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Warlords (Arcade)

Warlords Arcade Insert Coin.

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Description

In Warlords, you need to defend yourself from three human and/or computer players. Each of the four players are in one of the corners of the screen guarded by a castle. You control a small shield which can be moved around the edge of the castle. To survive you need to use the shield to block a ball which bounces around the screen. If the ball hits your castle, it will take out some of the bricks. If a hole forms in the castle wall and the ball makes it though and hits your warlord, then you are out of the game. The last player left alive wins the battle, and the first player to win five battles wins the game! Several game options are included which allow you to either catch or ricochet the ball when the shield touches it, and control the speed of the game.

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Warlords Arcade Ready for War.
Warlords Arcade Deflect the fireball.
Warlords Arcade Insert Coin.

Alternate Titles

  • "Kings in the Corner break-out game" -- Working title

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The Press Says

All Game Guide 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Atari Times Jun 27, 2014 80 out of 100 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Warlords appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • Flux Magazine
    • (Issue #4) - #78 on the "Top 100 Video Games of All-Time" list
  • Game Informer Magazine
    • August 2001 (Issue #100) - #25 on the "Top 100 Games of All Time" poll
  • Retro Gamer Magazine
    • (Issue #46) - #8 on the “Top 25 Atari 2600” Games poll
Information also contributed by Big John WV
FatherJack (49139) added Warlords (Arcade) on Jan 28, 2014
Other platforms contributed by Servo (55830)