ABM (video game)

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ABM (video game)
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Publisher(s)Muse Software
Programmer(s)Silas Warner[1]
Platform(s)Apple II
Release1980
Genre(s)Shoot 'em up

ABM (standing for Anti-Ballistic Missile) is a clone of Atari, Inc.'s Missile Command arcade game for the 32K Apple II. It was programmed by Silas Warner and published by Muse Software in 1980, the same year as Missile Command.[2]

Gameplay[edit]

In ABM the player defends six east coast cities against an endless onslaught of nuclear ICBMs, using anti-ballistic missiles launched from five silos stations in between the cities.[3]

Reception[edit]

Bruce Webster reviewed ABM in The Space Gamer No. 43.[3] Webster wrote that "In the end, the question is whether or not you want to spend the money for another arcade game. If so, then I can recommend ABM to you with the above caveats."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hague, James. "The Giant List of Classic Game Programmers".
  2. ^ "MUSE and ABM". Yesterbits.
  3. ^ a b c Webster, Bruce F. (September 1981). "Capsule Reviews". The Space Gamer. Steve Jackson Games (43): 34.

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