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Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:22 pm
by marlowe221
I've been playing the two Atari collections on Xbox One and having a blast with them - particularly the arcade ports.

Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:44 am
by mas
Played some 7800 the other day with my son. For some reason I like playing the 7800 version of centipede and galaga. Both are good ports and I like how slow the ships are in galaga. Gives you more to really hit the enemies

Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 1:12 pm
by Jagosaurus
mas wrote:Played some 7800 the other day with my son. For some reason I like playing the 7800 version of centipede and galaga. Both are good ports and I like how slow the ships are in galaga. Gives you more to really hit the enemies


I'm a huge fan of 7800 Centipede!

Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 11:22 pm
by ExedExes
Don't forget the 2 player simultaneous games in 7800 Centipede!

Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:34 am
by mas
Just added touchdown football to the list of 7800 games I own. Right now I'm at 26 or so

Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:52 pm
by Jagosaurus
I had 2 7800 consoles act up so I emulate 2600 & 7800 like no other now :lol:. Using a proper controller for the 7800 games is a life saver.

I think I did a quick variation of this some pages back but after more time with the library, my top 5 7800 games are probably:
Centipede
Dig Dug
Xevious
Commando
Ikari Warriors

Honorable Mention:
Pole Position II
Joust
Food Fight
Galaga
Donkey Kong
Choplifter
Ms. Pac Man
Desert Falcon

Cool Novelties:
Ninja Golf (wow...)
Double Dragon (interesting this was ported. So hard though.)
Mario Bros (fun & cool history)
Dark Chambers (7800 dungeon crawler)
Ballblazer (3D on 7800!)

Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 10:35 pm
by mas
Just got a wood grain 4 switch for ten dollars. Now I own the jr model and the four switch model

Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 12:57 pm
by Jagosaurus
Let's add these to my honorable mentions above:
Donkey Kong Jr
Tank Command

mas, how's that system working out for you? Have you looked into the Harmony SD cart?

Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:45 pm
by marlowe221
mas wrote:Just got a wood grain 4 switch for ten dollars. Now I own the jr model and the four switch model


That's a great deal on the 4-switch 2600!

Re: Have you played ATARI today!!!

Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:31 pm
by mas
It runs great. I also acquired the sears tele games version of the heavy sixer also. I need help though. I need to purchase a 5200. I ended up getting 12 games and the ref switch and a controller for free but no system. If anyone has a system they are willing to sell let me know