Dangerous Dave in the Deserted Pirate's Hideout!
DOS - 1990
Also available on: Apple II
Description of Dangerous Dave in the Deserted Pirate's Hideout!
One of John Romero's earliest games before he became world-famous as one of id Software legends, Dangerous Dave is a fun platformer similar to Super Mario.
You are Dangerous Dave, a little precocious kid who must find ten skateboarding trophies that your nemesis Clyde Cooper hid in a pirate's hideout. Gameplay in Dangerous Dave is nothing you haven't seen if you have played other platform games. What makes the game memorable and a lot of fun, however, are the many cool secret levels and the great sense of humor. Your enemies include creative monsters with names like WeirdWeeds, FearsomeFire, and WickedWater, all of which have unique attacks and characteristics. Level designs are excellent, showing much of Romero's knack that would become a hallmark in id Software games.
With a lot of secret levels, humorous monsters and gags, and simple but fun gameplay, Dangerous Dave is a solid shareware game that paves the way for id blockbusters.
Review By HOTUD
Comments and reviews
Andy 2022-05-04 1 point DOS version
This is the one! I remember when I had my first computer my cousin and I played the heck out of this!
Nyerguds 2022-03-11 3 points DOS version
Glad to see this game back on the site!
John Romero confirmed on Twitter that it has always been freeware.
Darx 2021-11-14 2 points
Wow... the game of my elementary school years in informatics class :) . We had a bunch of 286 and 386's, and this was one of the few games pre-installed.
adham 2018-07-31 1 point DOS version
my childhood game i remember when i used to sit in the computer room we had and play time was very limted i used to play this game with my dad i was like 6 or 7 we made it to level 3 or 4 i guess haha i only remembered a jetpack and the theme typed very basic stuff but the all mighty internet did its magic.
Space Man 100789 2018-01-04 0 point
Great Game John Romero Influenced By Super Mario Bros To Make This Awesome game! Guys U Should try The second Dave game! That game was awesome!!!!!!!
youna770 2017-12-30 1 point
Wow... I’ve never known the title until today. If I knew, I could avoid some guys named Dave. I liked this one a lot. I mean, the game of course. Lol. Great game.
h4nek 2015-05-26 3 points DOS version
It is not included in the Dave pack on GOG, just so you know..
kush-kush 2015-03-11 3 points DOS version
look her for How to run dave in WIN7 64bit :
Alecita 2014-09-12 2 points DOS version
I've been looking this game for years! and finally i found it!!
shweta 2013-04-22 -1 point DOS version
i downloaded dis game bt its nt wrking? my lappy doesn't hv ny problem ......................plzz hlp me i realyy wanna play ds game
lavi 2011-01-13 -1 point DOS version
i need to downlold but cant ,after downlodin its not running.help me out plsssssssssssssssssssss
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