Abandonware DOS title

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash is a classic action-puzzle video game that was first released in 1984 by First Star Software. In Boulder Dash, players control a character named Rockford as he digs through caves to collect diamonds while avoiding falling boulders and other hazards. The game is set in a scrolling, grid-based environment, and players must strategically plan their movements to avoid being crushed by rocks or trapped in dead-end tunnels.
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Main executable game file: bouldash/BDash.exe.

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Boulder Dash review

Home Computing Weekly (1984): "The graphics are first class and the animation and movement of rocks are positively Newtonian.The game surpasses all of its genre and is in a class of it's own.This is a must for your games collection"

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The game was licensed by Exidy for use with their Max-A-Flex arcade cabinet. Released in 1984, it allows buying 30 seconds of game time. This was the first home computer game to be converted to an arcade console.

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Additional info about Boulder Dash

Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard, joystick
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk
Also published for: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 2600, BBC Micro, ColecoVision, C64, Game Boy, Intellivision, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum
Abandonware DOS views: 10251
Series: Boulder Dash is part of the Boulder Dash series.
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