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Another fairly priced 2600 homebrew - Pancake


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#1 RickR

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 08:16 PM

Give Me My Pancake!

by Mr. Atari

 

http://www.mr-atari.com/pancake/

 

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This one looks really cool.  It's got the look and feel of a Game-n-Watch, which is a really neat idea.  Plus, the ROM is available to try for free.  And you can get a custom message in the hard version for just a few bucks more!  And finally...only about $18 shipped to the US!    Oh!  And there is a PDF of the box that you can print yourself.  Unbelievable! 

 

I ordered one.  The game is pretty simple, but it's fun and unique, and I think we all should support such fairly priced efforts. 


Edited by RickR, 01 November 2017 - 09:53 PM.

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#2 Justin

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 08:35 PM

I love when guys in the community create stuff like this. Translating the Game-n-Watch feel to the 2600 is a novel idea. I'll have to check this out.



#3 RickR

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 08:38 PM

It's the same author as "Defend Your Castle":  http://forums.atari....nd-your-castle/

 

I can attest that game came quickly and was fun to put together.  No issue at all here ordering another game from Simon. 


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#4 TrekMD

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 12:01 AM

Neat game.  Simple but fun!


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#5 Clint Thompson

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 11:12 AM

Amazing price! I'm guessing he makes about $5-$6 each cart but it certainly makes wanting to get homebrews of this nature for more attractive and is more than fair.
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#6 BlackCatz40

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 07:43 PM

Excellent graphics, for an A2600 game. I like the premise. Also, you are right, Clint. It is an attractive game. :)



#7 RickR

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 11:37 PM

It came!  That didn't take long. 

 

All the way from Netherlands.

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This is what comes in the bag: 

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I chose a Combat with a bad label (and no end label) as the shell donor:

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While I have the cart taken apart, I clean everything up with alcohol and a cotton ball:

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A quick test after assembly (and before I put the stickers on):

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And finally, I put the stickers on using a Yars' Revenge to make sure I orient them correctly:

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