Abandonware DOS title

Gold Rush!

Gold Rush! is an old DOS graphic, keyboard input adventure game developed by Sierra On-Line in 1988 from an original idea by Ken MacNeill - Doug MacNeill. Gold Rush! can be enjoyed in single player mode from a side view perspective.
Gold Rush! screenshot
Rating: 3.96
(25 votes)
NOT abandonware (why?)
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Screenshots

Screenshots were taken by Abandonware DOS.
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YouTube video courtesy of Squakenet.com.

Additional info

Facts, trivia and collector's notes are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. These texts use material from this Wikipedia article.

Gold Rush used words from the manual as a form of copy protection. If the user failed to enter the correct word, their character would immediately be arrested for claim jumping and hanged on the gallows, which is the same as the regular in-game punishment for claim jumping.

players: single player

input: keyboard, mouse

distribution: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk

graphics: CGA, EGA, Hercules, MCGA, Tandy

sound: PC speaker, Tandy

Abandonware DOS popularity: low

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