Welcome to the place where you can play lode runner's remake for free. If you have played lode runner, you will notice that Golden Runner is slightly different, but of course in general it looks and feels like lode runner a lot! Golden Runner don't have any unnecessary controls, abilities or extras because the original game is just great! Now, make sure you have enough free time and have fun.
Where to begin from?
If you haven't played the game lode runner or some of its thousands versions, it would be a wise idea to check out what is your aim in our short how to play tutorial. Otherwise just check the game controls (listed above), enter your name (alias), hit the big orange play button and enjoy! I hope you like the game - I love it! I love the original lode runner too - just a great game!
Lode Runner - a personal story from a stranger
When I was a kid the computers were something rare and extraordinary. They were some kind of magic boxes containing the most interesting thing I'd ever seen - the computer games. Those days lode runner, digger, tetris, etc. were magic words. But of course, my access to these rare magic boxes was very limited. What a pity... But this is a long boring story, so go collect some gold.
Golden Runner - the game in my eyes
When i decided to create a remake of lode runner, I hadn't played the original game for quite some time, so I created the game in a way that was in my memories. The result is one not so bad game, so I think it's not a shame to call it another version of lode runner. I decided to call it Golden Runner and here it is. If you want to learn more check out the FAQ section. See ya. Have fun!
Lode Runner - interesting facts about the original game
The price of the original Lode Runner back in 1983 was $34.95, the game required 64k of RAM, a disk drive and optionally a joystick. Doug Smith - the creator of the game had signed for 10-year with Broderbund and in 1993 the property of Lode Runner came back to him. An interesting fact is that over 80% of the sales of the original game Lode Runner was in Japan, they just love computers and games.
Golden Runner - information for the online game update
The hardest thing in creation of Golden Runner was to think up the dummy text needed for the search engines to recognize the game. The count of the visitors of Golden Runner website was dramatically increased when Google promoted it to first page in the results. At the beginning Golden Runner game was much slower, but thanks to the feedback now it has an option to choose a game speed.