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|4 analog paddles|
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Technology[edit | edit source]
Elimination and its Quadrapong counterpart were the first cocktail cabinet arcade video games. The cabinet consists of a woodgrain 35" x 37" cocktail cabinet. 2 control paddles are mounted on each side of the cabinet, with a horizontally mounted Zenith television diagonally set in the cabinet.
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
2, 3, or 4 players move their paddles to defend their goal area, consisting of openings in the players' walls. Each player starts with 4 points, and loses one point each time the ball penetrates their goal. If all 4 points are lost the player's paddle is removed and the goal "closes", creating a solid wall and removing the player from the game. The game continues until only one player is left.
Clones[edit | edit source]
The simultaneously released Atari version, Quadrapong, has a white cocktail cabinet that measured 35" x 24.25".
Legacy[edit | edit source]
- The game was ported to the Atari 2600 as part of the Video Olympics game program.
- In 1980, the gameplay format was expanded into the Atari arcade game Warlords, which was also ported to Atari's home consoles and computers.