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Crypts of Chaos (Atari 2600)

Crypts of Chaos Atari 2600 Starting screen


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The object of this game is to kill monsters in the crypts, get any treasure you can find, and get out on the crypts.

How deep in the crypt you start depends on the game selection. Games one, two, three, or four place you at levels five, nine, thirteen, or one, respectively.

Your weapons are a sword (unlimited attacks but useless against wizards), wand (limited attacks, depending on game selection, useless on dragons), ring of power (limited attacks, depending on game selection), and peace symbol (unlimited uses but you get no points and only useful on trolls, eyes, wizards and dragons).

Your enemies are trolls, frogs, snakes, skulls, blobs, eyes, wizards and dragons. Level one has only trolls, level two has trolls and frogs, level three has trolls, frogs and snakes, etc. up to level eight and below which has everything.


Crypts of Chaos Atari 2600 At a crossroad of the hallways
Crypts of Chaos Atari 2600 A troll is approaching
Crypts of Chaos Atari 2600 Starting screen
Crypts of Chaos Atari 2600 A blob is approaching

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Critic Reviews

Defunct Games Dec 16, 2017 C+ 58
Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Jun, 1983 1.5 out of 4 38
Woodgrain Wonderland Nov 24, 2016 D+ 33
Game Freaks 365 Feb 17, 2009 2.9 out of 10 29
The Video Game Critic Jan 08, 2005 F 0


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LepricahnsGold (128487) added Crypts of Chaos (Atari 2600) on Jun 13, 2006