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Alien Waster

Alien Waster

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

An action game, where you have to carefully take aim at an alien and shoot it down. You are given 20 shots, so better don't waste them! Part of a complimentary cassette you got in Canada if you purchased your VIC-20 (along with the Datassette cassette deck), or just the deck alone from Canadian Tire.

Blitz

Blitz

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981

In Blitz an airplane moves across the screen at a constant speed. When the airplane reaches the far right of the screen it moves to the left-hand side and drops down the height of one airplane. Below the airplane is a number of skyscrapers of varying heights. The player has to drop bombs from the airplane by pressing the space bar. Each bomb can destroy six floors of the sky scraper it hits. As the plane descends, the airplane can crash into any remaining blocks, so the tallest sky scrapers should be targeted first. The can only be completed by destroying every floor of every building and then...

Car Race

Car Race

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

Car-Race is an one-on-one racing game. The goal is to drive 5 laps and win the 5th one. Part of a complimentary cassette you got in Canada if you purchased your VIC-20 (along with the cassette deck), or just the deck alone from Canadian Tire.

Dam Busters

Dam Busters

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

A game in which you have to bomb a damn by pressing the space bar. However, you have to watch out for anti-aircraft fire (which cannot be avoided) as well. The game is more based on timing your shots. You have three planes to do the job Part of a complimentary cassette you got in Canada if you purchased your VIC-20 (along with the cassette deck), or just the deck alone from Canadian Tire

Depth Charge

Depth Charge

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

Basic game in which you have to drop bombs on a rectangular shaped object that is supposed to be a submarine. Part of a complimentary cassette you got in Canada if you purchased your VIC-20 (along with the cassette deck), or just the deck alone from Canadian Tire

Gorf

Gorf

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

The player controls a spaceship that can move left, right, up and down around the lower third of the screen. The ship can fire a single shot (called a "quark laser" in this game), which travels vertically up the screen. Unlike similar games, where the player cannot fire again until the existing shot has disappeared, the player can choose to fire another shot at any time; if the previous shot is still on screen, it disappears. Gorf consists of five distinct "missions", each with its own patterns of enemies. The central goal of each mission is to destroy all enemies in that wave, which takes...

Home Babysitter

Home Babysitter

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

The cartridge includes sections on counting, learning your ABCs, and assembling funny faces on the screen. Small children will need some adult help to get started. Once they know the keys to press (remember that pressing RESTORE takes you back to the main menu, for one) they may do just fine on their own.. Basically a series of educational mini-games aimed at primary school children and pre-schoolers.

Lazarian

Lazarian

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

In Lazarian, the player controls a space ship going through missions to rescue other space ships which have become stranded. In doing so the player will have to shoot at flying meteorites, aliens, and flying eyes. The player's space ship can be killed by being hit by meteorites and getting shot by aliens or cannons.

Menagerie

Menagerie

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

Menagerie is a Frogger clone in which you are a bug and have to get to the 3 spots (which move by themselves) on the other side. You have to avoid bug eaters and jump on rabbits, lions and elephants.

Miniature  Golf

Miniature Golf

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

A miniature golf game coded entirely in BASIC for the Commodore VIC-20. This was released in Canada as part of a compilation cassette if you purchased your VIC-20 from Canadian Tire.

Radar Rat Race

Radar Rat Race

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981

Radar Rat Race takes the gameplay of Rally X and puts it into a rodent context. You control a rat, who must grab all the pieces of cheese in a maze, and flee from all the other rats. Once you reach a barrier in the maze, you are automatically rotated, but you can always manually change direction. There are red ones who chase after you, and black ones who are activated when you get close to them - both types kill you on contact. When they are close, you can activate a Star Screen to block them off. The Radar of the title is on the right of the screen, and shows you where each piece of...

Raid on Fort Knox

Raid on Fort Knox

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

In this arcade-ish game you are raiding the famous Fort Knox, known for having a lot of gold bars saved. You want to steal the aforementioned gold bars and bring them to your starting point. However, there are panthers which guard this place and you have limited time for every gold bar picked up.

The Sky is Falling

The Sky is Falling

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981

A clone of the 1978 Atari arcade game Avalanche developed and published by CBM for it's VIC-20 computer in 1981 as part of it's "Children's Fun Series". This game requires paddle controllers to play it.

Star Post

Star Post

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

You are the lone defender of a starshlp outpost in a remote sector ot our galaxy. Three-dimensional invaders tumble and plunge toward the outpost attempting to destroy you. Your mission is to defend the base against the invaders as they attack from 8 channels on both sides of the Star Post. You must also defend against a Superalien which disrupts your viewscreen as It spirals its way toward your Star Post. There are 3 different game versions: Beginner, Advanced and Hyper. You must maneuver your laser cannon in a circular or back-and- forth motion while firing on aliens. In addition, your...

Star Ranger

Star Ranger

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Star Ranger is a comparatively slow-paced side-scrolling Shoot'em Up. The player's ship can shoot in two directions, but the shooting frequency is rather low. Unlike in most other Shoot'em Ups, enemies do not simply fly through the screen and can be either destroyed or dodged. Instead, they stay onscreen, trying to destroy the player's ship until they are defeated. There are numerous different enemy types, each following a unique attacking-pattern. Some enemies try to close in, while others always shoot from a distance. There are also bombers, who fill the screen with indestructible bombs, as...

Super Smash

Super Smash

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

A breakout clone developed and published by CBM for their VIC-20 computer in 1982.

Tank Gunner

Tank Gunner

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

Tank Gunner is an action game, in which you have to shoot mines. Part of a complimentary cassette you got in Canada if you purchased your VIC-20 (along with the cassette deck), or just the deck alone from Canadian Tire.

Tooth Invaders

Tooth Invaders

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981

Play as Plaqueman to fight the plaque D. K. This Plague Germ is covering all the teeth. Your weapons are the toothbrush and dental floss. All the while you must not come into physical contact with D.K. or you will be "eliminated." Your brush needs fluoride toothpaste to energize it. If you don't pass the toothbrush through the toothpaste it will not work. Floss has to be used to get the spaces in between teeth. If teeth start decaying you will get warning sounds.

Tooth Invaders

Tooth Invaders

Commodore 64 - Released - 1982

Play as Plaqueman to fight the plaque D. K. This Plague Germ is covering all the teeth. Your weapons are the toothbrush and dental floss. All the while you must not come into physical contact with D.K. or you will be "eliminated." Your brush needs fluoride toothpaste to energize it. If you don't pass the toothbrush through the toothpaste it will not work. Floss has to be used to get the spaces in between teeth. If teeth start decaying you will get warning sounds.

Vic Avenger

Vic Avenger

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981

Avenger (or VIC Avenger as the Vic version is known as) is a Space Invaders variant. The player has to defend Earth from endless rows of attacking aliens. Flying saucers can be shot for extra points. Was later ported to the C64.

Visible Solar System

Visible Solar System

Commodore 64 - Released - 1982

You are the commander of a spaceship on a journey through our Solar System. The ship has a cruising range of over 1 billion miles and is packed with computerized equipment to help you bring home new and exciting discoveries.

Visible Solar System

Visible Solar System

Commodore MAX Machine - Released - 1982

You are the commander of a spaceship on a journey through our Solar System. The ship has a cruising range of over 1 billion miles and is packed with computerized equipment to help you bring home new and exciting discoveries.

Visible Solar System

Visible Solar System

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

You are the commander of a spaceship on a journey through our Solar System. The ship has a cruising range of over 1 billion miles and is packed with computerized equipment to help you bring home new and exciting discoveries.

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