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Space War  

"Zap! Your laser fires, but the other starship scoots behind a star back to base for more energy units -- then back to battle!"

Space War is a space duel inspired somehow by the original Spacewar! game programed on a DEC PDP-1 in 1962.

But the Channel F version is much more simpler. There is no gravity evolved. Spaceships are static if you don't move them. You can only fire left or right in a straight shot. It's not possible to fly around the screen - disappear on the left to reappear on the right.

The goal is to turn the energy level of your oponent to 0 by hitting it with your laser. Hopefully, 2 starbases are located on the playfield to replenish your enerly level by flying over them.


ready to start ?

search and destroy the other space ship

blue player shot the red ship

don't touch the mines!

 Fredric Blĺholtz Channel F page - scans, pix and docs!

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Source : Fairchild System Gallery

year of release 1977
companies Fairchild
type game
media cartridge
systems Fairchild Channel F
number of players 2 players (versus)
staff unknown
tags duel, space

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