Tutankham Returns (C64)
A downloadable game
This game for Commodore 64 is a tribute to Tutankham, an arcade game developed by Konami in 1982.
This version is made up of 7 completely new stages.
The game works perfectly on both PAL and NTSC models. However, for game speeds similar to the original arcade game, it is suggested using an NTSC model.
In this game, the player controls an explorer who is robbing Tutankhamun's tomb. The player will search for precious treasures (maps, lamps, chests of gold & jewels, and, above all, the golden mask of King Tut) and fight off the various creatures that guard the tomb to ultimately find the way through the catacombs.
The player must guide the explorer through a series of progressively more difficult mazes across different stages. The explorer may move in four directions, but can only fire in two directions, left and right, making the player helpless in vertical shafts. There are also "warp zones" located in random parts of each maze that allow the explorer to be teleported from one area of the maze to another. There are several different creatures that constantly materialize from "spawning zones" within the maze and attack, including crows, snakes, bats, dragons, and other magical beings. Those creatures can be destroyed to score between 20 and 60 points with either bullets or a "flash bomb". The explorer has a single "flash bomb" per life that destroys all enemies on the screen. On each stage, the explorer must pick up keys in order to unlock the door to the room where each of the treasures are kept, allowing the passage to the next stage. Along the way, the explorer may grab optional treasures (rings and coffers) for bonus points. If the timer reaches zero, the player's ability to fire is removed. Bonus points are awarded based on the amount of extra time left over when a stage is completed. After the player has recovered the King Tut's treasures in all the stages, the game starts over again with increased difficulty and more keys to pick up.
At 30000 points and then every 80000 points the player earns an extra life, for a maximum of 6 lives.
There are 4 difficulty levels to choose from: Easy, Normal, Hard, Expert.
There are 2 fire modes:
"A" When you press fire, the left and right bullets are fired simultaneously.
"B" To fire the bullet on the left, press fire and move the joystick lever to the left (the explorer does not change direction). To shoot right, press fire and move the lever to the right.
Joystick in port 2.
Joystick lever = Move the explorer
Fire button = Shoot
Spacebar = Detonate the flash bomb
While playing, press F7 to pause or F1 to stop the game and go back to the title.
While the top scores are showing, press F1 to reset the ranking.
|Updated||26 days ago|
|Tags||2D, Arcade, Commodore 64, maze, Pixel Art, Remake, Retro, Singleplayer|
|Average session||A few minutes|
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grandissimo Luca ! gioco meraviglioso ! , mi domandavo se fosse possibile portare su c64 una bella conversione di roc'n rope non come quella triste esistente ! ! sarebbe fantastico !
Grazie per i complimenti!
Finora ho creato cloni e port di giochi che mi hanno affascinato fin dalla gioventù, e Roc'n Rope, purtroppo, non è uno di questi, quindi difficilmente lo prenderò in considerazione. Senza contare che ho già diversi altri progetti a cui dedicarmi. Spiacente.
wow - I really love it :-) congratulations :-)
Thank you for appreciating
Cool. Good game.
Glad you like it
Fantastic graphics! Congratulations!
Thank you so much!
Thank you all for the compliments and for enjoying the game!
Grazie ancora, un altro bellissimo gioco in versione Commodore con nuovi livelli, meraviglioso. Ho contribuito subito😉 Domani lo provo in live se posso come anteprima.
Excellent game, you are developing great arcades for the C64 and it is greatly appreciated.😉👾🕹️