...at home 1 Button 1979 3 quarters (3 stars) I Joystick Magnavox / N.A.P. Odyssey2 Shooting At Enemies

Invaders From Hyperspace!

The Game: One of the earlier Odyssey2 space-related titles pits two players against a pair of pesky alien saucers. (It is theoretically possible to play this game solo, but it’s much more fun with two players, as many Odyssey games were.) The game play is almost simple: two planets, each with a system of four …

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...at home 1 Button 1979 4 quarters (4 stars) Educational I Joystick Magnavox / N.A.P. Odyssey2 Shapes & Matching

I’ve Got Your Number!

The Game: Two characters take up position on either side of two rotating clusters of numbers and symbols. A simple math problem or algebraic equation (nothing too fancy, usually just involving symbol or shape matching) appears in the bottom center of the screen, and you must guide your character to physically touch the appropriate number …

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Math-A-Magic! / Echo!

The Game: Wow! We must be in the future, for we now have electronic flash cards! This is more or less the function fulfilled by Math-A-Magic, while Echo is a slightly watered down version of the classic electronic game Simon. (Magnavox, 1979) Memories: This may sound a wee bit pretentious, but this “game” – at …

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Major League Baseball

The Game: Play ball! Two teams play until they each accumulate three “outs” per inning. Try to hit the ball out of the park, or confound the outfielders with a well-placed hit none of them can catch. Steal a base if you’re feeling really brave – and then try to cover your bases as best …

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...at home 1 Button 1979 3 quarters (3 stars) Action Strategy Collecting Objects Joystick Magnavox / N.A.P. O Odyssey2

Out Of This World! / Helicopter Rescue!

The Game: In this two-for-one game, you take to the skies in one of two different ways. Out Of This World! is a classic lunar lander game, in which you must balance your descent speed and your remaining fuel to make a safe landing on the surface of the moon, and then safely return to …

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...at home 1 Button 1979 2 quarters (2 stars) Action Adventure Atari Atari 2600 VCS Game Systems home video games only Joystick S Side-Scrolling Vertical Scrolling


The Game: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a vaguely anthropomorphic heap o’ pixels with a red cape! Lex Luthor has hatched one of his deadly schemes to overthrow Metropolis – and, naturally, the world – starting with the destruction of a bridge in the city. Deal with Luthor’s thugs, save Lois, and put …

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...at home 1 Button 1 quarter (1 star) 1979 Joystick Magnavox / N.A.P. Odyssey2 T Video Pinball


The Game: It’s all the thrills of pinball, minus approximately 75% of the excitement! Use your joystick to control the plunger tension and launch your ball into play. Use the action button to pop the flippers, keeping your ball on the field and out of trouble. The bumpers and spinner score big points…well, relatively speaking. …

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...at home 1 Button 1979 4 quarters (4 stars) Ground Troops Joystick Magnavox / N.A.P. Military Odyssey2 Real Time Strategy W

War Of Nerves!

The Game: You’re the commander of a small squad of robots, and your opponent – be it a second player or the computer – is commanding a similar platoon o’ droids. Your job is to avoid the enemy’s robots while you wait for your robots to reach the enemy commander. Of course, the enemy’s robots …

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