Commodore Vic-20 Games Starting with Aa to Mo
Your job is to defend the ancient city of Atlantis from the Gorgon attack. Atlantis is very similar to Missile Command. Like Missile Command, you have three gun towers to defend against attacks. Waves of Gorgon attackers descend four times before they come within range of attacking the city. Use these opportunities to blast them out of the sky with a well placed shot. If the invaders make it to the level closest to the city, one of your seven installations will be destroyed.
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.
Buck Rogers – Planet of Zoom
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.
Use your magic wand to kill the nasty bugs that make their way through a mushroom patch.Flea fall straight down towards the player leaving a fresh patch of mushrooms. This is kind of bad because the centipedes are harder to shot.The Scorpion runs from side to side across the screen, turning mushrooms into poisonous toadstool, which cause the Centipede to behave irrationally and dive bomb the player, also not so good.
Chopper Command is a side-scrolling action/arcade game. You command of an attack chopper. Your mission is to go behind enemy lines and rescue 16 hostages per level. To prevent you from rescuing the hostages, tanks and enemy aircraft will try to stop you and won’t stop until you have rescued the hostages.
Chuck Norris Superkicks
As Chuck Norris, you are on a quest to reach a monastery to free a captured leader. As you walk along a path towards the monastery, you will encounter several villains that you must fight. Your enemies vary in skill and each one requires a different move to be defeated.You begin as a white belt but quickly advance as you win fights finally reaching black belt by the time you reach the monestary.
This is a port of the popular jump n run arcade game. Your objective, should you choose to accept it, is to run, jump, and climb your way through a dangerous jungle while avoiding various animals and projectiles.As a bonus, the game includes the introductory animation from the arcade game.
Another top, and highly addictive, video game from the 1980s, Defender puts players in charge of a ship sent to protect mankind from wave after wave of attacking alien forces.Armed with smart bombs and a hyperdrive fight against bombers, pods, swarmers, baiters, and landers. The landers are the worst as they capture the humanoids and transform them into deadly and relentless Mutants. If you fail o save the humanoids form the mutants, the planet will be destroyed.
Demon Attack is another space shoot-em up game modelled after Space Invaders. Use your laser cannon to destroy wave after wave of brightly coloured demons. The demons move around the screen in bizarre patterns. Oddly enough, they want to destroy your cannn and you along with it. When the required number of demons for the current round is finally destroyed, you advance to another, more difficult round. This goes on until death becomes you.
Dig Dug is another Arcade port and is considered one of the top arcade games on the 1980s. So popular that the game is still being ported to generations 7 consoles.Dig Dug is pretty much the same in concept as Pac-man, but instead of eating cookies while moving through a maze of hallways, Dig Dug has you digging you own maze of tunnels while avoiding creatures that want you dead.
Released in the arcades in 1981, Donkey Kong became a smash hit as was soon ported over to all popular gaming platforms of the time. In fact, the game has become so popular that it is still being ported over to modern gaming platforms.Mario must scale four different industrial levels: construction zone, cement factory, an elevator-themed level, and removing rivets from girders.
The object of the game it to go from floor to floor, collecting prizes. no more than two prizes will be visible on the screen at any one time on any floor with the exception of the top floor.Each screen will have a max of ten prizes. Be sure to avoid the sneakers.In order to make it to the next screen, get nine prizes and then jump over the High-Top. Now jump over him to get the key. After every screen, you get an extra life and can have a max of three in reserve.
Another big hit of the 80s that has managed to find itself ported to modern game consoles. Essentially, gameplay is all about getting across the road. Avoid cars, trucks and other nasty things trying to kill you. Level-up by getting across the road, however, each successive level increases in difficulty.Like most games from the 1980s, levelling up usually meant playing the same boards with increased speed, more obstacles and smarter obstacles.
Galaxian is a shoot ’em up in which the player is at the bottom of the screen, with an arrangement of aliens at the top. The player moves left and right to aim at an alien, then shoots a bullet up the screen, and the alien it hits is killed. The aliens are classed as Drones, Emissaries, Hornets and Commanders, with those higher up the screen scoring more points when destroyed.
Gorf is essentially four games in one and played as levels.The first level has you behind a defensive shield, defending against an alien attack, which looks very much like the game space invaders. Use your shields to dodge bombs and take out all the aliens. The second level is similar to the first, only your defensive shield is gone and the enemies tend to swoop down over the level as opposed to those row formations. Bonus ships also tend to appear in this level.
Jungle Hunt contains four unique adventure experiences that repeat with greater difficulty. Gameplay involves a lot of strategic jumping and knife play.In the first adventure you swing on the vines.The second adventure pits you against a whole bunch of nasty crocodiles in a mighty river. The third adventure you face oncoming boulders of varying sizes. The last adventure pits you against the dreaded cannibal that you fight to save Penelope.
The Bungeling Empire has stolen a huge cache of gold from its rightful owners. Your mission is simple: infiltrate its treasury and recover the gold. A simple mission,, but there are some 150 screens of platforms, ladders and ropes.To succeed, you must fight against robotic guards. Any contact with these guards will result in your death. To escape them, dig a hole in their line of movement that causes them to fall and allow you to move across the gap safely.
You are Bounty Bob and your mission is to explore every inch of an abandoned mine. As you walk over floor sections in the mine, the floor will change color. When all of the floor sections have been changed in color, you can move on to the next, more challenging level. Sound simple? Well, to reach all floor sections, you need to figure out how to get there. You can jump, climb up and down ladders, and use different transportation devices.
This is a classic port of a popular space shot-em up game where you must Jump over rocks and chasms while blasting away at aliens.