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Atari 2600

The Atari 2600 Video Computer System

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Wavy lines, "jail bars... - last post by mojoatomic

Atari 5200

The Atari 5200 SuperSystem

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So I bought a bunch of 5200... - last post by TrekMD

Atari 7800

The Atari 7800 ProSystem

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My Atari 7800 Kiosk - last post by kamakazi20012

Atari Lynx

The Atari Lynx 16-Bit Portable Color Entertainment System

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Ashens reviews the Lynx (Pa... - last post by Lost Dragon

Atari Jaguar

The Atari Jaguar 64-Bit Interactive Multimedia System

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Jaguar Pro Controller - last post by TrekMD

Atari Arcade Games

Atari Coin-Operated Arcade Games

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EM Pong Coffee Table - last post by Scott Stilphen

Atari 8-Bit Computers

Atari 400, 800, XL, XE & XEGS Home Computers

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Tempest Elite coming soon t... - last post by peteym5

Atari ST / TT / Falcon Computers

Atari ST, TT, & Falcon Home Computers

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Ancient Mariner (Lost ST Game) - last post by Lost Dragon

Atari Dedicated Consoles

Atari's Pong, Stunt Cycle, Speedway, Touch Me, Cosmos, Flashback & More

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AT Games: Atari Flashback 8... - last post by Arenafoot

Atari History 101

An ongoing conversation about the fascinating events and pioneering personalities that made Atari the fastest growing company in American history

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Atari's history on unre... - last post by Video 61

Atari Artwork & Industrial Design

Atari's product design and box art defined an era. There's a shrine to Regan Cheng in here.

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Art of Atari book review - last post by Scott Stilphen

Atari Collectables & Memorabilia

Atari Catalogs, Posters, Ads, Atari Age Magazine, Retail Displays, Shirts, Patches, Pins & More!

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IDW GAMES ANNOUNCES ATARI®... - last post by Zontar

Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre

Chuck E. Cheese's was developed at Atari by Nolan Bushnell & Dr. Gene N. Landrum before being spun off into its own company

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Nolan Bushnell tells the fa... - last post by Scott Stilphen

Atari Adventures & Memories

Remember when you got your first Atari system from Kay-Bee Toys? Or was it Sears? Post your best photos and memories of Atari and other classic games!

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Minnesota Fats advertisement! - last post by Keatah


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Did You Know?

Fun Atari factoids!

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Yars' Revenge - last post by Scott Stilphen


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Retro General

All things retro that aren't video game related

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Sears is Closing The Very F... - last post by Keatah

Television & Movies

Your Favorite Classic TV & Movies

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Friday the 13th NES Game Fa... - last post by Justin

Radio & Music

Your Favorite Classic Music & Radio Programs

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Vaporwave - last post by Yo-Yo

Comics & Books

Classic Comics & Brilliant Books Growing Up

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G.I. Joe Comics - last post by nosweargamer

Classic Toys

A Blast From The Past! Star Wars, Action Figures, LEGO, Electronic Toys, & More!

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The Toy Tomb Podcast Videos - last post by Willie!

Tabletop Games

Board games, card games, dice games, miniatures wargames, tile-based games and other games. Discuss Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, and more!

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Coleco Electronic Tabletop... - last post by Arenafoot

Collectables & Memorabilia

Catalogs, Retail Displays, T-Shirts, Stickers, Buttons & that Lamborghini poster that used to hang on your wall

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Nostalgic Adventures & Memories

Remember when you and your friends took that epic adventure through the woods behind your house? Or when you went as C3PO for Halloween, snuck into a movie, or went to the Grand Canyon? Post photos and share your greatest Adventures & Memories!

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A piece of my childhood abo... - last post by kamakazi20012


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Classic Gaming General

All Classic Gaming

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My Great Week On eBay - last post by nosweargamer

Modern Gaming

Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo NX, Wii U & Modern Gaming General

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Post pics of your PC - last post by RickR

Arcade Life

Classic Arcade Culture & Otaku Life

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Arcade Expo 3.0 2017 - last post by GRay Defender


Wanna Play Doubles?

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Seven Pinball Books Worth R... - last post by Atari Adventure Square


Nintendo NES, SNES, Game Boy, N64, Game Cube, Game & Watch, Famicom & More

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Nintendo Announces the Mini... - last post by Arenafoot


Sega Master System, Genesis, Game Gear, Sega CD, 32X, CDX, Saturn, Dreamcast & More

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The Sega Master System - Wh... - last post by Lost Dragon


Mattel Intellivision, Aquarius, & INTV System III

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AT Games Intellivision Flas... - last post by MaximumRD


ColecoVision & Coleco Adam. Possibly Cabbage Patch if we're in the mood.

