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#26 A.J. Franzman OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:14 AM

Here's my revised and annotated version of the list. I deleted the "YR" column, since there was no info in it. I have added several titles, also renamed and moved several titles (Amiga Power Module, etc.) but I did not intentionally delete anything. I tried to match up titles here with those in Rom Hunter's collection to mark as "FOUND", did I miss any? Please let me know if I made any errors and what additional annotations should be made. For example, which of the Ultravision titles were not intended to be VCS games? Also, if possible please confirm or correct any entries with question marks.

For titles which should be noted as "EXISTS" or "MAY EXIST", please cite a source if possible, unless you're Tempest. ;)

Any titles for unreleased hardware I simply marked as "(hardware) UNRELEASED", since even if those binaries exist, almost nobody will ever get to play them unless someone adds the functionality of the hardware to an emulator -- a highly unlikely event, IMO. I renamed the My First Computer entries as The Graduate, since that's the most familiar (to me) of that add-on's several names.

Unreleased Atari 2600 Carts

(OLD LIST -- Some of these have been found, some are aliases of released
 titles, and some are titles for other systems never intended for the VCS)

Key:
ALIAS game is better known by another name-- in most cases, released
FOUND game exists and binary has become readily available to the public
EXISTS game prototype, EPROM, or binary has been discovered or is believed
       to be in a private collection but the binary is not publicly released
MAY EXIST at least one credible source confirms that at least some coding of
          the game was started
ALIAS+EXISTS Space Mission was a working title shown in ads for what Atari
             released as Star Ship. The game was also released by Sears
             as Outer Space. However, one person has found an Atari-branded
             cartridge bearing the Space Mission name.
EXISTS+ALIAS one copy of the Pink Panther game is known to exist. The game
             is known by several different titles.

Titles without any entry in the NOTES column may never have been started.
If the NOTES entry is a system name, that title was not a VCS game.
If the NOTES entry is a different publisher, the game was released by that
publisher.


