Action Max Video Game System

Action Max Video Game System

Action Max Video Game System

The 1987 Worlds of Wonder Action Max video game was a revolutionary and short-lived "live action" VCR-based system. It allowed you to shoot at moving targets that play on a videotape through your television set. From the makers of the original Lazer Tag, the technology in Action Max seems to work the same way. A red light sensor, similar to the Lazer Tag Star Sensor, is stuck directly on the corner of the television screen to read where you are pointing and shooting the light gun. As you hit targets, the sensor lights up and the red LED counter on the Action Max game console goes up by one point. When you hit "civilian" or "friendly" targets, the score goes down by one point. The console has a built-in speaker that plays gunshots, ricochet sounds, and an ominous computerized voice that says, "Target Hit". Headphones and a special cord that connects from the VCR's or television's rca audio outputs into the console were included. These allowed you to hear Action Max in stereo without bothering others (aside from the click click clicking sound of the light gun and your shouts of frustration).

Action Max Video Game Systems and VHS tapes for sale below...

Worlds of Wonder only produced six videotape games for the Action Max before it was discontinued. I don't think this system lasted even a year before its utter failure. I saw an old Big Lots closeout store newspaper ad from November, 1988 that advertised the Action Max for only $14.99! Action Max games are ridiculously retro '80s fun, complete with terrible acting and canned rock music, which really adds a lot to the otherwise primitive and unspectacular game play. You can find Action Max systems and original videotape games on eBay. You may even be able to find DVD transfers of the Action Max videos floating around on the internet. Keep in mind that the Action Max requires a CRT television set and does not work on newer flat panel and projection TVs. Check out this short video we made of our Action Max playing a snippet from ".38 Ambush Alley"...

Action Max Video Game Systems for Sale Here!

