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Blackjack on Videocart 3 of the Fairchild Channel F

Videocart 3 of the Fairchild Channel F features a computerized version of the card game blackjack. The game follows the typical blackjack rules.

General Information

Developer - Fairchild

Publisher - Fairchild

Release - 1976

Platform(s) - Fairchild Channel F

Number of Players - 2

Genre - Card, Casino, Gambling

Your goal is to get cards totaling as close to 21 as possible without going over. The computer acts as the dealer, and is required to hit on a 16 or 'soft 17' and to stay on a 'hard 17'.

The game features a full 52 card deck, and the computer will automatically shuffle the deck if there are less than 16 cards left; optionally you can request the computer reshuffle the deck at any time.

One or two players can play, each player beginning the game with $500. There is a minimum bet of $1 and a maximum bet of $99. In the two player game a player who has gone broke may optionally borrow $100 from the house to re-enter the game.