Thursday, March 22, 2012

"Gamma-Attack" Rare Retro Games



Manufactured 1983 For Atari 2600 VCS or Sears Video Arcade
Publisher: Gammation (US)
Programmed by Esken Jr., Robert L.

Gamma-Attack is a high res graphic (well back then it was), fast moving, rapid firing video game, featuring a "three screen fighting scenario" for one player, with four game "Speeds" (novice to expert)

The plot
A Vegan war fleet (...the Aliens, not the animal food product abstainers) comprised of deadly laser pulse tanks has taken control of the only inhabitable outpost in the Gamma Star System, You command a Gamma Ship dodging deadly enemy heat seekers and aerial mines. Stay alive and save the Gamma Star system.

Rarity:
Only two carts are known to exist, last estimated price $5,000 to $10,000, with reproductions costing up to $57.

I wanta play it:
Well you ca.... oh wait you can, head to Atarimania, relish the eyedropping graphics, locate the "play it" controller.  Enjoy the Java experience.

remember your the spaceship

a left
d right
w up
s down
shoot Ctrl button

Or a quick Gooooooggle search will find you an Atari 2600 emulator and ROM for your pc.

Chances of finding Rare Games and Retro game systems
Head to Retrotreasures, tell the Gnome I sent you and lord Gnomes what he'll find for you.

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Alf the Helper: ;(
Elderly: What are you crying for now!! dammit!!!
Alf the Helper: It's just so sad...
Elderly: What's so sad?....
Alf the Helper: Aliens invading the only place where the little spaceship guy can live....
Elderly: It's a game for pete's sake..
Alf the Helper: Oh jeez!!... oh noooo?.... that just makes it worse...... ;(
Elderly: What the !!?  how does that make it worse?
Alf the Helper: Knowing the little guys name.. it's heartbreaking.... poor pete!... "sobbbb!"
Elderly: 8(

2 comments:

gnome said...

(lols and applauds this wise blogs retro love)

Elderly Gamer said...

Thank you kind friend :)

(brews up a fresh cuppa for the fabled woodland creature, who dared leave the forrest)