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Hangman Atari 2600 Got one letter right so far...


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Hangman is an electronic version of the game hangman! Your goal is to figure out a word that the computer has generated by guessing one letter at a time. Guess a correct letter, and it will appear on the screen in the proper location, but if you guess a letter that isn't in the word then you are one step closer to being hung. Guess eleven incorrect letters, and the game is over. A point is earned each time a word is completed. Several difficulty settings are included which affect the number of letters in the words. The game can be played by one or two players, and in the two player version the words can optionally be created by one of the players instead of the computer.


Hangman Atari 8-bit Loading screen
Hangman Atari 8-bit I need to select the correct letters.
Hangman Atari 8-bit I selected wrong.
Hangman Atari 8-bit I have 2 letters right but I am almost dead.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Spelling" -- Sears Tele-Games release

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Fun for the simple-minded Atari 2600 eratik (124)

Critic Reviews

Game Freaks 365 Atari 2600 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
Woodgrain Wonderland Atari 2600 Apr 05, 2017 C 50
The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Sep 09, 1999 D+ 33
Atari Gamer - XL-XE Game Review Edition Atari 8-bit Dec, 2013 3 out of 10 30


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