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Alien Invaders: Plus!

Alien Invaders: Plus!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1980

ALIEN INVADERS - PLUS! Starring the Merciless Monstroths! These tentacled terrors from the stars command ruthless robot invasion forces as they come relentlessly closer to Earth. You're almost hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned. It will take strategy, dexterity and the most exquisite timing to even come close to winning this battle against overwhelming odds. This is -without question - one of the most challenging, exciting and demanding electronic games ever invented!

Alpine Skiing

Alpine Skiing

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1979

ALPINE SKIING! This authentic electronic simulation of world class championship skiing is so realistic you can hear your skis cut through the powder as you traverse the slopes! It's all here! The Slalom—the Giant Slalom—and the soaring Downhill races! It's you against other skiers and a computerized timer that clocks you to 1/10th of a second! The excitement is endless— the computer generates over 195,000 different runs!

Analogic

Analogic

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Analogic...a space race through the numeric maze of a computer charted galaxy! A fascinating electronic addition game for all ages! A math game where players can move to either squares depicted on the overlay based on if the number on the square is even or odd and is the sum of the other player's move and another number. Use the interstellar light as a timer for the game of play. Each player must announce his moves within four traverses of the beam or he forfeits his turn. All other playing procedures remain as outlined.

Armored Encounter / Sub Chase!

Armored Encounter / Sub Chase!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

Armored Encounter! is a clone of Atari's Combat. Two players control tanks and try to shoot each other the most in a time limit of three minutes. Each tank has 20 rounds of ammunition. The last three rounds will change color, warning the player the ammunition is low. This game offers 12 variations, selected by the alphanumeric keys. Sub Chase! features a Hawk hunter-killer jet against a Shark missile-launching submarine. One player controls the jet, which scrolls left, and the other controls the submarine, which scrolls right. While neutral ships sail on the water surface, the players have...

Baseball

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Baseball will take you out to the ball game in the basic sense! The pitcher is able to throw inside and outside curves! An undisputable electronic umpire calls the balls and strikes! The outfielders can play to a batter's faults. A batter can find an opening in the field and aim for it. Except for the hot dogs, peanuts, popcorn and beer this game has it all Triples, doubles, singles and home-runs On-screen digital displays show balls, strikes and score! Full sync-sound action - from the crack of the bat to the cheers of the crowd! This is a two player game.

Baseball!

Baseball!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

BASEBALL! This will take you out to the ball game in the purest sense! The pitcher can throw in-side and outside curves! An un-challengeable electronic umpire who will never need glasses calls the balls and strikes! The out-fielders can play to a batter's weakness. A batter can hit for a hole in the outfield. Singles! Doubles! Triples! Homers! Even sacrifice flies! It's all here! (Except for the hotdogs and peanuts!) On-screen digital readouts show balls. strikes and score! Full sync-sound action - from the crack of the bat to the cheers of the crowd! Two players.

Basketball

Basketball

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1973

Two players use paddles to knock a ball back and forth on a screen; uses an overlay of a basketball court.

Blockout! / Breakdown!

Blockout! / Breakdown!

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1980

Two variations of Breakout are available in this title. In Blockout!, the object is to blast through the blocks in the shortest amount of time. There are four colored lines of blocks, and each line has an electronic demon. The electronic demons can replace removed blocks when charged. They'll be charged by touching either sides of the screen. After placing a block, they'll lose the charge, and if they try to cross a gap uncharged, they'll fall and reappear after a penalty time. In two players mode, the second player controls the electronic demons as they try to prevent the first player to...

Blockout!/Breakdown!

Blockout!/Breakdown!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1980

BLOCKOUT! You have ninety seconds to break through a fourth dimensional barricade—but you have to outwit electronic demons who have the power to stop you cold. BREAKDOWN! You have one minute to bust all the blocks on the screen—but you better be quick—because electronic demons keep put-ting them back. Challenge another player—or just try to beat the computer You can even watch the computer play itself! On-screen digital scoring and tim-ing! Full sync-sound action!

Bowling! / Basketball!

Bowling! / Basketball!

