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10-30-2013, 02:13 AM
#21
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 788
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Originally Posted by anarkitty View Post
bumpity bump bump. Has anyone checked the prices of the extra iap episodes yet, by chance? I'm stunned that this is out for ios at all; one of my favorite games on apple, c64 and nes. Wow! Dare i hope for other classic broderbund titles?
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10-30-2013, 02:31 AM
#22
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 582
I involuntarily twitch whenever I see the word 'spelunky', because the C64 original was INSANELY DIFFICULT. It was such a cool game, as a kid I was baffled as to why they had chosen to make it so ridiculously merciless.

Um, $4 and then IAP to buy more levels? Seriously?

10-30-2013, 03:54 AM
#23
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 501
Hmm haven't read a lot real game experiences yet ( just a lot of people who know this game from the past) at the current price I am going to wait to see if some more reviews are coming in. 3,99 is ok if it is a good game , but if the difficulty level is frustrating instead of challenging I am not going to try this for the current price.
10-30-2013, 04:17 AM
#24
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,655
Just bought it. It doesnt auto-rotate but its the way i want it , eg the home button on the right.

This is from the same makers as Lode Runner, found the controls on that to be way too big and the game screen was too small.

Think this isnt bad at all, not too many items cluttering up the screen. It seems like a 'rom/emulator' type of version perhaps.

Anyway its a good game for oldies who remember it the first time round, think newbies might be shocked how many times you die though !

Played a bit of the first level (and died a lot) but its a good old skool platforming type of game. Bit pricey but on the other hand to put it in perspective this game would have cost $12 on the Commodore 64 back in the 80's, so all these years later a mobile version for peanuts isnt bad at all
10-30-2013, 07:29 PM
#25
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 7
Just picked it up...GREAT GAME!I am from that era of pixelated platformers,although I do not remember this title.I had the Amiga,commodore 64,Atari,Calecovision etc. so I am always partial to these throwback games,they usually,if done right still hold true to form & can be just as entertaining & fun to play as the modern games of today.Ive only been playing for a short while and I have to say its a great challenge!That is the way games should be,a test to your hand-eye coordination,not just a smooth breeze right through! I have to ask,is there any way to have a option for a D-Pad/Joystick I think that would work perfect for this game,if not at least an option to move the '4' arrows...up,down,left,right closer together.THANKS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION & GAME!

Last edited by Markaroni; 10-31-2013 at 01:23 PM.
05-19-2017, 01:35 PM
#26
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Arizona, USA
Posts: 886
This just got updated. Anyone still playing it? I want to take the plunge...
05-19-2017, 05:15 PM
#27
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 152
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Originally Posted by PBSNellie View Post
This just got updated. Anyone still playing it? I want to take the plunge...
hey, I'm Charles Ingalls
05-19-2017, 07:05 PM
#28
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Arizona, USA
Posts: 886
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Originally Posted by Jean pierre View Post
hey, I'm Charles Ingalls
Haha!