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Cosmos

Cosmos

Arcade - Released - 1981

Destroy swarms of aliens and asteroids. If there are too many enemies on the screen, use the time warp to slow all your foes down.

Dazzler

Dazzler

Arcade - Released - 1982

A maze/platform game made in 1982 by Century Electronics. The game Features voice simulation and is kind of a cross between pac-man and donkey kong jr. Keep feeding your gorilla friend bananas and he'll tell you what to do with the vultures. Drop snakes to delay the vultures so you can feed him bananas. Once you feed him all bananas he needed, you are safe from the vultures. After completing all 8 levels, an ending cutscene is shown.

Digger (CVS)

Digger (CVS)

Arcade - 1982

Many features of Digger are similar to those in the arcade games Mr. Do! and Dig Dug. The player is placed in an underground maze and can dig horizontal and vertical tunnels through it. At least one tunnel already exists at the start of play. At various points on the board are emeralds (usually in clusters) and bags of gold. Monsters (initially in the "nobbin" form) appear at the top right-hand corner. If earth is excavated from under a gold bag, then the bag will wobble for a few seconds and then drop; if it falls more than one row, it will break open after falling, releasing gold, which can...

Gold Bug

Arcade - Released - 1982

Gold Bug was produced by Century Electronics in 1982. Dig soil to fill the trucks at the bottom. Collect treasures and gold for more points. When monsters are white you can kill them for points or let a bug do it. If you release a bug it will kill whatever it touches: them or you.

Heart Attack

Arcade - Released - 1983

Heart Attack was produced by Century Electronics in 1983. Fill the maze with dots. Drop a plug to block the enemy or freeze the enemy for five seconds. You must complete the maze before time runs out.

Herbie at the Olympics

Arcade - Released - 1984

Try to qualify in various Summer Olympic events. This game was also available as a conversion kit for Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr cabinets. The kit contained ROMs and a daughter card to replace the original ROMs and CPU on the Donkey Kong board set.

Hunchback

Hunchback

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1984

Victor Hugo never could have expected that his creation Quasimodo, the Hunchback of Notre Dame, would run such an obstacle course as is dished up in this game, dodging fireballs and arrows while leaping over pits and pikemen, sometimes with the help of a swinging bell-pull rope, in hopes of rescuing his beloved Esmeralda from the top tower -- all while being slow-but-steady chased across the castle parapets by an invincible knight in full armour. Once you get the hang of any individual obstacle, the game starts throwing them at you in tandem, until toward the end you're tracking the swing of...

Hunchback

Hunchback

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1984

Hunchback was converted to the BBC Micro by John Dyson. Help Quasimodo dodge fireballs and arrows while leaping over pits and pikemen, sometimes with the help of a swinging bell-pull rope, in hopes of rescuing his beloved Esmeralda from the top tower, all the while being slowly chased across the castle parapets by an invincible knight in full armour. Once you get the hang of any individual obstacle, the game starts throwing them at you in tandem, until toward the end you're tracking the swing of the rope, the thrust of the lance, the approach of the arrow and the advance of the knight all...

Hunchback

Hunchback

Dragon 32/64 - Released - 1984

Hunchback was published by Ocean Software in 1984 for the Dragon 32, and it was a port from the original arcade version which was developed by Century Electronics in 1983. The game was also available on most of the other 8 bit micros available at the time. Each level of the game takes place on a Castle Wall and the player must control the hunchback across the screen from left to right whilst avoiding various obstacles in order to ring the bell at the far right of the screen. Successfully ringing the bell brings the player to the next level. Obstacles include fire pits which must be swung over...

Hunchback

Hunchback

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

Victor Hugo never could have expected that his creation Quasimodo, the Hunchback of Notre Dame, would run such an obstacle course as is dished up in this game, dodging fireballs and arrows while leaping over pits and pikemen, sometimes with the help of a swinging bell-pull rope, in hopes of rescuing his beloved Esmeralda from the top tower -- all while being slow-but-steady chased across the castle parapets by an invincible knight in full armour. Once you get the hang of any individual obstacle, the game starts throwing them at you in tandem, until toward the end you're tracking the swing of...

Hunchback

Hunchback

Arcade - Released - 1983

The game is set on a castle wall. The player must cross the screen from left to right avoiding obstacles in order to ring the bell at the far right. Obstacles include pits which must be swung over on a long rope, ramparts which must be jumped (some of which contain knights with spears) and flying fireballs and arrows (to be ducked or jumped). Eventually, after completing a number of screens, the player must rescue Esmeralda. If this final screen is completed, the game begins again at a faster speed. The game had several official ports to just about every 8-bit microcomputer during the 1980s,...

Hunchback

Hunchback

Acorn Electron - Released - March 1, 1985

Rescue Esmerelda from her castle stronghold. Featuring: The Ramparts, Knights, Arrows, Fireballs, the Pit and of course the Bells! 100% machine code, just like the Arcade. Quasimodo must rescue the imprisoned Esmerelda from the castle stronghold. Jump along the Ramparts, swing over the Fiery pit, dodge the Arrows and Fireballs. 15 screens of fun and excitement and each one more difficult than the last.

Logger

Arcade - Released - 1982

A Donkey Kong clone made in 1982 by Century Electronics. In this game you play as a logger who has to get your axe back from the giant bird who has stolen it.

Radar Zone

Radar Zone

Arcade - Released - 1982

Radar Zone was produced by Century Electronics in 1982. Radar Zone is a grid capture/painter type game similar to Amidar.

Space Fortress

Space Fortress

Arcade - 1981

Space Warp

Arcade - Released - 1983

Space Warp was produced by Century Electronics in 1983. Wave after wave of Aliens attack in various horizontal, diagonal and descending formations. The player must fight against this threat and manage the contiuously depleting energy bar.

Superbike

Arcade - Released - 1983

Superbike is an action game developed in 1983 by Century Electronics. It is essentially a shooting game that masquerades itself as a stunt bike game in which you have to jump over objects like trees, holes, and buses in order to rack up points. Plays somewhat like Moon Patrol.

Video Eight Ball

Video Eight Ball

Arcade - Released - 1982

Video 8 Ball (Eight Ball) was produced by Century Electronics in 1981. Pocket all the coloured balls then go for the black. Cue in the cursor (anywhere on the table) then shoot. It's terrific! It's Video 8 Ball.

Wall Street

Arcade - Released - 1982

Wall Street is a rather odd and unique game consisting of two stages. Stage one consists of controlling two rescue workers who must prevent suicidal stock brokers from plummeting to their deaths and instead bounce them into a waiting ambulance. Stage two entails controlling a broker who runs around town collecting money (which they must return to the yellow base) while being chased by tanks, which the player can shoot.

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