Game developed and published by Philips in 1983
In Blobbers, the player controls a laser unit that tries to defend itself against Blobbers, giant creatures that devour everything they encounter.
The mobile laser unit moves on the ground on the side of the screen. The Blobbers will also move along the same sides, and since the laser gun can only fire forward, the mobile laser unit will have to be on the opposite side of the screen to hit the Blobbers.
A Blobber was born as a harmless small yellow spot that grows to become a larger and more purple mass, subsequently to a larger and white one until it reaches its red adult form.
Only when it is red can it damage the mobile laser unit.
Over time an adult Blobber will multiply releasing a new small yellow spot which will eventually turn into another adult Blobber.
When Blobbers are hit, they are reduced to the immediately preceding stage of development (from red to white, then purple, yellow, then eliminated).
In the middle of the screen, moving blocks called Magic Transporters move randomly up and down.
They are called Magic Transporters because they can be used to transport the mobile laser unit from one side of the screen to the other if the mobile laser unit moves over one of them while touching the top or bottom of the screen. The player has only one life and there is no possibility to continue.