Deluxe PacMan - Portable Arcade Game

Deluxe PacMan is a Free portable PacMan arcade game that was created by Neil Roy. Game play and functionality is based on and attempts to emulate the all time arcade favorite PacMan. This arcade game features a unique look and feel that totally differentiates it from the original game.

Portable Deluxe PacMan Like Arcade Game

Deluxe Pac Man - Portable Arcade Game
Deluxe Pac Man Portable Arcade Game

Authors Website: Deluxe Pac Man Project Page
License: Freeware

What is Deluxe PacMan?

Also known as "Pac-Man Deluxe," this is a popular variation of the classic arcade game Pac-Man. It retains the core gameplay elements of the original classic game while adding enhancements to make the game more engaging and challenging.

Deluxe PacMan Features

  • Iconic Gameplay: Deluxe PacMan follows the same basic gameplay as the original. In that the player controls the iconic Pac-Man character, guiding him through a maze filled with pellets, power pellets, ghosts, and various fruit bonuses.
  • Enhanced Graphics: Offers improved graphics and animations compared to the original. The graphics are often updated to take advantage of modern gaming hardware.
  • New Power Ups: In addition to the standard power pellets that allow Pac-Man to eat ghosts, it introduces new power ups or abilities that include temporary invincibility, increased speed, and more.
  • Additional Mazes: Includes a variety of new maze layouts, adding complexity and variety to the game. These mazes can have different shapes, obstacles, and challenges for players to navigate.
  • Bonus Levels: Includes bonus levels or mini games that break away from the traditional maze format. These bonus levels offer unique gameplay experiences and challenges.
  • High Scores and Leaderboards: Like the original game, it keeps track of players' scores, and some versions may have online leaderboards where players can compete for the highest scores.
  • Platforms: The arcade like game has been released on various platforms over the years, including arcade machines, home consoles, and in this case Windows computer systems.

This is just one of many spin offs of the original Pac-Man game. The core gameplay concept has proven to be enduringly popular, leading to a wide range of versions and interpretations over the years. Although it is currently not available as a portable game, we are going to show you how to easily make it run portably from a USB flash drive.

How to make Deluxe Pac Man Portable

  1. Download DPacman zip and extract setup.exe from the zipped file.
  2. Run setup.exe installing Pac Man to your Computer.
  3. Copy the C:\Program Files\Deluxe Pacman folder to your USB device.
  4. You can launch your Portable Pac Man from the Deluxe_Pacman.exe found in the directory.

Note: Once you have completed the steps above, you can proceed to uninstall the arcade game from your computer and continue to use the portable Pac Man version that is now stored on your USB flash drive.