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Spelunker Atari 8-bit Original splash screen in Micro GraphicImage release.


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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.


Spelunker Atari 8-bit Exploring the cave.
Spelunker Atari 8-bit Broderbund re-release credits.
Spelunker Atari 8-bit Taking the elevator into the cave.
Spelunker Atari 8-bit Get rid of the ghost (temporarily) with the flashlight.

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Alternate Titles

  • "スペランカー" -- Japanese spelling

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Happy Computer Feb, 1985 Unscored Unscored


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

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