Star Wars Comes Home

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Although I never did quite get the “up is down and down is up” thing, I was very excited when this game made its way to home systems back in 1983. I owned the Commodore 64 version and thought Parker Brothers did a superb job on porting it over.

LucasArts recently released this game, and now when you shoot down Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter he screams, “Noooooooooooooooo!!!” Wait, that hasn’t happened … yet.

Rob O'Hara

I'm into old video games, old arcade games, old computer games, writing, photography, computer/network security, and of course, the 1980s!

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4 thoughts on “Star Wars Comes Home

  1. I have a couple of versions of the C64 port of this game. All are essentially the same game but for some odd reason they all run slightly different from each other.

  2. @CritAnime I was never that impressed with the Atari 2600 version…too hard to control with a joystick. I liked the C64 version I received though! :)

  3. Ugly American says:

    It was a very impressive port considering the C64 ran at a slower speed, didn’t have hardware floating point math or vector graphics.

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