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System: Atari 2600
Company: Activision
Model #: AG-003
Year of Release: n/a
Media Type: Cartridge
Number of Players: 1 - 2
Controller: Atari Joystick
 
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   Alan Miller (Programmer)
 Scarce+
 North America
 NTSC
 
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Checkers - Screenshot

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Activision's Checkers is a visually pleasing version of the classic board game, and one of Activision's initial four games. Checkers follows the same rules as the board game that most of us grew up playing. For example, if you can jump you must, if a piece is jumped it is removed from gameplay, and so forth. You can choose to play against the computer at three different difficulty levels (novice, intermediate, or advanced), as well as against a human opponent. There are no cool Activision patches for Checkers, but who needs a patch when you can have the satisfaction of beating a 25 year old computer! (Contributed by panda_racer)


External ReviewsSubmit Review
Video Game Critic (by David Mrozek)65%


Did You Know?Submit Trivia
• The first four games released by Activision were Dragster, Fishing Derby, Checkers, and Boxing.


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Related LinksSubmit Links
AtariProtos.com: Video Checkers


Appears In Catalogs
Activision (AG-940-02) - Page 2
Activision (AG-940-05) - Page 3
Activision (AG-940-06) - Page 4
Activision (AG-940-08) - Page 4
Activision - Spring 1982 (AG-940-8) - Page 10
Activision - Summer 1982 (AG-940-9) - Page 12
Activision - Fall 1982 (AG-940-10) - Page 11
Activision - Winter 1982 (AG-940-10) - Page 14
Activision - Winter/Spring 1983 (AG-940-11) - Page 15


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