Arcade Game Construction Kit

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Arcade Game Construction Kit
Arcade Game Construction Kit
Box art of Arcade Game Construction Kid
Developer(s) Livesay Technologies
Publisher(s) Brøderbund
Designer(s) Mike Livesay
Platform(s) Commodore 64
Release date(s) 1988
Genre(s) Game Creation System
Distribution Floppy disk

Arcade Game Construction Kit is a 1988 game creation system that allows users to design arcade-style games.[1] It was developed by Mike Livesay and published by Brøderbund for the Commodore 64. AGCK contained four floppy disks. The program features a joystick-driven menu system and a few pre-made games to play.

Included Games[edit]

  • AGCK TUTORIAL GAME -- This is a simple variation on classic arcade shooters such as Galaxian.
  • KANGARANG (designed by Gregory Hammond) -- You play as a kangaroo mother looking to rescue your baby and return to safety. Hazards include falling boulders, jumping fish, monkeys and natives.
  • ISLE QUEST (designed by Greg Johnson and Paul Reiche III) -- You play as a brave explorer in search of new lands and riches. Hazards include pirate ships, hostile natives.
  • MUSASHI (designed by Greg Johnson and Paul Reiche III) -- You play as an ancient samurai warrior looking to rescue his princess. You must fight your way through a fortress, collecting gold, sushi, and the mighty Sword of the Samurai.
  • GERG'S ADVENTURE (designed by Gregory Hammond) -- You play as Gerg, a tiny creature who wants to get back to his home. Gerg must pick up a variety of orbs to power up, and to clear each level.
  • SPACE WORRIES (designed by Paul Reiche III and Greg Johnson) -- You control a space ship, looking to collect mysterious metallic cylinders to destroy an enemy that has taken control of your planet.

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