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#26 Curious Sofa OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:33 AM

What an amazing find. How this gem wound up at a Goodwill is just beyond my ability to understand.
As said in the video, here it is 2011 and we're _still_ finding prototypes. I will watch closely for a reproduction, extremely cute little game!

#27 Megaman Legends OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:06 PM

Nice find! I would recommend posting a video of this on Youtube

#28 swlovinist OFFLINE  



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Posted Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:47 AM

Nice find! I would recommend posting a video of this on Youtube

Already did, and posted :). Check reply #20

#29 Allan ONLINE  



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Posted Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:04 AM

Hopefully a dump of this will be released some day. I have my fingers crossed.


#30 y-bot OFFLINE  



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Posted Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:20 PM

Here's a review of the game by Tempest:


Working on having some copies of this game for sale at Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2012 www.RetroGamingExpo.com . Not doing any presales.

#31 BydoEmpire OFFLINE  


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Posted Fri Sep 7, 2012 4:43 PM

That's pretty cool! Honestly, I probably wouldn't have clicked on this thread except my 3 1/2 year old has been playing Astro Grover on my NES lately. I picked up a few of the Sesame Street NES carts at Flea World a while back and while he doesn't really play games (I have shown him some NES & 2600 stuff, but he just pushes a button - he doesn't have the two-hand control yet)... except for this. He can play "How Many Zips" pretty successfully.

Carry on...

#32 82atari5200 OFFLINE  



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Posted Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:35 AM

I miss the flea world of the 80's....to think of it I just miss the 80's

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