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The Atari 2600 Game Crazy Climber by Nichibutsu

One of four Atari Club exclusive games, although this one did show up in limited quantities in toy clearances. This is a highly sought after game

General Information

Developer - Nichibutsu

Publisher - Nichibutsu

Release - 1982

Platform(s) - Atari 2600

Number of Players - Up to 2 players, alternating turns

Genre - Vertically scrolling video game

Both because it is hard to find, and because it is conversion of a popular coin-op.

Win at CRAZY CLIMBER by climbing to the tops of four skyscrapers, while avoiding enemies and objects that can knock you off the side of the building. You can climb up, right, or left, but not down on the rows of windows. The faster and farther you climb, the more points you score. But watch out! If a window closes on your hands, or if a falling object hits you while climbing, you'll fall back to the street below.

You'll start the game with five climbers; each time one falls, another appears at the spot where the last climber fell. The last three climbers are shown at the top center of your screen.

Each skyscraper is progressively more difficult to climb. Windows open and close faster, more obstacles are placed in your path, and your enemies are more unrelenting in their attacks.

You'll need sharp eyes and quick reflexes to make it past all the obstacles placed in your path. The obstacles you'll encounter are:


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