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1978

Two titles are available in this cart: Bowling!: one to four players take turns in this game. The alley is shown from a top down view and the ball moves back and forth at the foul line. The players have to press the action button to release the ball and can add an effect to it by pressing left or right on the right hand controller. Each player gets two balls per frame, except in the case of a strike. A strike scores 30 points, a spare 15 points and an open play scores one point for each pin hit. There are two game modes, League Night (selected by pressing "1"), with a slower swinging ball,...

Bowling!/Basketball!

Bowling!/Basketball!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

BOWLING! A true electronics simulation! You go straight for the pins or hook from either side of the alley! But once you commit to the hook you're on the hook! There's no going back. Digital scoring! Sync-sound action! Two to four players. (Lanes change color to let you know when it's your turn.) BASKETBALL! For ultimate realism, there's even a built-in electronic gravity field! The electronic basketball bounces like a real basketball. If you don't get a clear shot into the basket, the ball hits the rim or the backboard and bounces back into the court! On-screen digital scoring and timer....

Brain Wave

Brain Wave

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1973

Brain Wave is A complicated strategy game using cards and dice It works with game card #3 originally supplied with the system. It is played on the television screen and also on a game board included with the game. The aim of the game is to build a "train of thought" across the game board, blocking the other player's path. It is a turn based game that requires clever strategy and tactics to win. It is one of four additional games released for the Magnavox Odyssey.

Casino Slot Machine

Casino Slot Machine

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1980

CASINO SLOT MACHINE! Lady Luck is alive and well and living inside this authentic computerized simulation of the latest nine window one arm bandits. Enter your bets into the computer and pull the handle. Free wheeling melons, bells, plums, cherries and the other traditional symbols spin by and fall into place one reel at a time. You can win (or lose) in five different directions on each turn. Fantastic party action! One to four ! people can play at a time. Full sync-sound action and the computer keeps track of the money!

Cat and Mouse

Cat and Mouse

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Can the clever mouse elude the cantankerous cat? A hilarious electronic addition game of hide and seek for two or more players. Play begins when one player counts aloud to three. The MOUSE must get to his house without being caught by the CAT. The CAT, on the other hand, tries to catch the MOUSE as quickly as he can. Neither the CAT nor the MOUSE may enter the blue squares. If either player crosses a blue square, he must return immediately to his starting position (CAT or MOUSE figure) before continuing the chase. The MOUSE light will be extinguished if caught by the CAT. Play is then...

Computer Golf

Computer Golf

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

COMPUTER GOLF! A nine hole, par 36. electronic golf course for one to four players. Realistic electronic golfers hit long drives and fairway shots! They pitch and chip up to the green! Suddenly—the screen changes automatically to show a close-up of the green itself. Putt out—then go on to a new hole with a different layout and challenge! This is a remarkably complete electronic simulation. You really walk the course and have true control over back-swing, distance and direction. Hit into the trees and your electronic golfer will pound the ground with a club and spout some extremely colorful...

Computer Intro

Computer Intro

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

COMPUTER INTRO! This cartridge turns your Odyssey2 into an electronic teacher of computer theory and technology! You learn how to talk with a computer in an assembler language! You use the Odyssey2 alpha-numeric keyboard to write a computer program - and enter it into a microprocessor capable of making 100,000 electronic decisions every second! Then you actually run the program and see the exciting results on your television screen! Shut off the power and it erases everything automatically so you can start a new program any time you want!

Conquest of the World

Conquest of the World

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - 1981

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

Philips Videopac+ - Released - January 1, 1978

Press 1 on the alpha-numeric keyboard. You are now in command of the star fighter CENTURION and a legendary hero of the Earth Federation! The sighting instrumentation for your laser starburster is at the center of your screen. The number 15 at the lower left corner of the screen represents the number of enemy invasion transports, battle frigates and star fighters to be destroyed in this action. This number will decrease by one every time a direct hit is scored. The number at the lower right of your screen represents the quantums of energy units in your fuel receptors. These energy units...

Cosmic Conflict

Cosmic Conflict

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

COSMIC CONFLICT! You are the commander of the CENTURION, an Earth Federation star-ship guarding a remote corner of the galaxy. An alien invasion fleet from the planet. Badnewsia has penetrated the galaxy's outer-most defenses! If you do not destroy it, earth will be enslaved by the enemy hordes! Disintegrate enemy invasion transports with your laser blasters! Elude enemy star fighters warping in from hyperspace! This is a startlingly realistic simulation filled with remarkable special effects, out-of-this-world sounds, on-screen enemy proximity warnings, and actual messages from Star...

