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xrick is a clone of Rick Dangerous. Written entirely in C, it relies on the Simple DirectMedia Layer library and has been ported to Linux (its primary target). Way before Lara Croft, back in the 1980's and early 1990's, Rick Dangerous was the Indiana Jones of computer games, running away from rolling rocks and avoiding traps in places from South America to a futuristic missile base via Egypt and the Schwarzendumpf castle.

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Recent releases

  •  06 Jan 2003 01:29

    Release Notes: The build system has been reworked so that xrick can easily be built on Unix boxes as well as on non-Unix boxes (do not rely on symbolic links, etc.). Function keys are used instead of numeric keys for various game controls, as some non-US keyboard require that SHIFT is pressed for numbers. A potential buffer overflow in command line parameter handling has been fixed. The joystick is (hopefully) OK now. All sounds (music, effects, etc.) have been implemented. The sound on Windows has been fixed.

    •  15 Apr 2002 00:10

      Release Notes: This release has alpha sound support. Basic sounds are here, including the Waaaaaa of Death, but music is not implemented. The quality is far from being perfect.

      Recent comments

      09 Feb 2008 03:10 MaVaTi

      xrick port on MacOSX
      A version compiled for MacOS X of this nice game is available here:

      15 Apr 2002 02:47 simonsunnyboy

      Go play it!
      This game is so cool. I loved it on the ST and I like this Linux port as well. Take it as a precursor to Lara Croft. It is almost the same gameplay without 3d graphics :)

      14 Apr 2002 20:11 autechre

      Silly fun
      If you only need one reason to play this game, the Waaaa of Death should be enough.


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