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Pitfall questions.

by Evildeadmanwalking77 Tue Oct 25, 2011 1:33 pm

So I was bored during lunch and reading about some retro games on wikipedia. I came across Pitfall! on Atari and apparently the game ends? This can be accomplished by collecting all 32 treasures, time runs out, or all lives have been lost. The last 2 are obvious "DUH" results of the game ending but I had no clue about collecting all the 32 treasures. How does it end? I can't imagine there being an actual ending, unless I'm wrong? :oops: I thought the game kept looping and you just try to top your score like most of the games back from that era. Anyone know here ever do this?
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Re: Pitfall questions.

by flojocabron Tue Oct 25, 2011 1:57 pm

This is the bad part of owning pitfall.

Once the timer is at zero, the game is over.

The point is to get as much points as possible during said time.

I dont know for sure but there may be a perfect game score. That is collecting all gold and diamonds and not getting hit by the logs.

A long time ago, I did complete the game, but did not get the highest score

The game just stops and you have to reset the game.
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Re: Pitfall questions.

by BoringSupreez Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:34 pm

flojocabron wrote:The game just stops and you have to reset the game.

That's one of Pitfall's flaws IMO. I'd rather that the game had no timer, and didn't end until you got through everything.
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