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* ParallaxScrolling: The UrExample for the trope's use in [=2D=] video games.

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* ParallaxScrolling: MotionParallax: The UrExample for the trope's use in [=2D=] video games.

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* ParallaxScrolling: The UrExample for the trope's use in [=2D=] video games.


''Moon Patrol'' is an ArcadeGame by Creator/{{Irem}} released in 1982 that was licensed to [[Creator/WilliamsElectronics Williams]] for distribution in North America. It was also ported to various consoles and home computers by Creator/{{Atari}} and Creator/MidwayGames.

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''Moon Patrol'' is an ArcadeGame UsefulNotes/ArcadeGame by Creator/{{Irem}} released in 1982 that was licensed to [[Creator/WilliamsElectronics Williams]] for distribution in North America. It was also ported to various consoles and home computers by Creator/{{Atari}} and Creator/MidwayGames.


* CheckPoint: You earn time bonuses for reaching check points within a certain amount of time.

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* CheckPoint: Twenty-six of them, labeled A through Z. You earn time bonuses for reaching certain check points (E, J, O, T, and Z) within a certain amount of time.



* ScoringPoints: For shooting down [=UFOs=], tanks, and rocks.

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* ScoringPoints: For shooting down [=UFOs=], tanks, cars, and rocks.rocks; for jumping over craters, rocks, land mines, and tanks; and for reaching certain checkpoints (as explained above). Bonus points are awarded for reaching those checkpoints fast enough.


'''Moon Patrol''' (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru?) is an arcade game by Creator/{{Irem}} released in 1982 that was licensed to [[Creator/WilliamsElectronics Williams]] for distribution in North America. It was also ported to various consoles and home computers by Creator/{{Atari}} and Creator/MidwayGames.

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'''Moon Patrol''' (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru?) ''Moon Patrol'' is an arcade game ArcadeGame by Creator/{{Irem}} released in 1982 that was licensed to [[Creator/WilliamsElectronics Williams]] for distribution in North America. It was also ported to various consoles and home computers by Creator/{{Atari}} and Creator/MidwayGames.



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An arcade-exclusive SpiritualSuccessor, ''Horizon'', was released by Irem in 1985.
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* GameMod: The unreleased UsefulNotes/{{ColecoVision}} prototype version was suspected to be modded into ''Matt Patrol'', where some of the [=UFOs=] were modded into Music/{{Devo}} hats and flying bras.


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* ShootEmUpShootEmUp
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'''Moon Patrol''' (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru?) is an arcade game by Creator/{{Irem}} released in 1982 that was licensed to Williams for distribution in North America. It was also ported to various consoles and home computers by Creator/{{Atari}} and Creator/MidwayGames.

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'''Moon Patrol''' (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru?) is an arcade game by Creator/{{Irem}} released in 1982 that was licensed to Williams [[Creator/WilliamsElectronics Williams]] for distribution in North America. It was also ported to various consoles and home computers by Creator/{{Atari}} and Creator/MidwayGames.


'''Moon Patrol''' (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru?) is an arcade game by Irem released in 1982 that was licensed to Williams for distribution in North America. It was also ported to various consoles and home computers by Creator/{{Atari}} and Creator/MidwayGames.

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'''Moon Patrol''' (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru?) is an arcade game by Irem Creator/{{Irem}} released in 1982 that was licensed to Williams for distribution in North America. It was also ported to various consoles and home computers by Creator/{{Atari}} and Creator/MidwayGames.


* CheckPoints: You earn time bonuses for reaching check points within a certain amount of time.

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* CheckPoints: CheckPoint: You earn time bonuses for reaching check points within a certain amount of time.

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'''Moon Patrol''' (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru?) is an arcade game by Irem released in 1982 that was licensed to Williams for distribution in North America. It was also ported to various consoles and home computers by Creator/{{Atari}} and Creator/MidwayGames.

In the game you control a moon buggy that must travel between checkpoints on the moon's surface while avoiding crashing into rocks and mines, falling into craters, and being destroyed by [=UFOs=] and tanks firing shots at you.
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* CheckPoints: You earn time bonuses for reaching check points within a certain amount of time.
* EndlessGame: The game loops the last level indefinitely until you run out of buggies.
* TheGoldenAgeOfVideoGames
* ScoringPoints: For shooting down [=UFOs=], tanks, and rocks.
* ShootEmUp

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