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Tempest Tubes


Tempest Tubes (c) 1982.


- TECHNICAL -


Main CPU : M6502

Sound Chips : (2x) POKEY


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 256 x 231 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 256


Players : 2

Control : dial

Buttons : 2

= > (1) Fire, (2) Super Zapper


- TRIVIA -


This is a hack of the original "Tempest".


A Tempest Tubes machine was shown at the 2003 classic arcade games show 'California Extreme' in San Jose, California.


- UPDATES -


This hack adds new shaped levels to the game (game is much harder), but the title screen remains unchanged.


- STAFF -


This hack was created by : Duncan Brown


- PORTS -


* Computers :

PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (1999, "Atari Arcade Hits 1")

PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (2001, "Atari Anniversary Edition")

PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (2003, "Atari - 80 Classic Games in One!")