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#26 Dutchman2000 OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:03 PM

There is really not much there to work from. I doubt it would be much help.

#27 Greg2600 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:21 AM

guessing they couldn't get it on MAME?

#28 jointfilms.com OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jul 9, 2014 7:54 PM

Funny you should mention this... Atari made the Atari XL, and C-64 versions of Robotron (through Atarisoft), and they also put out a Gremlins game for those machines which I'm pretty sure is based on the codebase of the Robotron ports, since both use a heavy amount of soft sprites, and both display the scoring in a similar way.

Just compare those two screenshots (for the C-64 version):

attachicon.gifrobotron_2084_03.gif attachicon.gifgrem1.gif

I had that Gremlins game for my Apple 2c. Loved it. A great game. Great gameplay. Cool graphics. Similar in a way to Robotron but different enough.



#29 RupanIII OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:52 PM

I know this is about dead, but any update on if this   Gremlins Arcade ever got running? 



#30 Dutchman2000 OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:55 PM

I haven't heard anything.

#31 Tron Unit OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:42 PM

How does this prototype compare to the Gremlins that was released for the 5200?



#32 Crimefighter OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:13 PM

 

The original video link was dead, so here is the arcade gameplay.



#33 BrianC OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 6, 2015 10:40 PM

Looks completely different from the 5200 version. Somewhat reminds me of 720 and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Looks like it may have been designed for a special controller, telling from that flashlight screen.



#34 atariron82 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:43 PM

This game is really neat. Judging by the gameplay video, it seems to exist both intact and playable. I assume there is a lucky owner of at least one functioning Gremlins proto Arcade board, yet undumped? I hope it gets released eventually to the community, some how, some way :)

 



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Posted Wed Mar 6, 2019 12:25 AM

I know it's been 4 years but has there been any updates?




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