Firefox is a single player arcade laserdisc game based on the 1982 Clint Eastwood movie of the same name. It was produced by Atari in 1983 and was Atari's only laserdisc game. Like Atari's previous Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back games, Firefox came as both an upright and sit down cabinet, and featured a yoke style controller.
To develop the laserdisc footage, two developers, Mike Hally and Moe Shore, sifted through miles of footage—20 to 30 hours worth. Most of the resulting footage was first-person shots shot from helicopter flying over Greenland and Scandinavia.
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- "Firefox Takes Off" from Atari employee newsletter (page 1)
- "Firefox Takes Off" from Atari employee newsletter (page 2)
- MAME 0.128u4, structural changes and a new emulated lasergame from Sir Arthur's Den