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Berzerk Phone Cases

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Berzerk is a multi-directional shooter video arcade game, released in 1980 by Stern Electronics of Chicago. It is a canonical examples of a maze game, in which the player has to navigate around a maze-like building while shooting enemies. Alan McNeil, an employee of Universal Research Laboratories (a division of Stern Electronics), had a dream one night involving a black-and-white video game in which he had to fight robots. This dream, with heavy borrowing from the BASIC game Robots (Daleks in the UK), was the basis for Berzerk, which was named for Fred Saberhagen's Berserker series of science fiction novels.[2] "Evil Otto" was named after Dave Otto, security chief at McNeil's former employer Dave Nutting Associates. According to McNeil, Otto would, "[smile] while he chewed you out."[3] He would also lock McNeil and his fellow employees out of the building to enforce a noon-hour lunch, as well as piping beautiful music into every room.[2] The idea for a black-and-white game was abandoned when the color game Defender was released earlier the same year to significant success. At that point Stern decided to use a color overlay board for Berzerk.[4] A quick conversion was made, and all but the earliest versions of the game shipped with a color CRT display. The game was test-marketed successfully at a Chicago singles bar before general release.

Tags: 80s, nostalgia, atari2600, atari, retrogamer

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My love for you is like a truck

Tags: suicide, hot, cute, win, berzerk

Berserk Phone Case

by Hachimon
$25
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That bouncing, smiling, yellow bastard

Tags: vintage, retro, evil, otto, gamer

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Tags: gaming, school, old, classic, gamer

Destroy Phone Case

by RetroPixelWorld
$25
Description

My love for you is like a truck

Tags: suicide, sticker, hot, cute, win

Berserk Phone Case

by Hachimon
$25
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