Dogfight!

Dogfight!

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

One player moves their dot along a flight path on the overlay, while the other player attempts to shoot it with the light gun The add-on comes in its own box with a gun! As the name suggests (or not), Dogfight is supposed to be a duel fight between two bi-planes. In fact player 1 is holding the lightgun, and player 2 is moving the target plane on the screen. The goal of player 2 is to go from the top of the screen to the bottom right, following the dashed path. His plane is safe on dashed lines, but player 1 can shoot at him when on targeted circles.

Dynasty!

Dynasty!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1979

DYNASTY! The origins of Dynasty predates chess by more than a thousand years. This venerable ancestor is the ancient Chinese strategy game of Go, which was first played by the nobility. Dynasty is a computerized descendant of this legendary war game which was actually a required course in the Japanese military academy as late as 1600. Dynasty is deceptively easy to learn, but its infinite variations make it profoundly addictive. Play against the computer or another player. A digital timing handicapping system gives a newcomer a good chance to upset an experienced player.

Electronic Table Soccer!

Electronic Table Soccer!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1980

Press 1 on the alpha-numeric keyboard. A full size tournament soccer table appears on your screen. The scoring rack is at the bottom. The left hand control controls the goalkeeper at the left side of the screen and the other members of the team who wear the same colors. The right hand control controls the goalkeeper at the right side of the screen as well as the other members of the team. You can play against another player or the computer. Press the action button or move the joystick of the hand control to tell the computer how many people are in the game. If one of the hand...

Football

Football

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

At the start of a game the player in control of the ball selects the kind of play (pass, punt or run) and the second player attempts to predict which one they chose. If the defensive player predicts correctly, the Offense will undergo a penalty on any yardage gained if and after that play is successful. Following any successful play, the players see the position at which the Ball Spot exits the screen (in the case of a punt or a pass play) and the Offense draws a card. Most cards have a mini-map of the playing field and will designate the total of yardage gained depending on where the Ball...

Football!

Football!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

FOOTBALL! All the proaction! You captain a team of realistic electronic superstars! Call the signals! Drop back into the pocket and pass—run for the yardage—or try for a field goal! There's a full complement of offensive and defensive play options including widely varying running and passing situations. Just about anything is possible including interceptions! Unique on-screen electronic sensors automate play action! The defensive linemen automatically follow the ball! On-screen digital read-outs count down the clock and show the score. Full sync-sound! An electronic crowd cheers! The whistle...

Fun Zoo

Fun Zoo

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Fun Zoo is a pleasurable game intended for juvenile players to aid them in identifying the printed names of animals with their pictures, and also develop hand-eye skill with the use of the controllers.

Handball

Handball

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Move the ball left or right then toss it.. The ball goes back and forth as you sling it. You have to be alert at all times in order to win at this game.

Haunted House

Haunted House

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

A two player chase game played on a haunted house overlay, it was released in 1972. The detective gropes in the dark, gathering all the clues possible, as he works his way to the treasure at the top floor of the haunted house. Fun for all ages. Should the DETECTIVE light a clue out of sequence, it is considered sloppy police work and he does not collect any clues he passed by. The DETECTIVE'S continues from the clue just lit. The DETECTIVE takes a secret message card when he reaches the mysterious letter on the desk on the 3rd floor. He must follow the instructions written on the card....

Hockey

Hockey

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Two players use paddles to knock a ball back and forth on a screen; uses an overlay of a hockey rink and players score only if the puck reaches the opponent's goal on the overlay

Hockey! / Soccer!

Hockey! / Soccer!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1979

HOCKEY! You captain a full team of ice men. Battle for the puck at the face-off. Make an off-the-wall slap shot! Fake out the goalie and score! Unique on-screen electronic sensors automate play action! You control the stick man and goalie-the rest of the team automatically follows the puck! Realistic skating action! Digital time keeping! Automatic scoreboard. Full sync-sound! Two players! SOCCER! Use your head (and feet) to score in this computerized version of one of the most popular games in the world. Soccer is a national sport in England, Brazil, Russia and a hundred other countries...

