Tail Gunner

Tail Gunner

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title=Tail Gunner
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developer = Tim Skelly
publisher = Vectorbeam
distributor=Vectorbeam
designer=Dan Sunday Larry Rosenthal
version=
released = 1979 (Arcade)
platforms= Arcade Game
genre = shooter
modes = Single player
ratings=
media=
requirements=
input=2 Buttons, 1 Joystick
arcade system=Vectorbeam hardware
cpu=CCPU at 5 MHz
sound=Amplified Mono, 1 channel
cabinet=Vertical
display=Vector, Monochrome

Tail Gunner is a monochrome vector arcade game created by Vectorbeam in 1979. The premise of the game is that you are the tail gunner of a large space ship. Enemy spacecrafts are approaching your vessel for attack and you must aim your crosshairs and shoot them down before they slip past your cannons. In addition to shooting down the ships, you are also given a shield that can block ships from passing. The game ends when 10 ships slip past your cannon.

External links

* [http://www.klov.com/game_detail.php?game_id=10012 KLOV's entry for Tail Gunner]
* [http://www.arcade-history.com/?n=tail-gunner&page=detail&id=2813 Arcade History page on Tail Gunner]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4hb9UJBs9k YouTube video of Tail Gunner gameplay]


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