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Skull & Crossbones

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
53
3.1
Arcade
...
...
Amstrad CPC
...
2.9
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Description

Fight as either Red Beard or One Eye through various pirate themed levels, like ships and forts, and even some non-pirate themed levels, battling ninjas, skeletons, and others in a quest to get back your hard earned money from an evil wizard. You can also fight side by side with a friend (who controls the pirate you didn't choose).

Fighting works like fencing, with a few different moves to use, including parrying. The levels scroll through with a boss at the end of each. You gain money by vanquishing foes and digging for treasure where X marks the spot.

Screenshots

Skull & Crossbones ZX Spectrum Hand over thy gold, ya bilge-water dwelling squid!
Skull & Crossbones Atari ST Up the ledge to the next bit
Skull & Crossbones Commodore 64 Tis a raiding party on the orange ship! HAAAAA!
Skull & Crossbones Arcade Swing across the gap.

Alternate Titles

  • "Skull and Crossbones" -- 8-bit in-game title

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The Press Says

Zzap! Commodore 64 May, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Action Amiga Jun, 1991 75 out of 100 75
64'er Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 6 out of 10 60
ST Format Atari ST Jul, 1997 59 out of 100 59
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Jul, 1991 57 out of 100 57
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jun, 1991 57 out of 100 57
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1991 42 out of 100 42
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Aug, 1993 40 out of 100 40
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 32 out of 100 32
Games-X DOS Jul, 1991 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Contributed to by -Chris (7365), FatherJack (19304), Kabushi (116470), Martin Smith (63197) and Knyght (645)