Fast Food (1982 video game)

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Fast Food
Fast Food
Promotional art for Fast Food
Developer(s)Telesys
Designer(s)Don Ruffcorn[1]
Platform(s)Atari 2600
Release
Genre(s)Action

Fast Food is an Atari 2600 game written by Don Ruffcorn and published by Telesys in 1982.[1]

Summary[edit]

Screenshot of Fast Food

The player controls a pair of disembodied lips, similar to a Chattery Teeth toy, named Mighty Mouth.[3] Various fast food menu items fly across the screen and the mouth earns points by catching them. The player must avoid eating the purple pickles. After eating 6 purple pickles, the screen is replaced by large text reading "BURP", followed by "CLOSED". As the player acquires more points, the speed of the game increases. The transitions between speeds are indicated by the text "YOU'RE GETTING FATTER!"

Reception[edit]

Fast Food received a Certificate of Merit in the category of "Most Humorous Home Arcade Game" at the 4th annual Arkie Awards.[4]:108

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hague, James. "The Giant List of Classic Game Programmers".
  2. ^ Fast Food at GameFAQs
  3. ^ Game manual at AtariAge.
  4. ^ Kunkel, Bill; Katz, Arnie (February 1983). "Arcade Alley: The Fourth Annual Arcade Awards". Video. Reese Communications. 6 (11): 30, 108. ISSN 0147-8907.