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Frogger Parker Brothers19839530. Rarity 2 common+. North America NTSC. 1 player or 2 players alternating.
Hop across the freeway and doge the traffic. Avoid the snakes on the riverbank. Hop across the logs, alligators and turtles, again avoiding snakes and alligator teeth. Land on a lily pad. To compensate for the defectively designed 5200 joysticks, Parker Bros opted to provide 2 unique control schemes different from every other version of [game=Frogger]Frogger[/game]. You can point the joystick in the direction you want to jump, then press the jump button. Or you can use the 2, 4, 6, and 8 keys on the numeric pad to jump instantly.

[b]Controls[/b]:
Speed, control scheme, and number of players are set before beginning a game. In a two player game, the 2nd player can set their speed and control scheme at the beginning of their first turn if they wish.

[code]START[/code] or [code]RESET[/code] on the controller in port 1 will begin a new game.
[code]PAUSE[/code] = [i]Disabled[/i]

This game uses overlays. The [OPEN] areas are just holes to let the button underneath be seen.
[size=120][b]1[/b][/size][code] = [BLANK] [/code][size=120][b]2[/b][/size][code] = [OPEN](↑) [/code][size=120][b]3[/b][/size][code] = [BLANK][/code]
[size=120][b]4[/b][/size][code] = [OPEN](←) [/code][size=120][b]5[/b][/size][code] = [BLANK] [/code][size=120][b]6[/b][/size][code] = [OPEN](→)[/code]
[size=120][b]7[/b][/size][code] = [BLANK] [/code][size=120][b]8[/b][/size][code] = [OPEN](↓) [/code][size=120][b]9[/b][/size][code] = [BLANK][/code]
[Frogger]
[size=140][b]∗[/b][/size][code] = Fast/Slow [/code][size=120][b]0[/b][/size][code]=Joystick/Keypad [/code][size=120][b]#[/b][/size][code] = 1–2 Players[/code]

OR Joystick control
[code]←+Bottom Button[/code] = hop left
[code]→+Bottom Button[/code] = hop right
[code]↑+Bottom Button[/code] = hop up
[code]↓+Bottom Button[/code] = hop down

The 'rules' of Frogger are copyrighted by Parker Brothers. That's odd, but they do make boardgames also.
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Kangaroo Atari1983CX-5229 Rarity 1 common. North America NTSC. 1 player or 2 players alternating.
A game inspired by [game=Donkey Kong Jr.]Donkey Kong Jr.[/game] A mother roo is searching for her joey. Hop through the treetops. Disable the apple throwing monkeys and avoid the glove stealing ape.
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Frogger II: ThreeeDeep!  Parker Brothers19849090. Rarity 6 Rare+. North America NTSC. 1 player only.
Swim up from the bottom of the river. Hop across the surface. They fly through the air! It helps to hitch a ride on a large goose. All the same creatures are back, plus sharks, whales, pterodactyls, dragons, crocodiles, barracudas, ducks and various other birds. To compensate for the defectively designed 5200 joysticks, Parker Bros opted to provide 2 different and unique control schemes from every other version of [game=Frogger]Frogger[/game]. You can point the joystick in the direction you want to hop (or swim or fly), then press the either button to go. Or you can use the 2, 4, 6, and 8 keys on the numeric pad. These options differ slightly from Frogger 1 for Atari 5200.

[b]Controls[/b]:
Control scheme, and starting level are set before beginning a game. In a two player game, the 2nd player can set their speed and control scheme at the beginning of their first turn if they wish. This game does not use overlays nor allow different speeds.
START or RESET will begin a new game.

[size=140][b]∗[/b][/size] = Joystick or Keypad controls
[size=120][b]#[/b][/size] = Select Starting level (1 or 3)
[size=140][b]∗[/b][/size] or [size=120][b]#[/b][/size] during play will end the game to change those options.

Directions:
[size=120][b]4[/b][/size] = go left
[size=120][b]5[/b][/size] = go right
[size=120][b]2[/b][/size] = go up
[size=120][b]8[/b][/size] = go down
[i]OR Joystick control[/i]
[size=140][b]←[/b][/size]+Either [b]Button[/b] = go left
[size=140][b]→[/b][/size]+Either [b]Button[/b] = go right
[size=140][b]↑[/b][/size]+Either [b]Button[/b] = go up
[size=140][b]↓[/b][/size]+Either [b]Button[/b] = go down

The 'rules' of Frogger are copyrighted by Parker Brothers. That's odd, but they do make boardgames also.
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