Kangaroo as is

$1,500.00

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Description

Kangaroo

The following is from the Arcade Museum:

Name: Kangaroo
Developer: Atari

Year: 1982
Type: Videogame

Class: Wide Release
GenrePlatform
Monitor:

  • Orientation: Vertical
  • Type: Raster: Standard Resolution
  • CRT: Color
  • 19-inch Electrohome G07

Conversion Class: unique
Game Specific: Kangaroo Pinout
Settings: Kangaroo Dipswitch Settings

Number of Simultaneous Players: 1
Maximum number of Players: 2
Gameplay: Alternating
Control Panel Layout: Single Player Ambidextrous
Controls:

  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 1 [Punch]

Sound: Amplified Mono (one channel)

Cabinet Styles:

  • Upright/Standard

 

Description

A mother kangaroo must climb through the treetops trying to rescue her son while punching out pink monkeys that throw apples at her. The kangaroo may eat fruit along the way to receive points.

Game Play

Mama Kangaroo must save Kid Kangaroo from an entire gang of nasty monkeys. She must climb up ladders, jump onto platforms, leap across gaps and so on to rescue him.

The monkeys will oppose her by throwing apples at her, either overhand or underhand. If they throw apples at her underhand, Mama must jump over them, but if they throw them overhand, she must duck. The monkeys will also drop apple cores and Mama must either avoid them or punch them to score points. Mama can also collect fruits and vegetables including strawberries, pineapples, cherries, tomatoes, etc. to score points. Mama can also ring a bell to make more fruits and vegetables appear.

Whenever Mama Kangaroo is close to a monkey, she can punch the monkey and knock him out. There is also a boxing gorilla called Big Ape who will occasionally appear on some levels and will try to deprive Mama Kangaroo of her boxing gloves and leave her defenseless, but she can punch Big Ape to knock him off the screen. If Mama Kangaroo is disarmed of her gloves, she must reach Kid Kangaroo before the dangers increase.

Cont.

There are four different levels. The first level just has three floors connected to three long ladders. The second level is the same as the first except that on each floor, there are platforms that Mama Kangaroo must jump onto to get to each short ladder on each floor. On the third level, the cage in which Kid Kangaroo is imprisoned is held up by an entire stack of monkeys and there is an entire horde of apples that the monkey will unleash if five of them climb up there. During this level, Mama Kangaroo must punch each monkey in the stack several times until the cage is lowered and when the cage has been lowered enough, Mama must climb to the next floor to get to Kid Kangaroo before the cage is raised again or before the monkeys have the horde of apple cores unleashed. On the fourth level, there are odd connections of floors, platforms and ladders and the monkeys will throw apples and drop apple cores more unpredictably.

 

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Weight 350 lbs

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