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Title                                 Publisher      Mfg #   NOTES
------------------------------------- -------------- ------- ---------------
$25,000 Pyramid                       Great Game Co.
28 in 1                               Atari                  BOGUS???
3-D Asteroids                         Atari          CX26105
3-D Genesis                           Amiga                  EXISTS
3-D Ghost Attack                      Amiga                  EXISTS
3-D Ghost Attack (for Amiga Power Module)            1100    APM UNRELEASED
3-D Havoc                             Amiga                  EXISTS
3-D Havoc (for Amiga Power Module)    Amiga          2110    APM UNRELEASED
3-D Rubik's Cube                      Atari                  FOUND
30 in 1                               Atari                  BOGUS???
48 Hours                              Sega
9 to 5                                20th/Fox
Actionauts (AKA Microbots)            Atari                  EXISTS
AD&D: Tower of Mystery                Mattel         MT7175  EXISTS
AD&D: Treasure of Tarmin              Mattel         MT4325  EXISTS
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons           Mattel                 SEE 2 ABOVE
Adventures of the Pink Panther        Probe 2000             EXISTS+ALIAS
Adventures of Max, The                Atari                  MAY EXIST
Aerial Ace                            Imagic         IA3409
Air-Sea Attack                        Ultravision    1001
Airplane!                             Sega
Alligator People                      20th/Fox               FOUND
Androman on the Moon (for Androman)   Atari                  FOUND
Anteater                              Mattel                 EXISTS
Aquaventure                           Atari                  FOUND
Astro-Battle                          Ultravision
Astrochase                            Parker Bros.           MAY EXIST
Astrowar                              Artic          SM8002  DIMAX?
Atom Smasher                          Cumma                  20TH/FOX-ALIAS?
B-52 Bomber                           Ultravision    1003
B.C.'s Quest For Tires                Tigervision            COLECOVISION
B.C. II: Grog's Revenge               Tigervision            COLECOVISION
Baby Boom Boom                        Telesys
Bagman                                Atari                  MAY EXIST
Ballblazer                            Atari                  MAY EXIST
Baseball                              Panda Inc.
Baseball Best                         Ultravision    1004
BASIC                                 Unitronics
Battle of the Sexes                   Multivision            MAY EXIST
Bear Jam                              Chalkboard Inc.
Beginning Algebra                     Entex
Beginning Math                        Entex
Bird                                  Activision             MAY EXIST
Blockade Runner                       Interphase
Blow Out                              M Network              MAY EXIST
Blue Angels                           Apollo
Bobby's Cosmic Adventure              Telegames
Boing!                                Atari          CX26128 XONOX,1ST STAR?
Bouncing Baby Monkeys                 Telesys
Brain Ball                            Telesys
Buck Rogers: Caverns of Zagreb        Sega 
Buck Rogers: Marathon of Zenda        Sega
Buck Rogers: Secret of Sabar          Sega
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid    20th/Fox
Candyland Surfing                     20th/Fox               MAY EXIST
Catch the Fly                         U.S. Games     VC 2004
Cat Nap                               Zimag
Cave-In                               Spectravision
Caverns of Mars (for The Graduate)    Atari                  GRAD UNRELEASED
Challenger                            Atari
Changes                               Tigervision    7-013
Childrens Intro to Programming        Atari
CHIPs                                 Ultravision
Choplifter!                           Atari          CX26124
Circus Charlie                        Parker Bros.   PB5750  MAY EXIST
Clone Attack                          Starpath
Collision Course                      Zimag
Combat II                             Atari          CX26156 FOUND
Computer Corridor (=Computer Revenge) Mattel         MT4318  MAY EXIST
Confrontation                         Answer                 EXISTS
Contenders                            Activision     AK-041
Conservation: The Watt Way            Panda Inc.
Cosmic Avenger                        Coleco         2464
Countermeasure                        Atari
Count's Castle                        Atari                  MAY EXIST
Cumulus                               Mattel                 MAY EXIST 
Darts                                 U.S. Games
Day the Earth Stood Still, The        20th/Fox
Dazzler                               Unitronics
Deep Throat                           Games People Play
Depth Charge                          Amiga                  EXISTS 
Depth Charge (for Amiga Power Module) Amiga          1100    APM UNRELEASED
Domino Man                            CBS Electronics
Donkey Kong (for The Graduate)        Atari                  GRAD UNRELEASED
Dragon's Lair                         Coleco
Dragonslayer                          Sega
Dreadnaught Factor                    Activision
Drive 'Em Krazy                       Spectravision  SA-216
Dual Scrolling (untitled)             Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Dukes of Hazzard, The                 Atari                  FOUND
Dumbo's Flying Circus                 Atari                  FOUND
Dungeon Master                        Telegames
Eagle Mountain                        Spectravision  SA-221
Electronic Football (port of handheld) Mattel
Emergency!                            Ultravision
Entity, The                           20th/Fox
Escape From Alcatraz                  Sega
Escape from Argos                     Imagic                 ALIAS
Exus Health Cycle Program             Exus
Fail Safe                             Atari
Fall Guy, The                         20th/Fox       11018
Family Feud                           Great Game Co.
Family Finances                       Atari
Fire!                                 Palmex
Flap!                                 Imagic         EIZ-002-041
Flapper (AKA Beanie Bopper, Jumper)   Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Flashlight (untitled)                 Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Flesh Gordon                          Wizard Video           MAY EXIST
Flintstones, The                      M Network
Flipper                               Technovision
Food Fight                            Atari          CX2693
Football Fanatic                      Sports Comp-U-Stat
Forest                                Panda Inc.
Formula I                             Technovision   TVS 1008
Foxbat                                Atari
Frantic                               Starpath
Frenzy                                Coleco
Friday the 13th                       Sega
Frogger                               Atari          CX26147 PARKER
Frog Pond                             Atari                  EXISTS
Galactic Invaders                     Panda Inc.
Galaga                                Atari          CX26116
Galaxy Invader                        Action Hi-Tech
Gamma Attack                          Gammation              FOUND
Getcha                                Multivision
Ghostbusters II                       Activision             RELEASED-PAL
Glactic Tactic                        Spectravision  SA-211
Going-Up??                            Starpath               EXISTS
Harem                                 Multivision            FOUND
Harem 1                               Multivision            ???
Harem 2                               Multivision            ???
Heartbreak                            Multivision
Hercules                              Xonox
High Seas                             M Network
Home Finance                          Entex
Honker Bonker                         Atari          CX26130 ALIAS
Hop to It                             Imagic                 ALIAS
Hot Rox                               Atari          CX2615  ALIAS
Hydroplane                            Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Ice Trek                              Imagic
Impossible Game, The                  Telesys                MAY EXIST
Incredible Hulk, The                  Parker Bros.
In Search of the Golden Skull         M Network      MT4627  EXISTS
Inner Space                           Venture Vision
Intuition                             Tigervision    7-009
Jaws                                  Parker Bros.
Jeopardy                              Great Game Co.
Jinks                                 Atari 
James Bond 007 as Seen in Octopussy   Parker Bros.           MAY EXIST
James Bond in Moonraker               Parker Bros.           MAY EXIST
Joker's Wild                          Great Game Co.
Jumbo Jet Pilot                       Thorn EMI
Jungle Jim                            Technovision   TVS 1005
Jungle Raid                           Starpath               ALIAS
Jungler                               Gakken
Kamikaze Saucers                      Syncro
Kerplop                               Zimag
Kickman                               CBS Electronics        MAY EXIST
Knight Rider                          Studio Games
Kyphus                                Apollo         AP 2007
Labyrinth                             Starpath               ALIAS
Lady Bug                              Coleco         2463
   (a homebrew port of this game has been released)
Laser Raid                            Technovision   TVS 1015
Last Line of Defense                  Starpath
Last Starfighter, The                 Atari          CX26134 ALIAS
Leo's 'Lectric Paintbrush             Chalkboard Inc.
Leo's Links                           Chalkboard Inc.
Leonardo's Logo                       Chalkboard Inc.
Loco-Motion                           M Network      MT4323  EXISTS
Locomotive                            Technovision
Logic Master                          Chalkboard Inc.
Logo                                  Entex
Look Ahead                            Cumma
Lord of the Dungeon                   Probe 2000
M*A*S*H II                            20th/Fox               MAY EXIST
Maddenness                            CBS Electronics
Magnum, P.I.                          Studio Games
Marathon Man                          Sega
Marathon of Zenda                     Sega
Mark of the Mole                      Atari                  EXISTS
Master Cylinder                       Spectravision  SA-222
Masters of the Universe II            Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Meltdown                              20th/Fox       11029   FOUND
Metamorphosis                         Data Age
Mickey and the Beanstalk              Atari
Mickey and the Great Outdoors         Atari
Micro Maestro                         Chalkboard Inc.
Microsurgeon                          Imagic
Midnight Rider                        Panda Inc.
Mission: Impossible                   Sega
Mission Omega                         CommaVid       CM-010  MAY EXIST
Mission X                             Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Miss Piggy's Wedding                  Atari                  FOUND
Mogul Maniac (for Amiga Power Module) Amiga          3105    APM UNRELEASED
Monkey Business                       Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Moon Base                             Technovision   TVS 1010
Moon Corridors (=Computer Corridor)   Mattel                 INTELLIVISION
Motorcycle Game (title unknown)       Activision             MAY EXIST
Motor Mouth                           Technovision   TVS 1006
Motor Psycho                          Atari          CX26141
Mouse Highway                         Technovision   TVS 1013
Mr. Bill's Neighborhood               Data Age
Mr. T                                 Data Age
Muffett                               Sega
Music Math                            Chalkboard Inc.
Mystic Castle                         M Network
Nineball                              Zimag
Noah and the Ark                      Sunrise
Nova Blast                            Imagic
Number Games                          Entex
Off Your Rocker                       Amiga          3130    FOUND
Off Your Rocker (for Amiga Power Module)             3115    APM UNRELEASED
One Fish, Two Fish by Dr. Seuss       Coleco
Password Plus                         Great Game Co.
Papa Smurf's Treasure Hunt            Coleco
Penetrator                            Avalon Hill            MAY EXIST
Pepper II                             Coleco         2655    MAY EXIST
Pink Panther, The                                            EXISTS+ALIAS
Pizza Chef                            Zimag                  FOUND
Pogoman                               Computer Magic
Poltergeist                           Cumma
Pompeii                               Apollo                 FOUND
Popeye                                Atari                  PARKER
Porky's (alternate version)           20th/Fox               MAY EXIST
Power Lords                           Probe 2000
Power Play Arcade 1 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Power Play Arcade 2 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Power Play Arcade 3 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Power Play Arcade 4 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Power Play Arcade 5 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Preppie                               Atari
Price is Right, The                   Great Game Co.
Protobob                              Spectravision  SA-209
Pursuit of the Pink Panther                                  EXISTS+ALIAS
Qix                                   Atari
Quest for Inca Gold                   Zimag
Quest for the Idol                    Ultravision
Rally-X                               Atari
RealSports Basketball                 Atari                  FOUND-PAL
Relax                                 Synapse
Rescue of Emmanuelle, The             Multivision            MAY EXIST
Ripley's Believe It or Not            Roklan
River Rat                             Zimag
Roaring 20s                           20th/Fox               ALIAS
Robotron: 2084 (for The Graduate)     Atari                  MAY EXIST
Rocky & Bullwinkle                    Atari                  MATTEL
Rocky & Bullwinkle                    Mattel                 FOUND
Rocky Battles the Champ               Coleco         2652
Romper Room #1: Do Bee's 1st Alphabet Spectravision  SA-224
Romper Room #2: Countdown to Fun      Spectravision  SA-225
Romper Rm #3: The Str. Where You Live Spectravision  SA-226
Round-Up                              Atari
Rush Hour                             CommaVid               FOUND
S.A.C. Alert                          Amiga                  EXISTS
S.A.C. Alert (for Amiga Power Module) Amiga          2105    APM UNRELEASED
S.A.C. Alert (for Amiga Power Module) Amiga          3135    APM UNRELEASED
Sabotage                              Ultravision
Safecracker                           Imagic
Scavenger Hunt                        Amiga          2100
Scavenger Hunt (for Amiga Power Module)                      APM UNRELEASED
Scooby Doo                            Atari
Scooby Doo                            M Network
Scramble                              Milton Bradley 3501
Scraper Caper                         Tigervision    7-010
Sea Battle                            Mattel                 FOUND
Sector Alpha                          Spectravision  SA-220
Sewer Sam                             Interphase
Sharp Shot                            Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Shoot-Out                             Technovision   TVS 100P
Silly Safari                          Technovision   TVS 1007
Six Pack                              20th/Fox
Sky Blazer                            Br0derbund             MAY EXIST
Sky Lancer                            Tigervision    7-014
Smokey Bear                           Data Age
Smurfette's Birthday                  Coleco
Snark                                 Atari                  MAY EXIST
Snowplow                              Sunrise                MAY EXIST
Soap Suds                             First Star
Solar Defense                         Venture Vision
Solo                                  Br0derbund             MAY EXIST
Space Grid                            Action Hi-Tech
Space Maze                            Telesys
Space Mines                           Zimag
Space Mission                         Atari          CX2603  ALIAS+EXISTS
Space Robot                           Ultravision            DIMAX+OTHERS?
Space War                             Ultravision    1002    ALIAS???
Speed Reading                         Entex
Spelling Games                        Entex
Spider Kong                           Ultravision            GOLIATH?
Splendour                             Bomb
Squish 'em                            Sirius
   (a homebrew port of this game has been released)
Squoosh                               Apollo                 EXISTS
St. Valentine's Day Massacre          20th/Fox
Star Raiders II                       Atari          CX26134 ALIAS
Star Trek: The Motion Picture         Milton Bradley 3500
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan       Sega
Star Trek III: The Search For Spock   Sega           007-01
Star Wars: RotJ: Game I               Parker Bros.   PB5060  FOUND-ALIAS
Star Wars: RotJ: Game II              Parker Bros.   PB5065
Steeplechase                          Atari          CX2614  SEARS
Stellar Track                         Atari          CX2619  SEARS
Stomp It                              CBS Electronics
Stone Age                             Technovision   TVS 1014
Strafe (for Amiga Power Module)       Amiga          2115    APM UNRELEASED
Street Fight                          Atari          CX26167
Subterfuge                            Sega                   ALIAS
Super Crush                           Tigervision    7-015
Super Cycle                           Epyx
Super Pac-Man                         Atari                  MAY EXIST
Super Scramble                        Konami
Super Soccer                          Atari          CX26138
Surfing (see Candyland Surfing)
Surf's Up                             Amiga                  FOUND
Surf's Up (for Amiga Power Module)    Amiga          3110    APM UNRELEASED
Surround II                           Atari          CX26158
Survival Run                          Data Age (not MB)
Sweat: The Decathlon Game             Starpath               FOUND
Swim Meet                             Ultravision    1005
Sword and the Sorceror, The           Coleco         291905
Sword Fight (AKA Sword, Swordfighting)Mattel                 FOUND
Swordquest Airworld                   Atari          CX2672  MAY EXIST
Tachyon Beam                          Technovision   TVS 1012
Tank Blitz                            Milton Bradley         MAY EXIST
Tank City                             Action Hi-Tech 
Targ                                  CBS Electronics        EXISTS
Tarzan                                Coleco         2662    MAY EXIST
Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The (alt.)   Wizard                 MAY EXIST
Thundarr the Barbarian I/II           Xonox          X404X
Thunderfox                            Atari          CX26153
Tic-Tac-Dough                         Great Game Co. 
Tic-Tac-Strip                         Multivision
Time Scape                            Spectravision  SA-213
Touch Typing                          Entex
Trail of the Pink Panther             U.S. Games             EXISTS+ALIAS
TRON Deadly Discs/Adventures of TRON  M Network      MT4609  RELEASED(seprt)
Turbo                                 Atari          CX26148 DROPPED-COLECO
Turbo                                 Coleco         2455    EXISTS
Typo Attack                           Atari
Underworld                            CommaVid               MAY EXIST
Unexpected Danger                     Ultravision    1009
Up & Atom                             Telesys
Vertinko                              Spectravision
Video Fitness                         System Garden
Vortex                                Spectravision
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea       20th/Fox               ALIAS
War Room                              Probe 2000
War Zone                              Action Hi-Tech
War of the Worlds                     Sega
Wheel of Fortune                      Great Game Co.
White Water Madness                   Atari          CX26184
Wild Western                          Coleco         2660
Wings                                 CBS Electronics        FOUND
Word Games                            Entex
XIV Winter Olympics                   M Network      MT4324
Zaxxon                                Atari          CX26149 COLECO
Zenji                                 Activision
Zookeeper                             Atari          CX26121 PARTS EXIST

