|Velcro_SP - 07/06/2009|
Just played this, scored 38,100. I see where the previous poster said he or she completed the game, but I was thinking it just kept repeating the three levels. I completed the three levels twice and ran out of lives after that. Canyon Climber is a good platform game. It has similarities to Donkey Kong, but it is its own thing too. I like the theme and colors of being out West, blowing up bridges while eluding rams, dodging arrows shot by Indians and rocks dropped by birds. You need good motor skills and timing to jump correctly. The game keeps you on edge. The box had cool cover art.
|Dominic Trill - 22/01/2005|
I remember my uncle buying this in October 1982 along with Bug Attack(Cavalier Computers) and Dodge Racer(Synapse) when he bought his Atari 800,many an hour spent on this one!Great platformer,still managed to complete it(after some practice) when i booted it up recently!
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Many thanks to Farb for dumping this disk!
| Electronic Fun · March, 1983||Rating: 3 / 4 |
Canyon Climber is a multi-screen game of timing that has clearly been inspired by Donkey Kong. It's not quite as demanding as Donkey Kong but the concept is appealingly bizarre.
Picture this: you're a mad anarchist running amok in the wild and woolly West. Armed with a backpack full of dynamite, it is your improbable mission to blow up a bridge and then to try to... [more]