Interplanetary Voyage

Interplanetary Voyage

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1973

Interplanetary Voyage is an Action game, developed and published by Magnavox, which was released in 1973. The player guides their dot, which has momentum, to planets to complete missions given by cards with a maximum number of moves allowed.

Invaders from Hyperspace

Invaders from Hyperspace

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1979

INVADERS FROM HYPERSPACE! Swarms of sinister alien space ships materialize and attack outpost solar systems in a remote corner of the United Planets Interstellar Galactic Empire. Science fiction turns science fact in this incredibly fast-moving and realistic war of the worlds. You'll need lightning reflexes and instantaneous strategic insights to protect all the planets in your two vulnerable solar systems from the invasion fleet! Digital scoring! Sync-sound action!

Invasion

Invasion

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

The game is heavily based on the classic board game Risk. The fantasy world is represented as a number of countries on the included game board, and players try to conquer their opponents' castles. The console is used to battle out attack and defense. A player can either choose to sneak into the castle by trying to blindly move her player spot to the gates, or attack directly by maneuvering the game ball around the defensive player. Once inside the castle, she has to try to destroy the tower defense by estimating where the ball spot will land on the screen.

I've Got Your Number

I've Got Your Number

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - January 1, 1979

Press 1 on the alpha-numeric keyboard. The screen will display a giant electronic blackboard filled with orbiting numbers and symbols. Player 1 appears at the left side of the screen. Player 2 appears at the right side of the screen. Each player stands on a scoring box which will automatically count up each correct answer. The left hand control unit activates the left hand player on the screen. The right hand control unit activates the player at the right hand of the screen. Push the joy stick away from you to walk your player toward the top of the screen. Pull the joy stick toward...

K.C. Munchkin

K.C. Munchkin

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1981

K.C. MUNCHKIN - The more MUNCHIES your MUNCHKIN munches, the harder it gets to keep your MUNCHKIN from getting munched up by one of the MUNCHERS! Skill levels increase automatically to create increased challenge as you play! The computer generates myriads of different mazes or you make up your own. There are even invisible mazes ready for when you turn pro. Advanced digital scoring with memory displays player's name and score as well as the current play's score. Sync-sound action. Any number can play.

K.C.'s Krazy Chase!

K.C.'s Krazy Chase!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1982

K.C.'s KRAZY CHASE! The chase is really crazy because while K.C. Munchkin is chasing one end of the dreaded Dratapillar - the other end is chasing him - and so are the dreaded Dratapillar's dreadful Drats! Skill levels automatically increase as you play. Choose from five different mazes - or use the keyboard to make up your own! Advanced digital scoring with memory displays high score! Full sync-sound action - plus speech is played through the Voice of Odyssey2. Any number can play.

Las Vegas Blackjack

Las Vegas Blackjack

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

LAS VEGAS BLACKJACK! Step right up and place your bets! The computer starts you off with a thousand dollars and shuffles the cards! You can double-down or take insurance! You're playing by Las Vegas rules! The computer keeps track of your winnings and losses. Good luck! One or two players against the computerized dealer.

Matchmaker / Buzzword / Logix

Matchmaker / Buzzword / Logix

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

MATCHMAKER! An innocent looking matrix filled with letters appears on the Screen. The first player presses a letter on the keyboard and a symbol appears in the box. He presses a second letter and a second symbol appears. If they match, the player scores! If they don't match it's the second player's turn. The trick is to remember what symbols have appeared in which boxes. Full sync-sound! Two players. LOGIX! This game of deductive reasoning would challenge the great detective himself! The computer secretly chooses five numbers and arranges them in a random sequence. You get to figure out...

Math-A-Magic / Echo

Math-A-Magic / Echo

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

MATH-A-MAGIC! (one or more players) Press 1 on the alpha-numeric keyboard for conventional math problems. The computer will ask if you want to add, subtract, multiply or divide. Press the appropriate symbol on the alpha-numeric keyboard. The computer will then ask you to select a skill level from 1 to 3. The higher the number, the harder the problem. Press the skill level desired on the alpha-numeric keyboard. The first problem will appear on the screen. If the problem is displayed on a horizontal format, enter the solution from left to right. A. 7 + 8 = ? A. 7 + 8 = 1 A....

