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This game is a tribute to Bagman, an arcade game released by Valadon Automation in 1982.
It is also the sequel to Bagman Comes Back.

This version is made up of 24 completely new stages.

Gameplay

The objective of the game is to maneuver the bagman through various mine shafts, picking up money bags and placing them in a wheelbarrow at the surface of the mine. The player must avoid pursuing guards, moving ore carts, and descending elevators. The player can temporarily stun the guards by striking them with a pickaxe or by dropping a money bag on them when they are below the player on the same ladder, or by sliding a bag on them when they are further down the same slope. The guards can also be stunned by placing the wheelbarrow at the top of the ladder or elevator while they are going up. The pickaxes can also be used to break down walls that obstruct the passage. Keep in mind that bagman can hold the same pickaxe for a few seconds, after which it disappears. The initial duration of each pickaxe is 8 seconds, but if the player drops a pickaxe before it expires and then picks it up again, the duration resets to 4 seconds each time. Bagman can jump into an ore cart after grabbing a ceiling handle as well as he can jump off the cart by moving the joystick left/right or by moving it up/down when the cart is on a vertical ladder.

The action button is used to perform the following tasks:

  • Pick up and drop money bags
  • Pick up and drop pickaxes
  • Grab and release a ceiling handle to avoid the ore carts or jump into them
  • Placing a money bag in the wheelbarrow
  • Pick up and drop the wheelbarrow

Points are scored for each horizontal step the player takes, for each money bag placed in the wheelbarrow, and for each guard stunned.

At 30000 points and then every 90000 points the player earns an extra life, for a maximum of 6 lives.

Controls

Arrow keys or joystick lever: Move the bagman
Ctrl key, Space key, or any joystick button: Action button

You can also use the WASD or IJKL keys as directional keys, and the Z or M keys as fire button.

While playing, press P to pause or Home to stop the game and go back to the title.

While the best scores are showing, press Shift+Del to reset the ranking.

History

Version 1.0

  • First release.

Version 1.1

  • Now you can use the joystick to enter a top score name.
Updated 23 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
AuthorLC-Games
GenrePlatformer
Made withGraphicsGale, LMMS, Audacity, MonoGame, Tiled
Tags2D, Arcade, bagman, maze, Pixel Art, Remake, Retro, Singleplayer, stern
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Gamepad (any), Joystick

Download

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Bagman2_win.zip

Development log

Comments

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The horizontal format is a great change! No more scrolling into guards, and the more compact level layouts (and time limit! = o) make the whole thing a lot more frenetic. : )

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Glad you appreciate! And thanks for the video, one more time!

muy bueno

👍👍👍

very good

Grazie ancora Luca e Stefano per questa ennesima versione bellissima di Bagman (in questo caso è la conversione da C64 su modello arcade) preso al volo (con donazione dovuta) provato e regala le sensazioni dell'originale. Lo giochero' con piacere e condivido il link per farlo conoscere. Buona giornata!

Ciao Alex, se ancora non sei stanco di Bagman, mi farà piacere vedere un tuo video sul gioco. Buona giornata anche a te