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Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« on: March 05, 2013, 01:52:55 AM »
OK, so let's start a look at another sport:  Baseball!  And let's start with the evolution of these games on the grandfather of all consoles, the Atari 2600...

[align=center:b5nolgog]Home Run


RealSports Baseball


Super Challenge Baseball


Super Baseball


Pete Ross Baseball
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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2013, 19:48:29 PM »
Amazing how simple but effective these games looked on early machines.
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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2013, 19:53:41 PM »
[align=center:kuwathtm][size=180]Sinclair ZX Spectrum[/size]


Baseball - By Load 'N' Run


Championship Baseball - By Alternative Software


R.B.I. 2 Baseball - By Tengen


World Series Baseball - By Imagine[/align:kuwathtm]

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2013, 19:54:42 PM »
Those Spectrum games look pretty good.  :)

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2013, 15:03:42 PM »
Here are three more Baseball titles for Atari consoles.

[align=center:2bq4xhqi]RealSports Baseball for the Atari 5200


RealSports Baseball for the Atari 7800


Pete Rose Baseball for the Atari 7800
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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2013, 18:33:16 PM »
[align=center:8ygb4cz7][size=180]Atari XL/XE[/size]


All Star Baseball - By Image Computer Products


Baseball - By Inhome Software


Baseball Strategy - By Avalon Hill


Hardball - By Accolade


Micro League Baseball - By Micro League Sports


RealSports Baseball - By Atari

There were a few more really simple games and some text only ones too![/align:8ygb4cz7]

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2013, 18:45:36 PM »
Those evolved quite a bit within the same system!

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2013, 15:46:20 PM »
Agree! I played baseball games on the C64. That was back when baseball was fun. Now you have to have a degree in physics to even hit the ball.

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2013, 15:49:39 PM »
Quote from: "onthinice"
Agree! I played baseball games on the C64. That was back when baseball was fun. Now you have to have a degree in physics to even hit the ball.

So true  :21:

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2013, 18:34:23 PM »
Quote from: "onthinice"
Agree! I played baseball games on the C64. That was back when baseball was fun. Now you have to have a degree in physics to even hit the ball.
Would that be theoretical physics or practical physics?   :21:

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2013, 03:46:19 AM »
Quantum... :24:

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2013, 10:43:54 AM »
[align=center:1ps75so4][size=180]Atari ST[/size][/align:1ps75so4]

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American Pastime Baseball Simulator - By Lindow Associates


Championship Baseball - By Activision


Full Count Baseball - By Data Innovations


Hardball - By Accolade


Micro League Baseball - By Micro League Sports Association


R.B.I Baseball 2 - By Tengen/Domark[/align:1ps75so4]

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2013, 13:30:57 PM »
RBI Baseball 2 looks awesome!

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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2013, 14:35:44 PM »
Used to play R.B.I Baseball 2 on the Amiga, very good game.

But its a game for you Americans more than us Brits lol..
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Re: Evolution of Retro Baseball Games
« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2013, 14:38:43 PM »
It's by Atari, of course it's good  :3:

 

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