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Atari 2600

The Atari 2600 Video Computer System

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Custom VCS/2600 ideas - last post by Atari Creep

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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7800 Avenue - last post by Atari Creep

Atari Lynx

The Atari Lynx 16-Bit Portable Color Entertainment System

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Would Atari Lynx have worke... - last post by Lost Dragon

Atari Jaguar

The Atari Jaguar 64-Bit Interactive Multimedia System

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Learning more about Phear - last post by Lost Dragon

Atari Arcade Games

Atari Coin-Operated Arcade Games

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Kaboom Arcade Cab? - last post by Arenafoot

Atari 8-Bit Computers

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

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Lost A8 Games.... - last post by Lost Dragon

Atari ST / TT / Falcon Computers

Atari ST, TT, & Falcon Home Computers

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Atari ST, the misunderstood... - last post by Clint Thompson

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 Atari Creep

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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original Combat Two artwork... - last post by Atari Creep

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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Atari Twist - How To Make T... - last post by Atari Creep

Television & Movies

Your Favorite Classic TV & Movies

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Stranger Things "Chapte... - last post by Justin

Radio & Music

Your Favorite Classic Music & Radio Programs

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Electric Light Orchestra -... - last post by Rowsdower70

Comics & Books

Classic Comics & Brilliant Books Growing Up

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A collection of Book reviews - last post by Lost Dragon

Classic Toys

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

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NSG's Toys & More T... - last post by nosweargamer

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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Tanks - last post by Starbuck66

Collectables & Memorabilia

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

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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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Weird Paul Petroskey - last post by Doctor Octagon


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Classic Gaming General

All Classic Gaming

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NSG's Plug n Play Reviews - last post by Arenafoot

Modern Gaming

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

  • 68 topics
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Free Games thread - last post by Rowsdower70

Arcade Life

Classic Arcade Culture & Otaku Life

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Just Got My First Arcade Ma... - last post by Justin


Wanna Play Doubles?

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When America Outlawed Pinball - last post by Rowsdower70


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

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Nintendo Land coming! - last post by GervGirl


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

  • 30 topics
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The Sega Master System - Wh... - last post by Atari Creep


Mattel Intellivision, Aquarius, & INTV System III

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2016 Intellivision Revoluti... - last post by Arenafoot


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

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Replacing the CV controller... - last post by Starbuck66


CGE / Milton Bradley Vectrex Home Arcade System

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Delusional Videogame Seller - last post by Atari Adventure Square


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

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Who else is a TurboGrafx-16... - last post by Starbuck66


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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Amstrad GX4000 - last post by Lost Dragon


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

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European C64 titles/renamed... - last post by Lost Dragon


Amiga Computers, CDTV, CD32 Video Game Console & More

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Classic AMIGA commercials - last post by MaximumRD

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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How Oldschool ROM Cartridge... - last post by greenween


Homebrew Games, New Releases & Personal Projects

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Atari music development - last post by Ballblaɀer


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

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Retropie on the Pi 1 - 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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Atari I/O Secret Santa 2016! - last post by Atari Creep

Off Topic

Open conversation about anything

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Drones - last post by DeLorean

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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Hello! - last post by RickR

YouTube Community

Share what you love on YouTube!

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MaximumRD's Youtube Videos - last post by Keatah


Classic Gaming, Retro Life, & Points of Interest

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The Atari 7800 Game By Game... - last post by Justin

Events & Clubs

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

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Vote For My Next Atari Day... - last post by nosweargamer

Video Game Journalism, Websites, Magazines & Books

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

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The forthcoming UNSEEN64 bo... - last post by Lost Dragon

Video Game Room Tours

Share photos & video of your collection or game room!

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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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Another Dirty Room - Dan Be... - last post by The Professor


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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 - Centipede... - last post by greenween

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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Atari Cup Tournament - Sign Up - last post by Justin


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

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Robot Tank - Atari 2600 - last post by kamakazi20012


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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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Show Off Your Successful Tr... - last post by Atari Creep

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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New Nintendo 3DS Black Frid... - last post by Atari Creep

Member Stores

Shop local! Atari I/O Member Stores are a way to set up shop in our community. Just like a farmers market, it's a great way to barter, find what you need and get to know your community.

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RickR's Good Junk Shop - last post by RickR

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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Creeps Needs! - last post by Atari Creep

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 RickR

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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    Excited to have a loaded Roland JV2080 on it's way to me and put this Roland S50 to good use as a MIDI controller. Also will come in handy for the music in the Jaguar cinepak videos and background music for some Midsummer Dreams... =D

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    Excited to launch our Atari I/O Member Stores on Small Business Saturday! Shop local! Member Stores are a way to celebrate our community. Atari I/O is like a neighborhood. Barter with friends, find the stuff you can’t find anywhere else, and get to know your ‘neighbors’. PM me w/ questions or if you need help getting started! Member Stores are a new addition to the Marketplace: http://forums.atari.io/index.php/forum/85-member-stores/

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    First snow in Southwest Michigan today. Fun for the kids (and I do like a good snowball fight), but at my age it can be a pain.

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