Dark Chambers

Dandy begat Gauntlet, then later begat Dark Chambers. The 2600 version is available on Atari Collection 2 for the Evercade retro gaming handheld.


Developer: Sculptured Software
Publisher: Atari
Available on: Atari 8-bit, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Evercade


Articles about Dark Chambers

Atari A to Z: Dark Chambers - It’s a Dandy dungeon out there, for sure it is — and Dark Chambers marks the conclusion to one of the earliest and most notorious legal disputes in gaming. John Palevich’s Dandy begat Ed Logg’s Gauntlet, though the former wasn’t too thrilled with the fact that the latter didn’t credit him. Then Gauntlet begat Dark Chambers, which did credit Palevich — who … Continue reading Atari A to Z: Dark Chambers
Dark Chambers: What a Dandy Dungeon This Is - The history of how a lot of old games came to be is deeply fascinating. One such tale that I’ve found rather interesting is how Atari’s Dark Chambers found its way to release. This is a game that has its roots in John Palevich’s Dandy, which is the reason the all-time classic cooperative top-down dungeon crawler Gauntlet exists, but … Continue reading Dark Chambers: What a Dandy Dungeon This Is

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