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Wheeze about to get nasty over at Atari 7800 Forever, cause we are diving head first into the guts of Hearty Manslapper. HMS is an odd one from the Atari 7800's resident homebrew B movie film director: Frankodragon... try mixing 1 part Martin Short's "Inner Space", 1 part independent college film project, 1 part Salvador Dahli painting, 1 part internet argument and 5 parts bag full of guts. If you were one of the snow flakes that got all offended at my Hat Trick review, holy Toledo... stay far away from this one. (It contains the word sphincter) 

The review lives here:
www.Atari7800Forever.com/heartymanslapperr.html

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1 hour ago, Funkmaster V said:

Finally got this bad boy working the way I want it to today. Video coming up later in the week about the Atari Ultimate Dual Fight Stick w/ Trackball at www.Atari7800Forever.com. #haveyouplayedataritoday #atari #atari7800

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If I am honest THIS for the price interests me much more than the AtariVCS ūüėŹ Looking forward to the video.¬†

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The Ultimate Look at the Atari Ultimate Fight Stick w/ Trackball
Funkmaster V from www.Atari7800Forever.com goes funk deep into the Atari Dual Fight Stick with Trackball (Trac Ball) with an Atari 7800 slant. This in depth video breaks down the good, the bad, and the ugly with the interesting DIY emulator from Micro Center in a massive 90 minute video. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYDIqzuhVSw&feature=youtu.be

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10 hours ago, Funkmaster V said:
Asteroids Deluxe not only sounds like it comes with all the veggies, cheese and possibly bacon, its probably the best game in the space rock family.
 
 

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Great game! They did a great job with the label too, I love when home-brews feel like they could've been real releases back in the day.

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Hobby programmers and their after market creations have vastly improved the Platform scene in the Atari 7800 universe in recent years. Now that there's a good sample size, you may ask, what are the top 10 levels of the 7800's platform games? Even if you didn't ask... I'll offer my opinion here: http://www.atari7800forever.com/toptenplatformlevels.html

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2 minutes ago, Funkmaster V said:

Hobby programmers and their after market creations have vastly improved the Platform scene in the Atari 7800 universe in recent years. Now that there's a good sample size, you may ask, what are the top 10 levels of the 7800's platform games? Even if you didn't ask... I'll offer my opinion here: http://www.atari7800forever.com/toptenplatformlevels.html

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Thrilled to see Popeye finally on the Atari 7800! darryl1970 is doing an incredible job. Mario Bros. Phase 8 is my personal all-time favorite platform level on the Atari 7800 :nintendo_mario_coin::nintendo_mario_coin::nintendo_mario_coin:

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8 hours ago, Justin said:

Thrilled to see Popeye finally on the Atari 7800! darryl1970 is doing an incredible job. Mario Bros. Phase 8 is my personal all-time favorite platform level on the Atari 7800 :nintendo_mario_coin::nintendo_mario_coin::nintendo_mario_coin:

Awesome! I almost didn't include it but it is a fun little break in that weird game. 

and yes, Popeye is unbelievable for his first go round. 

 

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To the uninitiated, Baby Pac Man sounds like another derivative Maze Game that most people wouldn't want or need. But once you crack it open, you'll find a compelling hybrid maze/ pinball game where one has to master both to progress far. On a system that is king for maze games, this one may be the ultimate ruler of them all. Click the link for the review

  http://www.atari7800forever.com/babypacmanr.html

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Klax is one weird "stuff is falling" puzzle game with one of the strangest (lamest) tag lines in history: It's is the nineties, and there is time for KLAX."

