Atari 5200 Games Starting with Kl to Po
KLAX is a fast acting game where slow thinkers will die quickly. Catch coloured tiles coming down a conveyor belt. Score points by arranging them in same colour stacks of threes vertically, horizontally or diagonally. Start to get good and the game speeds up until the tiles tumble down the ramp so fast you can barely keep up. This game features the same addictive power as Tetris and was ported to many different gaming platforms and home computers.
Kofi: Yellow Kopter
You are Koffi, is a little kopter. You learn of an insidious plan of Pyro the storm cloud to burn down the forests. You must protect the forests and the animals that live there. You must defeat the villainous Pyro the electrified storm cloud.
As Mario or Luigi, your goal is to clear out the characters have taken over the sewers. Crabs, turtles and fighter flies must be cleared out by jumping underneath the platform they sit on, then kicking them away. Each level is cleared when a set number of coins is collected. For the two player mode, the first to collect the set amount of coins wins.
With its unique mix of action and adventure, Meebzork is as close to an RPG as the 5200 ever got.
Megamania is a bizarre clone of Space Invaders. In space invaders, you control a spaceship at the bottom of the screen and need to defend yourself from numerous waves of attackers. However, in Megamania, your attackers are hamburgers, diamonds, steam irons, bow ties, space dice. Earn points by destroying as many of these strange attackers as you can before your energy supply becomes depleted.
Meteorites is a Asteroids clone. Destroy the asteroids surrounding your ship. Each time you shoot an asteroid, it breaks up into smaller and sometimes faster moving pieces. When you have destroyed all of the asteroids, you will move on to the next, more difficult level. To make the game more difficult, a flying saucer will also appear from time to time and try to shoot your spaceship.
It’s another backgammon game.
Millipede is the sequel to Centipede featuring similar game-play but with a new swarm of insects after your bug zapper! You must destroy the multi-segmented millipede as it traverses its way through the mushroom forest. When all millipede segments have been destroyed, you progress to the next level with faster bugs and more of them. In addition to the millipede, you will also encounter spiders, beetles, mosquitos, inchworms, bees, dragonflies, and earwigs.
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. Also wandering around the mine are numerous radioactive creatures which get in Bounty Bobs way.
Rather than a full 18 holes, this Miniature Golf variation has a nine-hole half-course. Taking various obstacles into account, put the golf ball through the course and complete each hole by knocking the ball into the cup. Try to sink the ball by hitting it no more than the par number. You have unlimited number of puts, so unless you sink the ball, the game will not progress.
Missile Command is a port of the very popular arcade game from the 1980s. You are tasked with defending your cities from missile attack. A variety of enemy weapons and planes seek to destroy your cities. Your only defence are the missile batteries located at the left, right and centre bottom of the screen. If any projectile gets through the missile defence system, at least one city will be lost.
You play as a treasure hunter named Panama Joe, whose goal is to find an ancient treasure hidden by Aztec warrior deep inside catacombs. The catacombs are a large maze filled with rolling skulls, dancing spiders, disappearing and re-appearing chains and tons of fire. Locate keys to unlock doors in order. While you can jump and climb ladders, your combat skills are lacking so as a result, avoid the monsters.
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.
Hidden deep within a multi-platformed diamond mine is a valuable crown. Seek out the crown is your primary goal, returning to top of the mine is your secondary goal. But most importantly, you must survive. Start off by collecting enough diamonds to earn 1,000 points. No locate the flame spirit which is hidden deep in the mines interior. After locating the flame spirit your next task is to find the entrance to the temple where the crown is located. To gain entry, offer the flame spirit to the skull spirit guarding the entrance.
Mr. Do’s Castle
You are Mr. Do in a multi-floored castle. Each floor contains a variety of blocks. Using your hammer, knock out the blocks in the floor. Be careful of the deadly unicorns which want nothing other than to kill you. If you knock out all of the blocks that have keys, the door on the roof of the castle unlocks. Enter the door to make the unicorns harmless, though this is only temporary. As with Mr DO!, Collect all the letters to spell EXTRA and earn an extra life.
Pac-man was so popular that Ms. Pac-man was created. Ms Pac-man continued to eat the dots and avoid the ghosts but added a few new features such as new mazes, an interesting animation where Mac-man and MS Pac-man get together and bouncing fruit. Ms. Pac-Man must clear four mazes by eating all the dots and the moving fruit while avoiding Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Sue.
Pac Man Jr
Pac-Man Jr or Jr Pac-man is identical to the original Pac-man with a few changes. The maze is now much larger extending beyond the screen, scrolling to let you see the board. From time to time an edible bonus will bounce around the screen which can be eaten for extra points. These edible items include: tricycles, kites, drums, balloons, trains, root beers.
Pac-man was one of the most popular games of all time and it heavily influenced game design of the early 1980s. Your task is simple, you must eat all the dots to proceed to the net level, all while running away from the ghosts. However, there are four power up zones that when eaten allows you to eat each of the four ghosts.
Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
Pitfall became a top hit in the early 1980s and was ported to many platforms. You play the role of Pitfall Harry on a quest to locate treasure deep in the jungle. Look for money bags, silver bars, gold bars, and diamond rings. As with any good game, there are just as many bad guys looking to see you in. Some of these bad guys merely deduct points from your score, while others are fatal. Watch out for rolling logs, holes, scorpions, alligators, snakes, bottomless pits, swamps, and fires.
Early racing game, a conversion of the arcade classic. Race as far as you can against other cars before time runs out.