Qix (Apple II, 5 1/4" Disk) Taito - 1989 USA, Canada Release

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Packaging cover Qix.
Product ID 20588-02065
Product UPC 020588020658
Platform(s) Apple II
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1989
Publisher(s) Taito
Category(s) Entertainment, Arcade
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Your Mind Is Your Only Weapon…

What is Qix? (Pronounced Kicks.) Where did it come from? Where does it go when you turn off your computer? Can you capture Qix before it destroys you?

Qix is unlike any other game you've ever seen or played. It simulates a fictitious computer virus with a whirling multi-color helix, that lives inside the darkness of your computer- never resting.

The object of the game is to neutralize Qix by building a vaccine that contains the virus. You must trap the Qix within this carefully constructed space.

But think and act fast, because the Qix and its mutant offspring are trying to destroy you.

"Science is the knowledge of consequences and dependence of one fact upon another." - Thomas Hobbes, 1588-1679. (Leviathan)
"Qix is to video games, what Chess was to Kings…a classic mind game."

  • Over 9 Billion Possible Configurations.
  • Based on the Original Arcade Hit.
  • 1 or 2 Player Action.
  • Original Rock Music Score.

Qix knows you're out there and it will find you… It's only a matter of time.

System Requirements

Apple II
Required CPU Apple IIe
Required RAM 128K
Requires Joystick Yes

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Qix. Retail Box back Qix.



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Cheats or Easter Eggs

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