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''Star Ship'' is one of the UsefulNotes/{{Atari 2600}}'s launch titles. It's a port of ''VideoGame/{{Starship 1}}'' and ''VideoGame/LunarLander'', with several variations.

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''Star Ship'' '''''Star Ship''''' is one of the UsefulNotes/{{Atari 2600}}'s launch titles. It's a port of ''VideoGame/{{Starship 1}}'' and ''VideoGame/LunarLander'', with several variations.


''Star Ship'' is one of the {{Atari 2600}}'s launch titles. It's a port of ''VideoGame/{{Starship 1}}'' and ''VideoGame/LunarLander'', with several variations.

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''Star Ship'' is one of the {{Atari UsefulNotes/{{Atari 2600}}'s launch titles. It's a port of ''VideoGame/{{Starship 1}}'' and ''VideoGame/LunarLander'', with several variations.


Not to be confused with [[StarShip the musical]].

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Not to be confused with [[StarShip [[Theatre/{{Starship}} the musical]].

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The game was released so early in the console's lifespan that Atari hadn't yet settled on the standard of having the left joystick control one-player games. So, instead, the right joystick is used for one-player games, and the left joystick is only used for the second player in two-player games.


Games 1-4: Just like ''Starship 1''. Fly through space and [[FirstPersonShooter shoot enemy ships]] while [[AsteroidThicket dodging asteroids]].

Games 5-9: A PlayerVersusPlayer variation of ''Starship 1'', where one player controls the ship and tries to shoot a "Space Module" controlled by the other player.

Games 10-11: "Warp Drive". Fly through space and cover as much distance as possible without hitting asteroids.

Games 12-14: ''Lunar Lander'', though without the physics.

Games 15-17: Two-player ''Lunar Lander'', one player controls the lander and one player controls the moon.

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* Games 1-4: Just like ''Starship 1''. Fly through space and [[FirstPersonShooter shoot enemy ships]] while [[AsteroidThicket dodging asteroids]].

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Games 5-9: A PlayerVersusPlayer variation of ''Starship 1'', where one player controls the ship and tries to shoot a "Space Module" controlled by the other player.

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Games 10-11: "Warp Drive". Fly through space and cover as much distance as possible without hitting asteroids.

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12-14: ''Lunar Lander'', though without the physics.

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physics.
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15-17: Two-player ''Lunar Lander'', one player controls the lander and one player controls the moon.


* FirstPersonShooter: The first and one of a very few for the Atari 2600.

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* FirstPersonShooter: Games 1-9. The first and one of a very few for the Atari 2600.2600 FPS.


* InvisibilityCloak: The two-player ''Starship 1'' games.

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* InvisibilityCloak: The Space Module in the two-player ''Starship 1'' games.

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* InvisibilityCloak: The two-player ''Starship 1'' games.


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* WrapAround: The ''Lunar Lander'' games.

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''Star Ship'' is one of the {{Atari 2600}}'s launch titles. It's a port of ''VideoGame/{{Starship 1}}'' and ''VideoGame/LunarLander'', with several variations.

Games 1-4: Just like ''Starship 1''. Fly through space and [[FirstPersonShooter shoot enemy ships]] while [[AsteroidThicket dodging asteroids]].

Games 5-9: A PlayerVersusPlayer variation of ''Starship 1'', where one player controls the ship and tries to shoot a "Space Module" controlled by the other player.

Games 10-11: "Warp Drive". Fly through space and cover as much distance as possible without hitting asteroids.

Games 12-14: ''Lunar Lander'', though without the physics.

Games 15-17: Two-player ''Lunar Lander'', one player controls the lander and one player controls the moon.

Not to be confused with [[StarShip the musical]].

!!''Star Ship'' provides examples of:
* AsteroidThicket: Games 1-4, 6-11, 13-14, and 16-17.
* FirstPersonShooter: The first and one of a very few for the Atari 2600.
* TheGoldenAgeOfVideoGames
* NoPlotNoProblem
* PlayerVersusPlayer: Games 5-9 and 15-17.
* RagdollPhysics: Unfortunately averted in the ''Lunar Lander'' games. You just move the lander around the screen with the joystick, and fire the rocket to make contact with the moon.
* ScoringPoints
* SideView: The ''Lunar Lander'' games.
* TimedMission: 2:16 per round in one player games. 4:32 in two player games, with control of the two objects switching at the halfway point.
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