...at home 1 Button 1 dime (0 stars) 1978 Atari Atari 2600 VCS Available In Our Store Game Systems home video games only Joystick Resource Management S Sears Text Adventure

Stellar Track

The Game: Welcome to the bridge. Your mission is to travel from sector to sector, eliminating alien incursions without getting your ship and crew destroyed. Friendly starbases offer aid and allow you to make resupply stops so you can keep up the good fight – and you do have to keep a careful eye on …

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...in the arcade 1979 3 quarters (3 stars) Action Strategy Arcade arcade games only Atari Available In Our Store L Resource Management Specialized Controller Vector Graphics

Lunar Lander

The Game: Gene Kranz isn’t around to give you a go/no-go for landing – in Lunar Lander, you’re on your own, trying to use the least fuel to bring your lander down for a soft touchdown on the safest target area available. You can always scrub the landing by pulling the ABORT handle, or you …

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...in the arcade 1982 3 quarters (3 stars) Arcade arcade games only Cockpit First-Person More Than 2 Buttons Paddle / Rotary Knob Resource Management S Sega Shooting At Enemies Speech Synthesis Vector Graphics

Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator

The Game: Your mission is to travel from sector to sector, eliminating Klingon incursions into Federation space without getting your ship and crew destroyed. Friendly starbases offer aid and allow you to make resupply stops so you can keep up the good fight – and you do have to keep a careful eye on your …

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...in the arcade 1 Button 1982 3 quarters (3 stars) Arcade arcade games only Atari Centuri Cockpit First-Person Flight Stick Resource Management Shooting At Enemies T

Tunnel Hunt

The Game: Piloting a ship navigating a tunnel in space at breakneck speeds, your mission – aside from screaming down that tunnel way over the speed limit without getting too far off course- is to dispatch countless suspiciously bow-tie-shaped fighters before they get a clear shot at you. (Has anyone ever wondered what all these …

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...at home 1982 4 quarters (4 stars) Cockpit First-Person Game Systems GCE Joystick More Than 2 Buttons Resource Management S Shooting At Enemies Vectrex

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

The Game: You’re at the helm of the U.S.S. Enterprise – that’s the cool part. The not-so-cool part? You’re in disputed territory – and the Klingons are bringing the fight to you en masse, attacking both the Enterprise and local Starbases, which you have the defend (lest you be left with no place to refuel). …

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...at home 1 Button 1982 3 quarters (3 stars) Atari Atari 2600 VCS Available In Our Store Cockpit First-Person Game Systems home video games only Joystick Keypad Resource Management S Shooting At Enemies

Star Raiders

The Game: Zylon warships are on the rampage, blasting allied basestars out of the sky and wreaking havoc throughout the galaxy. Your orders are to track down the fast-moving raiders and destroy them before they can do any more damage. You have limited shields and weapons at your disposal, and a battle computer which is …

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...on computers 1982 5 quarters (5 stars) Apple II Avalanche Productions Keyboard Resource Management T

Taipan!

The Game: The coast of 19th century China could be a dangerous place – pirates lay in wait for passing (and relatively defenseless) ships, and that’s just the obvious danger. The buyer’s and seller’s markets in dry goods, weapons, silk and opium could pose just as much of a hazard to an independent trader’s finances. …

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...in the arcade 1983 4 quarters (4 stars) Arcade arcade games only Atari Available In Our Store G More Than 2 Buttons Resource Management Shooting At Enemies Vector Graphics

Gravitar

The Game: Various worlds lie near a powerful gravitational vortex. From the moment you leave your launch pad, you’re in trouble – the vortex will draw you in if you don’t act quickly and fire your thrusters to take you to one of the planets. On each planet, you arrive in a deadly free-fall, requiring …

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...at home 1 Button 1983 4 quarters (4 stars) Board Game G Joystick Keyboard Magnavox / N.A.P. Odyssey2 Resource Management

The Great Wall Street Fortune Hunt

The Game: Feel like literally “playing” the stock market? This game allows you to do so with varying degrees of accuracy, ranging from level one – simple trading – to level four, which allows buying on margins, prime rate interest calculations, and numerous other complications. A ticker across the top of the screen gives the …

