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Blue Print

Blue Print

Atari 2600 - Released - October 1, 1983

Your girlfriend Daisy is in trouble! Ollie Org is chasing her across the top of the screen, and you need to come to the rescue. To stop Ollie before time runs out, you need to construct a machine. The blue print for the machine is at the bottom of the screen, so all you need to do is locate the parts which are hidden in the numerous houses in a maze like town. When you locate a part, drag it back and place it on the blue print. When all parts have been located, press the start button and the machine is ready to go! To make your task more difficult, there are several obstacles that get in the...

Blueprint

Blueprint

Atari 5200 - Released - January 1, 1983

Your girlfriend Daisy is in trouble! Ollie Org is chasing her across the top of the screen, and you need to come to the rescue. To stop Ollie before time runs out, you need to construct a machine. The blue print for the machine is at the bottom of the screen, so all you need to do is locate the parts which are hidden in the numerous houses in a maze like town. When you locate a part, drag it back and place it on the blue print. When all parts have been located, press the start button and the machine is ready to go! To make your task more difficult, there are several obstacles that get in the...

Carnival

Carnival

Atari 2600 - Released - November 1, 1982

In this adaptation of the original arcade game by Sega, try to prove your skill at hitting targets in a carnival shooting gallery. Shoot rabbits, ducks, and owls, but look out! Ducks can swoop down and eat your ammo Get extra ammo by shooting one of the "8"s. You'll have to hit all of the pipes spinning around then clear the board of animals before you can move on to the next level. The game ends when you're out of bullets.

Carrera

Arcade - Released

A one player puzzle game published and developed by CBS Electronics.

Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong

ColecoVision - Released - August 1, 1982

In Donkey Kong, Jumpman must rescue a damsel in distress, Lady, from a giant ape named Donkey Kong. The hero and ape later became two of Nintendo's most popular characters. The game is divided into four different one-screen stages. Each represents 25 meters of the structure Donkey Kong has climbed, one stage being 25 meters higher than the previous. The final screen occurs at 100 m.

Dream House

Dream House

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Dream House is a Commodore 64 game created by Joyce Hakansson Associates, released in 1984 by CBS Electronics. It allows the player to design and test the house of his or her dreams.

Frenzy

Frenzy

ColecoVision - Released - 1983

Frenzy is the sequel to Berzerk and gameplay is similar. You are chased around a maze of rooms by various robots and your player must avoid their lasers and shoot them back to destroy them. There's only so much time the player can stay in a room before a "Robot Attacks" occurs and a smiley face of death moves in on the player. In Frenzy there are also reflective mirrors in place of certain walls which reflects shots back and allow you to ricochet your fire. Also unique to Frenzy are four "device rooms" with a special icon in the center of the room that may be destroyed for bonus points and a...

Gorf

Gorf

Atari 5200 - Released - 1983

The game itself consists of four levels: •The first level has you behind a defensive shield, defending against an alien attack. The level is a top-down view, with your ship & shield on one side and the aliens on the other side; •The second level is similar to the first, only your defensive shield is gone, and the enemies tend to swoop down over the level as opposed to those row formations. Bonus ships also tend to appear in this level; •The third level is a change, and has you entering hyperspace. Your only goal is to survive to the end of your journey. The viewpoint switches from a...

GORF

GORF

Atari 2600 - Released - 1982

Gorf is a game that consists of five levels: The first level called Astro Battles has the player's ship behind a defensive shield, defending against an alien attack. The level is a top-down view, with the player's ship and shield on one side and the aliens on the other side; this level bears the most resemblance to Space Invaders. The second level called Laser Attack is made up of a formation of ships, with some that swoop down and a laser that fires at the player's ship. Bonus ships also tend to appear in this level. The third level is called Galaxians, and as the name suggests it is...

K-Razy Shoot-Out

K-Razy Shoot-Out

Atari 5200 - Released - 1983

K-Razy Shootout is an arcade action game similar to Berzerk. You are in a maze filled with dangerous robots. Your goal is to shoot as many of the robots as you can to earn points. If you collide with a robot, robot fire, or the maze walls you lose a life. The game ends when all of your reserve lives have been lost. Each sector of the game has a timer bar; if you complete a sector while the bar is in the green or yellow section, bonus points are earned. If the timer runs out, you lose a life. Each sector will have one or more exits in the maze; you may exit a maze at any time, but if you leave...

