I'm trying to find the name of a PC game I used to play as a kid in the early/mid-2000s. All I remember from it is that it was a 2D platformer and that one of the levels looked like the following image:

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I distinctly remember having to jump over those deadly purple vines. I think you could collect a gun to shoot at enemies. There may have been something like a spider in the level that you had to kill. I also vaguely recall poison/lava tiles on another level? Sorry for the vagueness!

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    I can't believe the sketch resulted in an actual answer. I was going to flag it as off-topic...
    – Nelson
    Jul 7 at 3:51

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That sounds exactly like my memory of Dangerous Dave. A playable version is hosted on the Internet Archive.

Dangerous Dave Screenshot


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