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Rockford: The Arcade Game

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
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3.8
Amiga
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...
Atari 8-bit
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3.1
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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 As a astronaut
Rockford: The Arcade Game ZX Spectrum A rock on top of another rock not stable, it rolled off and killed Rockford
Rockford: The Arcade Game DOS Title screen
Rockford: The Arcade Game DOS Title screen (CGA)

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User Reviews

"Is there ANYTHING intelligent about this game?" DOS Nowhere Girl (1578)

The Press Says

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
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST May, 1988 74 out of 100 74
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 May, 1988 720 out of 1000 72
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
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Apr, 1988 60 out of 100 60
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 (17312), Kabushi (128325) and rey_ (252)