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Skeleton+
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System: Atari 2600
Company: Self-Published
Model #: n/a
Year of Release: 2003
Media Type: Cartridge
Number of Players: 1
Controller: Atari Joystick
 
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   Eric Ball (Programmer)
 Homebrew
 North America
 NTSC
 
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Skeleton+ - Cartridge

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Skeleton+ is a 3D maze game written by Eric Ball. In order to escape this labyrinth you need to hunt down and eliminate 80 skeletons lurking about without being killed yourself! There are eight mazes, with each maze containing 10 skeletons. Complete all eight mazes and you'll gain your freedom!

Skeleton+ contains several improvements over the original release of Skeleton. The major differences are:

  • Life and Kill Counters
  • New Undead Locator to help track Skeletons
  • Five vs Ten Skeletons per level (selectable)
  • Various difficulty settings

The new difficulty settings allow you to customize the game to your liking, and maximize replay value! You can now set to start with five or ten Skeletons per level, start with 49 life and half damage, toggle the Undead Locator on or off during gameplay, and choose to have the Skeleton speed reset only at the start of a level. In addition, you can use the B/W switch to toggle "touch of death" for Skeletons.

If your Atari 2600 has been modified for stereo output, Skeleton+ takes advantage of this to help you locate Skeletons in the maze!

You can get a copy of Skeleton+ in cartridge form in the AtariAge Store. Included with the cartridge is a colorfully illustrated eight page manual.



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AtariAge Store (by Ron Lloyd)80%
AtariAge Store (by Steve Engelhardt)100%
AtariAge Store (by Matthew Davis)100%
AtariAge Store (by Mike Molero)80%
Video Game Critic (by David Mrozek)88%
Average Score: 90%


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