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Rubble Trouble (1984) (BBC Model B, 5.25" Disc)
Publisher: Micro Power
Micro Peripherals | Micro Power | Micro Press

Genre: Arcade; Overhead Maze

Cover Art Language: English

Machine Compatibility: BBC Model B

Release: On 5.25" Disc (Side 1


Available For:
Acorn Electron & BBC Model B

Emulators: BeebEm (PC (Windows))
Model B Emulator (PC (Windows))

How To Play

An overhead maze where you play a caveman who can push blocks about, aiming to crush the carnivorous Krackats who also inhabit it. (Read Instructions | Plain Text Instructions | Html Instructions (Isolated) )

Game Information

Original Release Date: 1st Sep 1984
Original Release Price: Unknown
Market Valuation: £4.00 (How Is This Calculated?)
Author(s): D. J. Morgan & P. A. Morgan

What They Said

"A reasonably good game involving a fair amount of dexterity and strategy in order to succeed." (Read Full Review)
... A&B Computing
"Not for the novice... Excellent graphics and good use of sound combined with a well implemented twist of an established theme." (Read Full Review)
... The Micro User

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Cover Art

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Full Instructions

The Game

During the period of years from 2001 to 2003, a third world war took place! It was terminated by a massive nuclear bomb. The effect of the explosion and radioactive storm that followed was not restricted to the super powers; its effect was felt all over the world.

The devastation caused resulted in a new life for the world's inhabitants - that of primitive cavemen. In this now desolate landscape, the only creature to survive is the 'Krackat', a mutated turtle-like creature whose only diet is that of human flesh!

Your only hope of survival is to kill the ever-increasing number of Krackats. You perform this by pushing the pieces of rock (which form the maze walls) onto the Krackats. Background radiation is rising thus you must complete your task before the rocks disintegrate and you die of radiation sickness.

On the second and third screen, the bonus rocks have special functions.

A boulder will move unless it is blocked by another rock, in which case the boulder will be crushed instead. Boulders will bounce back towards you if you miss a Krackat.

Crushing the cyan rocks results in bonus points scored. Do not attempt to move a rock which contains a bomb, since this may start another holocaust!

The Krackats develop from eggs, so you may be able to kill them before they hatch!

Game Controls

Z - Left, X - Right, : - Up, ? - Down, RETURN - Push/Crumble

Alternatively, you may use a joystick.

S and O turn the sound on and off respectively. DELETE freezes the game and COPY restarts it.


A bonus caveman is awarded at 6,000 points.



Where To Get It

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A digital version of Rubble Trouble suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS))

Rubble Trouble is Item ID 38699 in our database. Last modified on Monday 20th of February 2017 at 10:40:01 AM.

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