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Atari 2600

The Atari 2600 Video Computer System

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Atari 5200

The Atari 5200 SuperSystem

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A Pal release planned for t... - last post by Lost Dragon

Atari 7800

The Atari 7800 ProSystem

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Atari 7800 System Video Review - last post by kamakazi20012

Atari Lynx

The Atari Lynx 16-Bit Portable Color Entertainment System

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Would Atari Lynx have worke... - last post by nosweargamer

Atari Jaguar

The Atari Jaguar 64-Bit Interactive Multimedia System

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Level 3 Gameplay footage of... - last post by Clint Thompson

Atari Arcade Games

Atari Coin-Operated Arcade Games

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Mike Hally's Gravitar b... - last post by atarilbc

Atari 8-Bit Computers

Atari 400, 800, XL, XE & XEGS Home Computers

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Games that pushed the Atari... - last post by Lost Dragon

Atari ST / TT / Falcon Computers

Atari ST, TT, & Falcon Home Computers

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I have some ATARI ST news:... - last post by Lost Dragon

Atari Dedicated Consoles

Atari's Pong, Stunt Cycle, Speedway, Touch Me, Cosmos, Flashback & More

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Just got an Atari Video Pin... - last post by RickR

Atari History 101

An ongoing conversation about the fascinating events and pioneering personalities that made Atari the fastest growing company in American history

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Bushnell named "Game Pi... - last post by Ballblaɀer

Atari Artwork & Industrial Design

Atari's product design and box art defined an era. There's a shrine to Regan Cheng in here.

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Atari Collectables & Memorabilia

Atari Catalogs, Posters, Ads, Atari Age Magazine, Retail Displays, Shirts, Patches, Pins & More!

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Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre

Chuck E. Cheese's was developed at Atari by Nolan Bushnell & Dr. Gene N. Landrum before being spun off into its own company

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It's Chuck E's Birt... - last post by RickR

Atari Adventures & Memories

Remember when you got your first Atari system from Kay-Bee Toys? Or was it Sears? Post your best photos and memories of Atari and other classic games!

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Sad tales, near misses of c... - last post by Rowsdower70


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Did You Know?

Fun Atari factoids!

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Joust - last post by RickR


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Retro General

All things retro that aren't video game related

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Television & Movies

Your Favorite Classic TV & Movies

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Early Star Wars trailer - last post by Atari Adventure Square

Radio & Music

Your Favorite Classic Music & Radio Programs

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What's your thing? - last post by KidA0723

Comics & Books

Classic Comics & Brilliant Books Growing Up

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Humble Bundle's MAD mag... - last post by Rowsdower70

Classic Toys

A Blast From The Past! Star Wars, Action Figures, LEGO, Electronic Toys, & More!

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The Toy Tomb Podcast Videos - last post by Willie!

Tabletop Games

Board games, card games, dice games, miniatures wargames, tile-based games and other games. Discuss Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, and more!

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Dungeons & Dragons : Le... - last post by AlamoAtari

Collectables & Memorabilia

Catalogs, Retail Displays, T-Shirts, Stickers, Buttons & that Lamborghini poster that used to hang on your wall

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ThinkGeek Strikes Again (Ra... - last post by jmjustin6

Nostalgic Adventures & Memories

Remember when you and your friends took that epic adventure through the woods behind your house? Or when you went as C3PO for Halloween, snuck into a movie, or went to the Grand Canyon? Post photos and share your greatest Adventures & Memories!

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Classic Gaming General

All Classic Gaming

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The Last Letter Retro Game... - last post by LeeJ07

Modern Gaming

Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo NX, Wii U & Modern Gaming General

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Hey! I'm the best in th... - last post by kamakazi20012

Arcade Life

Classic Arcade Culture & Otaku Life

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Tappers Arcade Bar in Fount... - last post by AlamoAtari


Wanna Play Doubles?

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Domino's Pinball - last post by chas10e


Nintendo NES, SNES, Game Boy, N64, Game Cube, Game & Watch, Famicom & More

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Nintendo NX is Nintendo Switch - last post by Lost Dragon


Sega Master System, Genesis, Game Gear, Sega CD, 32X, CDX, Saturn, Dreamcast & More

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Genesis Vs. Mega Drive: Whi... - last post by nosweargamer


Mattel Intellivision, Aquarius, & INTV System III

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Jr. Pac-Man for INTV - last post by Justin


ColecoVision & Coleco Adam. Possibly Cabbage Patch if we're in the mood.

