Apple 2 Games From Pool of Radiance to Summer Games
Pool of Radiance
You and and your party first helped the city of Phlan defeat many evils. Your mission is to create a party and manoeuvre it through 1st-perspective dungeons and overhead-view turn-based sequences.
Pooyan is a port of the popular arcade game by the same name. In this Apple 2 game you play the role of Pooyan and are tasked to protect its piglets from wolves. You start off near the pigs’ home. You are riding up and down in a cable car, shooting at wolves, who are riding balloons. Whent he wolves land on the ground, then will climb a ladder, near the cable-car, and catch Mrs. Pig. Be sure to shoot their balloons and they will splat on the ground instead.
Prince of Persia
The Grand Vizier Jaffar has thrown you into a dark dungeon and plans to marry the girl of your dreams in an hour. You’re not going to let that happen are you? Try to escape from the dungeon, take out Jaffar’s guards, find your way through the sultan’s palace and defeat Jaffar himself. Now go, you’ve got 60 minutes! Prince of Persia is a 2D action-adventure / platformer with run & jump gameplay.
In this Apple 2 game, you paint your territory. You draw rectangles and other shapes to claim your territory and you can either draw these rectangles fast or slow. Drawing the rectangles using the slow method awards you the most points. Once a rectangle is drawn, the console colours it in. While drawing the rectangles, you need to watch out for Qix and Sparks who travel around the border trying to prevent you from occupying enough territory to make it to the next level.
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Rampage is another top arcade hit that was ported to many game consoles and home computers (like the Apple 2) during the late 1980s. The story is that George, Lizzy and Ralph were just ordinary people, until an experiment went terribly, terribly wrong. The end result is that they turned into a Gorilla, a Lizard and a Werewolf respectively. Upset about the whole issue, they decide to go round destroying buildings. Watch out for the police and military because they want nothing than to destroy you, so try to destroy them. To keep up the fight, be sure to eat at regular intervals.
Rescue on Fractalus
Jet through the cavernous canyons of Fractalus. Your fellow pilots are waiting desperately for you.
Alex Murphy was killed on the streets of Detroit. However, Omni Consumer Products (OCP) saw an opportunity to sell a new kind of law enforcement officer to the troubled city. They took what was left of Murphy, encased it in titanium armor, wiped his memory and created RoboCop. As robocop, your mission is to protect and serve. Different weapons can be picked up from enemies, and power-ups to restore health and energy.
In this popular and timeless game, robots and mankind are at war. Robots have taken over the earth and are bent on destroying the last surviving human family. Your mission is to destroy the robots and protect the last humans.
Pilot a submarine through treacherous underwater caves in an attempt to destroy a heavily guarded reactor. As with most any games, you have multiple enemies and obstacles to watch out for and there are multiple weapons to put down your enemies.
Shanghai is a tile-based game based on the ancient Chinese game of Mah-Jong. There are 144 tiles with each depicting different images. The only way to remove the pairs is by finding its matching pairs. There are many different designs, all of which are challenging.
Sid Meier’s Pirates
You are a buccaneer in the golden age of Caribbean Piracy. This very advanced game for its day. It let’s you choose from six different time periods: The Silver Empire from 1560-1600 and War For Profit from 1640-1660 to name a few. Choose one of four nations: English, French, Dutch, Spanish with four difficulty levels and includes five special abilities such as fencing and navigation.
You are now a member of the Silent Service aboard a US Navy Submarine command during World War II. You are the only forces capable of striking back at the Japanese in the Pacific. Your mission is to take one of the fleet boats and go on extended patrols of up to two months from Hawaii, Australia, or New Zealand. Set your difficulty level and time period, though the game is far more enjoyable on the easiest levels. Keep the time slow unless you have a long distance to travel. You will have to deal with issues such as dud torpedoes, maximum depth, damage control and fire.
Spy Hunter is another port of a popular Arcade game. In fact, this one is so popular that it continues to be brought on to modern game consoles. As with the original, your car is equipped with machine guns to help you get past the numerous enemies out on the road. Occasionally you will come across a weapons van, drive into the back of the van and your car becomes equipped with a second weapon such as smoke screen, oil slick, or missiles. If you drive far enough the seasons change as well so watch out for icy road conditions.
Spy vs Spy
The original idea cam from mad magazine. The black crow and the white crow are out to beat each other before the time bell rings. Each spy is equally matched and always trying to beat out each other. Find the needed objects by digging through drawers, closets and furniture in the house. Foil your opponent by setting creative booby traps in the various rooms.As with any good action game, there are fights. Find hidden weapons in the rooms to help with those fights.
Spy vs Spy 2: The Island Caper
You must try to collect 3 pieces of a missile. However, there are new traps and a single gun to take part in combat, rather than the big sticks of the previous game.
Star Trek: Strategic Operations Center
Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator is based abroad the Starship Enterprise. The top part of the screen contains a third person view of the Enterprise and its gauges while the bottom part is the first person point of view. Battle your way through ten levels. Each round you will encounter Klingon fighters, deadly anti-matter saucers, asteroid fields, and deadly meteors, all of which are capable of depleting the Enterprises energy.
Stargate was released in 1982 and bares no resemblance to the popular movie and TV show of the same name. In fact, it was the sequel to Defender. Stargate’s name was later changed to Defender II due to a copyright dispute in 1984. Stargate didn’t change the game formula that helped make the original game a hit. Instead Stargate expanded on the formula.
Stocks and Bonds
Invest in stocks when their exchange price is low and when the price rises sell them to make profit. This is what people have been trying to do for years in order to make it rich. Can you do it in this no-risk environment like in this Apple 2 game? The key to building a ton of money is to buy lots of one stock and when you sell, the price will tank. However, you must make a decent amount first for this to work.
The popular Apple 2 Summer Games was ported to many game consoles and home computers. The game-play is similar to the other entries in Epyx games series. Choose your country and then take turns competing for the gold medal! The game allows eight players to compete in all of the events or any number of events. There are also practice sessions. The events available vary slightly depending on the platform, and may include: Pole vault; Platform diving; 4×400 meter relay; 100 meter dash; Gymnastics; Freestyle swimming; Skeet shooting; 100 meter freestyle; Rowing