Software and Documentation, Armored Patrol by Adventure International


This gaming software, Armored Patrol, was developed by Wayne Westmoreland and Terry Gilman for Adventure International, a division of Scott Adams, Inc. It was released in 1981 for the TRS-80 Model I and III. The original box holds the manual and a 5.25” floppy disk containing the software. The manual describes the game as “a realistic battle simulation that slides you into the driver's seat of a massive T-36 tank that's bristling with firepower. Your orders are to locate and destroy enemy tanks and robots which are known to frequent this particular sector."

Date Made: 1981

Maker: Adventure International

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Florida, Longwood

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3098.003Catalog Number: 2012.3098.003Nonaccession Number: 2012.3098

Object Name: softwaresoftware, game

Physical Description: paper (overall material)foam (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 9/16 in x 5 3/8 in x 9/16 in; 21.74875 cm x 13.6525 cm x 1.42875 cm


Record Id: nmah_1695037

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