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Liberator Liberator - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Liberator - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Four laser cannons, one in each screen corner. Rotating planet in screen center. Trackball moves cursor, fire button fires the nearest cannon. Destroy cities and any missiles or ships coming at you. Use your limited shields to defend your cannons.

Liberator was produced by Atari in 1982.

Atari released 137 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Atari was based in United States.

Other machines made by Atari during the time period Liberator was produced include: Neutron Star, Tempest Tubes, Tempest, Triangle, Maze Invaders, Akka Arrh, Atari Force Liberator, Fast Freddie, Black Widow, and Gravitar

Specs

Name Liberator
Developer Atari (United States)
Year 1982
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8425
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Liberator Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Liberator Side Art Image

Game Play

You can choose to start at higher level. You have limited shields but unlimited firepower. The planet rotates and you must destroy all the cities. They will also shoot missiles at your cannons, you can push the shield button and all your cannons will pulse and destroy anything within their short range.

Liberator KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.40 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 1.80

Overall Like 2.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 2.00
Collector Desire 1.00

Technical Rating: 3.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 2.00
Sound/Music 2.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Images

Miscellaneous

This game is basically a reverse Missile Command.

Liberator is available on the iPad and iPhone via Atari's Greatest Hits application.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Liberator Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,161 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Common - There are 41 known instances of this machine owned by Liberator collectors who are active members. Of these, 38 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Liberator machines for sale.

Wanted - There are 5 active VAPS members currently looking for Liberator.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]

Flyers

Technical

The game uses a 6502 microprocessor and two Atari Pokey sound chips.

Manuals

Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 119; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 119; Color photo

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