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Human Cannonball (Atari 2600)

Human Cannonball Atari 2600 Title screen / set game options

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Description

In Human Cannonball your goal is to fire a man out of a cannon and have him land in a bucket of water. To do this you need to adjust your cannon so the position, angle, and firing speed are just right. You score a point for each successful landing, and the game ends after seven attempts. Several game variations are included which allow you to have the position, angle and speed all set by the player, or have one or more of these in a fixed position, or have one or more of these randomly set by the computer. If you wish to make the game more challenging, you can also set a moving wall in front of the bucket which will make your timing more critical.

Screenshots

Human Cannonball Atari 2600 Firing a man at a bucket of water!
Human Cannonball Atari 2600 Title screen / set game options
Human Cannonball Atari 2600 The game in black and white mode
Human Cannonball Atari 2600 The cannon is moved a bit further back now

Alternate Titles

  • "Cannon Man" -- Sears Tele-Games release

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User Reviews

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The Press Says

Game Freaks 365 2006 6.5 out of 10 65
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 10, 2003 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic Aug 15, 2001 D 25

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Rarity

Cannon Man, the Sear Tele-Games version of Human Cannonball, is the rarest of the Sears Tele-Games to find for collectors.
Servo (55830) added Human Cannonball (Atari 2600) on Nov 07, 2003