Atari 2600 Games Starting with Ha to Ju
Holey Moley is a prototype written by Bob Polaro. The game was programmed in 1983. This game requires the use of the Kid’s Controller, although the keyboard and touch pad controllers work fine with it also.
Play against the computer or another player. The rest of the rules pretty much follow standard baseball rules. Each team has nine innings in a game, 3 outs per inning and three strikes per out.
Human Cannon Ball
In Human Cannonball has a simple repmise. Fire a man out of a cannon and have him land in a bucket of water. Sounds simple enough, but you need to adjust your cannon so the position, angle, and firing speed are just right. A point is scored for each successful landing. However, after seven failed attempts, its game over. Make the game more challenging by setting a moving wall in front of the bucket.
Hunchy II is a sequel to the 1982 classic arcade game Hunch Back that is loosely based on The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Your mission is to guide the hunchbacked in his quest to rescue the gypsy girl Esmeralda from the cathedral of Notre Dame. Collect all of the bells in each cathedral room while avoiding any incoming missiles and the fearsome cathedral guards.
Hunt And Score
You are given a numbered grid. Each grid piece has a picture hidden beneath it. You goal is to find two matching pieces. If you fail to match on a particular turn, the image is turned over and you try to match again.
I Want My Mommy
Teddy had a bad dream and now he wants his mum. Steer him towards the magical stardust ladders. Help him avoid the nasty dream demons blocking his path.
Ice Hockey can be played against the computer or another person. Each team consists of two players so the rules approximate pick up hockey rather than league play. At any given time one player is active and can be controlled while the other remains inactive. If the approaches your net, your defensive player becomes active. The game can be played at normal or high speed, and optionally one of the players can be handicapped to give an inexperienced player more of an advantage.
Ikari Warriors was a very popular 1980s arcade game that proved to be just as popular when ported to multiple game consoles and home computers. Fight your way through a variety of terrain such as jungles, rivers, and ruins. Power up with weapons that can be found along the way. Ikari Warriors can also be played with two players at the same time in co-operative mode.
In Search of the Golden Skull
This game was never released, but there are several prototype copies in circulation.
Indy 500 is a top-down racing game where you try to loop the track as many times as possible 60 seconds. The aim changes in two player mode: the first player to complete 25 laps wins. The game offers several different race tracks and two difficulty levels. Other game scenarios include: ice race where the track becomes icy; tag where one player chases the other in tag fashion; and crash ‘n score where you crash into targets that are on the track.
Your mission is to enter enemy territory and recover secret documents while trying to avoid enemy assassins.
This is a basic soccer/football game for the Atari 2600.
There is no other way to say it, and if you look at the pic, you’ll see that this is a Space Invaders clone. There s no other way about it no matter how many small differences there are.
Your goal in Ixion is to grab five white squares scattered across the screen and spell the word Ixion before time runs out. At the start of each level only certain squares are visible and you must reveal the other squares in order to complete the level.
James Bond 007
You are James Bond and your mission is complete four different mission: Diamonds Are Forever; The Spy Who Loved Me; Moonraker; For Your Eyes Only. Each level has a variety of enemies trying to destroy you, and a unique goal that must be accomplished to continue on. If you can complete all the missions, you win the game! Good luck, Mr. Bond.
Jammed is a clone of Rush Hour.
A clone of Pac-Man, collect all points and escape the lethal heads. There are also magical points to break heads by your jaws. Collect all the point to proceed to the next level.
You’re on the road with the rock band Journey. You job is to guide the five band members to the escape vehicle to reach the next concert on time. You start the game with $50,000 from the concert and must guide one band member at a time. Trying to slow you down are numerous fans, reporters, promoters, and photographers. Running into any of these will cause you to loose time and money. Stage barriers and fences will also cause you to lose time, but at least you won’t lose any money from these obstacles.
Joust was a very popular game in the 1980s and was ported to many consoles and home computers. Your task is to joust the evil knights. Once the knights have been hit, and egg falls to the ground. Be sure to destroy the eggs before they hatch and release new and increasingly more difficult knights. You also have to deal with crumbling platforms, lava trolls and the unbeatable pterodactyl. In this two-player game, both players can play at the same time.
Jungle Fever/Knight on the Town
This is double-ender cartridge comes with two games: Jungle Fever and Knight on the Town on the other. Jungle Fever is just a gender-reversed version of Burning Desire in which your boyfriend is being held for sacrifice and you must rescue him while avoiding the rocks thrown by the amazons. Knight on the Town involves building a bridge over a moat to reach the princess. Watch out for the alligator and trolls.