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Old 09-12-2009, 11:51 AM
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What do you have for Vintage Video Game systems?

Ok, tell us what video game system you have or used to have that provided you with hours upon hours of fun time....

I have: Sega Master System, complete with the light phaser, Joystick controller, 3-D Glasses, the Sega "Card" input, and around 100 games, Sega Master System II,

Genesis, Sega CD, 32X, Genesis CDX, Menacer Cannon with shoulder harness, Sega Saturn-with Orange Pistol, Steering wheel controller and Fighter Stick, Sega Dreamcast, around 300 games, and I have the rare wireless infrared control pads for my Genesis.

Original Nintendo with gallery gun, joystick controllers and around 150 games.
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Old 09-13-2009, 12:21 AM
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Fairchild Channel "F" (first video game system with cartridges)
Atari 2600 (for nostalgia purposes)
Atari 8 bit systems (400,800,XEGS, numerous ones)

Still play with the Fairchild and the Atari 400, at this point I just have enough time to plug in carts and play, one day I will get around to loading a bunch of Atari games from disk to the programmable cart I bought.

Zaxxon stand up cabinet
Vintage 1969 Chicago Coin Pirate Gold Pinball I am cleaning up and restoring.

All projects get some time, just takes a long time to finish any one of them.

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Old 09-15-2009, 08:47 AM
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Too many! The most vintage are...

A ColecoVision with Atari and driving modules
Atari XE (the one with the computer keyboard)
An NES, built into the bottom of a Sharp 19" TV
An SNES
A TurboGrafx-16 I got complete in the box for $5
A Pioneer LaserActive, which is how I play my Sega Genesis games
A Philips CD-i
A GoldStar 3DO (also a Panasonic, but that one seems dead)
Sega Saturns (one black, one white)
Dreamcast
And of course, a 2600...that's just about to be upgraded to a 7800 I just scored.
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Old 09-22-2009, 10:30 PM
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Lots

Two atari 2600's (black and wood grain)
Intelivition
Three atari computers
Commodore 64
Sega Master System
four Sega Genesis's
two Dreamcasts
four Nes's
Messiah Generation NEX (NES clone)
Two SNES's
N64
Wii
PS2
xBox 360

Then on the portable/handheld side
Game Boy
Game Boy pocket
GB Color
GB Advanced
GB advanced SP
DS (the original)
Virtual Boy
GP2X
PSP

that's 25 different systems, 35 counting multiples.
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:35 AM
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I have an Atari 2600, which I purchased at a thrift store years ago to replace my original Sears Tele-Games I received for Christmas in 1979 (I believe.) The Sears went up in smoke before I knew anything about electronics and I pitched it.

I also have an Atari Super Pong - haven't hooked it up in years.

My wife, otoh, has a Playstation.
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:59 PM
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*heh* Let's see... I have:

Sears Telegames "Pinball Breakaway"
Bentley Compuvision ("Pong" clone)
Commodore 64 (but that was also my favourite computer)
Commodore (Amiga) CD32
Sega Dreamcast
Sony Playstation 2 (hacked!)

... and they all still work. I've never been much of a gamer, though.
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Old 10-05-2009, 08:20 AM
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I have an Atari 2600 i think (I think its a 2600) and i play some coleco stuff via an emulator (I'd like to have the console back as i have MANY GAMES i wouldnt mind playing again )
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Old 10-05-2009, 06:50 PM
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Now that you're mentioning Commodores, I guess I can mention the late-model 64 I got along with a Coleco Telstar (the pong one, not the 3-headed arcade one) in a trade. Yet to find software for it...maybe someday.
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Old 10-06-2009, 09:25 AM
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Commodore 64 is one of my FAVOURITES EVER!!

I use mine daily and have many games
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Old 10-21-2009, 09:08 PM
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I havent much these days.. i lost my sega and dreamcast somewhere in a move.

But ive still a functional old console nintendo and a very quirky atari 2600. but as ive had both since the 80s, theyre with me till time ends.

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Old 10-30-2009, 10:41 PM
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Somewhere...I've got a Dreamcast. I mostly picked one up for the NES emulation.

These days, I own a Wii...which I mostly use for NES/SNES/Genesis/Atari 2600 emulation thanks to Homebrew Channel. I did pick up a couple of Virtual Console games (including the one I got for purchasing Internet Channel last year), however, the quality between the emulated version and...the VC emulated version is nothing. Emulated output of interlaced video matches the quality of the original systems...and the progressive upsampling is pretty good.

..plus the Classic Controller is just...awesome.
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Old 10-30-2009, 11:37 PM
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Still have Pong at my Mom's house, have the tv here that we used to play it on.
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Old 11-07-2009, 11:09 PM
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My lack of eye/hand coordination kept me out of sports, and kept me out of video gaming as well. We had a 2600 & original Nintendo, though it was my sisters who used them. I played some simple stuff on the Atari but only used the Nintendo as video to test old TV sets.

Right now the only thing I have is a Radio Shack pong. The other day I found a couple cartridges at the TV shop; one is for an Atari but the other is one I hadn't heard of before, an RCA Studio II I think it's called? Just have the game, not machine.
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:02 PM
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I still have these, all modified for direct audio/video outputs:
Atari 2600
Atari 5200
Atari 7800
Mattel Intellivision (with Intellivoice)
Colecovision (with 2600 adapter and steering and roller controllers)

Also a Nintendo that needs its cartridge slot connector replaced (I have the part), and an old 10-in-1 brand-X game unit (color, multiple Pong-type games with dual analog joysticks) that predates the Atari 2600.

And cartridges... Lots of them. I used to drive over to the Atari main office in the late 80's and buy 7800 cartridges in their company store for $10 each when they came out.
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Old 01-12-2010, 08:31 PM
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Some very cool vintage gaming machines indeed.

My first gaming machine was a knock off of the Pong machine. Couldn't even tell you who made it. Wish I still had it tho. Also had a TI-994a computer with the cassette drive. LOVED Parsec...miss that one too!

Still have the Atari 2600, the original I got for Christmas in 1980.
Atari 5200 that I got for Christmas is 1983
Atari 7800
Sony Playstation
Sony PS2
Nintendo Wii

Also had an Atari 800xl with the floppy drive, touch tablet and Okidata Colormate 10 printer. OOHH, I thought that was just the bomb back in '85. LOL

Sure played em for hours and hours.
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