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The History of Tapper
« on: September 13, 2018, 00:08:42 AM »
Here is a video by PatmanQC looking at the history of the arcade game Tapper!  Did you know there are 3 different versions of this game? 

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Re: The History of Tapper
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2018, 05:05:32 AM »
I just remember it being a very stressful game, thus a chore to play, with the looping tune playing over and over. I never managed to play this game more than 10 minutes in a row.

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Re: The History of Tapper
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2018, 12:18:16 PM »
I think what makes this game so unique is the control mechanism as it doesn't have traditional joysticks.
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Re: The History of Tapper
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2018, 08:10:59 AM »
This was a great little video, but never mentions the Atari 8-bit version which was one if the best home computer conversions?

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Re: The History of Tapper
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2018, 08:55:50 AM »
Great video, the audio is poor or is it me?
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Re: The History of Tapper
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2018, 12:20:26 PM »
The audio does have some issues with that video.  It's not just you.
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