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Software and Documentation, Galaxy Invasionby Big Five Software

Software and Documentation, Galaxy Invasionby Big Five Software

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This computer game, Galaxy Invasion, was released in 1980 by Big Five Software for the TRS-80 Model I and III microcomputers. The software package included an instruction manual, a special instruction sheet, and a 5.25” disk. It is enclosed in a plastic bag with a price sticker of $19.95 ($61.00 in 2019 dollars).
This game was based on the arcade game “Galaxian” released in 1979 by Namco. Galaxy Invasion was Big Five Software’s first game to feature sound and music. The object of the game was to shoot down space aliens, with extra points awarded if you shot a space alien while it was attacking, and to destroy a Flagship within a set amount of time.
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Object Name
software, game
date made
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles, Van Nuys
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
overall: 5 5/16 in x 5 11/16 in x 1/16 in; 13.49375 cm x 14.44625 cm x.15875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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