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Vectrex Timeline - What happened 30 years ago... ?

May 1, 2012

 

April of 1982:

Paul Newell finishes several Games for the Vectrex:  Mine Storm, Berzerk, Scramble, Rip Off, and Star Trek were all completed at the same time.

 

Scramble was an arcade game released in 1981. It was a scrolling shooter that put the player(s) in a series of areas with different landscapes to navigate through.  Mine Storm is the built-in game that came with every Vectrex unit. In Berzerk obviously there is going to be a difference in graphics, due to the majority of the Vectrex version being in vector (the original was in raster). Star Trek had several brief appearances in the 1982 movie Android, which the character of Max 404 (played by Don Keith Opper) was playing it. His creator, Dr. Daniel (played by Klaus Kinski), would later lament in the movie that the games were "driving him (Max) crazy".

 

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