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#1 Atari_Bill OFFLINE  



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Posted Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:16 PM

In the middle of doing some reorg with new stuff I hadn't added to the shelves yet. I happened to see something I'd never noticed before. Anyone know why multiple companies used the same cartridge cases? Looking at the Fisher Price games, Wiz Math, & Quest for Quintana Roo, all have identical cases. Did they all use the same supplier? Just curious if this has been discussed before.

#2 nanochess ONLINE  


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Posted Sun Apr 9, 2017 7:32 PM

Just seen this.

Only can remember the Fisher-Price games are blue and red.

I need to give a look to my collection for the form factor.

#3 Pixelboy ONLINE  



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Posted Sun Apr 9, 2017 8:25 PM

Yeah, I noticed this a few years ago. It was probably the result of a few phone calls back in the day, where a company would let another use his mold for manufacturing cart casings, instead of creating their own plastic injection mold. Anything to save on production costs. :)

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