Crystal Raider (Atari 8-bit)

Crystal Raider Atari 8-bit Title screen


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50 rooms full of treasures await the brave yet thoughtful explorer in this platform game. Using limited thrusting ability, you must collect as many crystals as possible before moving on to the next level. Rooms have multiple exits, leading the player to different segments of the screens.

You have five lives, and will lose one on contact with any of the nasties which move around the screens, or when you run out of time (represented by depleting oxygen). In either case, you are sent back to the start of the screen, but keep any crystals you have collected. Collecting every crystal on a screen earns you an extra life.

For an extra challenge, the game can be played in Night mode, which limits visibility to the area immediately surrounding your character.


Crystal Raider Atari 8-bit Glide as far down as you can
Crystal Raider Atari 8-bit Title screen
Crystal Raider Atari 8-bit Going the long way this time
Crystal Raider Atari 8-bit I wish I could fly

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Power Play Feb, 1988 7.5 out of 10 75
Computer Gamer Mar, 1987 54 out of 100 54
Retro Gamer Apr 04, 2009 Unscored Unscored


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Martin Smith (66870) added Crystal Raider (Atari 8-bit) on Sep 10, 2007