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Rick Dangerous II
ECS/OCS
Rick Dangerous II - Double Barrel Screenshot
Information 21 reviews 1 manual Cheatcode 5 weblinks
48 screenshots 8 boxscans 2 diskscans 13 miscshots 5 conversions Gamemap
Information
Year of the first release1990LicenseCommercial
Number of disks (or CD)1PublisherMicroProse - USA
MicroStyle (MicroProse) - Rest of the World
Number max of players1Budget publisherKixx (U.S. Gold) - Worldwide
Simultaneous max players1DeveloperCore
LanguageEnglish
ArtistsCoder : David 'Ken' Pridmore (Dave Pridmore)
Coder : Simon Phipps
Graphician : Simon Phipps
Graphician : Terry Lloyd (Tel Lloyd)
Musician : Ben Daglish (Benn Daglish)
Musician : David 'Ken' Pridmore (Dave Pridmore)
Musician : Simon Phipps
Misc : Bob Churchill (Goth)
Misc : Simon Phipps
Misc : Terry Lloyd (Tel Lloyd)
Language in manualDanish
English
French
German
Italian
HardwareECS
OCS
Amiga original gameno
Have cheatcodeyes
Have SPS releaseyes
WHD installyesWHD information
AuthorsBored Seal
Graham
Updated  2009-06-23 22:55:53
HD installnoHD notes
Genre
CategoryPlatform
SubcategoryPlatform - Puzzler
Dimension2D
QuickmatchH.E.R.O.
ScrolltypeScrolling - Horizontal
ScrolltypeScrolling - Vertical
ScrolltypeSingle Screen - Flip Screen
ThemeAdventure - Exploration
ThemeScience Fiction - Aliens
ViewpointSideways
Conversion hardwareAmstrad/Schneider CPC464/664/6128
Atari ST/E
Commodore C64/128
PC (DOS)
Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128/+2/+3
Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48/128/+2/+3
Conversion notes

Based on 1990 Core/MicroProse Atari ST release.
PC versions: CGA, EGA, VGA

Classic compilationTop League, The
Action 5
Amiga Format Game Pack 3
Megamania
Battants II, Les
Costos, Les
Relationshiphas a set of exclusive levels: Rick Dangerous II½
is a sequel to Rick Dangerous
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Rarity: One version is common, at least one other version is rare One version is common, at least one other version is rareOne version is common, at least one other version is rare
Notes:  

[1] Game concept/design by Simon Phipps and Terry Lloyd; level design by Bob Churchill. Coding by Simon Phipps; map editor coding & main character control development by Dave Pridmore. Background graphics by Terry Lloyd; sprites by Simon Phipps. Music by Ben Daglish and Dave Pridmore; sound FX by Simon Phipps.

[2] Budget Publisher: Kixx release No. 12 in the series of single disk dual-format (PC/Amiga) budget releases + standalone Amiga-only budget release.

[3] The original release contained a black and white game poster as well as a RICK DANGEROUS 2 comic strip that was illustrated by Ian Gibson of 2000AD's Robo Hunter fame (see HERE).

[4] Interesting info. and trivia about RICK DANGEROUS 2 can be found on game author Simon Phipps' website.


TRIVIA: Inspiration for RICK DANGEROUS 2 was predominantly drawn from the 1930s/40s Flash Gordon film serials, but was also influenced by other sci-fi entertainment media of the era including Dan Dare and Forbidden Planet. [Sources: Simon Phipps (coder) and The One preview, Issue 22 (July 90), pp70-71]



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