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The Atari 2600 was first released in North America in September 1977 and featured 9 launch titles: Air-Sea BattleBasic MathBlackjackCombatIndy 500Star ShipStreet RacerSurround and Video Olympics. The final licensed Atari 2600 game released in North America was Secret Quest in 1989, and the final licensed game released in Europe was Klax and Acid Drop in 1990 and 1992. Even with their 1980s limited colors and block graphics these games are still entertaining to play today! We have over 500 Atari 2600 games for you to play online for free using our Atari 2600 Javascript Emulator.

This game is mobile device friendly and Iphone compatible. Enjoy!

Instructions and Keyboard Controls towards bottom of page.
Click “Game Reset” or F12 to Start Game


If you grew up in the 80’s you shouldn’t need instructions!! You might find some help at and look up the game you need assistance playing.

Click “Game Reset” or F12 to Begin/Restart Game
Arrow Keys – Move
Space bar to fire/action button

Spiderdroid (TM)


   Spiderdroid is a full-color, single-player action game designed to be
played on the ATARI(R) Video Computer System.(TM)
   It's the future, when droids do battle.  You send your Spiderdroid in
to capture a building by covering the structure with its unbreakable
Droidweb.  Your Spiderdroid lays down a web strand as it crawls along each
girder.  Once you have strung a web strand completely around an opening,
the Spiderdroid flings a web over that opening.  Your objective is to
travel all the building's girders so the entire structure is caught in
your Droidweb.
   But watch out!  The building is swarming with Birddroids out to have
your Spiderdroid for lunch.  If you get cornered, use your secret weapon!
Press the Joystick's button to cast a magic spell that makes the Birddroids
invisible and unable to eat you...but only for a few seconds.  And remember -
each of your Spiderdroids can cast only four magic spells.
   Once you capture the first building, it's time to send your advanced
Mummydroid to capture the next one, which is guarded by a horde of Skeledroids!

Instructions for Setup

1. Follow the manufacturer's instructions to connect the ATARI Video Computer
System to your TV.

2. Install the Left Joystick control.  The Right Joystick is not used.

3. Make certain that the ATARI power switch is OFF, then insert the game

4. Set the TV TYPE switch to the proper setting.

5. Set the DIFFICULTY switch to A (slow) or B (fast).

6. Set the CHANNEL 2-3 switch to the proper setting for your TV.

7. Move the POWER switch to ON.

Instructions for Play

1. To start or restart Spiderdroid action, push RESET.

2. You get three Spiderdroids at the start of the game.

3. Points are scored each time you cross a length of girder.  The longer the
girder, the more points you get.  At DIFFICULTY a, you face five Birddroids;
at DIFFICULTY B, you face six faster Birddroids.

4. When you reach 1200 points, the Birddroids get terrified and turn into
quivering "droidids" which can be eaten by the Spiderdroid to gain extra
points.  But the droidids last only a few seconds before mutating back into
hungry eat them fast.

5. When you totally cover the first building with Droidweb, you advance to the
next objective - a new building guarded by horrible Skeledroids.  Here, you
have an advanced Mummydroid to use in weaving a web over the structure, but
the Skeledroids are faster.  So watch out, and use your magic spells carefully.

6. As you capture buildings in Droidweb, you move on to new structures with
more able droid opponents.  Spiderdroids and Mummydroids alternate in 
successive battles.

Spiderdroid Game Variations

Game No.        Droids          Droid Opponents
   1          Spiderdroid        Birddroids
   2          Mummydroid         Skeledroids
   3          Spiderdroid        Birddroids
   4          Mummydroid         Skeledroids

(Alternating games continue through 16 levels of more advanced play.)

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Emulation on mobile devices will drain your battery quite fast. I recommend playing while device is plugged into charger.



Spiderdroid Arcade Game Emulated on the Atari 2600. Play Spiderdroid in your web browser or mobile phone. This Atari 2600 console emulator provides very accurate Spiderdroid gameplay. Spiderdroid is a classic 1980s Atari 2600 video game.