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Air-Sea War/Battle

Air-Sea War/Battle

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1980

** Air-Sea War ** You will need timing and accuracy for this game, as you try to shoot down the enemy craft while dodging its missiles. Score a point for each direct hit on your opponent's craft, and deduct one if you hit a neutral ship. You have 3 minutes to play. When the game is over (time = 00:00), the player with the most points wins. ** Battle ** Battle demands great skill in handling the controls of the tank, especially when turning and firing. You each have 20 rounds. Score a point for each direct hit. There are 3 minutes to play: when game is over (time = 00:00 or both...

Catch the Ball / Noughts and Crosses

Catch the Ball / Noughts and Crosses

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - 2019

Two titles are available in this cart: Catch the Ball puts one or two players in the role of a circus clown who has to catch a while ball which comes rolling down a maze of obstacles. The clown has to try to follow the ball as it falls its unpredictable path. A time limit of three "game minutes" is counted down and the player with more balls caught by the end of the time wins. The joystick is used to move the clown left or right and the "action" button accelerates his movements. There are 6 possible variations, with the players taking turns after each ball caught, taking turns after each miss...

Chinese Logic

Chinese Logic

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - 1980

In Chinese Logic the player has to move a sequence of numbers (9 to 0) from the point A of a pattern of lines to point D (or B in the variations). The numbers must be placed in point D in the same descending order. There are two other points to which the numbers can be moved, B and C. If one or more numbers are parked in one of the points, the player can only additionally move to that point numbers which are lower than the last one already parked. The numbers can be moved one by one only and to do so the player has to type the letter of origin and then type the destiny letter. Moves can be...

Dam Buster

Dam Buster

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1981

** Dam buster ** The basic principle On the top half of your screen you see a dam, consisting of four layers of nine large blocks each.Each layer is a different colour, from top to bottom: red, yellow, blue and pale green. In the centre ofeach layer there's a maintenance worker; they have to try and keep the dam intact while the opponent is trying to shoot a hole through the dam (Dam Buster 1) or destroy it completely (Dam Buster 2). The attacking party A projectile comes from the general direction of the dam, moving towards the bottom of the screen. There, in the centre, is a...

Depth Charge / Marksman

Depth Charge / Marksman

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - 1979

Two titles are available in this cart: Depth Charge is a single-player BattleShip variant. The player controls a cannon in a top-down view trying to destroy 7 submarines hidden in the area of water shown on screen. The area is a 8x8 grid, and the player controls a white cross-hair over it with the joystick. Pressing the action button will shoot the cannon. If a submarine is hidden in that particular area, a blue square will appear, marking it. If there are no submarines, the game will warn the player with a sound and that area will continue unmarked. There are submarines of 4 different sizes,...

Labyrint/Supermind

Labyrint/Supermind

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1981

The Labyrinth Game The one thing all these 1 6 game varieties have in common is, that a pawn has to be moved out of a labyrinth in the shortest possiblelime. The pawn is on the left-hand side in the labyrinth while the exit is on the fight-hand side Each match conststs of a series of ten with the labyrinth changing every time you start a new game. The pawn is moved through the labyrinth with the joystick of your handset. When you press the action button, it travels at double speed You should try and stay clear of the partitions since it will slow down your speed. A digital clock at the...

Neutron Star

Neutron Star

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - 1983

In Neutron Star the player controls a spaceship trying to defend a system of satellites from being hit by planet fragments cast by an explosion. The boulders must be collected by placing them in transport platform in front of the ship. Once the boulder is coupled, the player must move the ship toward a neutron star in the left edge of the screen. The neutron star exerts a magnetic force which will draw the ship into it. The ship must be moved carefully as it displays momentum. If the ship is drawn by the neutron star, it will be destroyed. Once close enough, the boulder can be released (by...

Secret of the Pharaohs

Secret of the Pharaohs

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - 1981

Secret of the Pharaohs is a puzzle game for two players. Each player has to find the correct position of stones in the Pharaoh's pyramids. The screen is horizontally divided in the half, and the pyramids have four blocks in the lower layer (or higher for the top player), three in the middle and one at the top (or bottom for the top player). Each block has two possible positions for placing the stones, and after the players place them, a number will appear above (for the up player) or below (for the down player), showing how many of them are correctly placed. Players must then relocate the...

Space Monster

Space Monster

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1980

Space Monster One of your robot-controlled space cruisers is on a routine reconnaissance flight. You see it in bright red in the centre of your television screen. It is surrounded by a protective, energized forcefield, clearly visible as an oval round your craft. Everything seems to be very peaceful.

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