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1. Posted: Mon 12th Oct 2009 21:45 BST
Well, I have some sad news to report. My Atari 7800 Pro System died and went to that great arcade in the sky. It will be greatly missed because I used that thing to play both my 2600 and 7800 games.
Anyways, I was thinking about buying another one off of eBay, but I just wonder about how reliable they are with 20+ years old systems.
Then the solution came to me. There are these guys that rebuild Atari systems from top to bottom with brand new Atari brand parts! So I think I might get one for my upcoming birthday in November. So here's their link if you guys are intrested too:
Edited on Tue 13th October, 2009 @ 03:52 by Turbo_Genesis_64
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2. Posted: Mon 12th Oct 2009 21:47 BST
shouldnt this be on the other gaming section? no offence, but this is the NINTENDO retro section
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3. Posted: Mon 12th Oct 2009 21:50 BST
I have talked about Atari and Sega systems plenty of times on this forum channel.
4. Posted: Mon 12th Oct 2009 21:53 BST
5. Posted: Mon 12th Oct 2009 22:00 BST
Anybody else think these brand spankin' new Ataris sound sweet?!
6. Posted: Mon 12th Oct 2009 22:04 BST
Heck yeah I do! What a bargain for them too!
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7. Posted: Mon 12th Oct 2009 22:10 BST
Thanks Cheetahman for the excitement!
The "Darth Vader" 2600 model looks gorgeous too!!!
8. Posted: Tue 13th Oct 2009 02:00 BST
holy crap......holy holy holy holy crapi would totally get that 7800 (but im broke and any money i get has to go to getting records right now)...but jesus lord christ that is so sick.... what one are you thinking about Turbdude?
oh yeah, and RIP to your old atari...may it live for ever in videogame valhalla
Edited on Tue 13th October, 2009 @ 02:01 by DjPhatskillz
9. Posted: Tue 13th Oct 2009 02:26 BST
I'm going get the Atari 7800 for obvious reasons, but if money was no object I would also get a Darth Vader 2600!
Thanks for the nice words about my Atari.
Edited on Tue 13th October, 2009 @ 04:06 by Turbo_Genesis_64
10. Posted: Tue 13th Oct 2009 07:45 BST
you gonna get any sick new games for it? that would make for the most ultimate of birthdays...a "new" 7800 and some new carts...dang that sound rad...
11. Posted: Tue 13th Oct 2009 08:03 BST
Prepare to drool....
Check it out, they still make new video games for classic systems! Eventually, I would love to pick up the "new" Space Duel and Pac Man Collection for the 7800.
12. Posted: Tue 13th Oct 2009 08:09 BST
omg....... i just.... wow... so many games i want... combat 1990? sick! atari pit fighter? are you kidding me?! Sirius looks amazing too...lol the prices are a little high though...
13. Posted: Tue 13th Oct 2009 20:51 BST
The prices are steep because they are limited release. (!)
However, I would love to get some more sick games there is an awesome new Warlords for the 2600 I want to get! Too me, that is still the best 4 player party game ever. I love playing that game with friends.
14. Posted: Wed 14th Oct 2009 00:13 BST
@Trubz warlords is what got me into atari. nothing is sicker than the feeling that get when you know "i have this won..." AH so sick. would you say its your favorite 2600 game? if not what is?
15. Posted: Wed 14th Oct 2009 00:58 BST
Warlords is one of my favorites, but I also love Maze Craze, Haunted House, Adventure, Solaris, Breakout, Super Breakout, Kaboom!, Jr. Pac Man, and Spider Fighter allot too!
BTW play the awesome Medieval Mayham (Warlords sequel) here. This has by far the best graphics and sound ever on a 2600 game. The mouse contolls are a bit akward, but I hope to get a real copy one of these days:
Edited on Wed 14th October, 2009 @ 02:21 by Turbo_Genesis_64
16. Posted: Wed 14th Oct 2009 02:38 BST
are you down with Yars Revenge?
17. Posted: Wed 14th Oct 2009 03:22 BST
Yea, I like it!
18. Posted: Wed 14th Oct 2009 03:36 BST
i love that game so much. i usually spend most of my time on my Flashback playing Yars Revenge, Quadrun and Caverns of Mars. but idk...they are all so good! but man, you opened my eyes to a whole new universe of atari gaming with the websites provided in this thread. i used to think i was power balling on the atari game with my flashback but now i see im a total light weight. i need me a Darth Vader 2600 with a couple of those "gooddealgames.com" in order to be a real atari kingpin...
19. Posted: Wed 14th Oct 2009 03:59 BST
Do you know how to unlock the two paddle games on the Flashback 2.0?!
20. Posted: Wed 14th Oct 2009 04:32 BST
yeah but i need to have the paddle controller don't i?