Ozyr’s Astrocade (Bally Arcade) Instruction Site. [ Emporium Index | Astrocade Index]. Bally PROFESSIONAL ARCADE FUN & BRAINS. OWNERS MANUAL. Welcome to the unofficial Astrocade (Bally Arcade) Video Game Instruction Site. Here you will find the instructions needed to play Astrocade. A fantastic party game that’s absolutely addictive for 2 players or teams. LOADING INSTRUCTIONS. 1. Turn on your Astrocade and TV set, then select channel 3.

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The Astrocade also known as Bally Arcade or initially as Bally ABA [1] is a second generation home video game console and simple computer system designed by a team at Midwayat that time the videogame division of Bally.

asstrocade In they re-released the unit with the Astrofade cartridge included for free, this time known as the Bally Computer Systemwith the name changing again, into Astrocade.

This was rendered invisible by setting two of the colors to be the same as the other two, such that colors 01 and 11 would be the same whiteso the presence, or lack, of a bit for BASIC had no effect on the screen. Programs were entered via the keyboard, with each of the keys assigned to a single command, number, and several alpha characters.

Bally Arcade (Astrocade) Owners Manual

In they re-released the unit with the BASIC cartridge included for free, this time known as the Bally Computer System, and then changed the name again in to Astrocade. The next inxtructions eliminated also scores zero, and the remaining two players each score another point. Midway felt that such a system, in an external box, would make the Astrocade more interesting to the market.

Rotating this knob positions the cowboys hand during Gunfight, etc. CE Clear Entry – Removes only the last entry from display.


Memory above instructios was dedicated to the display, and memory below that to the ROM. Unlike the VCS, the Astrocade did not include hardware sprite support.

Remember to insert each control into its corresponding numbered location on the back of you Arcade. Bally Astrocade 87 87 Bally Astrocade Manual: After you have performed the preceding calculation and have achieved the correct answer, continue calculations until you see the top entries of the first problem begin to slide off the screen.

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This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat This article needs additional citations for verification. Bally will soon offer an audio interface that will allow a personal cassette tape player to be connected to the Bally Professional Arcade. Make charts and graphs to display important information, forecast the performance of your favorite stock, or show the peaks in inztructions household expenses.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The system’s ability to be upgraded from a video game console to personal computer along with its library of nearly 30 insgructions in are some reasons that made it more versatile than its insrtuctions competitors, and was listed by Jeff Rovin as one of the seven major video game suppliers. I hope that helps you save your programs to “tape. Recalls number in memory to display.

Please post instrutions questions or comments that you have on this subject here. Additional memory was scavenged by using fewer lines vertically, only 88 instead of the full Press the clear “C” key again to resume at the exact point at which you blanked the screen.

This allows you to check the integrity of your recording without damaging the aastrocade. This switch box permits you to select either the Bally Professional Arcade or your regular TV viewing. This cartridge was packaged with some Astrocade consoles these consoles were designated as Arcade Plus.


Shoot the Incredible Wizard and experience the tremor of the entire dungeon as his magic wavers. Register your choice be pressing astrocad trigger. Review hand control actions for each individual game. Starts when either player uses all six bullets.

If left unattended for approximately four minutes, the Professional Arcade will blank the screen, thus, preventing any burned-in images. I hope that you enjoy the video and find it useful.

Bally Astrocade

A corporate buyer from Instruuctions Ward who was in charge of the Bally system put the two groups in contact, and a deal was eventually arranged.

Ten second timer, shown at top center of screen.

Your gunfighter will be able to hide behind cacti, trees, and even a covered wagon. Dungeons of Dracula Wavemakers texts eye 81 favorite 0 comment 0 Bally Astrocade Manual: As only one jack is provided on the BASIC cartridge, it is necessary for instrucrions user to manually connect the audio cable to the MIC jack of the cassette recorder. Cosmic Raider Astrovision [] texts eye favorite 0 comment instructiona Bally Astrocade Manual: The system Nutting delivered was used in most of Midway’s classic arcade games of the era, including Gorf and Wizard of Wor.

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Bally Astrocade 85 85 Bally Astrocade Manual: Space Fortress Astrovision [] texts eye favorite 0 comment 0 Bally Astrocade Manual: On the Astrocade the pins needed to use this “trick” were not connected. In Bally grew less interested iinstructions the arcade market and decided to sell off their Consumer Products Division, including development and production of the game console.