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Bowling (1978)

Average Rating: 5.32/10
Video Game Rank: 6177
Atari 2600 Rank: 90
Android Rank: 235
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Primary Name
Bowling (1978)
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1
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2
Release Date
1978-00-00
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Bowling (1978)
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Android (Atari Greatest Hits Atari 2600 Emulation) edition
Rel Date: 2011-11-04
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
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Developer: Code Mystics
Media: Downloadable Content
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Rel Date: 1978-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
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Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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"Bowling is a video game for the Atari 2600 designed by Atari programmer Larry Kaplan; published by Atari. The game is based on the game of bowling, playable by one player or two players alternating.

In all six variations, games last for 10 frames, or turns. At the start of each frame, the current player is given two chances to roll a bowling ball down an alley in an attempt to knock down as many of the ten bowling pins as possible. The bowler (on the left side of the screen) may move up and down his end of the alley to aim before releasing the ball. In four of the game's six variations, the ball can be steered before it hits the pins. Knocking down every pin on the first shot is a strike, while knocking every pin down in both shots is a spare. The player's score is determined by the number of pins knocked down in all 10 frames, as well as the number of strikes and spares acquired."

Source: Wikipedia, "Bowling_(video_game)," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Video Game Rank: 6177
Atari 2600 Rank: 90
Android Rank: 235
Num Ratings: 17
Average Rating: 5.32
Standard Deviation: 2.31
Num Views: 390
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