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  1. 3 points
    CrossBow

    socrates63's gaming collection and setup

    I'm assuming you purchased those from Shawn over at AA? Pretty cool! I've got most of the repros for games that weren't released in the states already, but my go to on this has always been this guy here: https://genesisrepros.com/ His repros are some of the best I've ever purchased. Nice glossy labels like they were back in the day, new clamshell cases, and in many cases, full color manuals to go with them. Even when something is listed as out of stock, it helps to contact him and ask all the same.
  2. 3 points
    Atari Creep

    Atari PONG Mini Jr console??

    I keep going back and forth on this one. Guess it all comes down to cost with me. If priced right I will pick one up.But I know my family will get some good use out of it and could enjoy it. Can't say that for others.
  3. 2 points
    Oooh, buy 2 get 1. I don't spend much time at AA. But maybe I should. @socrates63, please let me know if you see a deal like that again (and no pressure...just if you think of it).
  4. 2 points
    The one annoying thing about Demon Attack is that there is no pause. You finish one wave, and the next starts like in 0.5 seconds. But the most annoying thing is when you die in the middle of the screen, and the demon that killed you is still sitting on top of you when you new cannon appears. I died 2 or 3 times in like a 2 second span.
  5. 2 points
    Thanks for the recommendation @CrossBow! Yes, I did buy from Shawn when he offered buy 2 get 1.
  6. 2 points
    RickR

    Squad Challenge - Demon Attack (Atari 2600)

    and they poop out a LOT of bullets.
  7. 2 points
    StormSurge

    StormSurge’s Extra Life 2020

    I'm now up to $1,050. I've increased my goal to $2,100 (not arbitrary, that would push me to $5K lifetime raised), but I'll be thrilled if I can surpass last year's number ($1,590). Thanks to all who have supported me in any way! UPDATED LISTS Here's the current list of people entered into the giveaway & announced prizes to date. (I'm awaiting for more prizes to arrive before sharing those.) 1. socrates63 2. RickR 3. nosweargamer 4. TrekMD 5. AtariCreep 6. Hugh PRIZES 1. Pac Man Ghost Light 2. Pac Man Ghost Light 3. Set of Arcade Prints 4. Retro gaming puzzle 5. $25 Atari Age gift card 6.Super Mario pillow 7. Space Invaders cuff links 8. Pac Man pint glass 9. Pac Man Light (smaller than the other Pac Man lights) 10. Blinky Light (smaller than the other Pac Man lights) 11. TBA 12. TBA 13. TBA
  8. 2 points
    StormSurge

    StormSurge’s Extra Life 2020

    More prizes!
  9. 2 points
    Fantastic score @socrates63! I have such a hard time with the last set of demons (the ones that look like growing/shrinking infinity symbols). I usually lose several lives there.
  10. 2 points
    46,515 Just when I thought 50k was in sight, 💥 Hubris, my friend, hubris. This game is tough. Those guided missiles/lasers!
  11. 2 points
    8260. Frustrating me to no end knowing I can and have done MUCH better but oh well. Just a warning, I talk about some sensitive things in this one. Some how it became a PSA about suicide awareness and prevention. It is what it is. LOL
  12. 1 point
    HDN

