Brickyard

The Arcade PCB by Ramtek Corp.

Brickyard screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Brickyard © 1976 RamTek.


A four-player game where players move their cursors across the screen to create walls to try and surround their opponents and force them to crash.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 559.062 Khz)
Sound Chips : Discrete circuitry.

Players : 4
Control : 8-way joystick

TRIVIA

Released in February 1977.

Originally known as "Barricade", the game was a clone of Gremlin's popular "Blockade". After Gremlin took Ramtek to court, they agreed to rename the game Brickyard, which was a lot less similar to "Blockade".

SERIES

1. Brickyard (1976)
2. Barricade II

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
All in Color For a Quarter - Keith Smith

Page last modified on February 26, 2012