But this cerebral puzzle game was a completed, unreleased prototype that is pretty darn faithful to the arcade machine its based on. Read about all this jive in the review located:

http://www.atari7800forever.com/klaxr.html

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For International Women's Day: Millie and Molly---- a review

Two old ladies tougher than you save the world while wearing granny dresses and cameos. MK Smith and his international motely crew of programming pal brings us a much needed Boulderdash/ Lode Runner/ Crystal Mines 2 style all original platform-puzzler to the library, and it comes with unbelievable surprises.  

http://www.atari7800forever.com/millieandmollyr.html

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12 hours ago, Funkmaster V said:

For International Women's Day: Millie and Molly---- a review

Two old ladies tougher than you save the world while wearing granny dresses and cameos. MK Smith and his international motely crew of programming pal brings us a much needed Boulderdash/ Lode Runner/ Crystal Mines 2 style all original platform-puzzler to the library, and it comes with unbelievable surprises.  

http://www.atari7800forever.com/millieandmollyr.html

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Millie and Molly on the Atari 7800 looks superb!!!

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On 12/1/2020 at 8:26 AM, RickR said:

Oh, and the one thing that really bothers me about Planet Smashers is how you are flying a PLANE in SPACE!  Could we have gotten a better ship design?  Otherwise, I think that's a great game. 

I feel that Planet Smashers is grossly underated and it's gameplay unfairly branded as generic. The warp system where you have to collect the 3 colored gems in a correct order that constantly changes makes it's gameplay unique and addictive for me. It keeps me coming back for just one more try. As for how you fly a plane in space, the Space Shuttle looks a lot like a plane in space to me.

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13 hours ago, intellicolecovisonary said:

I feel that Planet Smashers is grossly underated and it's gameplay unfairly branded as generic. The warp system where you have to collect the 3 colored gems in a correct order that constantly changes makes it's gameplay unique and addictive for me. It keeps me coming back for just one more try. As for how you fly a plane in space, the Space Shuttle looks a lot like a plane in space to me.

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I think this game gets a bad rap, and I think it's pretty good. I agree whole heartedly... it's underrated. I even go into that in this article.

http://www.atari7800forever.com/aa.html



 

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I've heard a lot of jabrones, tricks, pimps, skeezers, furries, bad guys, gnomes and dorks say that Rikki & Vikki was one of the most impressive games ever made for the Atari 7800.

 

As a guy that has reviewed 100+ games for the 7800, I'm not easily impressed. Let's see what the Funk thought on his weekend excursion to Misery Land. 

https://www.atari7800forever.com/rikkiandvikkir.html

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Resurrecting a review with the WAY BACK MACHINE from the old site, and polishing it up with all of this lovely 2021 "wokeness" and bitchiness, we dive into the age old question... do you prefer Commando (shirts) or Ikari Warriors (skins) in this vertical scrolling, testosterone slurping, explosion inducing review of IK. FOR ONE OR TWO PLAYERS (player two not included)

 

http://www.atari7800forever.com/iwr.html

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3 hours ago, Funkmaster V said:

Resurrecting a review with the WAY BACK MACHINE from the old site, and polishing it up with all of this lovely 2021 "wokeness" and bitchiness, we dive into the age old question... do you prefer Commando (shirts) or Ikari Warriors (skins) in this vertical scrolling, testosterone slurping, explosion inducing review of IK. FOR ONE OR TWO PLAYERS (player two not included)

 

http://www.atari7800forever.com/iwr.html

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I'm a big commando fan myself. I own both games but I just can't get anywhere in Ikari Warriors. Heck every time I try and play the game these days, as soon as that first tank shows up on the screen, there is a pile of like 5 enemy soldiers to the right of it and the first thing that happens, is one of them tosses a grenade t the tank before I'm even halfway up the screen. Every....single... time.

Commando on the other hand I can get quite far in and it is really close to the arcade.

 

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Today we review ole Bobby D's take on Cinematronics ancient vector game "RIP OFF"

WHAT IS HAPPENING OVA HERE? 
Your wife makes a friggin sweet Nacho Del Grande platter. Her Nachos are so tasty in fact, that you pridefully lay them out for your neighbors to see. Foolish boy. You live in a crappy part of town, but who knew your neighbors were pirates who have a sh*t ton of tanks at their disposal? Text your cooky best friend who lives next door, tell him to grab his tank... because those bastards are coming for your Super Bowl snacks and they hate hatred in their eyes and growling in their guts.

https://www.atari7800forever.com/ripoffr.html

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