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DescriptionChopper Command is a side scrolling shooter. As the pilot of a helicopter gunship, your mission is to protect the convoy of trucks which is travelling at the bottom of the screen. Each wave consists of numerous enemy choppers and jets which are trying to destroy you and the convoy. When all enemies in the current wave are destroyed, you can move on to the next, more difficult wave. To help out, a long range scanner is located at the bottom of the screen which can locate trucks in the convoy as well as enemy aircraft. Good luck, the ground troops are counting on you!
The game can be played by one or two players at either Cadet Level or Commander Level difficulty settings. You start the game with 3 lives and can gain extra ones every 10,000 points, up to a maximum of 6 lives.
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- "Wüstenschlacht" -- German title, published by Quelle
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|The Video Game Critic||Jul 14, 2002||A||100|
|Woodgrain Wonderland||Oct 29, 2016||A-||91|
|The Atari Times||Apr 19, 2003||90 out of 100||90|
|Hey Poor Player||Oct 11, 2016||80|
|neXGam||Jun 27, 2013||7.2 out of 10||72|
|Atari HQ||2002||7 out of 10||70|
|Game Freaks 365||2002||6.7 out of 10||67|
|Press Play On Tape||Jan 12, 2022||60|
|Le Geek||May, 2008||2.5 out of 5||50|
|Retro Game Reviews||Apr 15, 2015||50|
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High score rewardActivision used to reward players by sending them a fabric patch if sent them proof that player achieved a certain high score on the game (ie. a photograph of the high score).
In this case: 10,000 points. The patch name for the Chopper Command membership was called "Commandos". This was reached on the "Cadet" level. Here is a picture of that patch at AtariAge.
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Servo (57355) added Chopper Command (Atari 2600) on Jun 04, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Alaka (88259)
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