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''Space Race'' is an {{Creator/Atari}} UsefulNotes/ArcadeGame from 1973. Two players fly spaceships from the bottom of the screen to the top. [[AsteroidThicket Asteroids]] fly across the screen from left to right and right to left; if one hits a spaceship, the ship is destroyed and another starts at the bottom of the screen. If the ship navigates the asteroids and reaches the top of the screen, the player [[ScoringPoints scores a point]] and the ship [[WrapAround wraps around]] to the bottom of the screen. The player who scores the most points before [[TimedMission time runs out]] wins.

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''Space Race'' is an {{Creator/Atari}} Creator/{{Atari}} UsefulNotes/ArcadeGame from 1973. Two players fly spaceships from the bottom of the screen to the top. [[AsteroidThicket Asteroids]] fly across the screen from left to right and right to left; if one hits a spaceship, the ship is destroyed and another starts at the bottom of the screen. If the ship navigates the asteroids and reaches the top of the screen, the player [[ScoringPoints scores a point]] and the ship [[WrapAround wraps around]] to the bottom of the screen. The player who scores the most points before [[TimedMission time runs out]] wins.


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* LadyNotAppearingInThisGame: Probably one of the [[UrExample Ur-Examples]] for an actual game (alongside fellow pioneering video game ''VideoGame/ComputerSpace''). [[https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EUXQJpFWsAE6xCP.jpg The game's flyer]] features a lovely woman (albeit not dressed in the {{Stripperific}} translucent white gown of the model for ''Computer Space'') leaning on the cabinet. Of course, she has nothing to do with the actual game.


''Space Race'' is an {{Creator/Atari}} ArcadeGame from 1973. Two players fly spaceships from the bottom of the screen to the top. [[AsteroidThicket Asteroids]] fly across the screen from left to right and right to left; if one hits a spaceship, the ship is destroyed and another starts at the bottom of the screen. If the ship navigates the asteroids and reaches the top of the screen, the player [[ScoringPoints scores a point]] and the ship [[WrapAround wraps around]] to the bottom of the screen. The player who scores the most points before [[TimedMission time runs out]] wins.

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''Space Race'' is an {{Creator/Atari}} ArcadeGame UsefulNotes/ArcadeGame from 1973. Two players fly spaceships from the bottom of the screen to the top. [[AsteroidThicket Asteroids]] fly across the screen from left to right and right to left; if one hits a spaceship, the ship is destroyed and another starts at the bottom of the screen. If the ship navigates the asteroids and reaches the top of the screen, the player [[ScoringPoints scores a point]] and the ship [[WrapAround wraps around]] to the bottom of the screen. The player who scores the most points before [[TimedMission time runs out]] wins.

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''Space Race'' is an {{Creator/Atari}} ArcadeGame from 1973. Two players fly spaceships from the bottom of the screen to the top. [[AsteroidThicket Asteroids]] fly across the screen from left to right and right to left; if one hits a spaceship, the ship is destroyed and another starts at the bottom of the screen. If the ship navigates the asteroids and reaches the top of the screen, the player [[ScoringPoints scores a point]] and the ship [[WrapAround wraps around]] to the bottom of the screen. The player who scores the most points before [[TimedMission time runs out]] wins.

''Space Race'' was Atariís second game after ''{{Videogame/Pong}}'', and it re-uses the ''Pong'' hardware. The paddles have become spaceships, and the ball has become two scrolling asteroid fields. The game didn't sell well and doesnít have a cultural legacy like ''Pong'', but it did introduce the DeathCourse mechanic to video games.

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!!''Space Race'' provides examples of:
* AsteroidThicket: Two fields of one-pixel asteroids, one moving from left to right and one moving from right to left. They donít appear to destroy your spaceship, just force it to restart at the bottom of the screen.
* DeathCourse: The videogaming UrExample, two scrolling fields of deadly asteroids.
* NoPlotNoProblem: No names, date, location, or plot is given, in fact the arcade cabinet was black and had no artwork except for the game's title.
* PlayerVersusPlayer: One player can just see how many times he can reach the top of the screen, but this is supposed to be a two-player game.
* ScoringPoints: One point for every time your ship reaches the top of the screen.
* TimedMission: Adjustable by the cabinet owner from 45 seconds to three minutes.
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