A test of judgment, speed, and accuracy, this game is a good educational tool for children and fun for adults. Originally written for the Atari, versions are also included for the VIC, TI-99/4A (with Extended BASIC), and Color Computer. Joystick requires (optional for TI version).
The object of Alpha Blast is to shoot the four letters displayed on the screen in alphabetical order. Sounds simple enough, but it isn't.
Alpha Blast was written by Dave Miller and published as type-in source code in Compute! Issue 42, November 1983.