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You play Rick Dangerous, an Indiana Jones type who's on a quest to find the lost Coolu Amazon tribe. However, his plane crashes in the middle of a bunch of crazed Coolus. Hopefully he's up to the challenge of escaping. If he is, he will find himself in the pyramid of Egypt with no easy way past leaders and their minions, and then engulfed in a web of traps in a Nazi base.

Rick Dangerous is a platform game across over 100 screens, in which Rick has his gun in one hand, and dynamite sticks in another. You must take a methodical approach to clearing each screen, as there are traps in place which will need memorizing and preempting where possible. Use the dynamite wisely, for enemies you can't get into the purely-horizontal range of your gun.


Rick Dangerous Atari ST Level 4
Rick Dangerous Atari ST Replenish your ammo with bonus crates.
Rick Dangerous Atari ST Rick Dangerous crashes his plane in South America.
Rick Dangerous Atari ST Kill the natives and grab the treasures for more points.

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The One for ST Games Dec, 1991 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ST Action Mar, 1993 92 out of 100 92
ST Format May, 1992 90 out of 100 90
The One Jun, 1989 88 out of 100 88
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jul, 1989 87 out of 100 87 Aug 08, 2011 17 out of 20 85
The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1990 80 out of 100 80
The Games Machine (UK) Sep, 1989 78 out of 100 78
Power Play Aug, 1989 75 out of 100 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1989 6 out of 12 50


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There is a cartoon about the story with the original game.


  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #71 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Arcade Adventure (Check 'em out)
  • ST Format
    • January 1990 (issue #06) - Included in the list 50 Games of the Year

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Belboz (6576) added Rick Dangerous (Atari ST) on Feb 01, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Quapil (4825), Famine3h (409), Kabushi (209748), Martin Smith (66852), Pseudo_Intellectual (60501), Terok Nor (26757) and MAT (187001)