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#51 AtariBrian OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:32 AM

Isn't saying there are too many homebrews like saying there are too many restaurants? Eat at the ones you like and drive past the crappy ones.

#52 save2600 OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:40 AM

Too many VCS conversions, definitely.

At this rate, might start to see some M-Network conversions. :rolling:

#53 mr_intv OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:07 AM

Too many VCS conversions, definitely.

At this rate, might start to see some M-Network conversions. :rolling:

Haha, well, we have had Adventures Of Tron released, maybe the M Network version of Kool Aid Man would be a neat conversion.......

#54 JasonlikesINTV ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:12 AM

Isn't saying there are too many homebrews like saying there are too many restaurants? Eat at the ones you like and drive past the crappy ones.


Too many cooks?


#55 Rev OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:29 AM

Too many VCS conversions, definitely.

At this rate, might start to see some M-Network conversions. :rolling:


Never too many!

#56 carlsson OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:49 AM

Isn't saying there are too many homebrews like saying there are too many restaurants? Eat at the ones you like and drive past the crappy ones.


Or perhaps it is like "too many pretty dresses" for some women, making it a difficult decision to buy them all or pick out a few favorites.

#57 mr_me OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:55 AM

Haha, well, we have had Adventures Of Tron released, maybe the M Network version of Kool Aid Man would be a neat conversion.......

Sometimes there was a good reason why a cartridge that was finished was not released. There's probably other cartridges released in the 1980s that shouldn't have been; more so on the atari 2600.

Edit:
People have different ideas of what makes a good intellivision game. In 1980, with the market being dominated by Atari, Mattel was certainly trying to distinguish Intellivision from the Atari 2600.

Edited by mr_me, Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:11 AM.


#58 DZ-Jay OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:36 AM

There are just too many people in this community. I would like to go back to the days when it was all wheat fields and tumbleweeds around here.

:grin:

#59 Lathe26 OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:45 AM

Isn't saying there are too many homebrews like saying there are too many restaurants? Eat at the ones you like and drive past the crappy ones.

 

There are too many restaurants!  Restaurants owners need to slow down!  Us completionists can't keep up!  If we eat too often, our stomachs will explode and we'll die!  Stop hurting the community!

 

:mad: :mad: :mad:  :mad:  :mad: 



#60 Lathe26 OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:50 AM

There are just too many people in this community. I would like to go back to the days when it was all wheat fields and tumbleweeds around here.

:grin:

 

With fewer people, there will be more room for a race of giant space ants.  And I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords.  I would like to remind them that as a trusted member of the INTV Brotherhood that I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar caves.

 



#61 DZ-Jay OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:40 AM

 
With fewer people, there will be more room for a race of giant space ants.  And I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords.  I would like to remind them that as a trusted member of the INTV Brotherhood that I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar caves.
 


My name is DZ-Jay, and I approve of that message.

#62 Steve Jones ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:43 PM

Theres a new game idea, earth is being invaded by giant space ants, you can play as a hero and fight them off, or as a traitor getting ant points for turning over fellow humans...

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:46 PM

*I DENOUNCE MYSELF FOR SAYING THIS*

 

So, you're saying this game has at least two variants?



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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:42 PM

 

With fewer people, there will be more room for a race of giant space ants.  And I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords.  I would like to remind them that as a trusted member of the INTV Brotherhood that I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar caves.

 

 

And the ant overlords will take their pleasure from us...as they see fit to do

 

empire of the ants.jpg



#65 Steve Jones ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:11 PM

*I DENOUNCE MYSELF FOR SAYING THIS*

 

So, you're saying this game has at least two variants?

 

 

god no, just two ways to play, score human points or ant points



#66 cmart604 ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:14 PM

I like where this is heading although I am yet to see box art. 😐

#67 JasonlikesINTV ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:07 PM

*I DENOUNCE MYSELF FOR SAYING THIS*
 
So, you're saying this game has at least two variants?


No no no. You can play as different types of ants. You can vary ants.

#68 Steve Jones ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:08 PM

Hahaha took me a second but hahahaha

#69 cmart604 ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:40 PM

No no no. You can play as different types of ants. You can vary ants.


😂😂😂

#70 thetick1 OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:11 PM

Theres a new game idea, earth is being invaded by giant space ants, you can play as a hero and fight them off, or as a traitor getting ant points for turning over fellow humans...

 

Not a new idea.  It was a great game:

 



#71 intellivotion OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:10 AM

too many homebrews? Somebody make an ant o'logy



#72 Steve Jones ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:09 AM

 

Not a new idea.  It was a great game:

 

 

that seems to have the killing ants part but not the option of betraying humans to our evil ant overlords.  I think you could get Ant points for that and if your Ant points outweighed your killing points by too much then the humans turn on you too.



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Posted Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:32 AM

I think it is wonderful that there are so many homebrews.   Def more than a few years ago.   I collect for INTV, Colecovision, Atari (all)...the old school systems.  It does get expensive.  I think now at this stage...selective is best.  Def cant get all the games.  Read reviews or pre-order if you are excited for a new game.  I still need to get Hover Bovver, Mad Bomber, Moonsweeper and now Steamroller.  Seaventure and Govt Waffle on order. 

 

With PRGE coming up...I expect to spend $400ish at the show.  Loving all these new games.   Thanks to Rev, Elektronite, etc...for all the great games!!



#74 Steve Jones ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:10 PM

Steamroller? Is that the mystery game in the new Elektronite catalog? Still waiting for mine in the mail....

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Posted Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:47 PM

What this thread really needs is for Eric7100 to come in here and set everyone straight!

 

Oh wait...  :ponder:






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