Nimble Numbers Ned

Nimble Numbers Ned

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - January 1, 1982

Nimble Numbers Ned was one of the three games specifically designed to use the resources of the Voice. It is a math game where the objective is to make Nimble Numbers Ned jump over 100 numbered stones, avoiding his barrels of fun. To do so, the player has to run through one of the three minigames. At the start of the game, the computer will ask "which drill?" to what the player has to answer entering a number on the keyboard (1, 2, or 3). At the start of each drill, the computer will ask "how good you are?", to what the player has to answer with a number for the skill level (from 1 to 5). The...

Out of this World / Helicopter Rescue

Out of this World / Helicopter Rescue

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1979

OUT OF THIS WORLD! (Odyssey2 Reentry Basic Interstellar Training Simulator) The mother ship orbits the planets as you and your opponent maneuver your space landers to the surface. Fire your thrusters intermittently to conserve your fuel. You'll need it to blast off and link up with the mother ship as it changes speed and direction. Three different electronic gravity fields simulate conditions on Jupiter, Mars, and the moon! Full sync-sound action! Digital scoring! One or two players! HELICOPTER RESCUE! This daring helicopter rescue mission is a race against time! You only have two minutes...

Pachinko

Pachinko

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1980

PACHINKO! A far out electronic evolution of one of the most popular games from the far east. This cross between a pinball machine and a slot machine is incredibly larger than life. You're right in the middle of the action playing against another person or the computer itself. If you don't like the odds, bounce your ball off the Magic Mountain and get a new set of numbers. But watch out for the robot Troubleshooter. He loves to scoop up your stray balls and send them careening down to your opponent! On-screen digital scoring! Full sync-sound action! One or two players.

Percepts

Percepts

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

This game falls into the "seek and go to" category of Odyssey games in that a player must determine where to go on the screen and get there before their opponent does. Percepts comes with two decks (Purple and Green) of 15 cards each, an Überlay (both sizes) and a set of instructions. There are two Percepts games described in the instructions, but you can have fun coming up with your own variations if the mood hits you.

Pickaxe Pete

Pickaxe Pete

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1982

The player controls a miner named Pickaxe Pete, and starts off in the middle of the screen with a pick-axe. There are thee doors from which boulders are coming, bouncing down the mine-shafts; every time Pete destroys one of these he gains 3 points, although the axe wears out after a while and disappears. When two boulders collide, they explode, and out comes either a pick-axe which floats to the bottom of the screen, a key which floats to the top, or nothing. If Pete has no axe, the player can either jump over boulders (gaining him 1 point), or get to the bottom of the mine to retrieve a new...

Pocket Billiards

Pocket Billiards

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1980

POCKET BILLIARDS! Play Eight Ball or Rotation on an authentic computerized replica of a full size pool table. Your electronic cue can rotate a full 360 degrees to play the ball at any angle. You have full control to make a cannonball break shot that gives your opponent no break at all—or a delicate tap that sinks the ball into the corner pocket. Automatic racking. Computerized scoring. Full sync-sound action. Two players.

Power Lords

Power Lords

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - January 1, 1983

Power Lords is a game released for the Odyssey 2. It is based on the toy line from the 1980s that bears this name. To start the game, press 1 on the keyboard. You have just arrived at Volcan Rock - an artificial planetoid defended by a laser-eyed space serpent and other minions of the evil Extra-Terrestrial Alliance! Use the joystick of the right hand control to fly the space sled. Press the action button to fire your lasers. Warning! Your space sled can be destroyed by falling lava, rocks, contact with the space serpent's body or a blast from it laser eyes. Gryptogg, Raygoth...

Prehistoric Safari

Prehistoric Safari

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Prehistoric Safari is part of the Shooting Gallery add-on for the Odyssey. It requires the supplied rifle accessory, and game card number 9. The screen overlay depicts a prehistoric scenery with a number of different dinosaurs. One player has to position the light dot beneath one of the animals, while the other player tries to shoot it with the rifle. As a hit is only registered where the light shines through the translucent animal shape, smaller targets are harder to hit. Both players get 15 shots, and the one with more hits wins the game.

