Shackled

Shackled Amstrad CPC Loading screen

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Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
53
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Commodore 64
35
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Atari ST
53
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Description

A multi-player, multi-level labyrinth/maze game in the genre of Gauntlet; originally an arcade game. Players take the role of Kevin, who is trying to rescue his friends from their jail cells. As prisoners are released, they will attempt to follow Kevin, and also attack nearby enemies. Kevin's goal is to lead each prisoner to the exit, and onto the next level. Some levels have hidden passages which lead to bonus/secret levels.

As with any Gauntlet-style game, finding enough keys to deal with each door is crucial. Kevin can pick up weapons such as grenades and boomerangs, and other enhancing objects such as faster movement, a smart-bomb diamond, and other bonus objects for points.

Screenshots

Shackled Amstrad CPC Everyday is a winding road
Shackled ZX Spectrum The game starts and already there's a fight. The icon on the left shows player 1 has a sword. The numbers in the top left are the score and the time remaining
Shackled Amstrad CPC Loading screen
Shackled ZX Spectrum In the end the only way out was to kill them all but now the timer has almost run out

Alternate Titles

  • "Breywood" -- Japanese title

User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Apr, 1988 72 out of 100 72
ST Action Atari ST Aug, 1988 50 out of 100 50
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Aug, 1988 47 out of 100 47
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Aug, 1988 43 out of 100 43
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Apr, 1988 4 out of 10 40
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amstrad CPC Aug, 1988 380 out of 1000 38
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jul, 1988 4.4 out of 12 37
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Aug, 1988 369 out of 1000 37
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Aug, 1988 297 out of 1000 30
Zzap! Commodore 64 Aug, 1988 23 out of 100 23

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Contributed to by seanp (89) and Martin Smith (63058)