The Pharaoh's Curse, or simply Pharaoh's Curse, is a 1983 platform adventure game written by Steve Coleman and published by Synapse Software for the Atari 8-bit family. Pharaoh's Curse was ported to the Commodore 64 and VIC-20. Coleman also wrote Rainbow Walker for Synapse.
In Pharaoh's Curse, the player attempts to collect 16 treasures from an Egyptian tomb while avoiding the pharaoh, his mummy, and various traps. The game is considered an early example of the Metroidvania genre.