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#1 Starbuck66

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 12:19 PM

Just scored this on eBay; good deal?

 

http://www.ebay.com/...uwAAOSwx6pYrdxq

 

Edit: Apparently they put another one up (see new link); I paid 5.40 for one earlier with free shipping as well. I didn't really care about the condition of the box.


Edited by Starbuck66, 24 April 2017 - 05:02 PM.

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#2 RickR

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 12:52 PM

Linky no worky. 

It's a great game.  You'll enjoy it. 


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#3 greenween

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 04:41 PM

Qix is one of my favorites!


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 "Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime."


#4 TrekMD

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 07:07 PM

It certainly is a fun game!  Enjoy!


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Going to the final frontier, gaming...


#5 jmjustin6

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 09:36 PM

You gonna open it? Either way great game and good price
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#6 Starbuck66

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 07:08 AM

Yeah planning on opening it and playing it, I'm not a sealed collector (although I do have a sealed Gravitar and Joust for the 2600, gifts from a friend).
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#7 kamakazi20012

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 06:15 PM

Qix on the 5200 is the only port of the game that has remained true to the arcade.  You will have a blast with it!  So I would complete the cycle, open that baby up and experience everything that is inside that box.



#8 Atari Adventure Square

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 10:07 PM

Qix seemed rather low-profile when it first appeared at my favorite big city mall arcade.

Its look and sounds made more of an impression than the gameplay itself...at first.

 

Loved the game, but it was one of many at that arcade, and coins were few. I stopped by that place with my dad maybe once a month, or less, as I traveled to this home city of mine whenever he had business there.

After maybe the second time playing it, the game strategy became enticing, as it was unique in a sea of fun copycat driving, asteroiding, earthbound-shooting, galactic-shooting, maze-wandering titles all around.

 

To this day, it stands alone as a conquering territory in a sparse electrosonic sparky kind-of-way.

 

I'd love to try out the 5200 version someday.

If it's even half as good as the original, you can't go wrong!


Edited by Atari Adventure Square, 30 April 2017 - 06:40 PM.

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#9 TeddyGermany

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Posted 26 April 2017 - 08:02 AM

My module was possibly burried under a big fat ass. Flat as a pancake, so i had to bring it back in form.

 

It was worth the try, because it is really a wonderful version of the coinop.


Edited by TeddyGermany, 26 April 2017 - 08:02 AM.





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