"WHAT DOES DONKEY KONG HAVE TO DO WITH MONKEYS?"|
Gaming Trivia Answers
(Appeared in the Fall 1982 issue of "Video Games Player" Magazine)
Not much. The Japanese word for donkey can also mean crazy or stupid.
GORF. It's made up of Astro Battle, Laser Attack, Galaxians,
Space Warp and Flagships.
In Death Race, you drove a car and tried to run over little
human-like figures. When you hit one, it would squeal and a cross would replace it on the
screen. A lot of people were not amused.
Its coin box was overstuffed with quarters.
Stargate has an "Inviso Anti-Matter Cloaking Device," which makes
your ship invisible and indestructable.
RAM stands for Random Access Memory and ROM stands for Read Only
Memory. ROM is the game's program, which should never alter.
RAM is temporary information, such as your score and number of
ships you have left. Thanks for the memories!
a. A player who spends a lot of time at one machine.
b. an area created by an anti-arcade zoning law.
c. Eating all four Pac-Man ghosts on one energy pellet.
d. Reserve a machine by putting a quarter (George Washington) on it.
e. A pizza parlor with Pac-Man machines.
Dave Theurer of Atari designed both Missile Command and Tempest.
PREPARE TO BE ATTACKED!
Pp = (C + E + M) times (8 + W) or Perceived power equals
(critical mass plus economic capability plus military capability)
times (strategic purpose plus national will).
Berzerk, designed by Alan McNeil of Stern.
Adventure, designed by Warren Robinett.
Tempest and Othello.
Combat -- it comes with every system sold.
Activision was formed, the first company established to make
video game software exclusively.
Send Activision a photo of your TV screen showing 3,000 or more
points in Kaboom! and one that proves you guided your chicken
through traffic 20 times in Freeway.
They have all written books on how to beat the video games.
Eight is enough.
Centipede, which was designed by Dona Bailey.
To run up so many points that the counter goes back to zero.
Space Armada, Alien Invaders--Plus
He saw "some maniac" trying to jay-walk across Chicago's Lake
Shore Drive during rush hour.
Space Invaders, Asteroids, Frogger, Missile Command, Breakout,
Circus, Pac-Man, Defender, Night Driver, Warlords and more.
Star Ship, Slot Machine, Miniature Golf, Surround.
Typed by Keita Iida