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Skull-Diggery (Atari ST)

Skull-Diggery Atari ST The combined title screen/high score table


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Skull-Diggery is a Boulder Dash-clone for medium resolution. As in the original game you have to collect a certain number of gems in each level to complete it. As you dig your way to the gems you have to be careful so that you don't get crushed by a skull. In some levels there are monsters, if you hit a monster with a skull it will explode and destroy anything within 3x3 square, this can be used to open up walls to sealed gem rooms. Sometimes you have to convert skulls to gems to get enough of them to complete the level.


Skull-Diggery Atari ST The combined title screen/high score table
Skull-Diggery Atari ST Two monsters
Skull-Diggery Atari ST Time for level one
Skull-Diggery Atari ST This one will be easy

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ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Nov, 1987 919 out of 1000 92
Atari ST User Dec, 1987 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Oct, 1988 883 out of 1000 88
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov, 1987 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1987 8.2 out of 12 68
The Games Machine (UK) Dec, 1987 64 out of 100 64


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  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

Tomas Pettersson (29753) added Skull-Diggery (Atari ST) on Sep 13, 2008