 8-bit
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3.1
Amstrad CPC
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ZX Spectrum
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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 Amiga Collect apples as a cook
Rockford: The Arcade Game Atari ST Player selection
Rockford: The Arcade Game Amstrad CPC Introducing Rockford as The Hunter.
Rockford: The Arcade Game Atari 8-bit The large snake creates diamonds, but don't get caught!

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User Reviews

"Is there ANYTHING intelligent about this game?" DOS Nowhere Girl (1440)

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS May, 1988 832 out of 1000 83
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum May, 1988 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST May, 1988 758 out of 1000 76
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 May, 1988 720 out of 1000 72
ST Action Atari ST May, 1988 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1988 6.5 out of 10 65
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Apr, 1988 60 out of 100 60
Zzap! Commodore 64 May, 1988 31 out of 100 31
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 (17258), Kabushi (120961) and rey_ (254)