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Craigslist find.  An Atari 800 bundle.  Ballblazer CIB!  I'm quite happy about that.  There's also a game that I'd never heard of....Deflektor.  Internet research shows it was some kind of unreleased prototype.  I wonder if it's real or some kind of reproduction?

 

Also an Aquarius bundle. 

 

 

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Today I found these laser disks (Pioneer) for $2 each.   I don't have a player, and I hear they are pretty finicky anyways...but I couldn't resist.  Also a couple of Playstation AV cables for $0.50 each. 

 

I have a LD player.  It was non-working when I got it but I cleaned it up and it started playing like a champ.  Those LD titles you have I bet are better compared to their VHS cousins.  Some of these can be in a Letterbox (or widescreen) edition before widescreen TVs became available.  I like it but then again I like CEDs, Beta, and VHS, too.  

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Craigslist find.  An Atari 800 bundle.  Ballblazer CIB!  I'm quite happy about that.  There's also a game that I'd never heard of....Deflektor.  Internet research shows it was some kind of unreleased prototype.  I wonder if it's real or some kind of reproduction?

 

Also an Aquarius bundle. 

 

Your copy of Deflektor probably came from Video 61.  You might contact him to confirm it.  I know he has other prototype 8-bit programs that he has released on cartridge including Jr. Pac-Man and its label is similar in design to your Deflektor (name on white background above artwork).  

 

http://members.tcq.net/video61/compnew.html

 

Scroll down to the D's and you will see it spelled "Deflector" for $29.95.  So, I would say that your Atari outfit had a program cart that Video 61 released.  I hope that this helps.  

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Your copy of Deflektor probably came from Video 61.  You might contact him to confirm it.  I know he has other prototype 8-bit programs that he has released on cartridge including Jr. Pac-Man and its label is similar in design to your Deflektor (name on white background above artwork).  

 

http://members.tcq.net/video61/compnew.html

 

Scroll down to the D's and you will see it spelled "Deflector" for $29.95.  So, I would say that your Atari outfit had a program cart that Video 61 released.  I hope that this helps.  

That is helpful, thanks.  On that page, he lists Deflektor as 64k.  The one I have does work on the 48k 800.  But that probably has no meaning.  I'll ask him.  Thanks again.

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