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Manufacturer Williams
Availability

Defender Rom

Complete, untested, fairly clean
$65.00

Original, untested Williams Defender rom board. Consider this board a fixer upper as we typically find the ribbon cables to be bad on these boards.  May have some other issues as well, we are just clearing out some boards we don't have the time or movitation to fix right now.

It is fairly clean, no physical damage or corrosion, but sold as-is.

Year 1981
Genre Shooter
Related Game Title Defender
Quick Game Facts
Defender

You pilot a space craft which must defend the planet from invasion. Watch out, or the aliens will swoop down and pick up the humans, turning them into mutants. When all of your humans are gone, you're as good as dead.

This game was the first game to feature action that occurs outside of the play area. You must constantly monitor the radar on the top of the screen.

Coin-Op Overview

A notoriously difficult game, Williams hit a home run with Defender in 1980. The fast pace nature of the game, combined along with its FIVE control buttons and up/down joystick, sent many "newbie" players packing. However, with lots of practice, and lots of quarters, many players got to be extremely good at Defender.

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Coin-Op Technical Details
Year: 1980
Manufacturer: Williams
Genre: Scrolling Shooter
Players: 2P
Conversion Class: Williams
Monitor Type: Raster
Orientation: Horizontal
Monitor Resolution: CGA