Abandonware DOS title

Lode Runner

Lode Runner is an abandoned action game designed by Douglas E. Smith, developed by Broderbund and released by Broderbund in 1983. Lode Runner runs on DOS, Mac. Lode Runner is part of the Lode runner game series.
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Lode Runner downloads

Do you have trouble running this game on Windows? Read this guide.

Main executable game file: loderunn/lode.com.

DOS games can't run on Windows. You need a DOS emulator like DOSbox or D-Fend Reloaded. Follow these instructions to run DOS games on Windows 10 or later systems.


Additional info about Lode Runner

Status: abandonware

Input: joystick, keyboard

Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk

Abandonware DOS views: 21297

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  • More levels - 04/12/2022 00:30
    "i only need more levels"
    You can make more with the game! just use a black 'B' disk in drive 'B' for the levels.
  • igora - 14/10/2019 20:12
    Love the game...43 right now, still playing it, even brought back a 386 to live, thing crashed...anyway had a really good time then and now. i only need more levels.
    I know there are more.
  • Dustysilicon - 28/05/2015 19:43
    At the time of it's release, Bill Gates stated it was his favorite game.
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