9x Unknown Titles                     J.S. & A. Group, Inc.
                                      (= Joseph Sugarman and Associates)
 (these titles may not be originals, but merely existing titles whose rights
  J.S. & A. purchased to help sell their unreleased Prom Blaster copier)

Edited by A.J. Franzman, Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:40 AM.


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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:12 AM

A few notes:

Aerial Ace was just a WIP name for Sky Patrol I believe
Astrochase most definitely exists, I saw the prototype (not in action, just the actual proto)
Squish 'em would have been released as The Fall Guy by TCF
Catch the Fly was a WIP name for Picnic
Splendour may exist, catalogs seem to indicate so
Pepper II never got past the screen layout phase. There was no working prototype, just some graphics of the background
Kyphus has been found (the unlabeled Apollo proto)
Honker Bonker may or may not be the same game as Holey Moley. I keep getting conflicting info on this one. I would count it as a separate game for now.
Soap Suds is a WIP name for Boing (prototype has been found with this label)
Survival Run prototype exists
Thundarr the Barbarian was a WIP name for Tomarc the Barbarian
Forest by Panada was eventually released by Sancho in PAL land
I'm not sure if 2600 Star Raiders II is the same thing as 2600 TLSF/Solaris. Just because they did it on the 8-bit doesn't mean they'd do it on the 2600.

