Trivia / Yars' Revenge

  • What Could Have Been: This started as a port of the game, Star Castle. The programmer declared it impossible to create a port of the game that wouldn't suck, and redefined the gameplay into something new. Years later a former Atari employee did create a technologically period-accurate 2600 port that works and doesn't "suck", but he also spent years on the project...

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