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System: Atari 2600
Company: Activision
Model #: AG-005
Year of Release: n/a
Media Type: Cartridge
Number of Players: 1
Controller: Atari Joystick
 
Other Labels:
    Blue
 
Staff:
   Bob Whitehead (Programmer)
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Skiing - Cartridge

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Skiing is one of the few games that replicate this familiar winter sport on the Atari 2600, and does it very well at that. You can either take on a slalom run, with time penalties assessed for any missed gates, or go for a downhill run, where the objective is to ski the given distance as quickly as possible. The first four game variations for each game type are preset, whereas the fifth one generates a random course every time, providing for a new challenge each time you play. Players who could beat a time of 28.2 seconds on game three could earn an Activision Ski Team patch. (Contributed by Larcen Tyler)


External ReviewsSubmit Review
Atari Gaming Headquarters (by Keita Iida)60%
Video Game Critic (by David Mrozek)88%
Rage Games (by Jay McGavren)80%
The Atari Times (by Ethan C. Nobles)85%
Average Score: 78%


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Tips, Cheats, and Easter EggsSubmit Tips, Cheats, and Easter Eggs
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Related LinksSubmit Links
AtariProtos.com: Skiing
Skiing Patch


Appears In Catalogs
Activision (AG-940-02) - Page 2
Activision (AG-940-05) - Page 2
Activision (AG-940-06) - Page 2
Activision (AG-940-08) - Page 2
Activision - Spring 1982 (AG-940-8) - Page 5
Activision - Summer 1982 (AG-940-9) - Page 10
Activision - Fall 1982 (AG-940-10) - Page 9
Activision - Winter 1982 (AG-940-10) - Page 12
Activision - Winter/Spring 1983 (AG-940-11) - Page 12
Activision (AG-946-103) - Page 2


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