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CGE / Milton Bradley Vectrex Home Arcade System

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NEC TurboGrafx-16, TurboDuo, TurboExpress, PC-Engine, SuperGrafx, PC-FX & More

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Hyperkin portable TurboGraf... - last post by Clint Thompson


Neo-Geo AVS, MVS, Pocket & More

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NEO-GEO Games - last post by PotatoBox


Tiger, Mattel Electronics, Coleco & More

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Plug and Plays - Post your... - last post by Arenafoot

Classic Computing

IBM PC, Apple, Texas Instruments, Sinclair, Cardiff Electric & More

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My Latest Video -- An inexp... - last post by Doctor Octagon


Commodore 64, Vic-20, PET, SX-64, Commodore 128 & More

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The Argos Expedition - last post by Rowsdower70


Amiga Computers, CDTV, CD32 Video Game Console & More

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Thousands of free Amiga gam... - last post by Greyfox

Prototypes & Vaporware

Great Things That Never Were

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Clear Mario Bros. Atari 260... - last post by Justin


Let's get technical.

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Modded (maybe?) Xbox problems - last post by StormSurge


Homebrew Games, New Releases & Personal Projects

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Homebrew games coming out s... - last post by Arenafoot


MAME, Emulators, ROM Info, Tips, How-To & Help for Emulating Classic Games

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XBOX Mod - Does anyone have... - last post by RickR


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Atari I/O Events, Contests & Giveaways

Atari has always been about fun and games!

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Off Topic

Open conversation about anything

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My Friend Laura Is An Amazi... - last post by Lost Dragon

Official Atari I/O Blog

Our Official Atari I/O Website Blog features wildly esoteric articles exploring Retro Life, Video Games, and Atari as a cultural touchstone of discovery, original ideas and innovation.

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Member Blogs

Personal Blogs from Atari I/O Members

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Introduce Yourself!

This is a place where Members can get to know each other.

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Hi Hi Hi - last post by Atari Adventure Square

YouTube Community

Share what you love on YouTube!

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Arcade USA - last post by Willie!


Classic Gaming, Retro Life, & Points of Interest

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The Atari Jaguar Game by Ga... - last post by Lost Dragon

Events & Clubs

Classic gaming shows, expos, and club events from around the world

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Video Game Journalism, Websites, Magazines & Books

Modern & Classic Video Game Magazines, Websites, Books, Articles & More

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Hacker Zine (PDF) with Star... - last post by RickR

Video Game Room Tours

Share photos & video of your collection or game room!

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Ballblaɀer's collection... - last post by Ballblaɀer

New Adventures

Adventurists and Raconteurs! Share your life of adventure here! Bring us along for the journey! Post photos, videos and stories of your greatest new adventures and outings!

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High Score Squad

Simple High Score Challenges - High Score Squad is a bi-weekly competition comprised of high score contests called "Squad Challenges". Players compete individually for the highest score possible. Squad Challenges are posted on the 1st and 15th of every month.

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Squad Challenge - Atlantis... - last post by RickR

Atari I/O Danisen League

Ranked Long-Term Individual Progress - The Atari I/O Danisen League is based on a modified form of the Danisen ranking system used in Japan to rank fighting game players in Japanese arcades.

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Danisen League - Sign Up - last post by Justin

Atari Cup Tournament

  1. Seattle Super Marios Clubhouse,
  2. Washington Warlords Clubhouse,
  3. Houston Asteroids Clubhouse

Seasonal Team Play - Organized teams play against each other to win the ultimate prize - The Atari Cup!

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A whole new galaxy of high scores! - Post your high score videos. See if other members can beat your score!

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Trading Post

Member items For Trade. Post your lists, trade extra carts, and hopefully, we can expand each others collections.

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Games for Trade - last post by nosweargamer

For Sale

Member Items For Sale. Post your items, list your prices, share your etsy, Buy & Sell! Vendors are invited to post here.

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NSG's Ye Olde Video Gam... - last post by nosweargamer

eBay Auctions

Items in Auction Listings. Post interesting auctions here, or promote your own!

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RickR's Ebay Items - last post by Doctor Octagon


Items You Want. Post your want list with the items you're looking for, it could lead to a trade!

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atariLBC - want list - last post by atarilbc

Price Check!

Have something retro and want to determine its rarity or worth? Ask the community!

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Thrift Store Finds - last post by jmjustin6

Member Feedback

Post feedback about other Atari I/O Members here. If you’ve bought, sold or traded with other members, this is a way to share your experiences, good and bad. Please read the sticky at the top of this forum before posting!

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House Rules

Atari I/O Community Guidelines

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