Kaboom!

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Kaboom!
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Activision
Activision
Kaboom
Atari 2600 Paddle Controllers, Atari 5200 Controller
Atari 2600 and Atari 5200
Retail Features
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Main Credits
Larry Kaplan
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Atari 2600
1981
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Kaboom! is a game released for the Atari 2600, Atari 5200, and Atari 8-bit computers.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

The mad bomber is on the loose! As he races back and forth at the top of the screen, you need to catch the bombs he drops in buckets of water. One point is earned for each bomb caught, but miss one of the bombs, and Kaboom! As the levels progress, the mad bomber will move faster and faster and drop more and more bombs. You start the game with three buckets, and lose one each time a bomb is missed. The game ends when all of your water buckets are gone.

The Atari 5200 and Atari 8-bit computer versions also include a 2-player mode where one player controls the buckets and the other controls the Mad Bomber.