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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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Jumpman Lives!

Views: 3,5201991Full versionSidescrolling Dave SharplessApogee Software
Jumpman Lives! is an interesting clone of the classic Jumpman game, created by Dave Sharpless and originally published … VIEW

Kid

Views: 1,2311996FreewareSidescrolling Stephan Vogler
"Kid" is a simply named game, and a simple game. It is one of many Super Mario - inspired games which borrows several … VIEW

L. Runner II

Views: 2,4691992SharewareSidescrolling VJV Software
L. Runner II is, of course, a Lode Runner inspired platforming game. No story is given or necessary: Simply collect all … VIEW

Labrynth of Zeux

Views: 3,1171996Full versionSidescrolling Software Visions
Before the popular Megazeux game creation system was released, there was Labrynth of Zeux. (Megazeux came bundled with … VIEW

Lala Prologue

Views: 2,6842012FreewareSidescrolling Mojon Twins, The
Lala Prologue (on the title screen it looks like Lala the Magical Prologue) is a platforming game with smooth, … VIEW

Larax & Zaco

Views: 4,2261996FreewareSidescrolling Zanobi Software
One of the strangest games I've seen in awhile. This was created by an Italian developer, but English documentation and … VIEW

Last Knight at Camelot

Views: 2,5381996SharewareSidescrolling Adventure Learningware
This platforming game is marketed as a "wholesome, nonviolent fun for the entire family." King Arthur needs another … VIEW

Lion King, The

The Lion King represents one of the rare times that a movie-to-game conversion actually worked and granted us a pretty … VIEW

Lizard

If you enjoyed the old-school style platforming games of the NES, you'll likely enjoy Lizard, a new game that was … VIEW

Lost Clown, The

Views: 2,1041993SharewareSidescrolling Stephen Walther
The Lost Clown is what you might call a "strategic platformer." While it looks and generally plays like a typical action … VIEW

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