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I'm Fully Back On Youtube, Reviewing Draconian

Posted by cessnaace, 17 May 2019 · 28 views
Draconian, SpiceWare and 3 more...
Well, I'm fully back, with a new Web Cam and a Blue Snowball ICE Microphone. I decided to cover Draconian, and the extra bit I found from Al in the box.
 



Game Review #9: Draconian (Atari 2600) UPDATED!

Posted by cessnaace, 12 May 2019 · 120 views
Draconian, SpiceWare and 7 more...
Game Review #9: Draconian (Atari 2600) UPDATED! Game:  Draconian
System : Atari 2600/VCS/Sears Video Arcade
Developer: SpiceWare
Publisher: Atari Age
Programmed by: Darrell Spice, Jr.
Graphics and Level Design by: Nathan Strum
Sound Effects, Music, Digitized Voices by: Mike Haas
CDF Driver co-written by: Darrell Spice, Jr., Chris Walton, Fred Quimby
Cartridge Size: 32K CDF
Copyright: 2017...


At What Point Does The Score Roll-Over While Playing Draconian?

Posted by cessnaace, 09 May 2019 · 49 views
Draconian, Darrell Spice Jr. and 5 more...
At What Point Does The Score Roll-Over While Playing Draconian? Perhaps I should lead off with the news that all missing Quadrants and Difficulty Modes have now been processed and added to the http://highscore.com  database. Previously, only scores achieved in the Alpha Quadrant in Normal Difficulty could be submitted at the site. As soon as I received my copy I requested the following be added:
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The Arcade Game Space Zap Has AlreadyReceived A Homebrew Port To The 2600

Posted by cessnaace, 06 May 2019 · 128 views
Brian Prescott, Nathan Strum and 8 more...
As you may have noticed I have deleted the Blog entry that I made requesting someone create a homebrew port of the arcade game Space Zap. This is because, as it turns out, someone already has, and it's being sold right here at Atari Age. Nathan Strum wrote me quite a nice comment to that Blog entry, informing me of the existence of the game Vault Assault,...


Feeding My Atari #6: Many, Many Homebrew Games For The 2600 VCS And 7800 ProSystem

Posted by cessnaace, 03 May 2019 · 64 views
Bob Montgomery, Fred Quimby and 8 more...
Feeding My Atari #6: Many, Many Homebrew Games For The 2600 VCS And 7800 ProSystem I received a massive package from Atari Age yesterday containing every game making up the 6 orders that had not shipped earlier. I also received a package from a seller on eBay containing a Homebrew that I've never seen for sale at Atari Age, Good Deal Games, or Packrat Video Games.
 
Here is a breakdown of every game that I've received over the past...


My Atari Age Addiction: $500+ Since March 6th (UPDATED)

Posted by cessnaace, 28 April 2019 · 100 views
Atari Age, Home Brews and 2 more...
My Atari Age Addiction: $500+ Since March 6th (UPDATED) Last night I went and placed another order here at Atari Age for two home brews for the 2600. Typically I order one expensive game or two low to mid-range priced games with each order, although occasionally when money's tight one low to mid-priced game. The $500+ covers games only. I haven't bought any hardware that I can think of since March 6th. Why Mar...


Feeding My Atari #5: Home Brew For The 2600

Posted by cessnaace, 25 April 2019 · 92 views
Atari 2600 Home Brew, Packrat and 5 more...
Feeding My Atari #5: Home Brew For The 2600 First up, I received 2 orders from Packrat Video Games that were shipped together. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Astronomer   Limited Boxed Run. Includes Box (numbered), Box Protector, Cartridge, Manual, Insert, Refrigerator Magnet which has the same artwork that graces the front of the box. This is a 4K game programmed by Al...


You Can Decide The Fate Of My Youtube Channel

Posted by cessnaace, 21 April 2019 · 141 views
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You Can Decide The Fate Of My Youtube Channel I went AWOL on my Youtube account https://www.youtube....user/cessnaace/  several years ago due to illness, injury, and a dead computer. While I was AWOL my account stayed constant at an average of 1,828 subscribers. Since my return not only have I not gained any new subscribers, I've lost a handful of the ones that I already had. This probably...


Home Brew Desires #1

Posted by cessnaace, 18 April 2019 · 76 views
Home Brew Desires, Lee Actor and 8 more...
Home Brew Desires #1 OK, another series within' my Blog here. So sue me (no, don't do that). There are so many Home Brews, Hacks, and Reproductions that I keep running across that I don't own for my collection. I want physical copies of these games but they seem to no longer be available. How have I discovered these no-longer available gems? Well, there are several ways actua...


Feeding My Atari #4; Home Brew Report #2; PAL Atari Log #2

Posted by cessnaace, 17 April 2019 · 83 views
Atari 2600 Games, PAL Exclusive and 7 more...
Feeding My Atari #4; Home Brew Report #2; PAL Atari Log #2 Well, it's finally happened. I received an Invoice from Packrat Video Games for 2 of the games that I ordered. But there are additional games that I have ordered from them. There's Important news on the Packrat front further down the page.
 
For the first order of business I'd like to make mention of a PAL Exclusive that I received the other day fro...






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