MY SELECTIONS FOR BEST ARCADE MACHINES FROM 1977 to 1987


In actuality, most of these are from 1979 to 1984.
Note: MAME has a filter that allows you to just list the vector games only.
A real time-saver for when you're only in the mood to play vector games.
Essentially, vector games are the vinyl of the videogame industry --
revered in the same way records are regarded in the music industry.

Vector settings:

- Right-click the game, go to its properties
Set Display for 1280x1024
Increase Gamma to 1.7
Then click on the Vector tab and set Vector Beam to around 1.7 or 2.0



The list follows (click the icon to the left of the game name for info):

Vector Games:

Tac/Scan
Tempest
Major Havoc
Space Fury
Asteroids Deluxe
Star Trek (1982)
Star Wars
Tail Gunner
Gravitar
Space Duel
Missile Command
Star Castle
Zektor
Omega Race
Armor Attack
Battlezone
Space Wars


Raster Games:

Gauntlet
Gauntlet II
Galaga
Gaplus
Super Pacman
Donkey Kong Jr.
Centipede
Mr. Do!
Mr Do's Castle
Ms Pac-Man
Jr. Pac-Man
Crystal Castles
Venture
Satan's Hollow
TRON
Sinistar
Robotron
Defender
Stargate (Defender II)
Tutankham
Spy Hunter
Time Pilot
Time Pilot 84
Gyruss
Q*Bert
Marble Madness
Mappy
Rolling Thunder
Contra
Double Dragon II
Ghosts n' Goblins
Rampage
Xybots
Space Harrier
After Burner
Xenophobe
Joust
Congo Bongo
Qix
Moon Patrol
Out Zone
Front Line
Turtles
Frogger
Vindicators
Astro Blaster
Star Force / Mega Force
Discs of Tron
Roc'n Rope
Scramble
Cosmic Avenger
1942
1943
Bosconian
Bubble Bobble
Frenzy
Top Gunner / Jackal
Strong X
The Glob
Two Tigers
Vanguard
Xevious
Zaxxon

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