Abandonware DOS title


Paperboy was an unusual arcade hit by Atari later published by Mindscape for DOS. Paperboy gameplay is peculiar: you control a boy on a bicycle and you have to deliver newspapers to a number of houses while avoiding dogs, cars and other obstacles. A sequel called Paperboy 2 was released in 1991 for home computers and console.

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Main executable file (run this to play the game): paperboy/paperboy.exe

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Paperboy reviews

Zero Magazine Issue 1 (1990): "The graphics on the PC version are nice enough, a bit blocky on CGA, but very nice on EGA, more like the actual arcade machine. The sound is thankfully absent, I don't think I could take the thing beeping all the way through the game, with most of the sound reserved for the tune at the start and sound effects."


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Input: keyboard

Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk

Also published for: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, C16, C64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, Lynx, NES, SEGA Master System, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum

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