Counter Measure

Terrorists have seized control of several missile silos and are planning on launching missiles to blow up Washington D.C. Your job is to stop them! From a top down point of view, you control a tank over varied, scrolling terrain. To stop the missiles, you have two options: you can destroy all of the missiles, or attempt to guess the fail safe code. If you try to destroy all the missiles, you must do so in under ten minutes. The missiles silos have many defenses which the terrorists also control; pillboxes, tanks, jeeps, and cruise missiles are all capable of destroying your tank. Should you attempt to guess the fail safe code, clues can be found by docking at supply depots. The code is three letters long, and can consist of any combination of L, E and O. When you enter a war room, you have a very short time to enter the code correctly or the missiles will launch. When the missiles have been stopped (by either means), the level is complete and you continue on to the next, more difficult round.

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Platform : Atari 5200
Format : Cartridge
Publisher : Atari Games
Author(s) : Atari
Date : 1982

Other Software by Atari Games:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Checkered Flag Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge Unknown
Steel Talons Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge Unknown
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Atari Games ZX Spectrum Cassette Unknown
Counter Measure Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Super Breakout Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Star Raiders Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Centipede Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Pac-Man Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Space Invaders Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom U S Gold/Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Multimixx 4 Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Gauntlet Atari Games Commodore 64 cassette 1985
Gauntlet (Disk) Atari Games/US Gold ZX Spectrum Spectrum +3 disk 1985
Gauntlet Atari Games /US Gold ZX Spectrum Cassette 1985
Super Sprint Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1986
Road Blasters +3 Disk Atari Games/US Gold ZX Spectrum Spectrum +3 disk 1986
Road Runner Atari Games Amstrad CPC464 3.0 Disk 1987
Blue Lightning Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1989
Zarlor Mercenary Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
COPY OF Blue Lightning Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
Hard Drivin' Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
Rampage Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH48991. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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