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
In 1982 the creator of Lode Runner - Douglas Smith had to borrow money to buy a color monitor and a joystick to improve the game. In 2008 even a version of Lode Runner for iPod was created, which I think proves that the game is really popular among everyone. Arcade version with 24 levels of Lode Runner was created in 1984 and in the next years was improved with more levels and 512 colors.
Golden Runner - information for the online game update
The entire website Golden Runner is less than 350kB in size, however the database continually grows and now it exceeds several MB. The game Golden Runner was won over 800 times in the year 2013 - an average of more than twice a day - which is quite impressing. More of 50% of the visitors of Golden Runner are returning visitors - I guess this just proves the value of the game - thank you all.