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| Title           = Vanguard
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| Title     = Vanguard
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| PlatformName   = Atari XL
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| Platform  = [[Atari 8-bit]]
| PlatformPage    = Atari 800
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| Year     = 1983
| Year           = 1983
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| Developer = {{Developer|Unknown}}
| DeveloperName  = Unknown
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The Atari XL port of '''Vanguard''' is an early scrolling shooter. You pilot the Vanguard ship through several underground tunnels clogged with enemy ships. Each zone features different enemies and different natural hazards in the walls. Your goal is to reach the City of Mystery and destroy the final boss, Gond.
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'''Vanguard''' is an early scrolling shooter. You pilot the Vanguard ship through several underground tunnels clogged with enemy ships. Each zone features different enemies and different natural hazards in the walls. Your goal is to reach the City of Mystery and destroy the final boss, Gond.
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The Atari 8-bit port appears to be a conversion of the Atari 5200 release, but only exists as a prototype.
  
 
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{{Publication
| Title         = Vanguard
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| Title       = Vanguard
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| PlatformName  = Atari 800
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| Platform    = {{Platform|Atari 8-bit}}
| PlatformPage  = Atari 800
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| Publisher  = {{Publisher|Unknown}}
| PublisherName = Unknown
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| Released   = 1983-??-??
| PublisherPage = Unknown
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| Country     = USA
| Released     = 1983-??-??
 
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Revision as of 16:55, 27 November 2015

Vanguard
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Platform: Atari 8-bit
Year: 1983
Developer: Unknown

Vanguard is an early scrolling shooter. You pilot the Vanguard ship through several underground tunnels clogged with enemy ships. Each zone features different enemies and different natural hazards in the walls. Your goal is to reach the City of Mystery and destroy the final boss, Gond.

The Atari 8-bit port appears to be a conversion of the Atari 5200 release, but only exists as a prototype.

Screenshots

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Music

The melodic synthesizer tune of Vanguard's energy theme was taken from the soundtrack of Flash Gordon without the permission. In particular, it comes from the song "Vultan's Theme (Attack of the Hawk Men)", composed by Queen. There are two versions of this file - short and long.

There are also 3 fanfares. It's unknown who composed it and where it's played in game.

Recording

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Title

Composer

Arranger

Length

Size

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1.1 Vultan's Theme Queen Unknown 0:07 132 KB
1.2 Vultan's Theme Queen Unknown 0:15 254 KB
2 Fanfare 1 Unknown Unknown 0:06 104 KB
3 Fanfare 2 Unknown Unknown 0:07 107 KB
4 Death Unknown Unknown 0:03 42 KB

Credits

  • Ripper: Atari SAP Music Archive
  • Recorder: M1911
  • Game Credits:
    • Not Credited Composer: Queen

(Source: Recognizable bars.)

Game Rip

Format

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Ripping Atari music is very arduous process so this is beyond the scope of this site.

Releases

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Title: Vanguard
Platform: Atari 8-bit
Released: 1983-??-??
Publisher: Unknown

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