Delivering papers as a digital paperboy
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Paperboy was an unusual arcade hit by Atari later published by Mindscape for DOS. Paperboy gameplay is peculiar: you control a boy on a bicycle and you have to deliver newspapers to a number of houses while avoiding dogs, cars and other obstacles. A sequel called Paperboy 2 was released in 1991 for home computers and console.
Paperboy was selected for All-TIME 100 video games TIME.com.
- Genres: action
- System: DOS
- Released In: 1988
- Publisher: Mindscape
- Developer: Atari
- Designers: John Salwitz, Dave Ralston, Russel Dawe, Carl Bedard
- Keywords: urban setting, coin-op conversion, arcade classic, modern world, isometric
- Input: keyboard
- Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk
- Also published for: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, C16, C64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, Lynx, NES, SEGA Master System, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum
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