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:50 PM

Air-Sea Attack
Space War
B-52 Bomber
Swimming Contest (Swimming Met or Swim Meet)
Baseball Top (Baseball Best)
Emergency I (Emergency!)
Unexpected Dangers

from Ultravision were all announced Colecovision titles, not VCS.

Astro-Battle from Ultravision was released by Dimax/Sinmax as Astrowar.

An empty Pepper II cart exists.

Foxbat is most probably the WIP title of Realsports Baseball, since they have the same model number.

Artic = Bogus or Dimax.

Baby Boom Boom is a WIP title of Bouncing Baby Bunnies.

Power Lords for the VCS exists.

All the Action Hi-Tech titles exist.

Cat-Nap
Collision Course
Kerplop
Nineball
Quest for Inca Gold
River Rat
Space Mines

from ZiMAG were all Atari 8 bit or Vic 20 titles, not VCS.

8)

Edited by Rom Hunter, Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:59 PM.


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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:50 PM

Galaga does not exist, only a few test screens were done to show that it wasn't feasible on the VCS. I doubt EPROMs were burned for it.

Also, these may still exist (all from Atari):

Pipeline
"Submarine Simulator"
"Real Time Chess"

Foxbat is most probably the WIP title of Realsports Baseball, since they have the same model number.


No, it was a completely different game ;)

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:09 PM

Galaga does not exist, only a few test screens were done to show that it wasn't feasible on the VCS. I doubt EPROMs were burned for it.

Interesting. Where did you hear that?


Pipeline
"Submarine Simulator"
"Real Time Chess"

Tell me more. :)

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:37 PM

Galaga does not exist, only a few test screens were done to show that it wasn't feasible on the VCS. I doubt EPROMs were burned for it.

Interesting. Where did you hear that?


The programmer (Greg Easter) told me. I suppose it could have been reassigned to someone else though.

Pipeline
"Submarine Simulator"
"Real Time Chess"

Tell me more. :)

Tempest


Pipeline was a surfing game, don't know too much about it. It was definitely started, don't know how far along it got though.

Submarine Simulator and Real Time Chess were both by Greg Easter. Here are his descriptions:

an original title that was kind of a real-time chess with fewer pieces that you had to navigate through a maze past
enemy pieces (kind of hard to explain).


I only spent about 2-3 weeks on the submarine game, but it did have a massive
interface built with about 20 different controls you could manipulate by using
the joystick to select which control you wanted to move, then the button to pick
it, then the joystick again to move it, and the button to release the control and
go to the next control


Unfortunately, he doesn't believe any EPROMs were burned for the Chess game :(

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:17 PM

Wow, that is quite the list of unreleased games for the 2600!

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:38 PM


Foxbat is most probably the WIP title of Realsports Baseball, since they have the same model number.


No, it was a completely different game ;)

You're talking about the Jet Fighter simulator hint from an old magazine?

Or the WIP Raiders title theory?

Check out this catalog:
http://www.atarimani...r-_2570-_2.html

All other announced model numbers in this catalog match with the officially released titles.

Why wouldn't this one match as well?

8)

Edited by Rom Hunter, Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:42 PM.


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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:02 PM

I only spent about 2-3 weeks on the submarine game, but it did have a massive
interface built with about 20 different controls you could manipulate by using
the joystick to select which control you wanted to move, then the button to pick
it, then the joystick again to move it, and the button to release the control and
go to the next control


This sounds like a precursor to 688 Attack Sub; and very ambitious for a 2600 title!

Edited by jhd, Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:03 PM.


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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:12 PM

Aerial Ace was just a WIP name for Sky Patrol I believe
Catch the Fly was a WIP name for Picnic

These are in my Aliases file so I should have caught them.


Astrochase most definitely exists, I saw the prototype (not in action, just the actual proto)
Soap Suds is a WIP name for Boing (prototype has been found with this label)
Survival Run prototype exists

These are all news to me, thank you.


Squish 'em would have been released as The Fall Guy by TCF

I knew that, but what I don't know, is whether the game was changed at all in order to fit the name change. Is it just an alias, or are we looking for two slightly different games, like Saboteur and The A-Team? Or perhaps games with bigger differences, such as The Last Starfighter and Solaris, Solaris and Radar Lock, or even The Last Starfighter and Radar Lock?


Splendour may exist, catalogs seem to indicate so

Hmm, I don't know if a catalog entry is enough for a "May Exist"... didn't many of the names in this topic come from catalogs? I guess I'll take your word for it for now.


Pepper II never got past the screen layout phase. There was no working prototype, just some graphics of the background

If the screen demos were running on a VCS, I count that as a "May Exist".


Kyphus has been found (the unlabeled Apollo proto)

D'oh, I knew that!


Honker Bonker may or may not be the same game as Holey Moley. I keep getting conflicting info on this one. I would count it as a separate game for now.

OK, I've added a question mark on this alias.


Thundarr the Barbarian was a WIP name for Tomarc the Barbarian

I knew that, but what's with the "I/II"? Were there really two games in the pipeline, and if so, what happened regarding "II"?


Forest by Panada was eventually released by Sancho in PAL land

OK, I should have made that connection.


I'm not sure if 2600 Star Raiders II is the same thing as 2600 TLSF/Solaris. Just because they did it on the 8-bit doesn't mean they'd do it on the 2600.

All right, I've put a question mark on this one as well. Thank you very much for all the info!

Edited by A.J. Franzman, Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:15 PM.


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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:21 PM

Galaga does not exist, only a few test screens were done to show that it wasn't feasible on the VCS. I doubt EPROMs were burned for it.

Interesting. Where did you hear that?


The programmer (Greg Easter) told me. I suppose it could have been reassigned to someone else though.

Interesting, because when I asked him about Galaga he said he definitely didn't do it. Memory lapse perhaps?

Tempest

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:26 PM

Air-Sea Attack
Space War
B-52 Bomber
Swimming Contest (Swimming Met or Swim Meet)
Baseball Top (Baseball Best)
Emergency I (Emergency!)
Unexpected Dangers

from Ultravision were all announced Colecovision titles, not VCS.

Thank you.


