1001 Video GamesThe Arcade version of Gorf appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
References of the gameArcade machine play screens of Gorf can be seen in these movies - 1982's Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and 1983's Joysticks. An arcade cabinet can also be seen in 2006's The Benchwarmers.
TitleThe programmer called it Gorf since it's Frog spelled backwards. It is also an acronym for 'Galactic Orbital Robot Force'.
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