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Game Tooth Protectors (Atari 2600 - a2600)

Tooth Protectors (Atari 2600 - a2600)

Protectors of the tooth is a rare computer game for the Atari 2600 console video games. It was released exclusively through mail order in 1983 by American pharmaceutical and consumer goods manufacturer Johnson & Johnson.

Released in 1983 the film the tooth it is one of the earliest "promotional game" or "promogames" - games with explicit reference retail products - and one of several released for the Atari 2600 platform (other M Network "kuleyd" man and Purina chase carts. ) By order of Johnson & Johnson and designed by the CRA / Camelot, it was the only game released for the Atari 2600 or the company.

The game was never given the traditional retail release, but instead has been available exclusively to customers of Johnson & Johnson, who sent a letter to the proof marks to buy the company. Today he is considered a rare and valuable; the game is rated 9 ( "rarely") of the management of Atari age rarity.

The gameplay is similar to Activision's kaboom !, in which the player must prevent objects falling from the top of the screen to the bottom, placing them directly under the falling objects. The protectors tooth objects small "snack" squares fell "snack attacker" formidable person that moves horizontally along the top of the screen. The player's character is a small smiley face, carrying the thread dental floss on his golovoy.Igrok should prevent Snack squares from reaching the row of white teeth along the bottom of the screen; repeated hits snacks cause teeth to blink and disappear from caries.

Snack Sometimes the attacker will fall from the top of the screen in an attempt to grab the player; the player loses a turn, if the snack attacker succeeds. When teeth begin to break down, the player can press the joystick fire to call "the defenders of the tooth": Orange toothbrush, a box of green and purple floss dental rinse the bottle to move through your teeth, brush, floss and rinse them.

Instructions included with the game ends, representing "true defenders of the tooth": advertising "Johnson and Johnson" -Branded toothbrushes, dental floss and dental rinse.