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"Coleco - The Complete... - last post by Scott Stilphen


CGE / Milton Bradley Vectrex Home Arcade System

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Delusional Videogame Seller - last post by Atari Adventure Square


NEC TurboGrafx-16, TurboDuo, TurboExpress, PC-Engine, SuperGrafx, PC-FX & More

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Finally got a TurboGrafx-16 - last post by Starbuck66


Neo-Geo AVS, MVS, Pocket & More

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NEO-GEO Games - last post by PotatoBox


Tiger, Mattel Electronics, Coleco & More

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GPD-XD... - last post by dauber

Classic Computing

IBM PC, Apple, Texas Instruments, Sinclair, Cardiff Electric & More

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My Latest Video -- An inexp... - last post by RickR


Commodore 64, Vic-20, PET, SX-64, Commodore 128 & More

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Preacher - last post by kamakazi20012


Amiga Computers, CDTV, CD32 Video Game Console & More

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The Most Blatant Rainbow Is... - last post by Lost Dragon

Prototypes & Vaporware

Great Things That Never Were

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Atari 2600 loaner cart auct... - last post by Scott Stilphen


Let's get technical.

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Your Console Restorations a... - last post by mojoatomic


Homebrew Games, New Releases & Personal Projects

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Ed Fries (current VCS/2600... - last post by Scott Stilphen


MAME, Emulators, ROM Info, Tips, How-To & Help for Emulating Classic Games

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Download complete ROM archi... - last post by TrekMD


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Atari I/O Events, Contests & Giveaways

Atari has always been about fun and games!

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Atari I/O Retro Junk Box 8:... - last post by RickR

Off Topic

Open conversation about anything

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Contemplating one's mor... - last post by kamakazi20012

Official Atari I/O Blog

Our Official Atari I/O Website Blog features wildly esoteric articles exploring Retro Life, Video Games, and Atari as a cultural touchstone of discovery, original ideas and innovation.

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Member Blogs

Personal Blogs from Atari I/O Members

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Introduce Yourself!

This is a place where Members can get to know each other.

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It's about time I got h... - last post by kamakazi20012

YouTube Community

Share what you love on YouTube!

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Classic Gaming, Retro Life, & Points of Interest

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The Atari 7800 Homebrew Pod... - last post by GRay Defender

Events & Clubs

Classic gaming shows, expos, and club events from around the world

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2017 Houston Arcade Expo, O... - last post by Arenafoot

Video Game Journalism, Websites, Magazines & Books

Modern & Classic Video Game Magazines, Websites, Books, Articles & More

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Atari (ST) Blast From The P... - last post by Lost Dragon

Video Game Room Tours

Share photos & video of your collection or game room!

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Jmjustin6's game room - last post by jmjustin6

New Adventures

Adventurists and Raconteurs! Share your life of adventure here! Bring us along for the journey! Post photos, videos and stories of your greatest new adventures and outings!

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Another Dirty Room - Dan Be... - last post by The Professor


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High Score Squad

Simple High Score Challenges - High Score Squad is a bi-weekly competition comprised of high score contests called "Squad Challenges". Players compete individually for the highest score possible. Squad Challenges are posted on the 1st and 15th of every month.

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Squad Challenge - Enduro (A... - last post by kamakazi20012

Atari I/O Danisen League

Ranked Long-Term Individual Progress - The Atari I/O Danisen League is based on a modified form of the Danisen ranking system used in Japan to rank fighting game players in Japanese arcades.

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Danisen League - Sign Up - last post by Justin

Atari Cup Tournament

  1. Seattle Super Marios Clubhouse,
  2. Washington Warlords Clubhouse,
  3. Houston Asteroids Clubhouse

Seasonal Team Play - Organized teams play against each other to win the ultimate prize - The Atari Cup!

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Atari Cup Tournament - Sign Up - last post by Justin


A whole new galaxy of high scores! - Post your high score videos. See if other members can beat your score!

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Cosmic Ark - Atari 2600 - last post by Scott Stilphen


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Trading Post

Member Items For Trade. Post your lists, trade extra carts, and hopefully, we can expand each others collections.

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Who Wants StormSurge's... - last post by StormSurge

For Sale

Member Items For Sale. Post your items, list your prices, share your etsy, Buy & Sell! Vendors are invited to post here.

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FS: Sears H6ers, Atari L6er... - last post by Rowsdower70

Member Stores

Shop local! Atari I/O Member Stores are a way to set up shop in our community. Just like a farmers market, it's a great way to barter, find what you need and get to know your community.

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RickR's Good Junk Shop - last post by RickR

eBay Auctions

Items in Auction Listings. Post interesting auctions here, or promote your own!

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Atari 520st system 1040k up... - last post by Arenafoot


Items You Want. Post your want list with the items you're looking for, it could lead to a trade!

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my want list - last post by jmjustin6

Price Check!

Have something retro and want to determine its rarity or worth? Ask the community!

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Craigslist Finds - last post by jmjustin6

Member Feedback

Post feedback about other Atari I/O Members here. If you’ve bought, sold or traded with other members, this is a way to share your experiences, good and bad. Please read the sticky at the top of this forum before posting!

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House Rules

Atari I/O Community Guidelines

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House Rules - last post by Justin

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