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Alien Munchies

Alien Munchies

Apple II - Released - April 27, 1983

Alien Munchies is a 1-player arcade game for the Apple II. The player controls a spaceman armed with a large barbecue. He can move horizontally on the bottom of the screen trying to catch aliens as they fall from the sky, so he can grill and eat them. If an alien fall to the ground, the barbecue will explode when the player runs into them. The player has a small gun which can shoot vertically upwards, that can be used to shoot aliens or propane tanks. The player has a limited supply of propane, which continues to decline as the play continues. They player can shoot and collect propane tanks...

Maniac Miner

Atari 800 - Released - 1983

Maniac Miner is a 1-player side-scrolling arcade game for the Atari 8-bit system. Working deep in the dark shaft of Goldbrick Mine, you are Rocky, the Maniac Miner. You are trying to make your fortune by collecting the shiny rubies, opals, gold, and diamonds within the mine. You must try to collect these treasures as quickly as possible, while avoiding swooping bats and jumping over creeping spiders. The player starts with 6 men, and can lose a life if they contact a bat, spider, or if they jump into the ceiling. For every 5 treasures collected, a magic pole appears, allowing the player...

Rosen's Brigade

Atari 800 - Released - 1983

Rosen's Brigade is a side-scrolling arcade game. You and your men were on a secret bombing mission when the enemy struck. Your fellow flyers are overcome by the enemy's vast number, but you, the ace pilot, manage to escape. As you fly to freedom, your men are bailing out into the hands of the enemies. The player controls a plane which can move in 8 directions and fire directly forwards. Friendly soldiers will intermittently parachute from the top of the screen, and you may pick them up for bonus points. On each level, the goal is to destroy all enemy vessels, and there are a total of 10...

Sea Bandit

Atari 800 - 1983

Sea Bandit is an arcade action game where you challenge the mysterious forces of the vast, dark ocean as you search for and capture glittering lost treasures. The player's goal is to capture as many undersea jewels as possible during a limited time frame. A white treasure energizer, or bouncing ball, moves about the screen collecting points and eliminating blocks as it hits waves and jewels. The player controls a probe which can be raised, lowered, and moved laterally to help direct the energizer. The probe can be destroyed by being struck by a mine. The player also controls a minesweep,...

Spider Quake

Atari 800 - 1983

Spider Quake is an arcade action game. The player controls Eddie Eight Legs, a spider who must survive the threatening dangers and perils of the blazing countryside on his journey to Spider Mountain. Similar to the arcade game Frogger, the player starts on the bottom of the screen with a spider that can move in all directions. The player must avoid the dangers of a busy highway, by moving precariously between cars. They must then avoid unsteady trashbins, and cross on logs across a fast flowing river, to ultimately enter a small cave at the top left of the map. As the player moves, the...

Starbase Fighter

Atari 800 - 1983

Starbase Fighter is a top-down side-scrolling space fighter for the Atari 8-bit system The player controls a small spaceship that can move in all directions, and fires straight forwards. The player starts within their home starbase, and must blast into space to seek out the enemy city. Deep in space, they must avoid attacks from alien vessels and dangerous asteroids. Numerous small alien outposts can be destroyed for bonus points. After encountering the enemy city, the player can fly inside to enter a side-scrolling stage where they must avoid enemy turrets and ships that attack from...

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