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Shooting Gal (Shooting Gallery) is the thirty second game of the NES version of Action 52.




Gameplay[]

The objective of this game is very simplistic as you just shoot the targets that appear on screen. If you don't hit any of the targets, you will not be penalized in any way, shape or form. There is also no time limit and you can never run out of ammo.

Manual description[]

Shooting Gallery.

Seven different levels to test shooting skills. Skeet shooting, gallery shooting, target shooting, quick-draw and a final shoot-out with bad guys and all.

Trivia[]

  • If you try to exit the game to return to the menu, it crashes.
  • The name of this game is very literal as a shooting gallery is a space in which one can practice shooting live firearms or for shooting recreational guns. These spaces include amusement parks, arcades, carnivals, and fairgrounds.
  • The popular youtuber 'AVGN' referred to this game as "the easiest game ever."[1]
  • The is a sub-category of shooter games called the "shooting gallery." These include many light gun games, although many can also be played using a regular joypad like this game.[2]
  • On the selection screen, the title of this game appears as 'Shooting Gal'. In American English, the word 'gal' is often used to refer to a young girl.
  • The Action 52 OWNZ project also produced a remake of this game.

References[]

[1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4QBeADNM34 (17:57)

[2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooter_game#Shooting_gallery

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