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Colecovision Prototype Moon Patrol

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#1 Kissarmy82 OFFLINE  


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Posted Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:55 AM

Recently was in a collection of Atari Prototypes I Aquired, Tempest think it a prototype for Colecovision , Any Ideal Or Trade Offer for it?

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Posted Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:49 AM

Heed the warning, cover the EPROM windows!

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#3 Kissarmy82 OFFLINE  


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Posted Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:29 PM

I did cover n try it out , strange version



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Posted Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:46 PM

Can you post a video of what this version looks like?




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Posted Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:14 AM

Probably the modified version, by the original programmer, called Flying Brassiers.

#6 rodge2001 OFFLINE  


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Posted Thu Nov 2, 2017 4:11 PM

Interesting history of ColecoVision Moon Patrol by original programmer: http://www.colecovis...householder.htm


And original programmers' comment from YouTube: https://www.youtube....h?v=MzmKbAh4RUY


"I'm the one who coded Matt/Moon Patrol for the ColecoVision 30 years ago. When the game was canceled by Atari in March of 1984, I burned a few EPROM "comedy" copies for a few Atari colleagues: including Selma, who was responsible for box and manual (for which I have the approved final text) and Helyette, who was the play-tester. Selma was canned before I saw her again -- so, I kept that copy. Eventually, a ColecoVision collector talked me into giving him an EPROM copy of the "SELMA presents MATT PATROL". Ultimately, it was posted to the interwebs..."





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