    Harry's Adventures in 7800 Collecting

    Wow. Just wow. I can't believe they're here! @cjherr (who I found out was here all along) generously sent a box of twenty-some Atari 7800 cartridges. I am incredibly grateful for this gift. He said these games weren't used anymore as he's a strictly Flashcart kind of guy. He wanted these games to serve their purpose (being played) instead of collecting dust, so he kindly sent them to me! So, now my Atari 7800 library has been more than tripled! Honestly, man, I can't thank you enough! So, I said I'd post an unboxing video here. I plan to completely reform my channel into "almost strictly gaming" sometime soon, though no promises that I won't occasionally delve into other topics! So, for the first time you will all be able to hear my voice! I had to stay a little quiet as others in the house were doing video calls and such. There's also Sharpie on my hands as I used one to block out the personal info on the box. I swear, every time I go so much as near those things, ink gets all over my hand! Without further ado, An Atari 7800 Unboxing! So, there's my video! I'm humbled by this generous gift. I need to find a way to pay it forward someday. I don't know when, but someday... So, if you don't have time to watch me ramble on and on, here's a list of the games I got in the box: Ms. Pac-Man Robotron: 2084 Dark Chambers Touchdown Football Commando Desert Falcon Realsports Baseball Rampage Donkey Kong Donkey Kong Junior Crossbow Joust Xenophobe Pole Position II Xenophobe Xevious Xevious (yes there are two of them) Galaga Choplifter! Asteroids Hat Trick Centipede Dig Dug I hope to try these out soon. I haven't played any yet. The good news is that my mom is going to let me have my 7800 back for a bit! Or at least, that's what she said to me. When I'm able to play them, I plan to post my thoughts on a specific game each day. So on one day, I'll cover Donkey Kong for example, and maybe the next day I'll do Robotron. Thanks all for reading my post and watching the video! What are your thoughts on these games?
  13. 1 point
    socrates63

    StormSurge’s Extra Life 2020

    pac-palooza ❤️❤️
  14. 1 point
    So true! But I did notice one really cool thing I never realized before. The explosion sounds change subtly for each alien type.
  15. 1 point
    Me, too. Those are the toughest. They're so much smaller than the other demon types.
  16. 1 point
    RickR

    Atari PONG Mini Jr console??

    I can't believe we still don't have the ultimate crossover: Donkey Pong.
  17. 1 point
    Justin

    Atari PONG Mini Jr console??

    Looks like a cool stocking stuffer!
  18. 1 point
    An awesome video continuing from the Elvira thread, sums up even better her career and what she is currently up to. AS WELL do yourself a favor and check out his channel and tons of other great videos on all the movies, tv shows and celebs, great insight and fun well done videos by Dave Sundstrom. Channel description - This YouTube channel is my outlet for my creativity. Most of the time, I talk about music, movies and television from 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. You know...THE GOOD STUFF! I am happy that you have found my channel. I hope you enjoy my little corner of YouTube!
  19. 1 point
    HDN

    The Atari 7800 Game By Game Podcast

    Young, you need to! It' s great when you're mowing the lawn or raking leaves or something. And I also have no idea how he is able to make all this quality content on his channel and still have time for himself! I'm going to really miss this podcast when it's over. If I remember correctly, you have a Twilight Zone podcast for your patrons, @nosweargamer? Or maybe that was someone else. I like the OG Twilight Zone quite a bit. I wish I could become a Patron, but I just can't afford it right now. Maybe in the future once I get a job. $1 a month isn't bad.
  20. 1 point
    No bud. I am using a thing called OpenEMU for Mac. I do not know a damed thing about it, a buddy set it up for me. It has a ton of systems on it and runs very well. Hope that helps.
  21. 1 point
    Atari Creep

    The Atari Creep

  22. 1 point
    Atari Creep

    The Atari Creep

    Cool. Keep us posted.
  23. 1 point
    TrekMD

    The 2020 Retro Game/Junk Box

    That box looks fat! I have some nice stuff to put in there, so I'll need to make some space. 😉
  24. 1 point
    I'm also on Mac OS. Did you play this on Stella? If so, then which version?
  25. 1 point
    Atari 5200 Guy

    Going Through A Life Change

    What dou you guys think of this one? LadyPhoenix Because she is in a way being born again. And the Greek mythology of a phoenix actually fits my wife...in a good way.
  26. 1 point
    HDN

    The Atari Creep

    @Atari Creep I actually just took the BB-8 out of a box of some of my old stuff in the basement today. However, there was also a rubber ball that seems to have melted all over the box. Maybe it was a chemical thing and the rubber of the squishy ball melted because it didn't like something else in that box. Anyways, now my BB-8 is full of sticky green slime! So I am cleaning it at the present. It probably still works. Thanks for reminding me about this really cool thing! I remember it being awesome and I can't wait to revisit it!
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