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Williams Stargate (Defender 2) Instructional Video — 1981 arcade game, original equipment







This is Stargate, by Williams Electronics, the successor to their popular 1980 game Defender. It’s played on the original cabinet built around 1981. I mostly played Defender back in the day, but also enjoyed Stargate. As with my instructional video on Defender — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PEpDMgR9D0 — my friend Kenny and I discuss the gameplay, and compare it with modern games (Kenny being a more modern gamer). Here’s the wikipedia article on Stargate: http://bit.ly/1QEiZqT One really strong Stargate player I know is Paul Spriggs of the UK. Here’s the tail end of a game where he played to 100 million (!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsLddrhQav4 Billy Joe Cain of the US is another very strong player. Here’s some gameplay at tournament settings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLrJGfBKZ3E

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