Space Invaders (Atari 2600)

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            Series : Space Invaders
Original Developer : Taito
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             Genre : Fixed shoot 'em up
            Themes : Alien Invasion
        Other Tags : Greatest Covers
           Port of : Space Invaders (1978 Arcade) 

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Zappin' those little devils from outer space. It's fun!

SCORES

Scores - Stella:
 7115 ............  on 2014-06-01
 4155 ............  on 2014-06-01
 3960 ............  on 2014-06-01
 2395 ............  on 2014-06-01

Scores - MiSTer:
 2545 ............  on 2020-07-05
 2495 ............  on 2023-06-01

Log entries

    2014-06-01
  • 3984 
    Got the score 2395 in Stella. Pretty good version of Space Invaders, although I don't like the invisible walls at the edges of the screen...
  • 3985 
    Got the score 3960 in Stella. I feel I'm pretty good at Space Invaders...
  • 3987 
    Got the score 4155 in Stella.
  • 3988 
    Got the score 7115 in Stella.
  • 2020-07-05
  • 10883 
    Got the score 2545 in MiSTer.
  • 2023-06-01
  • 14462 
    Got the score 2495 in MiSTer.

    According to 'Racing the Beam', programmer Richard Maurer used horizontal virtual sprites for this game, meaning that he's resetting the position of a sprite while the electron beam is still drawing a line containing the sprite. It works flawlessly in Space Invaders.


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