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with Seance 1972 and Dark Tower 1981
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1981 Namco Midway Galaga
 
 
 
What a game.  Lost a lot of coinage in that game. Here is a fun tip and a website with units for sale!http://www.arcadeshop.com/galaga/galaga.htm
 
Stop Enemies from Firing
On most revisions of Galaga, there's a trick that stops enemies from firing at your ship. In Stage 1, kill all aliens except the two bees in the bottom-left corner. Allow the bees to dive down and shoot at you, while dodging their shots. After around 15 minutes or so, the bees will continue to drop down, but they won't fire. Let them drop down another 5 or 6 times, then kill them. After all this, enemies will not shoot at you for the rest of the game.

Contributed By: Colin
Secrets
Double Ships
Wait until one of the top ships(the green ones that take two shots to kill) comes down and fires off a tractor beam(the beam that can capture your ship). Let it capture your ship. Now, wait until it swoops down again with your ship behind it. Simply kill the head ship(the green one), and it will lose your ship. Your ship will then lock on to the side of your current ship, giving you two ships to play with at the same time! Now, be careful. Not only will both ships be firing at you after your ship gets captured, but if you accidently shoot your captured ship, you'll destroy it. Also note, this will cost you one life, but will definately make the Challenging Stages, and perhaps the game itself, a little easier to play.

Note: This works in all non-bootleg/hack versions of Galaga, as well as most of the sequels and Arranged Mode in Namco Classic Collection Vol. 1.

Contributed By: Joseph Collins
 
 
 

Ideal 1975 US - Ideal 1975 UK

Sky Battle Game

I picked up these games recently.  Too cool.  The unit from the US needs the labels on the Fokker replaced.  They were added somewhere in time without the white background.  The Ideal set made in the UK is really broken up. Not knowing how the planes pieces went together I put the UK set together and now realized that the colored parts were installed on the wrong planes.  I've fixed that now.  The set is also completely missing control parts to one shooter and the other is snapped off at the end.  The prop is also missing a chunk from the Sopwith.  So I will be spending some serious time rebuilding these broken parts from scratch.  I'll update as I go.  Here are the instructions scanned in if yours are missing. Sky Battle Instructions

 Ideal 1975 US Edition

Ideal 1975 UK Edition

Ok, who puts these decals on??

This is the correct decal set.