The Quest for the Rings

The Quest for the Rings

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1981

THE QUEST FOR THE RINGS! Ten rings of power lie hidden within the Dark Lands of the evil Ringmaster. In gloomy dungeons, crystal caverns, molten infernos, and mysterious shifting halls. Each posing its own challenge, and it's own threat! Each ring is guarded by the treacherous minions of evil that lurk within these halls of doom. Menacing Ores and Firewraths, the loathsome Spydroth Tyrantulus, Doomwinged Bloodthursts, and hideous fire-breathing dragons! The Quest for the Rings is the first of a new Master Strategy Series from Odyssey. Applauded as a first by true game enthusiasts. Offering...

Roulette

Roulette

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Play roulette with fake money, casino gaming chips and it is played on a colorful roulette board. The game has geat sound effects and music especially for the time when it was produced. This was the first casino style game to ever be released for a home video game system.

Shooting Gallery

Shooting Gallery

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

The overlay contains rows of shooting gallery targets, and the player attempts to shoot the computer-controlled dot with the light gun as it moves over them Shooting Gallery is one of the 4 games available with the Shooting Gallery add-on. Three of the games use game cart #9 and this fourth one uses #10. The add-on comes in its own box with a gun! This special cartridge displays two paddles between which a big square (much bigger than normal Odyssey ones) goes back and forth, revealing a plane, a rabbit, a duck or a boat depending on which row the target is moving. Player 1, which...

Shootout!

Shootout!

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

The player moves along a path, stopping at windows for the other player to try to shoot with the light gun Shootout is one of the 4 games available with the Shooting Gallery add-on. Three of the games use game cart #9 and the fourth uses #10. The add-on comes in its own box with a gun! Shootout involves moving your little white square from window to window (starting at the upper left to the upper right, cross the street to the lower right then make your way to the lower left) while your friend, parent, spouse, offspring or other loved one tries to shoot you. The person playing the...

Showdown in 2100 A.D.

Showdown in 2100 A.D.

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1979

Press 1 on the alpha-numeric keyboard. An authentic acre of the old west will appear on your screen - along with two android gunfighters. The left hand control activates the gunfighter on the left - the right hand control activates the gunfighter on the right. Push the joy stick forward. Your gunfighter will swagger to the top of the screen. Pull the joy stick toward you to walk him to the bottom. Push right to go right. Push left to go left. Press the action button to activate your gunfighter to draw and fire. Each gunfighter has six bullets in his revolver. The number of...

Simon Says

Simon Says

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Simon Says helps children learn to identify parts of the body with the associated printed word. (For 2 or 3 players) Simon Says is best played with three people. Two people each handling a controller and a third person who plays the role of Simon. Simon draws one of the provided off-screen accessory cards, reads it and says aloud: "Simon Says: find the (body part indicated on card)". The players have to move their Player-spots from their starting square to the corresponding body-part on one of the colorful overlay children or one of their strangely legless pets. The person who gets their...

Ski

Ski

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

One player moves a dot representing a skier back and forth as they go down a mountain path; players must keep track of their own time and penalties. Players must follow the path of a track (which is on an overlay). They must penalize for going out of bounds. Be the fastest skier down the slopes. The course is designed to encompass the beginner, intermediate and advanced skier. As you schuss in and out between the flags and course hazards you must strive for accuracy and poise as you attempt to win the race by either the time or point method.

Smithereens

Smithereens

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - January 1, 1982

Press 1 on the numeric section of the Odyssey2 keyboard. You have just arrived in days of old when knights were bold. Football has yet to be invented - and castle crumbling is one of the most popular national sports. The left hand control activates the soldier and catapult at the left side of your screen. The right hand control activates the catapult at the right side of the screen. To launch a boulder, move the joystick in any direction and release it. The longer you hold it back, the farther the boulder will travel. If you hit your opponent's catapult, he will move it out of...

Soccer

Soccer

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Two players use paddles to knock a ball back and forth on a screen; uses an overlay of a soccer court and players score only if the ball reaches the opponent's goal on the overlay.

