"Take on the role of Karadoc, who is languishing in a grim dungeon. Your long term objective is unknown and only discovered as you explore.

*Features hundreds of rooms to explore and puzzles to solve.
*Isometric 3D view
*Eight directional movement.

Enjoy the continued experience of Cadaver with an additional 200 dungeons and rooms to explore, with the Payoff expansion disk."

(Back-cover text from the Kixx XL Version)


The Game

Cadaver was released 1990 for the Commodore Amiga and the Atari ST, later for IBM PC and Acorn Archimedes. The level disk The Payoff followed a few months later to continue the story around the dwarf Karadoc. There where also three demo versions each with a unique level. Cadaver was re-released under the low-budged-label Kixx XL together with The Payoff for the Amiga in 1994 and with Magic Pockets, Gods,Speedball 2 and Xenon 2 as a part of The Bitmap Brothers Compilation for the IBM PC on CD-ROM in 1995.

Cadaver Credits:
Mike Montgomery, Steve Kelly (Coding), Phil Wilcock (Level Desing),
Dan Malone (Architectual and Creature Graphics), Robin Chapman (Title and Object Graphics),
Richard Joseph (Music und Soundeffects), Sean Griffiths (additional Coding)
Graeme Boxall (Game Co-ordination), The Word Company (Manual & Introduction)
Mike Montgomery, Steve Kelly, Eric Matthews ( Production & Concept)

This Page

In the menu on the left you can find some reviews, a rework of the manual and the story around Karadoc and Castle Wulf.

On the right side you'll find walkthroughts for every level of Cadaver.


"Gatehouse" Demo
Amiga (142k)
Atari ST (118k)

"Temple" Demo
Amiga (160k)
Atari ST (138k)

"The Last Supper" Demo
Amiga (760k)
Atari ST (156k)

John Fairhall's Cadaver Walkthrough184k
John's comprehensive walk through Cadaver
as MS Word Doc for offline reading.

Download (Links)

You'll find the Cadaver Demo Level HD package and the Cadaver & The Payoff HD Installer
on J.F.Fabre's page and on the WHDload Support Page.

Cadaver & The Payoff © 1990/91/92 The Bitmap Brothers
Cadaver Secret Shrine 2001-04 by kametyken as part of The Bitmap Brothers Tribute.