Eggomania

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Eggomania cover
Developer(s) US Games
Publisher(s) US Games
Designer(s) Todd Marshall
Wes Trager
Henry Will[1]
Platform(s) Atari 2600
Release 1982
Genre(s) Action
Mode(s) 1-4 Players

Eggomania is an action video game released in 1982 by US Games for the Atari 2600. The objective of the game is to catch eggs in a hat which are thrown by a chicken without letting any of the eggs hit the ground and break. At the end of each round, the player has a chance to throw the eggs that they have caught back at the chicken in order to win bonus points. The speed of the game increases as the player progresses. The game has two difficulties in which the easier variation gives the player a larger hat to use to catch the eggs.

Reception[edit]

Electronic Games in June 1983 called Eggomania "delightful", stating that the game improved on Kaboom! and Avalanche as a "fully-animated delight that might even eclipse its inspiration" with "state-of-the-art graphics on the 2600".[2]

See also[edit]

  • Chicken, another egg-themed, Avalanche-inspired game from 1982

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Giant List of Classic Game Programmers". dadgum.com. 
  2. ^ Katz, Arnie; Kunkel, Bill (June 1983). "Programmable Arcade". Electronic Games. pp. 38–42. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 

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