Pitfall 2 for Atari 2600
Here I am, Pitfall Harry, plummeting toward the dark thunder of rushing
water below... and thinking of the night David Crane called. "I hope
you're well rested," he had said. Too rested, I said. I was ready for
action. He asked if I'd heard tales of the legendary lost caverns of
Machu Picchu in Peru. Or of a roaring, uncharted underground tributary
of the Urubamba River replete with waterfalls and deadly electric eels.
"Yes," I said. He asked if I knew of the infamous, cursed Raj Diamond.
Or of the recent robbery of gold bars from the U.S. Gold Bullion
Depository in Fort Knox. And had I heard of vampire bats? Poisonous
frogs? Albino scorpions? The dreaded Andean condor? "Yes," I said. And
could I still run? Climb? Jump? Could I... swim? "Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes."
"Good," said Crane. "Then you'll do it?" "Of course," I said. If only I