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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #60 on: May 22, 2014, 22:58:58 PM »
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #61 on: May 23, 2014, 20:47:37 PM »
I have always loved Beamrider, definitely one of the most under rated Activision games!

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #62 on: May 23, 2014, 22:21:51 PM »
Agreed.  I think it is an excellent game as well. 
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #63 on: May 29, 2014, 23:41:48 PM »
Only played this for the first time this week. Excellent game. Too early to say but could be among my favourite shooters on the Atari.

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #64 on: May 30, 2014, 00:01:53 AM »
Glad you're enjoying it!  How come you hadn't played it before?
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #65 on: May 31, 2014, 01:33:50 AM »
Don't know. Just never really fancied it. Was downloading some PAL60 ROMS from atariage onto my Harmony cartridge and gave it a try and played it for an hour straight...Have been playing it on and off all week.

Amazing achievement on the 2600 - doesn't look like a typical Activision 2600 game either which is interesting.

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #66 on: May 31, 2014, 03:43:50 AM »
Well, good that you discovered it!  :)
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #67 on: June 02, 2014, 20:26:31 PM »
[align=center:3cpdv7d1]Retro Asylum have been doing some Atari 2600 reviews recently:

Andy does a Unboxing video

Jungle Hunt - Atari 2600

Keystone Kapers - Atari 2600[/align:3cpdv7d1]

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #68 on: June 06, 2014, 22:04:32 PM »
Metal Jesus has just done a video on what is probably my most favorite Atari 2600 add-on, the Starpath Supercharger...

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #69 on: July 03, 2014, 17:59:46 PM »
Cool video! I have still never played any of the SuperCharger games  :20:

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #70 on: July 03, 2014, 18:17:23 PM »
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Cool video! I have still never played any of the SuperCharger games  :20:

No?  You never got a SuperCharger?  They are getting harder to find and it seems the best way to get the games now is with the Stella Has a New Brain CD.  You can play them using the Stella emulator to get a taste.
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #71 on: July 03, 2014, 19:18:21 PM »
The Harmony cartridge supports Supercharger games too.

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #72 on: July 03, 2014, 20:46:27 PM »
I've successfully converted my Stranglehand game to run on the Starpath Supercharger.  I use my PSP to play back the audio file.  Good times!

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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #73 on: July 04, 2014, 03:30:05 AM »
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I've successfully converted my Stranglehand game to run on the Starpath Supercharger.  I use my PSP to play back the audio file.  Good times!

I'm working on converting all the files from the tapes into MP3 files to store them in a small player I got just for this.  :)
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Re: The Atari 2600 VCS Thread
« Reply #74 on: July 04, 2014, 04:13:16 AM »
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I've successfully converted my Stranglehand game to run on the Starpath Supercharger.  I use my PSP to play back the audio file.  Good times!

I'm working on converting all the files from the tapes into MP3 files to store them in a small player I got just for this.  :)

I hope that experiment works.  Please report back when you get results.  I left the audio .WAV myself.

 

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