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The custom chips used in the Bally Arcade/Astrocade home system were also used in some other arcade games. These are videos of some of those games, plus videos of other non-Astrocade chipset games that were ported to the Astrocade console. For more information about the games that use the Astrocade's custom chip, read this article:
  1. Arcade Games Based Around Astrocade Chipset by Adam Trionfo

Released by Midway Mfg. Co.
Game Overview.
Video created by BallyAlley.
Video published July 30, 2017.

GORF is an arcade game released by Midway Mfg. Co. in 1981. The game has five different stages: Astro Battles, Laser Attack, Galaxians, Space Warp, and Flag Ship.

This video review includes about ten minutes of gameplay using the MAME emulator. The beginning of the review shows some pictures of the game, game flyers and other related material. The majority of this video focuses on the game's background as included in the GORF Combat Manual that was sold for $1.95 and available from Midway.

The Combat Manual contains historical data, tactical information and strategy tips which are geared to assist the player in conquering the Evil Gorfian Empire. The game theme involves a series of missions in which the player must repel Gorfian robot attacks and launch a counterattack to destroy the enemy Flag Ship.

Game Credits:
Executive Producer: Dave Nutting
Game Concept/Design: Dave Nutting and Jay Fenton
Video Programming: Jay Fenton
Audio Programming: Scot Norris
Added Program Support: Rick Frankel and Bob Ogden
Electronics Design: Jeff Frederickson and Dave Otto

The GORF video can also be watched and/or downloaded from the Internet Archive:
  1. GORF overview, by Adam Trionfo (
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