Astro-Battle from Ultravision was released by Dimax/Sinmax as Astrowar.

Artic = Bogus or Dimax.

I suspected as much, thank you for the confirmation.


An empty Pepper II cart exists.

Interesting to know, but doesn't really change anything in the list.


Foxbat is most probably the WIP title of Realsports Baseball, since they have the same model number.

I actually had this one in my Aliases file already, but based on Wickeycolumbus's post I'm marking it as questionable (I hope he isn't just messing with us!)


Baby Boom Boom is a WIP title of Bouncing Baby Bunnies.

Thank you.


Power Lords for the VCS exists.

All the Action Hi-Tech titles exist.

I'll take your word on these.


Cat-Nap
Collision Course
Kerplop
Nineball
Quest for Inca Gold
River Rat
Space Mines

from ZiMAG were all Atari 8 bit or Vic 20 titles, not VCS.

Noted, thank you very much.

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Galaga does not exist, only a few test screens were done to show that it wasn't feasible on the VCS. I doubt EPROMs were burned for it.

Interesting. Where did you hear that?


The programmer (Greg Easter) told me. I suppose it could have been reassigned to someone else though.

Interesting, because when I asked him about Galaga he said he definitely didn't do it. Memory lapse perhaps?

Tempest


Yes, probably. This is what he said:

I'd forgotten about that. They did assign me that temporarily when Snow White seemed to be done about the third time. Galaga simply could not be done within the limitations of the 2600 - at least not in such a way as to look anything like the arcade game. I think I did a couple of graphic screens that would display on a 2600 to show them what the game would look like. This way I cut to the chase and avoided investing tons of labor in something that they would only dismiss later as not looking like the arcade game. Remember it has been 27 years ago for me now, so I can't recall exactly what happened.


Edited by Wickeycolumbus, Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:30 PM.


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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:34 PM

Galaga does not exist, only a few test screens were done to show that it wasn't feasible on the VCS. I doubt EPROMs were burned for it.

Well, doubtful or not, test screens count as code to me, so I'm marking this one "May Exist".


Also, these may still exist (all from Atari):

Pipeline
"Submarine Simulator"
"Real Time Chess"

Added to the list, thank you.


Foxbat is most probably the WIP title of Realsports Baseball, since they have the same model number.

No, it was a completely different game ;)

If you're serious, what leads you to believe that?

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Foxbat is most probably the WIP title of Realsports Baseball, since they have the same model number.


No, it was a completely different game ;)

You're talking about the Jet Fighter simulator hint from an old magazine?

Or the WIP Raiders title theory?

Check out this catalog:
http://www.atarimani...r-_2570-_2.html

All other announced model numbers in this catalog match with the officially released titles.

Why wouldn't this one match as well?

8)


I was talking about the jet fighter. The catalog says Foxbat is a trademark of "Dark Horse Productions" which would lead me to believe it is not RS baseball.

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"Foxbat" is also the NATO reporting name for the MiG-25 Soviet fighter plane, so adding to the confusion. But it seems a bit early for an American game to be named for an enemy weapon; the Cold War wasn't exactly winding down just yet. Maybe there are other examples that would make this seem less unusual?

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:58 PM

OK, here's my latest update to the list:

Unreleased Atari 2600 Carts

(OLD LIST -- Some of these have been found, some are aliases of released
 titles, and some are titles for other systems never intended for the VCS)

Last updated 2010-07-22

Key:
ALIAS game is better known by another name-- in most cases, released
FOUND game exists and binary has become readily available to the public
EXISTS game prototype, EPROM, or binary has been discovered or is believed
       to be in a private collection but the binary is not publicly released
MAY EXIST at least one credible source confirms that at least some coding of
          the game was started - perhaps as little as a 1-screen static demo
ALIAS+EXISTS Space Mission was a working title shown in ads for what Atari
             released as Star Ship. The game was also released by Sears
             as Outer Space. However, one person has found an Atari-branded
             cartridge bearing the Space Mission name.
EXISTS+ALIAS one copy of the Pink Panther game is known to exist. The game
             is known by several different titles.

Titles without any entry in the NOTES column may never have been started.
If the NOTES entry is a system name, that title was not a VCS game.
If the NOTES entry is a different publisher, the game was released by that
publisher.


