PlayStation 1 GamesLode Runner 2, (SLPM-86460)
Lode Runner 2, (SLPM-86460) (SuperLite 1500 Series)

Lode Runner 2, (SLPM-86460) (SuperLite 1500 Series)

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Lode Runner for the PlayStation is two games on one disc. First, there is Lode Runner: The Legend Returns, a graphically enhanced remake of the computer classic. Secondly, there is Lode Runner Extra, a sequel of sorts that continues where the former game left off.

In The Legend Returns, the once green and fertile Earth is now a cesspool of filth, made this way by centuries of pollution. What remains of humanity resides deep within caverns, searching for gold, a substance still considered valuable. With enough gold, a person can buy safe passage from the planet. Chief among these Lode Runners is Jake Peril, a man who spends most of his time climbing ladders and ropes, walking across platforms, falling off platforms, digging holes and, of course, scooping up piles of gold.

LodeRunner2-01bAs you guide Jake around the underworld, grabbing all the gold so you can progress to the next level, a subterranean cult of gold worshipers will follow you around and make your task difficult. You can dig holes to momentarily trap these Mad Monks, but you should be careful not to trap yourself or touch a monk. As you go from level to level, the gold will be harder and harder to gather as you are basically forced to figure out puzzles that will enable you to dig your way to, fall on, or otherwise come in contact with the gold.

Lode Runner Extra is similar to The Legend Returns, but with the addition of bombs, goo, teleporters and other tools for use in outwitting the Mad Monks and rival Lode Runners. In this game, the monks have abducted Jake (right after he found enough gold to escape the planet) and banished him to their deepest, deadliest caverns. Once again, Jake must gather enough treasure to escape the planet.

Manufacturer’s description:
The computer classic. Lode Runner, comes home to your PlayStation™.
Dig and blast your way through hundreds of levels of exciting and challenging game play!

Third person perspective.
2D graphics
Cartoon graphics
Fantasy theme.

Number Of Players      1-2 Players
Number Of Memory Card Blocks      1-6 Blocks
Compatible Controllers Tested
( Official Gamepads Only )      Standard Controller ( Digital Controller compatible only )
Compatible Light Guns
( Official Light Guns Only )      None
Other Compatible Controllers
( Official Controllers Only )      None
Special Controllers Included Or
Supported ( Official Only )      None
Vibration Function Compatible      No
Multi-Tap Function Compatible      No
Link Cable Function Compatible No

Climb up / down ladders:  D-Pad up or down
Walk left or right:  D-Pad left or right
Use item:  X Button
Burn right:  Circle Button
Burn left:  Square Button
Pick up item:  Triangle Button
Set bomb:  L1, L2, R1, or R2 Button
Restart level:  L1 + L2 + R1 + R2 Button (simultaneously)
Pause game:  Start Button

Infinite Lives –   Pause the game and press Select + Triangle
Back 15 Levels (During play hold L2 or R2 and press one of the following buttons to warp to a different level) –   X Button
Back 1 Level (During play hold L2 or R2 and press one of the following buttons to warp to a different level) –   Square Button
Forward 15 Levels (During play hold L2 or R2 and press one of the following buttons to warp to a different level) –   Triangle Button
Forward 1 Level (During play hold L2 or R2 and press one of the following buttons to warp to a different level) –   Circle Button
Watch the Cinemas –   On the main menu highlight Options. Then on controller 2 hold the buttons that correspond to the level you want to watch (L1 Level Eight, R1 Level Four, R2 Level One, L2 Level Two). While holding these, press X

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