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BMX Rekencross

BMX Rekencross

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

In this dutch educational math game the player controls a BMX on an overhead view map and steers it to jump over the obstacles with the correct answer to the math-question on the screen. The player is continually chased by a kangaroo that tries to catch the player and beat him up. There are different modes for different or more difficult math-assignments.

The Caves of Oberon

The Caves of Oberon

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

The Caves of Oberon is a puzzle game that takes place in a large cave system on Oberon, one of the moons of Uranus. The caves hold knowledge of a long extinct culture and the aim of the game is simply to discover all of that knowledge. The player is in control of a saucer-like spaceship that is controlled from a side view perspective. Interaction with objects in the world, such as computers, sensors, fuel tanks and radars, is done by directing a beam onto them. To progress through the caves it is necessary to unlock doors by interacting with computers. The player is then given a puzzle that...

Chess

Chess

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1982

A chess module for the Philips Videopac G7000 second generation Video game console, released in 1982. The C 7010 module had its own NSC800 CMOS microprocessor, which is Z80-compatible making the console able to play a pretty decent game of chess. The program is based on Gambiet 80 by Wim Rens and Microtrend.

Depth Charge / Marksman

Depth Charge / Marksman

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - 1979

Two titles are available in this cart: Depth Charge is a single-player BattleShip variant. The player controls a cannon in a top-down view trying to destroy 7 submarines hidden in the area of water shown on screen. The area is a 8x8 grid, and the player controls a white cross-hair over it with the joystick. Pressing the action button will shoot the cannon. If a submarine is hidden in that particular area, a blue square will appear, marking it. If there are no submarines, the game will warn the player with a sound and that area will continue unmarked. There are submarines of 4 different sizes,...

Pairs / Space Rendezvous / Logic

Pairs / Space Rendezvous / Logic

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1978

Three games are available in this compilation: Pairs (selected by pressing "1") is the same game as Matchmaker!, a regular Memory game. A matrix with 20 letters appears on the screen and the player has to find pairs of symbols hidden by the letters. Two counters will be displayed: time and number of matches. In two players mode (selected by pressing "2"), the players share the matrix and the one who makes more matches win. Space Rendezvous (selected by pressing "3") is somewhat similar to Lunar Lander. Two players have to try to link up their spaceships to the orbiting mother ship, while...

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