----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Title                                 Publisher      Mfg #   NOTES
------------------------------------- -------------- ------- ---------------
$25,000 Pyramid                       Great Game Co.
28 in 1                               Atari                  BOGUS???
3-D Asteroids                         Atari          CX26105
3-D Genesis                           Amiga                  EXISTS
3-D Ghost Attack                      Amiga                  EXISTS
3-D Ghost Attack (for Amiga Power Module)            1100    APM UNRELEASED
3-D Havoc                             Amiga                  EXISTS
3-D Havoc (for Amiga Power Module)    Amiga          2110    APM UNRELEASED
3-D Rubik's Cube                      Atari                  FOUND
30 in 1                               Atari                  BOGUS???
48 Hours                              Sega
9 to 5                                20th/Fox
Actionauts (AKA Microbots)            Atari                  EXISTS
AD&D: Tower of Mystery                Mattel         MT7175  EXISTS
AD&D: Treasure of Tarmin              Mattel         MT4325  EXISTS
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons           Mattel                 SEE 2 ABOVE
Adventures of the Pink Panther        Probe 2000             EXISTS+ALIAS
Adventures of Max, The                Atari                  MAY EXIST
Aerial Ace                            Imagic         IA3409  ALIAS
Air-Sea Attack                        Ultravision    1001    COLECOVISION
Airplane!                             Sega
Alligator People                      20th/Fox               FOUND
Androman on the Moon (for Androman)   Atari                  FOUND
Anteater                              Mattel                 EXISTS
Aquaventure                           Atari                  FOUND
Astro-Battle                          Ultravision            ALIAS->DIMAX
Astrochase                            Parker Bros.           EXISTS
Astrowar                              Artic          SM8002  DIMAX
Atom Smasher                          Cumma                  20TH/FOX-ALIAS?
B-52 Bomber                           Ultravision    1003    COLECOVISION
B.C.'s Quest For Tires                Tigervision            COLECOVISION
B.C. II: Grog's Revenge               Tigervision            COLECOVISION
Baby Boom Boom                        Telesys                ALIAS
Bagman                                Atari                  MAY EXIST
Ballblazer                            Atari                  MAY EXIST
Baseball                              Panda Inc.
Baseball Best (AKA Baseball Top)      Ultravision    1004    COLECOVISION
BASIC                                 Unitronics
Battle of the Sexes                   Multivision            MAY EXIST
Bear Jam                              Chalkboard Inc.
Beginning Algebra                     Entex
Beginning Math                        Entex
Bird                                  Activision             MAY EXIST
Blockade Runner                       Interphase
Blow Out                              M Network              MAY EXIST
Blue Angels                           Apollo
Bobby's Cosmic Adventure              Telegames
Boing!                                Atari          CX26128 XONOX,1ST STAR?
Bouncing Baby Monkeys                 Telesys                ALIAS
Brain Ball                            Telesys
Buck Rogers: Caverns of Zagreb        Sega 
Buck Rogers: Marathon of Zenda        Sega
Buck Rogers: Secret of Sabar          Sega
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid    20th/Fox
Candyland Surfing                     20th/Fox               MAY EXIST
Catch the Fly                         U.S. Games     VC 2004 ALIAS
Cat-Nap                               Zimag                  ATARI8BIT/VIC20
Cave-In                               Spectravision
Caverns of Mars (for The Graduate)    Atari                  GRAD UNRELEASED
Challenger                            Atari
Changes                               Tigervision    7-013
Childrens Intro to Programming        Atari
CHIPs                                 Ultravision
Choplifter!                           Atari          CX26124
Circus Charlie                        Parker Bros.   PB5750  MAY EXIST
Clone Attack                          Starpath
Collision Course                      Zimag                  ATARI8BIT/VIC20
Combat II                             Atari          CX26156 FOUND
Computer Corridor (=Computer Revenge) Mattel         MT4318  MAY EXIST
Confrontation                         Answer                 EXISTS
Contenders                            Activision     AK-041
Conservation: The Watt Way            Panda Inc.
Cosmic Avenger                        Coleco         2464
Countermeasure                        Atari
Count's Castle                        Atari                  MAY EXIST
Cumulus                               Mattel                 MAY EXIST 
Darts                                 U.S. Games
Day the Earth Stood Still, The        20th/Fox
Dazzler                               Unitronics
Deep Throat                           Games People Play
Depth Charge                          Amiga                  EXISTS 
Depth Charge (for Amiga Power Module) Amiga          1100    APM UNRELEASED
Domino Man                            CBS Electronics
Donkey Kong (for The Graduate)        Atari                  GRAD UNRELEASED
Dragon's Lair                         Coleco
Dragonslayer                          Sega
Dreadnaught Factor                    Activision
Drive 'Em Krazy                       Spectravision  SA-216
Dual Scrolling (untitled)             Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Dukes of Hazzard, The                 Atari                  FOUND
Dumbo's Flying Circus                 Atari                  FOUND
Dungeon Master                        Telegames
Eagle Mountain                        Spectravision  SA-221
Electronic Football (port of handheld) Mattel
Emergency! (AKA Emergency I)          Ultravision            COLECOVISION
Entity, The                           20th/Fox
Escape From Alcatraz                  Sega
Escape from Argos                     Imagic                 ALIAS
Exus Health Cycle Program             Exus
Fail Safe                             Atari
Fall Guy, The                         20th/Fox       11018
Family Feud                           Great Game Co.
Family Finances                       Atari
Fire!                                 Palmex
Flap!                                 Imagic         EIZ-002-041
Flapper (AKA Beanie Bopper, Jumper)   Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Flashlight (untitled)                 Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Flesh Gordon                          Wizard Video           MAY EXIST
Flintstones, The                      M Network
Flipper                               Technovision
Food Fight                            Atari          CX2693
Football Fanatic                      Sports Comp-U-Stat
Forest                                Panda Inc.             SANCHO-PAL
Formula I                             Technovision   TVS 1008
Foxbat                                Atari
Frantic                               Starpath
Frenzy                                Coleco
Friday the 13th                       Sega
Frogger                               Atari          CX26147 PARKER
Frog Pond                             Atari                  EXISTS
Galactic Invaders                     Panda Inc.
Galaga                                Atari          CX26116 MAY EXIST
Galaxy Invader                        Action Hi-Tech         EXISTS
Gamma Attack                          Gammation              FOUND
Getcha                                Multivision
Ghostbusters II                       Activision             RELEASED-PAL
Glactic Tactic                        Spectravision  SA-211
Going-Up??                            Starpath               EXISTS
Harem                                 Multivision            FOUND
Harem 1                               Multivision            ???
Harem 2                               Multivision            ???
Heartbreak                            Multivision
Hercules                              Xonox
High Seas                             M Network
Home Finance                          Entex
Honker Bonker                         Atari          CX26130 ALIAS?
Hop to It                             Imagic                 ALIAS
Hot Rox                               Atari          CX2615  ALIAS
Hydroplane                            Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Ice Trek                              Imagic
Impossible Game, The                  Telesys                MAY EXIST
Incredible Hulk, The                  Parker Bros.
In Search of the Golden Skull         M Network      MT4627  EXISTS
Inner Space                           Venture Vision
Intuition                             Tigervision    7-009
Jaws                                  Parker Bros.
Jeopardy                              Great Game Co.
Jinks                                 Atari 
James Bond 007 as Seen in Octopussy   Parker Bros.           MAY EXIST
James Bond in Moonraker               Parker Bros.           MAY EXIST
Joker's Wild                          Great Game Co.
Jumbo Jet Pilot                       Thorn EMI
Jungle Jim                            Technovision   TVS 1005
Jungle Raid                           Starpath               ALIAS
Jungler                               Gakken
Kamikaze Saucers                      Syncro
Kerplop                               Zimag                  ATARI8BIT/VIC20
Kickman                               CBS Electronics        MAY EXIST
Knight Rider                          Studio Games
Kyphus                                Apollo         AP 2007 FOUND
Labyrinth                             Starpath               ALIAS
Lady Bug                              Coleco         2463
   (a homebrew port of this game has been released)
Laser Raid                            Technovision   TVS 1015
Last Line of Defense                  Starpath
Last Starfighter, The                 Atari          CX26134 ALIAS
Leo's 'Lectric Paintbrush             Chalkboard Inc.
Leo's Links                           Chalkboard Inc.
Leonardo's Logo                       Chalkboard Inc.
Loco-Motion                           M Network      MT4323  EXISTS
Locomotive                            Technovision
Logic Master                          Chalkboard Inc.
Logo                                  Entex
Look Ahead                            Cumma
Lord of the Dungeon                   Probe 2000
M*A*S*H II                            20th/Fox               MAY EXIST
Maddenness                            CBS Electronics
Magnum, P.I.                          Studio Games
Marathon Man                          Sega
Marathon of Zenda                     Sega
Mark of the Mole                      Atari                  EXISTS
