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{{GameInfobox
{{Infobox| title = Moon Patrol
 
|image = [[Image:MoonPatrol2600.jpg|200px]]
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|image = MoonPatrol2600.jpg
|developer = [[Irem]]
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|developer = Irem
|publisher = '''[[Williams Electronics]]''' <br> Arcade <br> '''[[Atari]]''' <br> Atari 2600 <BR> '''[[Midway]]''' <BR> Gameboy Color
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|publisher = Williams Electronics, Atari, Midway Games
 
|designer =
 
|designer =
 
|engine =
 
|engine =
|released = '''Arcade''': <br> [[1982]] ([[NA]]) <br> '''Atari 2600''': <br> [[1983]] ([[NA]])
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|na_rel = {{Release|1982|||NA|Arcade}}<br>{{Release|1983|||NA|Atari 2600}}
|genre = [[Run and Gun]]
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|genre = Run and Gun
|modes = [[Single player]]
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|features = Single-player
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|platforms = Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Apple II, Atari 8 Bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64
|ratings = '''[[N/A]]''' <br> Arcade <br> Atari 2600
 
|platforms = [[Arcade]] <br> [[Atari 2600]] <br> [[Atari 5200]] <br> [[Apple II]] <br> [[Atari 8 Bit]] <br> [[Atari ST]] <br> [[Commodore 64]] <BR> [[Game Boy Color]] (As part of [[Arcade Hits: Moon Patrol & Spy Hunter]])
 
 
|media =
 
|media =
 
|input = Atari 2600 Joystick, Atari 5200 Controller
|requirements =
 
|input = [[Atari 2600 Joystick]] <br> [[Atari 5200 Controller]]
 
 
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'''Moon Patrol''' is an arcade game released in 1982. It has been ported to the Atari 2600, the Atari 5200, and home computers.
 
'''Moon Patrol''' is an arcade game released in 1982. It has been ported to the Atari 2600, the Atari 5200, and home computers.
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You control a moon buggy that's armed with forward and upward lasers. You must safely guide the buggy to certain checkpoints in the course while shooting rocks in your path and jumping over craters. Meanwhile, you must watch out for alien ships that will drop bombs on you, some of which will create new craters. Make it the checkpoint within a certain time limit and you'll gain bonus points.
 
You control a moon buggy that's armed with forward and upward lasers. You must safely guide the buggy to certain checkpoints in the course while shooting rocks in your path and jumping over craters. Meanwhile, you must watch out for alien ships that will drop bombs on you, some of which will create new craters. Make it the checkpoint within a certain time limit and you'll gain bonus points.
 
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[[Category:Arcade games]]
 
[[Category:Atari 2600 games]]
 
[[Category:Atari 5200 games]]
 
[[Category:Apple II games]]
 
[[Category:Atari 8 Bit games]]
 
[[Category:Atari ST games]]
 
[[Category:Commodore 64 games]]
 
[[Category:Run and Gun games]]
 

Latest revision as of 09:36, 23 December 2019

Moon Patrol is an arcade game released in 1982. It has been ported to the Atari 2600, the Atari 5200, and home computers.

Gameplay[]

You control a moon buggy that's armed with forward and upward lasers. You must safely guide the buggy to certain checkpoints in the course while shooting rocks in your path and jumping over craters. Meanwhile, you must watch out for alien ships that will drop bombs on you, some of which will create new craters. Make it the checkpoint within a certain time limit and you'll gain bonus points.