Apple 2 Games Starting with A to Bu
221 B Baker St.
221 B Baker St. pits up to four players against each other in a race to solve mysteries set in Victorian London. Pick your character as Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Irene Adler or Inspector Lestrade.
Adventure in Serenia
You must rescue a princess imprisoned by an evil wizard.
Agent USA is a geography enhancement game that centres around a character that travels by train to different U.S. cities. Find the FuzzBomb that turns ordinary people into FuzzBodies. Plant crystals that regenerate into newer crystals and when you build up 100 of them and touch the FuzzBomb, the nation is saved.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves is a RPG that has you searching for the Sultan’s kidnapped daughter, Princess Buddir-al-Buddoor. Your party can feature humans, dwarves, elves, and halflings. While looking for the princess, you’ll come across hoards of gold ducats that you can buy armour with and weapons and hint-filled.
The sequel to the classic Archon, Archon II: Adept features a more complex board and enhanced gameplay. Each side plays as an Adept powerful wizard with the ability to cast spells against other Adepts. Each side can summon four unique elementals at a time or choose from four demons, common to both. Gameplay is similar to the original.
Archon: The Light and the Dark
This is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into 9 by 9 squares. The game is won by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares or by removing all your opponents pieces. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the real-time combat takes place on a dark square, the dark monster gets a health bonus. On a light square the light side gains an advantage.
Arkanoid is based off the original breakout that is based off of Pong. Arkanoid became a huge hit during the 1980s. The game’s plot really does not fit very well, but that does not matter. The game stands on its own. Along with the ball bouncing around the screen, hitting the bricks would also cause options to fall that included, but not limited to, longer paddle, laser ball, three balls, catch, free ball, etc. The game also dramatically improved on the sound effects and use of sound. It is not difficult to lose hours playing this game.
Arkanoid 2: Revenge of Doh
Arkanoid is based off the original breakout that is based off of Pong. Arkanoid became a huge hit during the 1980s. The game’s plot really does not fit very well, but that does not matter. The game stands on its own. Along with the ball bouncing around the screen, hitting the bricks would also cause options to fall that included, but not limited to, longer paddle, laser ball, three balls, catch, free ball, etc. The game also dramatically improved on the sound effects and use of sound. It is not difficult to lose hours playing this game. Version 2 of this fine game adds more boards and a few options.
You are an average Joe starting off in New York with a dream to earn massive amounts of money and maximise prestige while accomplishing story-based missions. Side quests are also available for pay as well as being able to compete in the arena for more money and prestige.
Your mission is to recover a valuable Jade Idol from a maze. You are armed with three sticks of dynamite and must avoid traps, animals and natives and make it out alive. Get through the maze quickly and earn a much better pot. Apparently, even though there is only one, its value decreases the longer you take.
Ballblazer is a one-on-one soccer match set in the distant future. You are a robot trying to snare a floating ball called a plasmorb. Once snared, fired the plasmorb into your opponent’s goal. You play on a simple 3d playfield which is split in half. You can play against the computer or against another robot controlled by a human player.
This has to be a classic. Battle Chess is responsible for many people who would have never played the game to pick it up. The game has the same rules as the board game. How it differs is what happens when a piece is taken. Both pieces do battle and with the outcome already determined based on whichever player had their piece captured. The Amiga platform offered the greatest level of detail due to its extensive colour pallet.
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Antietam is a tactical simulation of a Civil War battle at the little town of Sharpsburg, Maryland along Antietam Creek. The game is played in 11 turns each representing 1 hour of real time. Points are awarded at the end of each turn based on casualties and territorial objectives.
As the pilot of a heavy tank, wipe out enemy tanks and landing vehicles. Be sure to move around the map to avoid being hit.
Beneath Apple Manor
Your mission is to find the Golden Apple that is buried somewhere deep in the manor. Watch out for the monsters as you search for treasures, secret doors and hidden traps in the dungeons.
Beyond Castle Wolfenstein
Your mission is to infiltrate Nazi headquarters and seek out bomb agents and plant them outside the door to Hitler’s bunker. Use stealth and the occasional bribe to work your way to Hitler. Do not open up and fire at everything or you will fail in your mission.
In this Apple 2 game, you’re Rockford and have to dig through monster infested caves in search of diamonds. Once you have collected the right amount of diamonds, you progress to the next stage. Squash your enemies with falling boulders that are released when the ground below them is removed or they are pushed onto empty ground. Be careful because these can also squash you.
In this Apple 2 game, your mission is to reach the wizard in an underground lair. Along the way, you must kick and punch out various bad dudes mostly consisting of Ninjas and Green Yamos. Collect the many strategically-placed lanterns before exiting through the passageway revealed after successfully winning the round.
Bubble Bobble is the story of Bub and Bob after wandering into the mysterious cave of monsters and magically turn into dinosaurs. You can transform back, but must leave the end of the cave for this to happen. Bubble Bobble is a multi-platform game, with each level having a single screen. The real power Bub and Bob is the ability to blow bubbles. Use these bubbles to leap on or to trap enemies. Enemies trapped in a bubble must be popped by jumping into them, wherein they will turn into yummy fruit. Clear the level of all enemies to proceed to the next level. Taking too long to complete any level will summon Baron Von Blubba, who will float around the screen trying to destroy you.
Buck Rogers – Planet of Zoom
In this Apple 2 game, Buck Rogers began as a comic strip and later in the 1980s adapted as a TV show. It became an arcade game before being ported to various game consoles and home computers. This Fast and furious racing game taking place on a futuristic racetrack. Guide your spaceship between the pylons and shoot down other enemy racers.