Master Cylinder                       Spectravision  SA-222
Masters of the Universe II            Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Meltdown                              20th/Fox       11029   FOUND
Metamorphosis                         Data Age
Mickey and the Beanstalk              Atari
Mickey and the Great Outdoors         Atari
Micro Maestro                         Chalkboard Inc.
Microsurgeon                          Imagic
Midnight Rider                        Panda Inc.
Mission: Impossible                   Sega
Mission Omega                         CommaVid       CM-010  MAY EXIST
Mission X                             Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Miss Piggy's Wedding                  Atari                  FOUND
Mogul Maniac (for Amiga Power Module) Amiga          3105    APM UNRELEASED
Monkey Business                       Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Moon Base                             Technovision   TVS 1010
Moon Corridors (=Computer Corridor)   Mattel                 INTELLIVISION
Motorcycle Game (title unknown)       Activision             MAY EXIST
Motor Mouth                           Technovision   TVS 1006
Motor Psycho                          Atari          CX26141
Mouse Highway                         Technovision   TVS 1013
Mr. Bill's Neighborhood               Data Age
Mr. T                                 Data Age
Muffett                               Sega
Music Math                            Chalkboard Inc.
Mystic Castle                         M Network
Nineball                              Zimag                  ATARI8BIT/VIC20
Noah and the Ark                      Sunrise
Nova Blast                            Imagic
Number Games                          Entex
Off Your Rocker                       Amiga          3130    FOUND
Off Your Rocker (for Amiga Power Module)             3115    APM UNRELEASED
One Fish, Two Fish by Dr. Seuss       Coleco
Password Plus                         Great Game Co.
Papa Smurf's Treasure Hunt            Coleco
Penetrator                            Avalon Hill            MAY EXIST
Pepper II                             Coleco         2655    MAY EXIST
Pink Panther, The                                            EXISTS+ALIAS
Pipeline                              Atari                  MAY EXIST
Pizza Chef                            Zimag                  FOUND
Pogoman                               Computer Magic
Poltergeist                           Cumma
Pompeii                               Apollo                 FOUND
Popeye                                Atari                  PARKER
Porky's (alternate version)           20th/Fox               MAY EXIST
Power Lords                           Probe 2000             EXISTS
Power Play Arcade 1 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Power Play Arcade 2 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Power Play Arcade 3 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Power Play Arcade 4 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Power Play Arcade 5 (multi-cart)      Amiga
Preppie                               Atari
Price is Right, The                   Great Game Co.
Protobob                              Spectravision  SA-209
Pursuit of the Pink Panther                                  EXISTS+ALIAS
Qix                                   Atari
Quest for Inca Gold                   Zimag                  ATARI8BIT/VIC20
Quest for the Idol                    Ultravision
Rally-X                               Atari
RealSports Basketball                 Atari                  FOUND-PAL
Real Time Chess (untitled)            Atari                  MAY EXIST
Relax                                 Synapse
Rescue of Emmanuelle, The             Multivision            MAY EXIST
Ripley's Believe It or Not            Roklan
River Rat                             Zimag                  ATARI8BIT/VIC20
Roaring 20s                           20th/Fox               ALIAS
Robotron: 2084 (for The Graduate)     Atari                  MAY EXIST
Rocky & Bullwinkle                    Atari                  MATTEL
Rocky & Bullwinkle                    Mattel                 FOUND
Rocky Battles the Champ               Coleco         2652
Romper Room #1: Do Bee's 1st Alphabet Spectravision  SA-224
Romper Room #2: Countdown to Fun      Spectravision  SA-225
Romper Rm #3: The Str. Where You Live Spectravision  SA-226
Round-Up                              Atari
Rush Hour                             CommaVid               FOUND
S.A.C. Alert                          Amiga                  EXISTS
S.A.C. Alert (for Amiga Power Module) Amiga          2105    APM UNRELEASED
S.A.C. Alert (for Amiga Power Module) Amiga          3135    APM UNRELEASED
Sabotage                              Ultravision
Safecracker                           Imagic
Scavenger Hunt                        Amiga          2100
Scavenger Hunt (for Amiga Power Module)                      APM UNRELEASED
Scooby Doo                            Atari
Scooby Doo                            M Network
Scramble                              Milton Bradley 3501
Scraper Caper                         Tigervision    7-010
Sea Battle                            Mattel                 FOUND
Sector Alpha                          Spectravision  SA-220
Sewer Sam                             Interphase
Sharp Shot                            Mattel                 MAY EXIST
Shoot-Out                             Technovision   TVS 100P
Silly Safari                          Technovision   TVS 1007
Six Pack                              20th/Fox
Sky Blazer                            Br0derbund             MAY EXIST
Sky Lancer                            Tigervision    7-014
Smokey Bear                           Data Age
Smurfette's Birthday                  Coleco
Snark                                 Atari                  MAY EXIST
Snowplow                              Sunrise                MAY EXIST
Soap Suds                             First Star             ALIAS
Solar Defense                         Venture Vision
Solo                                  Br0derbund             MAY EXIST
Space Grid                            Action Hi-Tech         EXISTS
Space Maze                            Telesys
Space Mines                           Zimag                  ATARI8BIT/VIC20
Space Mission                         Atari          CX2603  ALIAS+EXISTS
Space Robot                           Ultravision            DIMAX+OTHERS?
Space War                             Ultravision    1002    COLECOVISION
Speed Reading                         Entex
Spelling Games                        Entex
Spider Kong                           Ultravision            GOLIATH?
Splendour                             Bomb                   MAY EXIST
Squish 'em                            Sirius
   (a homebrew port of this game has been released)
Squoosh                               Apollo                 EXISTS
St. Valentine's Day Massacre          20th/Fox
Star Raiders II                       Atari          CX26134 ALIAS?
Star Trek: The Motion Picture         Milton Bradley 3500
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan       Sega
Star Trek III: The Search For Spock   Sega           007-01
Star Wars: RotJ: Game I               Parker Bros.   PB5060  FOUND-ALIAS
Star Wars: RotJ: Game II              Parker Bros.   PB5065
Steeplechase                          Atari          CX2614  SEARS
Stellar Track                         Atari          CX2619  SEARS
Stomp It                              CBS Electronics
Stone Age                             Technovision   TVS 1014
Strafe (for Amiga Power Module)       Amiga          2115    APM UNRELEASED
Street Fight                          Atari          CX26167
Submarine Simulator (untitled)        Atari                  MAY EXIST
Subterfuge                            Sega                   ALIAS
Super Crush                           Tigervision    7-015
Super Cycle                           Epyx
Super Pac-Man                         Atari                  MAY EXIST
Super Scramble                        Konami
Super Soccer                          Atari          CX26138
Surfing (see Candyland Surfing)
Surf's Up                             Amiga                  FOUND
Surf's Up (for Amiga Power Module)    Amiga          3110    APM UNRELEASED
Surround II                           Atari          CX26158
Survival Run                          Data Age (not MB)      EXISTS
Sweat: The Decathlon Game             Starpath               FOUND
Swim Meet (AKA Swimming Contest)      Ultravision    1005    COLECOVISION
Sword and the Sorceror, The           Coleco         291905
Sword Fight (AKA Sword, Swordfighting)Mattel                 FOUND
Swordquest Airworld                   Atari          CX2672  MAY EXIST
Tachyon Beam                          Technovision   TVS 1012
Tank Blitz                            Milton Bradley         MAY EXIST
Tank City                             Action Hi-Tech         EXISTS
Targ                                  CBS Electronics        EXISTS
Tarzan                                Coleco         2662    MAY EXIST
Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The (alt.)   Wizard                 MAY EXIST
Thundarr the Barbarian I/II           Xonox          X404X   ALIAS
Thunderfox                            Atari          CX26153
Tic-Tac-Dough                         Great Game Co. 
Tic-Tac-Strip                         Multivision
Time Scape                            Spectravision  SA-213
Touch Typing                          Entex
Trail of the Pink Panther             U.S. Games             EXISTS+ALIAS
TRON Deadly Discs/Adventures of TRON  M Network      MT4609  RELEASED(seprt)
Turbo                                 Atari          CX26148 DROPPED-COLECO
Turbo                                 Coleco         2455    EXISTS
Typo Attack                           Atari
Underworld                            CommaVid               MAY EXIST
Unexpected Dangers                    Ultravision    1009    COLECOVISION
Up & Atom                             Telesys
Vertinko                              Spectravision
Video Fitness                         System Garden
Vortex                                Spectravision
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea       20th/Fox               ALIAS
War Room                              Probe 2000
War Zone                              Action Hi-Tech         EXISTS
War of the Worlds                     Sega
Wheel of Fortune                      Great Game Co.
White Water Madness                   Atari          CX26184
Wild Western                          Coleco         2660
Wings                                 CBS Electronics        FOUND
Word Games                            Entex
XIV Winter Olympics                   M Network      MT4324
Zaxxon                                Atari          CX26149 COLECO
Zenji                                 Activision
Zookeeper                             Atari          CX26121 PARTS EXIST

