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"...

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action max console and accessories 
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Vintage VHS Video game Action Max Hydrosub 2021 shooter underwater VCR
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Action Max Video Game Gaming System Computer Model No. AM-1000 NTSC
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Action Max Vintage Video Game Console System Model AM-1000 NTSC FOR PARTS
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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 WOW "ACTION MAX" (THE RESCUE OF POPS GHOSTLY) VHS Game, NEW! SEALED!
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Action Max Worlds of Wonder Video Game VHS Tapes Pops Ghostly and Sonic Fury Lot
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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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vintage ACTION MAX Game System W/ Sonic Fury
vintage ACTION MAX Game System W/ Sonic Fury
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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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Sonic Fury Action Max Game Video VHS Worlds of Wonder
Sonic Fury Action Max Game Video VHS Worlds of Wonder
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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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.38 Ambush Alley  (VHS Action Max Game Video, 1987)
.38 Ambush Alley (VHS Action Max Game Video, 1987)
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Blue Thunder Complete Action Max Video Game System WOW Worlds of Wonder
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Action Max Console Battery Cover
Action Max Console Battery Cover
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Action max am-1000 unit only
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VINTAGE ACTION MAX VIDEO GAME GUN
VINTAGE ACTION MAX VIDEO GAME GUN
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ACTION MAX VHS Game System Vintage 1987 W/ Controller Box Untested.
ACTION MAX VHS Game System Vintage 1987 W/ Controller Box Untested.
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Action Max AM-1000 (NTSC) CONSOLE ONLY, UNTESTED, AS IS
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vintage ACTION MAX Game System console base unit only AM - 1000 NTC electronic
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New In Box Vintage Worlds Of Wonder Action Max Video Game Untouched Console
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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 Video Game System bundle UNTESTED
Action Max Video Game System bundle UNTESTED
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Action Max Video Game System with 2 games & gun~AS IS Untested~Very Clean (B-2)
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Action Max AM-1000 Vintage Video Game System -(CONSOLE ONLY)
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