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Defender - Video Game Classic Series

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Hidden : 6/9/2012
In Massachusetts, United States
3 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Defender was an arcade video game developed by Eugene Jarvis of Williams Electronics in 1980. The game was set on a fictional planet where the player must defeat waves of invading aliens while protecting astronauts.

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Defender was commercially successful, selling over 55,000 units to become William's best selling arcade game. Praise among critics focused on the game's audio-visuals and gameplay. It is frequently listed as one of Jarvis' best contributions to the video game industry, as well as one of the most difficult video games. Defender was ported to numerous platforms, inspired the development of other games, and was followed by sequels and many imitations.

Defender is the only video game to every be displayed on a United States stamp* though many video games have been on stamps of various other counties.

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*According to The Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History.

The Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History

Second largest philatelic museum in the United States

Museum Hours:
Thursday - Sunday, Noon - 5 P.M.
Closed Sundays July and August

Members and children under 5 are free
Adults $8.00, Seniors and students: $5.00
Children age 5 to 16: $3.00

Permission for the placement was given graciously by the Director of Education of the Spellman Museum.

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