History Trivia / Asteroids

21st Aug '16 6:44:10 AM DarkStorm
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** Also, ''VideoGame/{{Astrosmash}}'' for the UsefulNotes/{{Intellivision}} started out as a clone of Asteroids called Meteor[[ExcitedShowTitle !]] (and the original version can still be found [[EasterEgg hidden within the final version of the game]]).

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** Also, ''VideoGame/{{Astrosmash}}'' for the UsefulNotes/{{Intellivision}} started out as a clone of Asteroids called Meteor[[ExcitedShowTitle !]] (and the original version can still be found [[EasterEgg hidden within the final version of the game]]).game]], though there's no way to reliably get it to appear).
*** The later Intellivision game ''Space Hawk'' was then built on top of the ''Meteor!'' code, changing it just enough for the legal department to approve (which seemed to mostly involve removing the actual asteroids, making it about shooting alien ships instead).
21st Aug '16 6:18:19 AM DarkStorm
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** ''Meteors'', a shameless near-exact copy for the Acorn Archimedes 7000.
** Also, ''VideoGame/{{Astrosmash}}'' for the UsefulNotes/{{Intellivision}} started out as a clone of Asteroids called Meteor[[ExcitedShowTitle !]] (and the original version can still be found [[EasterEgg hidden within the final version of the game]]).
** ''VideoGame/CometBusters'', a Windows 3.1 clone that added simultaneous multiplayer, which ended up being its most popular trait. The clone status was lampshaded in its help file, describing the game as "based upon the popular game A*teroids" and opening the rules section with "Rules!?!? Don't tell me you haven't seen this game before...!"
14th Feb '14 8:05:44 AM case
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* FollowTheLeader: [[RogueLike Similar to]] {{Rogue}}, There have been many Asteroids clones through the years and even to this day.
14th Feb '14 8:04:43 AM case
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* FollowTheLeader: [[RogueLike Similar to]] {{Rogue}}, There have been many Asteroids clones through the years and even to this day.
15th Aug '13 7:08:26 PM GhostOfAGeek
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* PortOverdosed: As with many classic arcade games, ''Asteroids'' has appeared on an enormous number of platforms, and is frequently included in compilations.

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* PortOverdosed: As with many classic arcade games, ''Asteroids'' has appeared on an enormous number of platforms, and is frequently included in compilations.compilations.
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26th May '12 7:33:17 PM Phediuk
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* PortOverdosed: As with many classic arcade games, ''Asteroids'' has appeared on an enormous number of platforms, and is frequently included in compilations.
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