9x Unknown Titles                     J.S. & A. Group, Inc.
                                      (= Joseph Sugarman and Associates)
 (these titles may not be originals, but merely existing titles whose rights
  J.S. & A. purchased to help sell their unreleased Prom Blaster copier)

Edited by A.J. Franzman, Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:20 PM.


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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:04 PM

These are also missing:

Peek-A-Boo
Monstercise
Good Luck, Charlie Brown
Dune
Wizard

The Survival Run ROM is online by the way :)

I'm not sure if 2600 Star Raiders II is the same thing as 2600 TLSF/Solaris. Just because they did it on the 8-bit doesn't mean they'd do it on the 2600.

All right, I've put a question mark on this one as well. Thank you very much for all the info!


I asked Gary Stark about this, this is what he said

I was flown down to Hollywood to see a pre-release version of "The Last Starfighter". We did a game on this that was later converted into Star Raiders II.


He later went on to say he doesn't know anything about SRII becoming Solaris. It's probably safe to assume they are the same thing since SRII was based on The Last Starfighter movie.

Edited by Wickeycolumbus, Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:09 PM.


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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:42 PM

I asked Gary Stark about this, this is what he said

I was flown down to Hollywood to see a pre-release version of "The Last Starfighter". We did a game on this that was later converted into Star Raiders II.


He later went on to say he doesn't know anything about SRII becoming Solaris. It's probably safe to assume they are the same thing since SRII was based on The Last Starfighter movie.

That's because Gary worked on the 8-bit version of TLSF not the 2600 version. The 2600 version was done by Doug Neubauer

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:54 PM

I asked Gary Stark about this, this is what he said

I was flown down to Hollywood to see a pre-release version of "The Last Starfighter". We did a game on this that was later converted into Star Raiders II.


He later went on to say he doesn't know anything about SRII becoming Solaris. It's probably safe to assume they are the same thing since SRII was based on The Last Starfighter movie.

That's because Gary worked on the 8-bit version of TLSF not the 2600 version. The 2600 version was done by Doug Neubauer

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Ah, I did not realize that.

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:16 PM

I asked Gary Stark about this, this is what he said

I was flown down to Hollywood to see a pre-release version of "The Last Starfighter". We did a game on this that was later converted into Star Raiders II.


He later went on to say he doesn't know anything about SRII becoming Solaris. It's probably safe to assume they are the same thing since SRII was based on The Last Starfighter movie.

That's because Gary worked on the 8-bit version of TLSF not the 2600 version. The 2600 version was done by Doug Neubauer

Tempest


Ah, I did not realize that.

We also found some code for a version that Todd Frye did.

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:07 PM

Wickey, I'm adding those and several more from Atariprotos.com.

Tempest, do you know what's the story with Boing!? Your site credits it as First Star, but the original list above shows it as Atari and Xonox.

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Sword and the Sorceror,The Coleco 291905


No way?!?!

Based on the movie with Lee Horsley? I love that movie. It would have been awesome to see a game based on this. I hope a playable demo at least exists and gets released/leaked.

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Posted Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:48 PM

Wickey, I'm adding those and several more from Atariprotos.com.

Tempest, do you know what's the story with Boing!? Your site credits it as First Star, but the original list above shows it as Atari and Xonox.

First Star:
http://www.atarimani...oing_12092.html

A lab loaner was found at Atari after that.

One version came in a Xonox type cart, hence the confusion I think.

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Edited by Rom Hunter, Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:54 PM.


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Posted Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:06 AM

Wickey, I'm adding those and several more from Atariprotos.com.

Tempest, do you know what's the story with Boing!? Your site credits it as First Star, but the original list above shows it as Atari and Xonox.

First Star:
http://www.atarimani...oing_12092.html

A lab loaner was found at Atari after that.

One version came in a Xonox type cart, hence the confusion I think.

8)

Alex Leavens and Shirley Russell did the game and sold it to First Star (they were freelance programmers). First Star released it, but since they didn't have they're own case design they used two different suppliers one of which was the same group who did the XonoX cases. After the crash Atari considered releasing the game like they did with the Coleco games but never did.

Hence the First Star > Xonox > Atari connection.

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