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...at home 1 Button 1983 5 quarters (5 stars) Atari 2600 VCS Breaking Through Walls Game Systems Imagic Joystick L Resource Management Shooting At Enemies Side-Scrolling

Laser Gates

The Game: You’re piloting the Dante Dart through the innards of an enormous sentient computer. The computer was originally constructed to defend the galaxy, but now it’s gone haywire and is planning to destroy the galaxy instead. There’s only one problem with such a massive defense computer: its own internal defense mechanisms. Blast through densepack …

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...at home 1 Button 1983 5 quarters (5 stars) Action Strategy Activision Atari 2600 VCS Available In Our Store Game Systems Joystick P Resource Management

Pressure Cooker

The Game: The orders are flying fast and furious. The customers are waiting. The clock is ticking. And you’re the only short-order cook in the kitchen. Your job is simple: arrange a series of hamburgers with ingredients indicated by the symbols at the bottom of the screen. Don’t waste any condiments if you can help …

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...at home 1983 4 quarters (4 stars) Activision Atari 2600 VCS Available In Our Store Cockpit Educational First-Person Game Systems Joystick More Than 2 Buttons Resource Management S Science

Space Shuttle: A Journey Into Orbit

The Game: You’re the pilot of the space shuttle. And the mission specialist too, apparently. (Hey, everyone’s making staffing cutbacks these days.) You must keep the orbiter on target during launch, not allowing it to drift off course, and then you must retrieve, repair and re-deploy a satellite. Then augur the shuttle in for a …

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...at home 1 Button 1983 4 quarters (4 stars) Atari 2600 VCS Avalon Hill Collecting Objects Game Systems Joystick Resource Management S Side-Scrolling

Shuttle Orbiter

The Game: Piloting the space shuttle, you must navigate your way from a low orbit to a high one, stopping at a refueling satellite and ferrying modules to a space station under construction. While gaining altitude, you may run through fields of space debris; allowing them to hit the shuttle costs you precious fuel. (Avalon …

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...at home 1 Button 1983 4 quarters (4 stars) Atari 2600 VCS Cockpit First-Person Game Systems home video games only Joystick Resource Management S Sega Shooting At Enemies

Star Trek

The Game: Welcome to the bridge. Your mission is to travel from sector to sector, eliminating Klingon incursions into Federation space without getting your ship and crew destroyed. Friendly starbases offer aid and allow you to make resupply stops so you can keep up the good fight – and you do have to keep a …

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...at home 1 quarter (1 star) 1984 Colecovision Game Systems I Joystick K-Tel Keypad Resource Management Xonox

It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll

The Game: You control the destiny of a pixellated rock band. A menu presents you with options to write songs, play concerts, go on tour, or even sign witha record company if you’ve racked up the money and the popularity (and the band still has the energy and drive to work a crowd). You can …

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...at home 1984 2 Buttons 2 quarters (2 stars) Atari 5200 Cockpit First-Person home video games only Joystick Resource Management S Sega Shooting At Enemies

Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator

The Game: Your mission is to travel from sector to sector, eliminating Klingon incursions into Federation space without getting your ship and crew destroyed. Friendly starbases offer aid and allow you to make resupply stops so you can keep up the good fight – and you do have to keep a careful eye on your …

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...at home 1984 2 Buttons 4 quarters (4 stars) Cockpit Coleco Colecovision First-Person Joystick Resource Management S Shooting At Enemies

Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator

The Game: Welcome aboard, Captain. Your mission is to travel from sector to sector, eliminating Klingon incursions into Federation space without getting your Constitution-class starship and her crew destroyed. Friendly starbases offer aid and allow you to make resupply stops so you can keep up the good fight – and you do have to keep …

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...on computers 1 Button 1985 4 quarters (4 stars) Apple II Educational HES Joystick Keyboard P Resource Management Science

Project Space Station

The Game: You are the administrator of NASA. Your goal? To launch the necessary components of a full-scale space station, assemble them in orbit, and initiate and maintain any number of commercial or medical research projects aboard your orbital laboratory. You will also be in charge of launching satellites for commercial and military clients. As …

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