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Offline sloan

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #45 on: January 27, 2014, 18:27:04 PM »
Thanks for posting that, TrekMD. I thought it would be some tips and tricks or trivia behind the making of the game, but it really was a promo for a high score competition instead.

Has anyone else experienced the embedded video clips on RVG freezing at about the halfway mark? I have to pull the progress slider at the bottom of the clips a little to the right to get them to finish playing, but this causes me to miss a few seconds in the middle.

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #46 on: January 27, 2014, 18:49:39 PM »
Yes, it is a high score competition with some tidbits about the game.  That's why it is a challenge.   :)  I've not had that problem with the videos, sloan.
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #47 on: February 08, 2014, 16:38:07 PM »
Great video! It is good to see someone look at Pac-Man with a fair attitude.

I wonder how many parents bought the Sears version of Pac-Man thinking it might be better then the Atari one?

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #48 on: March 20, 2014, 21:05:02 PM »
Anyone have one of these?


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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #49 on: March 20, 2014, 21:14:19 PM »
Not me.  I had the original deal when this came out.  :)
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #50 on: March 20, 2014, 21:22:58 PM »
I did! The Gemini was in fact the first console I ever owned. It was actually a Christmas present for both my sister and me, but she quickly got bored with it. Sadly it died many years ago now, but it was hands down one of my most memorable Christmas presents ever  :)

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #51 on: March 21, 2014, 09:51:07 AM »
the gemini is "the" atari 2600 game machine as it has superior display quality. I'll miss within the video the TV connection and some game samples.....  :20:
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #52 on: March 29, 2014, 00:10:34 AM »
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #53 on: March 29, 2014, 19:39:12 PM »
We all liked his Jaguar reviews so what about his 2600 review?


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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #54 on: March 29, 2014, 20:28:58 PM »
That was an excellent review!  He really does a superb job with these! 
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #55 on: April 29, 2014, 19:38:47 PM »
ATARI VCS 2600 Demo by XAYAX. 1st place at Revision 2014 easter party (oldschool demo competition).

Code: SvOlli
Music: Skyrunner
Graphics: Deft, Titus, Veto, SvOlli

A 32/30k ROM using F8SC bankswitching (PAL)




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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #56 on: April 29, 2014, 23:47:32 PM »
To say that that was awesome just falls short!  It is just incredible to see this from the 2600!
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #57 on: May 01, 2014, 13:45:55 PM »
Quote from: "TrekMD"
To say that that was awesome just falls short!  It is just incredible to see this from the 2600!

Agreed, this demo is simply incredible.

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #58 on: May 01, 2014, 14:03:00 PM »
mind blowing stuff :113:..this ranks up there is the PC demos and wouldn't look out of sorts in a high end dance club blasted on a 100" screen..simply stunning stuff, the guy's a genius!

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #59 on: May 12, 2014, 03:19:40 AM »
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