You play a kid delivering papers on his treacherous route.


The object of Paperboy is to deliver papers to your customers while inflicting as much damage as possible to the houses of your non-customers. To make things more difficult, numerous obstacles get in your way including construction workers, rogue tires, skateboarders, dogs and cats, cars, and even the occasional tornado. Written by Shawn Watson

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December 1984 (USA)  »

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One of the Best Classic Games!
14 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great game. This is even better then Pac-Man. The concept of the game is to deliver papers to the customers and destroy the property of non-customers. You have to get through the entire week. There's also a number of obstacles such as dogs, cars, motorcycles, angry neighbors, signs, fences, curbs and many others. At the end of the round there's a an obstacle course as well for a bonus. I love this game. I have it on my old 1985 Tandy personal computer and in Gameboy, original Gameboy. This is a great game if you like older, eighties typed video games. Its also a good game if you don't like killing games. This is not only a fun game but a funny game. Rock on Paperboy! Rock on!

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