Jump to content

Join the World of Atari!

Sign In or Create Your Atari I/O Account to join the party! Membership is always free! Gain full access to an amazing new retrogaming community with UNLIMITED member features, weekly high score championships, and prizes. Join other friendly retrogamers as we celebrate nostalgia & classic games, from Atari to Nintendo, Sega, TurboGrafx-16 and beyond!

Photo

Best of luck, guys!


  • Please log in to reply
13 replies to this topic

#1 Rowsdower70

Rowsdower70

    Pear Member

  • Member
  • 2,302 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 08:01 AM

I've been doing some thinking over the past few months, and I think the time is right for Rowsdower to move on to other pastures.

I don't collect for the Atari, and there's really nothing here for Intellivision collectors.   Our chat is gone so there's no events for an Intellivision guy since the high score competition specifically excluded it.  And I'm definitely done with Junk Boxes after my last go around.  So this, for the most part, is good bye.

So while I may come check in just to say hi from time to time, the friends I've made I will stay in touch with on Facebook.

Thanks for letting me hang around, and I do wish you all the best!


Edited by Rowsdower70, 01 August 2017 - 08:01 AM.

  • jmjustin6 and Gemini Gamer like this

"For you - Rowsdower from the 70 - have been appointed Omnivisioner of the Game Grid."  ~ Atari Adventure Square


#2 Starbuck66

Starbuck66

    Orange Member

  • Member
  • 227 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 09:04 AM

Sad to see you go! I enjoyed participating in the junk box you ran, and I think we did some trades as well. I can understand not hanging around if Atari isn't your thing though.

I saw Intellivision listed as a system on the High Score Squad rules, so I was surprised when you said it was specifically excluded? I for one would love to do some INTV challenges as it would give me a reason to fire up my Intellivision and play it more.
  • MaximumRD and Gemini Gamer like this

#3 RickR

RickR

    The Don

  • Member
  • 4,624 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 09:30 AM

Good luck on your quest to 125.  Come on back when you are ready. 

 

And Starbuck66 -- I'm totally in if you want to do an Intellivision challenge sometime.  I need an excuse to play mine more too.


  • MaximumRD, greenween, Starbuck66 and 1 other like this

#4 nosweargamer

nosweargamer

    Banana Member

  • Member
  • 2,551 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 09:56 AM

I'm sorry to see you go and do hope we'll keep in touch.
The site is definitely Atari heavy. I wouldn't mind seeing a High Score Squad for an Intellivision game. I did post a score for Thundercastle,but alas I had no challengers.
  • MaximumRD and Gemini Gamer like this

The No Swear Gamer on YouTube: https://www.youtube....0EOCTVziObIgVcg

Host of The Atari 7800 Game by Game Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher and YouTube


#5 greenween

greenween

    The Mayor

  • Member
  • 1,139 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 10:07 AM

Your presence will certainly be missed Rows!! You're a cool dude and we'll certainly keep in touch on FB.


  • MaximumRD and Gemini Gamer like this

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


#6 jmjustin6

jmjustin6

    Pear Member

  • Member
  • 1,251 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 02:01 PM

sad to see you go. I would also like to see the chat back up. I think it would bring some life into here
  • MaximumRD and Gemini Gamer like this

#7 RadioPoultry

RadioPoultry

    Orange Member

  • Member
  • 154 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 03:13 PM

We're going to miss you Rows!


  • MaximumRD, jmjustin6 and Gemini Gamer like this

#8 MaximumRD

MaximumRD

    MST3K Fan

  • Moderator
  • 957 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 07:10 PM

:o Stay in touch and check in occasionally! You a a welcome community member who is always welcome  :beer: Always consider this a home for yourself, who knows? You may find reason to hang around some more. We are much more than Atari , we are all things classic and retro! 


  • Justin, greenween, RickR and 2 others like this

Bah-weep-Graaaaagnah wheep ni ni bong.

I am Rob aka MaximumRD aka OldSchoolRetroGamer
and THIS is my world http://about.me/maximumrd
ON the FACEBOOK? Well have I got the Classic Gaming / Computing group for you!

;) https://www.facebook...ximumrdclassic/


#9 chas10e

chas10e

    Pretzel Member

  • Member
  • 376 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 10:29 PM

certainly do check in every once in awhile , I've been playing pinball mostly of late and check in to celebrate what's been going on with others and hope you do the same.

 

the chat was always good here and the members in it

 

the INTV controller is just to complicated for me. :P 

 

all the best to both you and the missus' who made this a wonderful place :wub: 


  • greenween and jmjustin6 like this

#10 Justin

Justin

    The Shah of Atari

  • Administrator
  • 1,662 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 10:38 PM

Sad to see you go Rows! You're always welcome here anytime you feel like coming back  :donkey_kong:


  • greenween and jmjustin6 like this

#11 btbfilms76

btbfilms76

    Orange Member

  • Moderator
  • 275 posts

Posted 01 August 2017 - 11:44 PM

Dude you know my first system was an INTV - Ill throw down on Burgertime any time you want!
  • greenween, jmjustin6 and Starbuck66 like this
Host of The Jag Bar | Lynx Lounge | 7800 Avenue
Watch now on YouTube: https://www.youtube....bHpBUqrbBOms5Vw

#12 The Professor

The Professor

    Moderator

  • Moderator
  • 1,030 posts

Posted 02 August 2017 - 02:23 AM

Rowsdower70, AlamoAtari, Lost Dragon, Retrogamer81081, and VectorGamer have all left. Makes you wonder what's gone wrong?
  • jmjustin6 likes this

#13 StormSurge

StormSurge

    Pear Member

  • Member
  • 1,105 posts

Posted 02 August 2017 - 09:40 AM

:( Thanks for hooking me up with some sweet trades Rows. We're not friends on FB ( :(  :( ) so please check in occasionally to say hi. I will miss you being around here.

 

---

 

I had no idea those others left as well.  :(  :(  :(


  • jmjustin6 likes this

#14 kamakazi20012

kamakazi20012

    Apple Member

  • Member
  • 966 posts

Posted 03 August 2017 - 09:24 AM

Sad to see you go bro! I agree that it would be nice to see some more interaction for INTV owners here even though I lack the system. I have you as a friend on Steam and maybe someday I can join in on a multiplayer game with you. Hope to see you make a triumphant return soon.

I never knew the others left the site either. Are we doing something wrong?




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users