Read the full review here.
“Boulder Dash was released in 1990 by virtual unknown First Star Software, and with all due respect, the game plays exactly like you would expect from a developer of that name: It looks, feels, and controls like an old-school computer game.”
– from the full review, which you can read here.
Remember those shareware floppy disks that used to trade hands like free agents changed pro sports teams? No? Well I do, and Boulder Dash reminds me of one of those better-than-most shareware software titles you would almost decide to pay for the full version of but, at the last minute, shrug and decide against it.