.38 Ambush Alley Action Max Video Game VHS
.38 Ambush Alley Action Max Video Game VHS
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.38 Ambush Alley  (VHS Action Max Game Video, 1987)
.38 Ambush Alley (VHS Action Max Game Video, 1987)
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Vintage Action Max Hydrosub  2021 VHS CIB
Vintage Action Max Hydrosub 2021 VHS CIB
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Vintage Action Max ActionMax Gun Shooting Vtg Japan 80s OG
Vintage Action Max ActionMax Gun Shooting Vtg Japan 80s OG
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ACTION MAX GAME SYSTEM WITH 4 GAMES - LIVE ACTION VHS VIDEO GAME - FREE SHIPPING
ACTION MAX GAME SYSTEM WITH 4 GAMES - LIVE ACTION VHS VIDEO GAME - FREE SHIPPING
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Borderlands 3 Brawler Ward Shield 25% Max Health after Action Skill
Borderlands 3 Brawler Ward Shield 25% Max Health after Action Skill
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Action Reply MAX for Playstation PSP Brand New! Factory Sealed!
Action Reply MAX for Playstation PSP Brand New! Factory Sealed!
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ACTION MAX GAME SYSTEM WITH SONIC FURY IN ORIGINAL BOX. WORKING
ACTION MAX GAME SYSTEM WITH SONIC FURY IN ORIGINAL BOX. WORKING
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Vintage Action Max RESCUE POPS GHOSTLY VHS Game Video FACTORY SEALED - NIB 1987
Vintage Action Max RESCUE POPS GHOSTLY VHS Game Video FACTORY SEALED - NIB 1987
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Action Max Video Game System With Gun
Action Max Video Game System With Gun
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Action Max Sonic Fury Vhs
Action Max Sonic Fury Vhs
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Vintage 1987 Action Max Game Video .38 Ambush Alley VHS
Vintage 1987 Action Max Game Video .38 Ambush Alley VHS
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Vintage Action Max Video Game VCR Tape, Hydrosub 2021, NEW, Sealed
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Vintage Action Max ~ SONIC FURY ~ VHS Game Video - NIB 1987
Vintage Action Max ~ SONIC FURY ~ VHS Game Video - NIB 1987
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ACTION MAX THE RESCUE OF POPS GHOSTLY VIDEO GAME VHS
ACTION MAX THE RESCUE OF POPS GHOSTLY VIDEO GAME VHS
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Hydrosub: 2021 WOW Action Max VHS Live Action Game - BRAND NEW and SEALED!!!
Hydrosub: 2021 WOW Action Max VHS Live Action Game - BRAND NEW and SEALED!!!
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Vintage Action Max .38 Ambush Alley VHS in Box
Vintage Action Max .38 Ambush Alley VHS in Box
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Vintage Action Max .38 Ambush Alley VHS CIB
Vintage Action Max .38 Ambush Alley VHS CIB
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Vintage Action Max Hydrosub:2021 VHS Game Video FACTORY SEALED - NEW IN BOX 1987
Vintage Action Max Hydrosub:2021 VHS Game Video FACTORY SEALED - NEW IN BOX 1987
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Sonic Fury  (VHS Action Max Game Video, 1987) Live Action Worlds of Wonder
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Vintage Action Max .38 AMBUSH ALLEY VHS Game Video FACTORY SEALED - NIB 1987
Vintage Action Max .38 AMBUSH ALLEY VHS Game Video FACTORY SEALED - NIB 1987
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1987 WOW
1987 WOW "ACTION MAX" (THE RESCUE OF POPS GHOSTLY) VHS Game, NEW! SEALED!
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Action Max Sonic Fury Game Video VHS Tape with Slip Cover Excellent Tested USA
Action Max Sonic Fury Game Video VHS Tape with Slip Cover Excellent Tested USA
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1987 Action Max Game Video .38 AMBUSH ALLEY VHS Tape w/ Sleeve EXMT Cond
1987 Action Max Game Video .38 AMBUSH ALLEY VHS Tape w/ Sleeve EXMT Cond
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1987 ACTION MAX Game Video SONIC FURY VHS Tape w/ Sleeve Live Action Vintage
1987 ACTION MAX Game Video SONIC FURY VHS Tape w/ Sleeve Live Action Vintage
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Vintage VHS Video game Action Max Hydrosub 2021 shooter underwater VCR
Vintage VHS Video game Action Max Hydrosub 2021 shooter underwater VCR
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NEW SEALED 1987 WOW
NEW SEALED 1987 WOW "ACTION MAX" (THE RESCUE OF POPS GHOSTLY) VHS Game
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Action Max Sonic Fury Game Video VHS Tape with Slip Cover - Excellent Clean
Action Max Sonic Fury Game Video VHS Tape with Slip Cover - Excellent Clean
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.38 Ambush Alley  (VHS Action Max Game Video, 1987)
.38 Ambush Alley (VHS Action Max Game Video, 1987)
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EXTREMELY RARE VINTAGE 1987 VHS .38 Ambush Alley Action Max Game Video POLICE
EXTREMELY RARE VINTAGE 1987 VHS .38 Ambush Alley Action Max Game Video POLICE
$9.99
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Action Max Model AM-1000 NTSC TV Game System Untested AS IS
Action Max Model AM-1000 NTSC TV Game System Untested AS IS
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Action Max VHS Game Console Only
Action Max VHS Game Console Only
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Sonic Fury Action Max Game Video VHS Tape with box
Sonic Fury Action Max Game Video VHS Tape with box
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Action Max Game Lot - Sonic Fury/.38 Ambush Alley - ActionMax VHS Video Games
Action Max Game Lot - Sonic Fury/.38 Ambush Alley - ActionMax VHS Video Games
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Action Max Video System Console in Original Box + Sonic Fury!
Action Max Video System Console in Original Box + Sonic Fury!
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Video games - Action, Adventure slightly used
Video games - Action, Adventure slightly used
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Max Anarchy PS3 Sony Japan Import PlayStation3 SEGA Action NTSC-J Complete !
Max Anarchy PS3 Sony Japan Import PlayStation3 SEGA Action NTSC-J Complete !
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vintage ACTION MAX Game System console base unit only AM - 1000 NTC electronic
vintage ACTION MAX Game System console base unit only AM - 1000 NTC electronic
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Max Factory Gravity Rush 2 Gravity Kat 2.0 Figma Action Figur 92441 fromJAPAN
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Action Max Game Console User Manual VINTAGE RARE!!!!
Action Max Game Console User Manual VINTAGE RARE!!!!
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Vintage Action Max Game System Console in Original Box + Sonic Fury
Vintage Action Max Game System Console in Original Box + Sonic Fury
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1987 Action Max Video Game System Console STYROFOAM INSERT BOTTOM  ONLY WOW
1987 Action Max Video Game System Console STYROFOAM INSERT BOTTOM ONLY WOW
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New Old Stock Worlds Of Wonder Action Max Video Game Console & Sealed VHS Games
New Old Stock Worlds Of Wonder Action Max Video Game Console & Sealed VHS Games
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HR MAX Action Play  PSP 64MB 64Mo Max Memory Card
HR MAX Action Play PSP 64MB 64Mo Max Memory Card
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Action Max VHS Game System 1987 Complete w/ Box & Manual-No Games-UNTESTED
Action Max VHS Game System 1987 Complete w/ Box & Manual-No Games-UNTESTED
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Action Max Hydrosub: 2021 VHS Cassette Only
Action Max Hydrosub: 2021 VHS Cassette Only
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Sonic Fury ACTION MAX Video Game VHS 1987, Tested Works
Sonic Fury ACTION MAX Video Game VHS 1987, Tested Works
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Action Max Game System - Console and Gun
Action Max Game System - Console and Gun
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Vintage Action Max Game System Console Turns On
Vintage Action Max Game System Console Turns On
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Action Max VHS Game Console With Sonic Fury  VHS. No Wiring
Action Max VHS Game Console With Sonic Fury VHS. No Wiring
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Vintage 1987 Action Max Game System AM-1000 Untested Parts / Not Working
Vintage 1987 Action Max Game System AM-1000 Untested Parts / Not Working
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.38 Ambush Alley  (VHS Action Max Game Video, 1987) Live Action Worlds of Wonder
.38 Ambush Alley (VHS Action Max Game Video, 1987) Live Action Worlds of Wonder
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