Speedway / Spin-Out / Crypto-Logic

Speedway / Spin-Out / Crypto-Logic

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

SPEEDWAY! (One or more players.) You're racing a really mean machine against the clock and a high speed maze of cars driven by the coolest hotfoots in the world! SPIN-OUT! (One or more players.) Explosive off-the-wall race action around a hazardous enclosed track! Two different raceways! CRYPTO-LOGIC! (Two or more players.) Secret messages are scram-bled by random transposition ciphers that come out differently every time! You Have to out think the computers!

States

States

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

An educational game played with an overlay of the United States and a deck of fifty cards — one per state — with trivia questions about that state. Players use the controller to select a state and answer questions to gain control of cards. The player with the most cards at the end wins.

Submarine

Submarine

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

A target shooting game, with one player moving a submarine along shipping lanes and the other player using their spot as a torpedo

Table Tennis

Table Tennis

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Table Tennis requires Odyssey's game card #1, and is an early father of Pong. Each player controls one "paddle" on opposite sides of the screen. The objective is to hit the moving ball past your opponent's side, winning a point, while preventing your opponent from doing the same to you. At all times, the players must avoid the top or bottom of the screen (otherwise, it's called "ball off the table"). There's no score keeping on screen, so the players must keep score by themselves. The first player to get 21 points wins the match if he has at least a 2 point margin. Otherwise, play is...

Take the Money and Run

Take the Money and Run

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1978

TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN! Your Time Machine has crash-landed in the year 231,000 A.D. You are in the Land of Keynesium-an ultra-sophisticated civilization possessing enormous intellectual curiosity about economic life in the ancient days of the Twentieth Century. You do your best to describe how the Old Ones spent so much of their time chasing money in the run-around of the rat race. You introduce them to the concepts of profit and loss. You tell them about income, expenses, dividends, bear markets, bull markets, taxes and inflation. The Keynesians think you are putting them on-but they give you...

Tennis

Tennis

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Two players use paddles to knock a ball back and forth on a screen; uses an overlay of a tennis court and players are intended to follow the rules of tennis.

Thunderball

Thunderball

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1979

THUNDERBALL! A wildly realistic pinball game! Thunderball has all the action including thumper bumpers, digital scoring and unique Shifting Flippers you can move to cover additional area. For even more fun, stretch out the excitement by playing Thunderball in slow motion! This remarkable computerized pinball game does everything but collect your quarters!

UFO!

UFO!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1981

UFO! You're in command of an Earth Federation robot-controlled battle cruiser. Your mission is to protect earth from endless swarms of Unidentified Flying Objects! You're armed with laser cannon and protected by an energized force field... but beware of what appear to be light-speed Starships armed with computer-guided missiles! Advanced digital scoring with memory displays high player's name and score as well as current players score. Sync-sound action. Any number can play.

Volleyball

Volleyball

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1980

VOLLEYBALL! Regulation six player teams! Fast authentic action! The ball is served from out-side the court. You can only score points on your own serve. You can pass the ball between your own players and even spike a shot! Play against another player - or the computer itself! Digital scoring! Full sync-sound action! One or two players!

Volleyball

Volleyball

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

Two players use paddles to knock a ball back and forth on a screen; uses an overlay of a volleyball court, and players must knock the ball over the net for scores to count.

W.I.N.

W.I.N.

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1973

W.I.N. - Word, Image, Number is one of four add-on games released for the Magnavox Odyssey in 1973. It works with game card #4 originally supplied with the system. Each player picks 2 word cards, 2 number cards, and 1 image card. They then take turns at the console in trying to put the invisible player spot on any letter, number, or shape they need to complete the contents of their cards. Pushing the reset button makes the spot appear on the screen. Lighting a wrong symbol might give other players an advantage if they can use it for their own cards. The first player to gather all elements...

War of Nerves

War of Nerves

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - December 1, 1979

WAR OF NERVES! A fast moving electronic strategy game! You lead your robot army through a forested maze across an electronic battlefield. Mission: out-maneuver the enemy forces and capture their general! But you have to think and act fast-or be captured yourself! Your android troops are armed with stun guns that they fire at will. The maze keeps changing after every encounter! Full sync-sound action including electronic bugle calls. Digital scoring!

Wipeout

Wipeout

Magnavox Odyssey - Released - 1972

A racing game using both a track overlay and a game board; the game board keeps track of laps and the second player's dot along with the ball dot keeps time.

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