Atari A to Z Flashback: Miniature Golf

Miniature Golf was a popular pastime in the 1970s, so it made a lot of sense for there to be an adaptation for the shiny new Atari Video Computer System when it released in the latter years of the decade.

In those early days, though, game developers hadn’t quite mastered what made the 2600’s innards tick — or indeed what made a good game. But Miniature Golf, a game which, bizarrely, ended up pulled from sale a year after launch, unlike the rest of the 2600’s early lineup, has a bold attempt at… something.

Is it successful? A bit of yes, a bit of no. Find out what works and what doesn’t in the video below, and don’t forget to subscribe on YouTube for more.

Atari A to Z

4 thoughts on “Atari A to Z Flashback: Miniature Golf”

  1. I used to love real life miniature golf😊 This game doesn’t look too badly, but I’ll admit I’m not very good at games such as these. (In GTA playing golf always resulted in me at the end hitting people with my club).
    Enjoyable video and I had to laugh at you mentioning after that first shot “ I chose poorly!😂”

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