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Joust (Atari 2600)

Developer:Williams Electronics / Midway
Publisher:Midway / Atari / HAL
Genre:Action
First released:July 16, 1982
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 23 achievements worth 200 (513) points.
Authors: (17), (6).

 
Hatching Up
 
won by 119 (87) of 124 (95.97%)
(1)
Reach 5K on Normal
Ten Thousand Feathers Ruffled
 
won by 99 (79) of 124 (79.84%)
(3)
Reach 10K on Normal
The eggs would make a nice omelette
 
won by 30 (26) of 124 (24.19%)
Are You Not Entertained?
 
won by 29 (27) of 124 (23.39%)
(15)
Reach 50K on Normal
You Don
 
won by 17 (16) of 124 (13.71%)
(34)
Reach 75K on Normal
Winging Your Way To Victory
 
won by 119 (89) of 124 (95.97%)
(1)
Clear Wave 2 on Normal
And So I Continue To Fight For Fame And Glory
 
won by 57 (51) of 124 (45.97%)
Not Exactly Angry Birds
 
won by 31 (28) of 124 (25.00%)
(10)
Clear Wave 10 on Normal
How Many Quarters Did I Spend, Anyway?
 
won by 15 (13) of 124 (12.10%)
(26)
Clear Wave 15 on Normal
Consider Yourself Gladiated
 
won by 17 (15) of 124 (13.71%)
(51)
Clear Wave 5 on Normal without Losing A Life
Winner Winner Buzzard Dinner
 
won by 15 (13) of 124 (12.10%)
(75)
Clear Wave 7 on Normal without Losing A Life
Warm Up
 
won by 30 (26) of 124 (24.19%)
(2)
Reach 10K on Easy
Practice Makes Perfect
 
won by 14 (13) of 124 (11.29%)
(28)
Reach 50K on Easy
Junior Knight
 
won by 30 (26) of 124 (24.19%)
(6)
Clear Wave 5 on Easy
Amateur Knight
 
won by 28 (25) of 124 (22.58%)
(11)
Clear Wave 10 on Easy
Ready For The Real Challenge
 
won by 27 (24) of 124 (21.77%)
(16)
Clear Wave 15 on Easy
Good Knight
 
won by 22 (19) of 124 (17.74%)
(13)
Clear Wave 5 on Easy without Losing A Life
Untouchable Knight
 
won by 22 (19) of 124 (17.74%)
(27)
Clear Wave 7 on Easy without Losing A Life
We Got Backup
 
won by 24 (20) of 124 (19.35%)
(51)
Have 5 Lives At Once [Any Mode]
Kill Em With Boldness
 
won by 26 (22) of 124 (20.97%)
(24)
Kill an Archaeopteryx
The Knight On The Roadrunner
 
won by 56 (47) of 124 (45.16%)
(29)
Clear Wave 4 before any Buzzard hatchs [Normal]
Ostrichs Can Fly Perfectly
 
won by 32 (25) of 124 (25.81%)
(41)
Beat a Wave without touching the ground, dying or touching a platform. [Normal]
Why Did You Kill Yourself?
 
won by 27 (24) of 124 (21.77%)
(35)
Beat a Wave without moving left or right. [Normal]
Forum Topic: View official forum topic for Joust here

Recent comment(s):
6 Dec 0:43 2018
WIP
29 Dec 20:20 2018
If anyone is getting excessive flickering, you can enable "Hard GPU Sync" in the Video settings. This worked for me.
19 Jan 14:44 2019
The eggs would make a nice omelette did not unlock for me (and others I assume, considering more people have unlocked the 50K level than the 25K).
27 Jan 17:40 2019
Twice now I've gotten well over 100k points in normal mode and the 75k achievement hasn't triggered.
20 Feb 1:42 2019
Aw, the 75k achievement didn't popped up when i got it :(
30 Mar 8:32 2019
The 5k, 25k and 75k achievements are now fixed.

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[Normal] Highest Score in the game.
224800
[Easy] Highest Score in the game.
83700