> Team Pixelboy Official Web Site : Danger Tower

The plan was simple: To break into the Danger Tower and steal the world's largest diamond. But after disabling the main alarm system, finding your way to the basement and grabbing the treasure, you tripped over a secondary alarm and a horde of holobots were activated. A single electrified touch of these holobots can kill you, so you have to evade them long enough for the floor timer to count down to zero and see the stairway to the next floor appear. You must survive through all 15 floors in order to reach the top of the tower and escape!

This game is part of the Team Pixelboy Budget Series.

My good friend Óscar Toledo Gutiérrez (creator of Princess Quest, Mecha-8 and Mecha-9, and creator of the CoolCV emulator) received some very bad news back in spring 2016: His wife was diagnosed with stage-4 lung cancer, and she had to give birth to her daughter prematurely so she could receive chemotherapy treatments. When I learned about this, I decided to help Óscar with the medical bills by starting a new budget-priced series of Team Pixelboy games. These games are mostly ColecoVision ports of MSX homebrew games that were submitted to the MSXdev contests in recent years, and there are a few games coded from scratch as well. Some of the money from the sales of these budget games went directly to Óscar.

When I told Armando Pérez Abad about my budget game project, he contacted a few of his friends in the MSX homebrew community on my behalf, one of which was David Fernandez (a.k.a. Imanok). David graciously offered to let me publish ports of many of his MSX homebrew games to help Óscar. Óscar himself ported Danger Tower to ColecoVision.

The budget games were released in limited quantities, just enough to honor all pre-orders recorded during the summer of 2016. I would like to thank everyone who pre-ordered these games and helped our friend Óscar in his time of need.

This game was completed and released in 2017.

  • David Fernandez : Designer and programmer of original MSX version
  • Miguel Angel Fernandez : Graphics
  • Kamikiken : Music
  • Óscar Toledo Gutiérrez : ColecoVision port
  • Michael Markowski : Software beta-testing
  • Luc Miron : Box design, game manual, cartridge label
  • Harvey deKleine : Electronic sourcing and assemblies
  • SPECIAL THANKS: Armando Pérez Abad, Tobie St-Aubin and Albert Yarusso.

Here is a YouTube video of the ColecoVision version of Danger Tower.