Boulder Dash for Commodore 64

Commodore 64

When the first animated intro screen appears, press F1 to proceed, then Space to start the game...

Logic puzzle-solving
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Click on play Commodore 64 game now button first to start emulator and load the game. Joystick - Keyboard controls:

Joystick Keyboard 1: ~ CTRL = LEFT / RIGHT / UP / DOWN ~ FIRE
Joystick Keyboard 2: A D W S ~ SHIF = LEFT / RIGHT / UP / DOWN ~ FIRE

Boulder Dash

Online version of Boulder Dash for Commodore 64. Boulder Dash, aka Rockford, was originally created by Peter Liepa and Chris Gray. The hero of the game, whom the player controls, is the brave prospector "Rockford". He must dig through caves collecting gems and diamonds, while avoiding various types of dangerous creatures as well as obstacles like falling rocks and the constant danger of being crushed or trapped by an avalanche, or killed by an underground explosion...

Game details

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Released in
1984
Publisher
First Star Software, Inc.
Developer
First Star Software, Inc.
Platforms
Atari 8-bit, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, ZX Spectrum (1984), MXS (1985), PC DOS, Atari ST (1986), NES, Game Boy (1990)

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Commodore 64 Computer

Online emulated version of Boulder Dash was originally developed for the Commodore 64 (also known as the C64 or the CBM 64), an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International. Preceded by the Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore PET, the C64 took its name from its 64 kilobytes (65,536 bytes) of RAM. With support for multicolor sprites and a custom chip for waveform generation, the C64 could create superior visuals and audio compared to systems without such custom hardware. The C64 dominated the low-end computer market (except in the UK) for most of the 1980s.

The C64 uses an 8-bit MOS Technology 6510 microprocessor, 64 KB of 8-bit-wide dynamic RAM, 1 KB of 4-bit-wide static color RAM for text mode and 38 KB are available to built-in Commodore BASIC 2.0 on startup. The graphics chip, VIC-II, features 16 colors, eight hardware sprites per scanline (enabling up to 112 sprites per PAL screen), scrolling capabilities, and two bitmap graphics modes. The C64 has a resolution of 320×200 pixels, consisting of a 40×25 grid of 8×8 character blocks. The C64 has 255 predefined character blocks, called PETSCII.

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online game added: 2020-10-22, by dj