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Videopac 14: Gunfighter - Philips and Magnavox Classic Game | Multiplayer Shootout Fun

Dive into the action-packed world of Videopac 14: Gunfighter by Philips and Magnavox.

Play solo or challenge a friend in this retro multiplayer shootout. Control gunfighters, dodge trees, and strategize to score points. Explore the unique gameplay in this classic Videopac, featuring reload tactics and ricocheting shots. Experience the thrill of victory with a vibrant color-cycling screen. Get ready for a nostalgic gaming adventure!

Videopac 14: Gunfighter

General Information

Developer - Philips

Publisher - Magnavox / Philips

Release - 1979

Platform - Magnavox Odyssey 2

Genre - Action

Number of players - 1P / 2P

Videopac 14: Gunfighter

Videopac 14: Gunfighter, developed by Philips and Magnavox, offers a timeless gaming experience. In this classic multiplayer showdown, players control two gunfighters—one blue and one pink (alternatively black or white if controlled by the computer). The objective is simple: score points by strategically shooting your opponent while navigating a screen filled with randomly positioned and colored trees.

The game supports one or two human players, and if controllers are untouched, the computer takes control for a mesmerizing "zero player" demonstration mode. Maneuver the gunfighters in eight directions using the joystick, and master the art of shooting left or right with a well-timed button press.

Collisions are uniquely detected using the entire gunfighter sprite, allowing for unexpected shots that can hit even the "foot" or "hat." The added challenge comes from shots ricocheting off trees, creating a dynamic battlefield. The background flashes the color of the tree hit, adding a visual element to the gameplay.

Each player starts with six shots per round, with the ability to reload by touching a tree matching their gunfighter's color. The game concludes with a celebratory victory melody and a color-cycling screen when a player reaches ten points—a distinctive feature in early Videopacs.

Immerse yourself in the nostalgia of Videopac 14: Gunfighter, where classic gaming meets strategic shootouts and victory is more than just a frozen screen. Challenge your friends or enjoy solo gameplay as you relive the excitement of this retro masterpiece.

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