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Spelunker

MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
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3.5
MSX
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4.0
Atari 8-bit
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3.8
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Description

In this game, you are a spelunker who climbs deep down mountain caves in search for treasure. The levels consist of many platforms, connected to each other by a riding cart, ladders, ropes, etc. You'll have to time your jumping well, because a slight fall will lead to your death, and the abyss is near! You should jump over various obstacles, avoid ghost-like enemies, climb on ropes, and use inventory items such as dynamite to create obstacle-destroying explosions that will bring you nearer to the desired treasure.

Screenshots

Spelunker Arcade Fire-breathing enemy
Spelunker Atari 8-bit Broderbund re-release credits.
Spelunker Commodore 64 Climbing down a rope...
Spelunker Atari 8-bit Taking an elevator down.

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The Press Says

TeleMatch Commodore 64 Nov, 1984 2 out of 3 67
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25
IGN Wii Mar 24, 2008 2.5 out of 10 25
Nintendo Life Wii Mar 18, 2008 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 20

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Trivia

Marketing

Spelunker was marketed by Broderbund as part of its "Action Series".

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