The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension

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WARNING: This is the official release of Buckaroo Banzai, and it has a bug that makes the game unwinnable. The original publishers seemed to be aware of the bug because a printed disclaimer was included with retail copies of the game. More details at Stardot and at acornelectron.co.uk.

A bugfixed version of the game is available.

Buckaroo Banzai was originally released for various home computers in 1984/85. The BBC Micro version, released in 1987, was by Brian Howarth and appeared only on the Scott Adams Scoops and Gold Collection compilations.

Scott Adams has said that he did not have much to do with the creation of this game and that it was mostly written by Philip Case and Kem McNair.

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TitleThe Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension
Year1987
PublishersU.S. Gold (US Gold)
Adventure International (U.K.) Adventure Soft (UK)
AuthorsPhillip Case
Scott Adams
Kem McNair
Release TypeCommercial Release
Primary genreAdventure
Secondary genresText
Text Adventure
JoystickNot Supported
PlayersSingle Player
SaveDisc
CompatibilityA:✘ B:✔ Master: Untested
CompilationsGold Collection
Master Games - Scott Adams Scoops
SeriesScott Adams Adventure
Series number15

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Alternative Versions

This page is the entry for the canonical version of the game. For specific variants, see the list below.

Title Publisher Year
Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension U.S. Gold (US Gold), Self-published 2020