In early versions of the game, players could hide indefinitely. A favorite scoring tactic was to shoot all the asteroids except one and then go after high-scoring flying saucers.
According to the International Arcade Museum, Asteroids' huge popularity forced arcade owners to buy bigger coin boxes.
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June 8, 2007 1:35 PM PDT
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