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Atari A to Z: Lode Runner

Lode Runner is an all-time classic of gaming that is still going strong today, thanks at least in part to its popularity in Japan.

The original game has quite an interesting story behind it — and the Atari 8-bit version was part of that initial story. It’s a stark reminder of how far we’ve come in gaming when you consider that “the ability to move a pixel at a time” was considered to be a selling point for a programmer trying to pitch their game to a publisher!

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Atari A to Z