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The Atari 2600 game Dark Cavern

The object of the game is to avoid the blobs, spiders and robots... and destroy as many of them as you can!

General Information

Developer - Hal Finney

Publisher - M Network / Mattel Electronics

Release - 1982

Platform(s) - Atari 2600

Number of Players - 1

Genre - Shoot'em Up! - Miscellaneous

Your man is trapped in the cavern, there's nowhere to hide. Escape the creatures' bites and keep away from robot fire. Shoot to destroy... rack up points! It's a bitter fight to the end!

It's a battle for survival in an underground cavern! You have five men. They enter the cavern one at a time through the center trap door. Once inside, blobs, spiders and robots begin to enter the left and right doors. (Neither the creatures nor the man can exit through these doors.)

Direct your man down the tunnels. Pick up ammunition as you go. Keep clear of the creatures... avoid robot fire. Shoot to destroy! Get hit by a robot's bullet... action stops.


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