DescriptionThe mad bomber is on the loose! As he races back and forth at the top of the screen, you need to catch the bombs he drops in buckets of water. One point is earned for each bomb caught, but miss one of the bombs, and Kaboom! As the levels progress, the mad bomber will move faster and faster and drop more and more bombs. You start the game with three buckets, and lose one each time a bomb is missed. The game ends when all of your water buckets are gone.
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|One Of Atari's Finest Classics.||Guy Chapman (1742)|
|Brutal, yet addictive gameplay.||Tantalus (123)|
|Great Atari classic!||VortexS130 (85)|
|The Video Game Critic||Aug 15, 2001||A||100|
|Game Freaks 365||2006||10 out of 10||100|
|All Game Guide||1998||90|
|The Atari Times||Oct 30, 2003||80 out of 100||80|
|HonestGamers||Dec 14, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Tilt||Sep, 1982||4 out of 6||67|
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CompetitionPlayers who were able to rack up 3,000 points or higher were eligible to receive the "Bucket Brigade" patch from Activision if they sent in a screenshot to the company. If players were ever to reaching the maximum point value of 999,999, Activision encouraged people to send in a screenshot to recognize such a "remarkable achievement".
- Arcade Alley Awards
- 1982 - Best Audio and Visual Effects
- Issue #4 - #85 in the "Top 100 Video Games of All-Time" list
- Retro Gamer
- Issue #46 - #9 in the “Top 25 Atari 2600” Games poll