Wondering myself if this game could be a C64 version of Saboteur??? The Dogs and slashing seem familiar as does the figuring out the level map...
> It's C64 time. I've found this game in the .D64 image of a floppy of mine that I
> transferred to PC a long time ago. The game was found in one of those pirate
> compilations that you could buy at the local newsagents at a low price (at least
> here). These pirated games were usually hacked to have their titles changed,
> copyright information removed and text translated, but other than that it was
> like playing the original. Also, I doubt we had software copyright laws at the
> time, so it could've been perfectly legal.
> However, this one was renamed "Yado", here's a screenshot:
> The text displayed in the console was probably left untouched. What you had to
> do was to explore the insides of a building made of many rooms, retrieve some
> secret documents and bring them to the floor, where a chopper would catch you.
> Also, there were energy barriers that could be gone through with an energy
> shield charged by running on some bubbles of the same colour of the barrier.
> Your character could slash and kick the enemies (dogs, thugs and other swordmen)
> but the hard part was figuring the maze of the building. Yesterday I made a map
> and finished the game in an hour or so, no great fuss, but it was fun and now
> I'd love to know the original title of this game. Does anybody know?