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Atari National Pac Man Day is April 3rd (1982)!

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#21 Scott Stilphen

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Posted 31 March 2017 - 07:59 AM

Here's some from a local newspaper, proving that the game was indeed available a few weeks earlier.


Btw, I'm not sure why this thread is in the Arcade Life section since the whole Pac-Man Day event was about the VCS version :)

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Edited by Scott Stilphen, 31 March 2017 - 08:22 AM.

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#22 Arenafoot


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Posted 03 April 2017 - 01:45 PM

Today is the day! Happy National Pac Man Day!

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#23 dauber


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Posted 25 April 2017 - 12:08 PM

BTW, even though National Pac-Man Day was named by Atari in the early '80s and this is the arcade sub-forum, it may seem that this is off-topic. BUT....Atari DID release the arcade game Pac-Mania in the US, so....there ya have it. :)

Supernatural, perhaps...baloney, perhaps not.

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