Desert Gun © 1977 Midway.
A first-person shoot'em up. It takes place in a desert where the player tries to shoot roadrunners, buzzards and other animals.
Game No. 618
Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Discrete circuitry
Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2
Players : 1
Control : lightgun
Buttons : 1
Released in July 1977.
Desert Gun was originally named "Road Runner (Midway Mfg. Co. [USA])". The name was changed when Midway merged with Bally who had a game by the same title. According to Jay Fenton, the real reason for the name change was to avoid legal problems with Warner Bros.