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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2013, 03:32:18 AM »
I don't have a 3D Imager, but '3D Pole Position' definitely seems to be the standard version on my multicart also. The 3D retail games in bank 1 just boot to a black screen without the Imager. '3D Pole Position' boots and plays fine.

The only difference that I noticed against the retail version is that it's labeled as '3D Pole Position' on both the multicart menu and the game's title screen. Strange.

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #16 on: April 06, 2013, 04:19:46 AM »
I was very disappointed when I tried it out.  Here's I was hoping to hear the disc spinning and then see the game in color and in 3D.  Well, none of that happened!  Oh well.

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #17 on: April 20, 2013, 23:04:14 PM »
Yay - picked up a boxed Vectrex on Fleabay tonight. Just a couple of games with it but delighted to have won it.

Here's the eBay piccies :




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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #18 on: April 20, 2013, 23:14:06 PM »
Nice one!

Very jealous!!!  :16:

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #19 on: April 20, 2013, 23:23:50 PM »
Quote from: "The Laird"
Nice one!

Very jealous!!!  :16:

Cheers !

There's always this one still for sale on EBay :-O

http://bit.ly/ZGc1XU

Lovely condition but oh that price !!

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #20 on: April 20, 2013, 23:24:41 PM »
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Quote from: "The Laird"
Nice one!

Very jealous!!!  :13:

Thanks but I will pass!

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #21 on: April 21, 2013, 01:18:24 AM »
Found this Multi Cart on E bay which looks similar to the one reviewed above.


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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #22 on: April 21, 2013, 03:35:36 AM »
Nice finds!  A boxed Vectrex is something to be jealous of!  :)

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #23 on: April 21, 2013, 09:23:55 AM »
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Nice finds!  A boxed Vectrex is something to be jealous of!  :D

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #24 on: April 21, 2013, 23:36:39 PM »
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Nice finds!  A boxed Vectrex is something to be jealous of!  :D

Cool.  See if you can post some pics of it here.  :)

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #25 on: April 22, 2013, 00:00:16 AM »
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Quote from: "TrekMD"
Nice finds!  A boxed Vectrex is something to be jealous of!  :D

Cool.  See if you can post some pics of it here.  :)

Will do !

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #26 on: April 23, 2013, 13:00:45 PM »
Enjoy :113:

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #27 on: April 24, 2013, 20:05:57 PM »
Gorgeous console the Vectrex. My only experience of it is playing Mine Storm in Woolworths until the shop assistant switched it off to get rid of me - great Asteroids clone with a few tweaks thrown in. Went back several times!

I had a 2600 at the time, and lucky to have it, so there was no way I could have got one - and the relatively limited library was a bit of a put off at the time (though we all know that quality is better than quantity),

Wasn't there supposed to be a keyboard produced for it for use as a micro ? Or did I dream that?

I saw one in the window of a retro/vintage shop a while back but it disappeared very quickly - would pick one up if the timing was right re cash etc.

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #28 on: April 26, 2013, 10:10:19 AM »
Yay - it has arrived today at work. Just plugged it in and had a quick game and it works perfectly :)



It has 3 games with it so that will keep me busy for a couple of hours over the weekend. Just waiting for the 32 games in 1 cartridge to arrive.

So pleased with this - as you guys have mentioned in this thread, it's a lovely system and I am delighted to have got one in good condition.

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Re: The MB Vectrex Thread
« Reply #29 on: April 26, 2013, 13:21:14 PM »
Delighted for you, tdu.  :1:

If you're anything like me you'll find which Vectrex games you enjoy playing the most off said multi-cart and then buy the originals anyway... just to own the funky screen overlays!
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