Salmon Run

Salmon Run

Salmon Run can be thought of as Alley Salmon - like the same programmer's Alley Cat you play an animal ultimately seeking a mate, although this interaction is not part of the gameplay. As a salmon, you must swim (at variable speed) up a river full of...

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Name Salmon Run
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Platform Atari 800
Release Date 1982
Game Type Released
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Developers Bill Williams
Publishers Atari Program Exchange
Genres Action
Max Players 1
Cooperative No
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salmon_Run_(video_game)
Video Link https://youtu.be/SnXGf8dS7YY
Overview
Salmon Run can be thought of as Alley Salmon - like the same programmer's Alley Cat you play an animal ultimately seeking a mate, although this interaction is not part of the gameplay. As a salmon, you must swim (at variable speed) up a river full of jagged edges, avoiding too much contact with these. Other hazards include waterfalls (you must jump over these), bears (dive underwater to prevent them spotting you), birds (dart around them by adjusting your speed) and fishermen (stay away from the edges to avoid being entangled). Points are awarded based on how far upstream you can progress. You start with only one life, but completing a level grants you an extra life, a points bonus for any time remaining, and a short romantic interlude animation.
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