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#21 The Professor

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Posted 28 July 2016 - 05:56 PM

That's a $50 difference for the cover. Is there more in there?

#22 Ballblaɀer

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Posted 28 July 2016 - 05:56 PM

The Deluxe Edition features:

A sturdy Deluxe Edition slipcase, perfectly capturing the design of vintage game packaging!
A unique, leather-bound Deluxe Edition "Game Cartridge" cover design!
An Atari Vault Steam Key, allowing fans to relive the Golden Age of Gaming with 100 of the most popular iconic games (including Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, and many more), now with online multiplayer capability!
A frameable Limited Edition Print featuring brand-new artwork by original Atari artist Cliff Spohn!

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#23 The Professor

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Posted 28 July 2016 - 05:59 PM

The Deluxe Edition features:


See, now that sounds great! :thumb:

#24 Lost Dragon

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Posted 28 July 2016 - 06:09 PM

The Deluxe edition price is simply too much for me to justify.

 

I'm NOT knocking the extras, but the steam key? useless to myself, i'd love the exclusive artwork mind, but i just cannot go down the path of buying deluxe editions of books like this when there are loads of books i plan to get even yet...

 

Want the art/design books for Dark Souls II and III for starters, have this book on Pre-order, just bought A Gremlin In The Works, add that to History Of:US Gold, Ocean Software, Untold Story Of Jap Videogame designers (Vol 2 out now), Thalion book, Greyfoxes Coin-Op book/Unseen64 book etc yet to come.....

 

More i start looking, more i end up wanting :-)


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#25 Ballblaɀer

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Posted 28 July 2016 - 06:28 PM

I really look forward to seeing what the Spohn print looks like (and what its dimensions are). And I'll use the Steam key for sure. That said, I can totally understand balking at the Deluxe price.

I think the $99 list price is high, but at $74 or less I'm in. I'll be glad to have the leather-bound cover, for as much as I plan to refer to the book and flip through it.
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#26 Lost Dragon

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Posted 28 July 2016 - 06:38 PM

I've racked up a fair whack on my credit card already (gulp) this month, actually like decided to use my PS4 for games, rather than a paper wieght :-)

 

Plus ordered various novels, films, TV series etc.

 

Been birthdays to take care of, pre-ordered movies, books etc

 

Just paid garage for 2 new tyres..service due soon, then MOT....

 

Rent comes out 1st of each month...

 

Lost my extra saturdays at work...

 

So at times i'm like the proverbial kid at sweet shop window..want the big bar of chocolate, walking out with bag of penny chews :-)


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#27 AlamoAtari

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Posted 27 October 2016 - 10:56 AM

For anyone still on the fence, here is a review I saw on YouTube. John Riggs don't know much about Atari, more of a Nintendo guy, but he has the book and flips through it.

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#28 Arenafoot

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Posted 28 October 2016 - 10:08 PM

Are people paying $50, $75, $99 for this book?????

 

Then, I found a great deal!    https://www.hpb.com/...i-9781524101039

 

$22.39 + $3.99 ship @ Half Price Books website


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consoles I own: Atari 2600 Vader & Jr. (short rainbow) w/box, GCE Vectrex, Radio Shack CoCo2 (64k) w/box, Intellivision, NES, SNES, N64 (x3), Xbox (Halo Ed.), PS1 (x3), PS2 slim, Wii, Mattel HyperScan (x2) handhelds I own: Microvision w/box, Electronic Football (by Sears) w/box, Tomytronic Pac-Man w/ box, Entex PacMan2, Coleco Donkey Kong tabletop w/box (w/ Coleco "Perma-Power" Adapter), & all MGA Classic Arcade's and Jakk's Pacific/TV Games Plug-n-Play.


#29 StormSurge

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Posted 29 October 2016 - 07:31 AM

It finally shipped!!! I should have it Monday.

I paid $23.99
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