Mountain King

Mountain King

Atari 5200 - Released - June 1, 1983

Deep within a multi platformed diamond mine is a valuable crown. Your goal is to locate and retrieve the crown, then make it to the top of the mine alive! There are several steps that need to be completed before you can retrieve the crown. First you need to collect enough diamonds to earn 1,000 points. After you have enough points, you need to locate the flame spirit which is hidden somewhere within the mine. Since the mine is rather dark, you carry a flashlight with you which can be used to locate objects (such as treasure chests full of diamonds and the flame spirit.) Once you have the flame...

Mountain King

Mountain King

Atari 2600 - Released - 1983

Deep within a multi platformed diamond mine is a valuable crown. Your goal is to locate and retrieve the crown, then make it to the top of the mine alive! There are several steps that need to be completed before you can retrieve the crown. First you need to collect enough diamonds to earn 1,000 points. After you have enough points, you need to locate the flame spirit which is hidden somewhere within the mine. Since the mine is rather dark, you carry a flashlight with you which can be used to locate objects (such as treasure chests full of diamonds and the flame spirit.) Once you have the flame...

Omega Race

Omega Race

Atari 2600 - Released - 1983

This is a remake of a Bally-Midway arcade game. You control a spaceship and shoot down the enemy "Droid" ships that attack you. Your ship must survive Droid-dropped mines too--but you can shoot them too. The last ship of the Droid flights goes into a spiraling pattern. There is no end to this game. Rather, it is a game in which you try to get the highest score, or complete the highest number of levels. You control a small triangle that is your ship. The ship can turn, move forward (with thrusters) and fire. Movement is one of the games challenges; once the ship is moving, it can only be...

Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle

Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1982

Gargamel has kidnapped Smurfette. As a Smurf, the player has to walk from the Smurf village through a forest and a cave on the way to Gargamel's castle, where Smurfette awaits rescue. The player has an energy bar that slowly depletes over time. Each side-scrolling screen presents various obstacles that the player must precisely jump over (e.g. fences, stalagmites) or land upon (e.g. ledges). Failure to execute any jump results in instant death. Higher difficulty levels introduce flying bats and spiders that the player must also avoid. The ColecoVision version of Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's...

Solar Fox

Solar Fox

Atari 2600 - Released - January 1, 1983

On a daring mission to save an energy-starved Earth, you must navigate your Starship through a complex matrix of precious solar-cells. The faster you clear the matrix, the greater your reward! Ominous Sentinels oscillate along the perimeter and riddle the energy field with fireballs. Their slightest touch will reduce your ship to ashes. Defenseless, you must weave in and out of their path until the last solar-cell is secured! The action gets hotter and hotter as you encounter more dangerous and devious solar-cell matrixes. But the supreme test awaits you in the mysterious Challenge Racks,...

Super Action Soccer

Super Action Soccer

ColecoVision - Released - 1984

The world's most popular sport finally comes to America! Super Action Soccer gives you the chance to be the most accomplished star player of any team that ever was. You will be the goal-keeper diving to make incredible saves, the full back with fierce last minute tackles, the mid-field "general" directing shrewd passes and the centre forward scoring great goals. You will be involved all the time in the most exciting moments of the game. You will score the winning goal! Team Pixelboy released Super Action Soccer for the North American audience.

Tunnel Runner

Tunnel Runner

Atari 2600 - Released - 1983

Tunnel Runner is a 3D Maze Game, essentially what a 1st person version of Pac-Man game would be like. Your primary goal is to locate and collect the hidden key, located in a different spot within each maze. Through the assistance of your map, you can maneuver within the maze. While attempting to locate the key to exit the level, you must also avoid enemies throughout the maze. Successfully recovering the key opens the portal to the next level. As you pass each level the complexity and difficulty increases, while your map gradually reveals less and less information.

Wizard of Wor

Wizard of Wor

Atari 5200 - Released - 1983

Wizard of Wor is an arcade shooter played from a top-down point of view. The player controls a warrior who is trapped in a dungeon. The goal is to earn as many points as possible by shooting the numerous enemy creatures which wander about the maze like corridors. The creatures wander about at various speeds, may shoot darts at the player, and some even have the ability to disappear temporarily. At the bottom of the screen the player has a radar which can be used to locate creatures that are invisible.

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