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Shackled

Shackled Amstrad CPC Loading screen

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MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
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Commodore 64
34
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ZX Spectrum
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 Get the weapon
Shackled Commodore 64 I escaped.
Shackled Atari ST The title screen
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

Alternate Titles

  • "Breywood" -- Japanese title

User Reviews

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The Press Says

Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Mar, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Crash! ZX Spectrum Apr, 1988 72 out of 100 72
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Aug, 1988 52 out of 100 52
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
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Aug, 1988 43 out of 100 43
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jul, 1988 4 out of 10 40
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Aug, 1988 369 out of 1000 37
Power Play Commodore 64 Jul, 1988 1.5 out of 10 15

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Contributed to by seanp (87) and Martin Smith (63159)