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#1 ProWizard OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:03 PM

Hi there!

A few weeks ago I re-installed my Atari 2600 on my desk, next to my old and great Atari 800XL. In my rather large collection of Atari 2600 games I found this game called "Solar Fox" ....

I never knew this game is so much fun. It really is a great game!

Does anyone remember this game, and... does anyone know this game is ported to Atari 8bit?

Thanks
Marius

#2 AtariBrian OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:23 PM

i have seen gameplay but never played it. it looks pretty darn good !

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Posted Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:40 PM

I even remember playing the arcade game back in the day. Good game, and the Atari 2600 port did it good justice.

#4 graywest OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:13 PM

Look for a game called "Parallax" on the 8-bit. It's a pretty good imitation of Solar Fox.

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Posted Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:53 AM

Solar Fox is a really good game. Never heard of Parallax but thank you graywest!

#6 Stephen OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:57 AM

Cool looking game - I have not played either, but the longplay video for Solar Fox looks nice.

#7 FastRobPlus OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Jun 29, 2012 1:24 PM

Solar Fox is hyper-additicve. It was given to me as a gift when it was on closeout. I hated it becuse it wasn't a game I'd heard of. But when there's nothing else to play...

Anway, I really came to love that game.

#8 ProWizard OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Jun 29, 2012 1:45 PM

Solar Fox is hyper-additicve. It was given to me as a gift when it was on closeout. I hated it becuse it wasn't a game I'd heard of. But when there's nothing else to play...

Anway, I really came to love that game.


Exactly!!!! That was why I did not touch it when I was much younger. I only played the famous titles (when I got a huge collection from someone) ... but now I thought: why not... I'm going to try every title at least 10 minutes. OMG... how cool is this game. It is a stayer!

#9 therealbountybob OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Jul 6, 2012 3:52 AM

Solar Fox is a really good game. Never heard of Parallax but thank you graywest!

Parallax is a great game also checkout Llamasoft's Grid Runner :thumbsup:

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Posted Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:32 PM

Another game to enjoy! Thanks therealbountybob!

#11 ledzep OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:14 PM

Man, my brother and I played that in the arcades a lot. He even bought one (though it refuses to display correctly now), it was always a fun game to play. I never liked the Tron joystick, though, it always felt like I was going to break that thing off its base because of how hard I was pushing it to try to avoid dying, haahaa.




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