Software, Blasto for the TI99/4A Microcomputer

Description:

Buyers of TI computers, including the TI-99/4A, could purchase a variety of software modules, These were sold in black cases. According to the manual for this program (see 1990.3142.17.01 for the manual), the program was a game that could be played using the optional wired remote controllers that could be purchased with the computer. The BLASTO trademark belonged to Mildon Bradley Company. The game "Puts you n command of an armored tank traveling through a dangerous mine field. You score points by destroying mine or blasting your opponent's tank!"

Date Made: 1980

Maker: Texas Instruments

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers

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Credit Line: Shane & Scott Briscoe

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1990.3142.17Catalog Number: 1990.3142.17Nonaccession Number: 1990.3142

Object Name: software

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.3 cm x 7 cm x 1.05 cm; 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 7/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-fe94-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1367597

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