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Avenger

Avenger

Commodore MAX Machine - Released - 1981

Blue Meanies From Outer Space

Blue Meanies From Outer Space

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981

In Blue Meanies From Outer Space the player is in charge of defending a starbase that is being attacked by these blue little cuboid creatures. To do this he uses six laser guns, three on each of the base's sidewalls. The meanies fall from the sky and the player has to shoot them down before they can do any damage to the base. Using the lasers cost energy and when the energy is out the weapons won't work. At times supply ships land with more energy. It's important to not shoot these down as it leads to a reduction of points. To fix the holes caused by the meanies the player can use a repair...

Car Chase

Car Chase

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981

Car Chase is a clone of the arcade game Head-On. It's a racing game played from a top down perspective where the player's car automatically moves forward on a circuit consisting of four lanes and the player can increase and decrease the speed as well as switching lanes at the middle of each straight. The player's job is to collect all the dots that lie scattered around but this is made hard by the jam cars that move in the player's opposite direction and attempt to crash into him. The game is over after three collisions and a level is cleared once all dots have been collected. If the player is...

Cosmic Cruncher

Cosmic Cruncher

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

Following Atari's lawsuit which pulled HAL Laboratory's Jelly Monsters from the shelves shortly after its release, Commodore themselves designed this modified "clone" called Cosmic Cruncher. "Pac-Man" was replaced with a giant Commodore logo, the ghosts were replaced with aliens, the cherry was replaced with a planet/moon, and the power pellets were replaced with mini space ships.

Deadline

Deadline

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

You have 12 hours to solve the murder of Mr. Marshall Robner. If it was a murder... Mr Robner was found locked in his library, dead -- from a lethal dosage of anti-depressants. Friends and family are calling this a suicide of depressed wealthy industrialist. As Chief of Detectives, you find something just doesn't smell right about this case. You go out on a quest to find a suspect, his motive, method, and opportunity.

Fire Ant

Fire Ant

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

You control an ant that must rescue the queen ant taken hostage by a group of scorpions. She is being held in the eighth chamber, but to reach her, you must navigate a series of tunnels that are being patrolled by the scorpions, and use objects scattered throughout the chambers to proceed to the next one. These objects include getting keys that will open yellow doors, and explosives that will detonate walls. Objects placed at the proper locations usually cause a chain reaction that clears the obstacles. Occasionally, scorpions are seen laying eggs, and getting these eggs will award you with...

Garden Wars

Garden Wars

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

Garden Wars is a fast paced, single-screen 8-way maze shooter, in which you play a rodent. Similar to Berzerk and other similar early maze shooters. Your goal? Earn as many points as possible by shooting and collecting stuff in a static, fixed-screen maze. However, the game is original due to the variety of on-screen stuff. There are some monsters (snakes, toads, centipedes, spiders) which you need to shoot, and of course canl kill you. There are flashing items you need to pick up (for points only); if you accidentally shoot them (which will happen due to the speed of the game), they will...

Number Puzzler

Number Puzzler

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Number Puzzler is a collection of four educational number games for two players, either one person vs the computer or two players head to head. The four games in this collection are Addition, Subtraction, Adds & Subs and Magic Square. All the games are turn based and, in the first three games is very similar. These games are based on Noughts & Crosses (also known as Tic-Tac-Toe) and the objective is to change the colour of three connected cells on the grid to the player's colour. This is done by answering math questions where the answer is a number and the number corresponds to an...

Radar Rat Race

Radar Rat Race

Commodore 64 - October 1, 1982

In Radar Rat Race the player plays the role of a blue mouse, that has to search for cheese in a labyrinth within a certain time. To make it a bit harder, you are followed by several red mice which bring you certain death when you crash into one of them. As the red mice outnumber you, you should take into account that you might get encircled by several mice. A further peril are the black cats, which lure behind some of the corners. Into those also the red mice can run, but they are only delayed by the cat and not killed. With a "Star Screen" - a trace of stars that can be left behind by the...

Space Math

Space Math

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981

Space Math is an educational game where the player is the captain of the starship USS Victory. The ship is located on the right side of the screen and the player's job is to defend it from the missiles that are launched towards it from the left. Each missile has a math problem on it and to take them down the player has to type the correct answer before it reaches the starship. If successful the player earns some points and if not they are lost. Once the game is finished the player gets a positive or negative message depending on well he has scored. It's possible to choose normal or fast speed...

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.

Vic-21 Casino-Style Blackjack

Vic-21 Casino-Style Blackjack

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981

Casino Blackjack allows up to five players to play blackjack against a virtual bank. Players play in turns and can bet, hit or fold, double down (double the bet, but only receive one extra card), insurance bet (when the dealer starts with an ace) and split pairs. The players can also count cards, because the game remembers which cards have been used. After a certain number of hands the deck is shuffled again, or the player can order it to be shuffled at any time.

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