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. Download the game here. Lode Runner is part of the Lode runner game series.

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Main executable file (run this to play the game): loderunn/lode.com

DOS Games can't run on Windows. You need an emulator such as DOSbox and/or a front-end like D-Fend Reloaded. Follow these instructions to run DOS games on Windows systems.


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Input: joystick, keyboard

Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk

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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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