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#26 Omegamatrix OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:33 AM

Cool! Finally some verification. I too was one of the few that believed this game was real, I guess.

#27 jahfish OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:59 AM

Don't stop believin', guys.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USJSCIydTM0

#28 Crazy Climber OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:06 AM

Holy shit, it is real. I thought it was a hoax, damn, I want to apologize to nagn2 now...

#29 Rom Hunter OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:14 AM

Zach, any chance you can get a better picture / scan of that ad?

8)

#30 Zach OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:41 AM

I can certainly try to take a better picture tomorrow, though my camera does has limits. A scanner would be better. Since the library does not allow periodicals to be removed we'll probably have to wait until someone finds a personal copy of the magazine to get a scan.

#31 horseboy OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:44 AM

Backpack+laptop+scanner=win

#32 Zach OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:50 AM

Allright, then we just need someone who has a laptop to get involved. Doesn't have to be in Sacramento. I'm sure there are other copies in libraries around the country*.

*Possibly Canada too. :)

#33 Rom Hunter OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:57 AM

A better quality picture would be nice if a scan is too much trouble.

8)

#34 Syntaxerror999 OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:04 PM


Why don't we just ask member Nagn2 if he still has his cart !

Earlier this month he said he had it:


Red Sea Crossing?


Yes, I still have Red Sea Crossing!

Someone should tell him about alex_79's cart dumper
http://www.atariage....00-cart-dumper/

#35 horseboy OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:39 PM

Aren't there at least a couple of far less complicated cart dumpers out there?



Why don't we just ask member Nagn2 if he still has his cart !

Earlier this month he said he had it:


Red Sea Crossing?


Yes, I still have Red Sea Crossing!

Someone should tell him about alex_79's cart dumper
http://www.atariage....00-cart-dumper/



#36 Animan OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:49 PM

$35.95?

Wait, what?

#37 jhd OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:11 PM

*Possibly Canada too. :)


This title is quite widely held by Canadian libraries; the list is too long to post here. If anyone wants to know about a specific city or province, please PM me for details.

It might also be interesting to search for ads for "Music Machine". As that was produced in conjunction with a major religious record label (what is now Sparrow), I expect that it would have been very well advertised.

#38 pangasinan OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:21 PM

Just tear the page out of the mag when no one is looking. :ponder:

#39 Rom Hunter OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:07 PM

Just tear the page out of the mag when no one is looking. :ponder:

Thou shall not steal.

I guess...

Perhaps it can be borrowed when you explain the situation?

8)

Edited by Rom Hunter, Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:07 PM.


#40 Zwackery OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:19 PM

I'm going to try and get a copy of this through my college's library system and then scan the ad. It may take a week or two.

#41 Cebus Capucinis OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:56 PM

LOL, now you've done it, all these people will be going to their libraries to look for an ad that does not exist. :D

#42 nagn2 OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:29 PM

Hey there, look what I found at the library today:



Christianity Today. October 7, 1983. Page 51.

Found at the Sacramento State University library. Incidentally I was really surprised to have found the ad so easily. I just decided to go to the library, thinking it would be a long shot. Christianity Today was literally the first publication I searched. It seems to be a fairly prominent magazine, so I'm surprised none of us knew about this game before 2007. I thought maybe there might be a small classified ad about the game, and I certainly did not expect a full page color ad given the game's obscurity.

Now who's going to be the first to track down the coloring book and audio cassette?


I can't thank you enough for finding this ad, I figured someone would eventually find some physical evidence even though I thought it was proven beyond a doubt. Yes, I will accept all apologies from all the members who made me feel like a scammer! Now maybe this find will be fun again. I have kept the cartridge safe, I figured I couldn't sell it until it was proven to be real. I figured the only way of that happening was for someone to find the ad that Steve talked about. I thought and accepted that it might never happen.

Edited by nagn2, Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:30 PM.


#43 Nathan Strum ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:49 PM

I have kept the cartridge safe, I figured I couldn't sell it until it was proven to be real. I figured the only way of that happening was for someone to find the ad that Steve talked about. I thought and accepted that it might never happen.

Time to PM Marco. ;)

#44 nutcase OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:55 PM

Thank you nagn2 for holding onto it.

#45 CPUWIZ OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:00 PM


I have kept the cartridge safe, I figured I couldn't sell it until it was proven to be real. I figured the only way of that happening was for someone to find the ad that Steve talked about. I thought and accepted that it might never happen.

Time to PM Marco Wonder007. ;)


Fixed that for you. ;)

#46 LS_Dracon OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:02 PM

How about contact Steve Stack about the carts /source code he said probably have in his house?

#47 Schizophretard OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:24 PM

nagn2,

Put it on ebay and see if you can break the Air Raid box record. :D

#48 Wickeycolumbus OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:39 PM

nagn2,

Put it on ebay and see if you can break the Air Raid box record. :D


That would be a pretty exciting auction :thumbsup:

#49 pangasinan OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:41 PM

nagn2,

Put it on ebay and see if you can break the Air Raid box record. :D

It would come nowhere near what that got.

#50 Godzilla OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:48 PM

that is too cool!




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