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Game Tutankham (Atari 2600 - a2600)

Tutankham (Atari 2600 - a2600)

Tutankham - is an arcade game in 1982, developed by Konami and released in the United States Stern. The game was originally called King Tut, but it has been found that the full name might not fit on the slot machines, so the name was shortened.

Tutankham-a combination of a maze and shoot 'em up. Taking on the role of explorer grave rob the tomb of Tutankhamun, the player pursues creatures such as chub, vultures, parrots, bats, dragons, and even a curse, all that kill a player on contact. Explorer can fight back by shooting lasers at the creatures, but he can only cover the left and right sides. The player is also endowed with a screen-clearing bomb ( "flash-bomber") at each level, or life. Finally, each level has a specific area that sends the player on a level that enemies can not use.

To make progress, the player must grab the keys to open the locked doors in the level, look for the big doors; optional treasures can be captured for bonus points. Each level has a timer when it reaches zero, the researcher can not shoot lasers, and as soon as the level is cleared in the remaining time is converted to bonus points.