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Category description: Today more often referred to as a "platformer" or "platform game", Super Mario inspired countless other games where the primary mechanic involves running, jumping, and sometimes even flying around the levels. Commander Keen, the unofficial mascot of the site, was an early example on the PC.
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Around the World

Views: 8991997FreewareSidescrolling TMB Productions
Around the World is a game created using QuickBasic (or QBasic) which is a fairly average platform game, but it plays … VIEW

Baron Baldric: A Grave Overture

Baron Baldric is most well known as the protagonist of the Mystic Towers games published by Apogee. But before he rose … VIEW

Billy the Kid Returns!

Views: 7291990SharewareSidescrolling Alive Software
Billy the Kid, based on the wild west outlaw of the same name, mixes different genres together into different episodes. … VIEW

Bio Menace

Views: 4,2531993FreewareSidescrolling Apogee Software
Bio Menace is a decent EGA platformer from Apogee. It's got some nice EGA graphics and SoundBlaster sounds, though, as … VIEW

Blackthorne

Although the character movement and general gameplay aesthetic may bear a strong resemblance to the classic Prince of … VIEW

Blinky 3

Views: 2,2531995FreewareSidescrolling Jeremy Lamar
Blinky 3 is an odd game that has for some reason been requested a lot on the DOS Games Discussion Forum. So, here it is. … VIEW

Blues Brothers, The

Views: 7481991DemoSidescrolling Titus Interactive
The Blues Brothers, a game based on the Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi Saturday Night Live comedic duo, is a platforming … VIEW

BOB

BOB is a simple platforming game by a small team of Slovakian developers (I think, the game is in the Slovak language) … VIEW

Bob's Fury

Views: 2,9772014FreewareSidescrolling Sparcie
Bob's Fury is a platforming game made by a then-14-year-old programmer in QBasic after playing games like Xargon and … VIEW

Captain Comic

Views: 3,7891989SharewareSidescrolling Michael A. Denio
One of my first experiences with 'shareware' way back a couple of months before we'd even purchased our old 2400baud … VIEW

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