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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 Commodore 64 Level 1 intro
Rick Dangerous Commodore 64 Level 1 begins
Rick Dangerous Commodore 64 Level 3 - Start
Rick Dangerous Commodore 64 Level 3 - Enemy Castle

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Rick Dangerous Concept Art
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Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Apr, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jul, 1987 87 out of 100 87
Commodore User Jun, 1985 84 out of 100 84
The Games Machine (UK) Jul, 1989 81 out of 100 81 Jan 22, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Zzap! Aug, 1989 73 out of 100 73
Power Play Aug, 1989 70 out of 100 70
Your Commodore Nov, 1989 55 out of 100 55
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jul, 1989 5.2 out of 12 43


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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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Quapil (4825) added Rick Dangerous (Commodore 64) on Jul 14, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Famine3h (409), Kabushi (211134), Martin Smith (66869), Pseudo_Intellectual (60787), Terok Nor (27024), MAT (189915) and Belboz (6576)