Description of Lode Runner: The Legend Returns
If there was ever an award for "perfect choice of designer for game sequels," Sierra would get this in 1994 when they tasked Jeff with designing a sequel to Brøderbund's classic Lode Runner.
The talented designer of The Incredible Machine delivered a game that is not only worthy of the name, but is also leaps and bounds better by adding new enemies, more ingenious levels, and best of all, a level editor where players can design their own torturous levels. Thumbs up!
If you love the game, check out Lode Runner Online: The Mad Monks' Revenge, the improved sequel with multiplayer support.
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Comments and reviews
Ev Iv 2021-09-17 0 point Windows 3.x version
Heres a quick start tips:
- download latest Dosbox
- use DBGL front-end for Dosbox
- Find window 3.1 iso image file on archive.org with a setup file
- use this guide to install win 3.1: https://www.howtogeek.com/230359/how-to-install-windows-3.1-in-dosbox-set-up-drivers-and-play-16-bit-games/
- mount folder and iso file of the game at the same time, windows should recognize iso as a cdrom.
- launch windows 3.1 and install from cd-rom.
- launch the game.
This migh save you some time.
demonic nightmare 2021-09-15 0 point
why cant i get this game to work when i extract it from the zip file on windows 10? does it not work for windows 10?
Tanya 2019-05-09 -1 point
It's amazing! I have been looking for it for sooooooo long! My childhood memory with my younger brother! Though I couldn't play it in my pc, I am more than satisfied to play in the browser! Thank you very much!
AlexD 2019-04-23 1 point
Downloaded the .iso but it's not a true .iso file so I can't mount it on DOSBox... what gives ?
Ziesi 2018-11-09 0 point Windows 3.x version
when i would save the game, it will not saved. i never find any save files in the orders.
pls help me.
anonymous 2018-01-27 -1 point
The game has been tested on the following platforms;
Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra
Linux Debian, Ubuntu, Mint
AsPika 2017-02-21 -23 points
Lode Runner for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 for 32 bit and 64 bit!!!
Download it here!!!
RadonNebula 2017-01-13 -1 point DOS version
THE NOSTALGIA AAAAAAAAH!!! I haven't seen this game in like 7 years and im back! Most of the sounds are corrupted but the background music is ok!
Jim the Greek 2016-09-16 1 point DOS version
An old gem ! A diamond !! The graphics and the gameplay remind of Prince of Persia 2 : The shadow and the Flame !!!
susie 2016-07-16 -2 points DOS version
How awesome game! I was playing the game when i was 7years old. DOS version is work well. but HOW CAN I SAVE THE GAME?
amanda 2015-01-05 -5 points Mac version
this download is only pictures of the game floppy disks. not the actual game...
oldschool89 2014-12-14 1 point DOS version
For those having difficulty with the music, run the command "setsound.bat" in DosBox. Auto-detect for soundblaster (didn't detect for me). Select "ATI Stereo" for sound, press "Y" if sounds are being played. Select "Soundblaster compatible" for music, test the music and press "Y". Start the game. The music plays like a dream. :)
P.S. the music settings is set to "Adlib" by default, which explains it's stuttering nature.
Jukantos 2014-11-26 0 point DOS version
I got the game to load into Dosbox first try, BUT none of the sounds are playing. Background music is working fine, but instead of the sounds i'm used to from the classic Windows 95 CD-Rom version, it plays broken beeps like a dialing up old-school router. Did the DOS Version not have those sound effects yet? Do i need to unlock them somehow? (Didn't find any minuses and the game didn't run anyway, Win 7 64-bit so i downloaded dosbox)
admin 2014-10-14 -2 points DOS version
I updated the game archive. If you have any problem, just read the f***ing howto we wrote for you :) http://www.myabandonware.com/howto/ !!
erual 2014-10-14 3 points DOS version
"As others have pointed out, I'm not able to run the executable on dos nor win7. Even if I remove all the "-" symboles from the end of the filenames, I still get errors. Has anyone recently been able to run this on win7 64-bit?"
-- Nope, it didn't work for me, I have w7 x64 too. It didn't run.
ccuvs 2014-07-23 1 point DOS version
As others have pointed out, I'm not able to run the executable on dos nor win7. Even if I remove all the "-" symboles from the end of the filenames, I still get errors. Has anyone recently been able to run this on win7 64-bit?
L0r3n30 2014-02-22 -1 point DOS version
In order for it to work just remove the "-" at the end of all files and double click on loderunner.exe. It works fine under win 7 64bit! :D
Flo 2013-11-25 0 point DOS version
Cmon guys, how do i load it with D-fend reloaded, the instructions are bad, since in this case there is a - behind all files, starting as dos or windows both say its the oposite, please fix this or explain
Arkin 2013-08-25 0 point DOS version
Thank you for your Great Games and downloads you have been a great help to me, Thank You....
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