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Star Fire (スターファイア)

Released in 1980

Developer: Exidy
Manufacturer: Exidy
Distributor: Exidy

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Star Fire marquee
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Game Summary

First-person shooter in which the enemy ships are TIE fighters (of Star Wars fame).

Hardware Info

Controls: Flight Stick/Yoke / Throttle
Horizontal-mounted Raster monitor
256 x 256 Resolution
Colors: 64 ?Unknown?

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

Z80 cpu @ 2 Mhz

Hardware Platform

Exidy Universal Game Board V2

Mame ROMs

starfire, Star Fire

Game Details

Single-player first-person shooter game in color. Fly through space shooting lasers at TIE fighters. Exidy motherships also appear from time to time and shooting them scores big points. At the end there are viper ships from Battlestar Gallatica.

The ships come in colored waves: First red, then green, then blue. Your lasers are formed by four sightlines that extend into space and fire at the convergence. They are very slow moving, so accuracy is of the utmost importance.

The game is not timed, but has a fuel gauge at the bottom. Adding more coins replenishes your fuel.

Star Fire was the first arcade game to maintain a high score list using initials that you entered into the game.

Star Fire control panel
control panel

Star Fire cabinet photo
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Star Fire title screen
title screen
Star Fire gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
Star Fire promotional flyer
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This game page was created 8/3/1998 12:00:00 AM and last updated 12/13/2021 7:26:59 AM