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Spaceball is a basic Pong variant. The plot is set in 2164 and the planet Utalis was conquered by the Jitter-Bobs. Their only chance for freedom is to beat the invaders in a Spaceball competition.

The utilities consist of two paddles which are positioned on the left and right side of the screen; either one or both controlled by human players. Both participants try to hold a ball on the playfield by bouncing it back with their paddle. If a player lets the ball exit, the other receives points. Sometimes objects or yellow balls appear on the playfield: the former cause the ball's direction to change and the latter causes certain effects on the paddle which touched the ball last, e.g. a smaller, faster, bigger or disappearing paddle.


Spaceball Atari ST Highscore table
Spaceball Atari ST Bat splitting extra (blue player)
Spaceball Commodore 64 GOAL!
Spaceball Commodore 64 High scores

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Alternate Titles

  • "Starball" -- German title

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Amiga Joker Amiga Mar, 1991 69 out of 100 69
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 May, 1989 552 out of 1000 55
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Apr, 1989 505 out of 1000 50
Power Play Amiga Oct, 1988 24 out of 100 24
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Oct, 1988 1.5 out of 12 12
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Oct, 1988 1.5 out of 12 12


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