Caverns of Karanor

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Caverns of Karanor
System(s): SC-3000
Publisher: Poseidon Software
Developer:
Genre: Action

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
SC-3000
NZ
$? ?



Caverns of Karanor is platform video game originally written for the SC-3000 by Michael Boyd and released by Poseidon Software in 1986. It is the third game in the Burglar Bill series. The game was inspired by the ZX Spectrum game Manic Miner.

Caverns of Karanor is featured on the SC-3000 Survivors Multicart MkII.

Plot

The year is 2047, Bill, after retiring from a life of crime, is now a Member of the Federation, the centre link is new world of peace. A newly appointed Member, Bill must show his worth to the Committee of Elders to obtain his seat the High Council.

Once again, evil is at large in the Universe, this time in form of a shape-changer. Glydorn has centred his evil power on the Caverns below the ancient Temple of the Gods Karanor. But the power of the new evil surpasses any seen by the Federation in all its existence. Gyldorn has places a number of breeding tanks in the Caverns, each capable of breeding many thousands of deformed beings which threaten the existence of the Human race. Many have escaped already but none have gone beyond the Caverns as yet.

Bill's mission is to cap the remaining tanks, without being destroyed by the beings that are at large within the Caverns or the other dangers that lay in wait for the unsuspecting victims. Once this is accomplished, he must find the caesium timer needed to fix the teleporter needed to return him to civilisation.

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Physical scans

SC-3000, NZ
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Cover
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Cassette