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Do you have the book "The Sims: The Complete Guide"?

Today, 12:23 AM

I have the book "The Sims: The Complete Guide" By Eric Boland in a box somewhere, but I don't know where it is. If you have the book, can you scan in the part called "Will Wrights" starting on page 156?
 
 
Thanks.


Multicolored Player or Multicolored Enemies? Which Is More Important?

Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:57 PM

Multicolored player or multicolored enemies? Which is more important?

 

I'm turning this into a real game that will be called Watchdog 606:

 

atariage.com/forums/topic/283446-simple-horizontal-shooter-wip/

 

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I can only have one sprite that is multicolored. In the work in progress above, I had the player sprite be the multicolored one.

 

Seems like players would spend most of their time looking at the enemies, not the player, so it would be more interesting to have multicolored enemies. Is that what you think too?


Earliest Mention of 1980 Atari 2600 Games in Newspapers

Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:47 AM

Atari 2600 Games Released in 1980
(Earliest mention in newspapers that I've found so far.)

 

Space Invaders: April 11, 1980, April 17, 1980
3-D Tic-Tac-Toe: June 15, 1980
Circus Atari: June 15, 1980, July 25, 1980
Golf: June 15, 1980, July 25, 1980
Adventure: May 9, 1980 (Canada), June 15, 1980, July 10, 1980

Night Driver: June 15, 1980, July 25, 1980
BASIC Programming: July 10, 1980
Dodge ‘Em: October 22, 1980
Maze Craze: October 22, 1980
Video Checkers: October 22, 1980

Championship Soccer: November 13, 1980 (article)

Boxing: December 22, 1980
Checkers: December 22, 1980
Dragster: December 22, 1980
Fishing Derby: December 22, 1980
Bridge: January 30, 1981, February 17, 1981
Skiing: January 30, 1981, February 17, 1981
 
 
 
1980y_04m_11d Salina Journal Friday, April 11, 1980, Salina, Kansas
(Space Invaders game now available $29.95. [Woolco])
Attached File  1980y-04m-11d-kansas-salina-journal-Apr-11-1980-woolco-space-invaders-resized.png   2.15MB   9 downloads
 
 
1980y_04m_17d Park Forest South Star Thursday, April 17, 1980, Park Forest, Illinois
(Space Invader [Space Invaders]. [American Sales])
Attached File  1980y-04m-17d-illinois-park-forest-south-star-Apr-17-1980-american-sales-cropped.png   626.78KB   9 downloads
 
 
1980y_05m_09d Medicine Hat News Friday, May 9, 1980, Medicine Hat, Alberta Canada
(Space Invaders and Adventure. [Sounds Fantastic])
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1980y_06m_15d Chicago Heights Star Sunday, June 15, 1980, Chicago Heights, Illinois
(New cartridges: 9 Hole Golf [Golf], Circus [Circus Atari], Night Driver, 3D Tic Tac Toe [3-D Tic-Tac-Toe]. Adventure box in photo. [American Sales])
Attached File  1980y-06m-15d-illinois-chicago-heights-chicago-heights-star-Jun-15-1980-american-sales-cropped.png   969.01KB   8 downloads
 
 
1980y_07m_10d Chicago Heights Star Herald Ad Visor Thursday, July 10, 1980, Chicago Heights, Illinois
(Adventure, BASIC Programming, and more. [Matt's TV & Stereo])
Attached File  1980y-07m-10d-illinois-chicago-heights-star-herald-ad-visor-Jul-10-1980-02-cropped-matts.png   1.92MB   8 downloads
 
 
1980y_07m_25d Westport News Friday, July 25, 1980, Westport, Connecticut
(Circus Atari, Night Drivers [Night Driver], and Golf. [Captain Video])
Attached File  1980y-07m-25d-connecticut-westport-news-Jul-25-1980-captain-video-cropped.png   905.91KB   8 downloads
 
 
1980y_10m_22d Daily Herald Suburban Chicago Wednesday, October 22, 1980, Arlington Heights, Illinois
(Maze Craze, Video Checkers, and Dodge 'Em, among other games. [Woolco])

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1980y_10m_23d Escanaba Daily Press Thursday, October 23, 1980, Escanaba, Michigan
(A nice list little of games with prices. [Woolworth])
Attached File  1980y-10m-23d-michigan-escanaba-daily-press-Oct-23-1980-cropped.png   2.28MB   8 downloads
 
 
1980y_11m_13d Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph Thursday, November 13, 1980, Colorado Springs, Colorado
(Newspaper article mentioning Championship Soccer, Maze Craze, Video Checkers, and Dodge 'Em.)
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1980y_11m_20d East Liverpool Evening Review Thursday, November 20, 1980, East Liverpool, Ohio
(This newspaper article is basically the same as the one above, but it mentions prices at the end.)
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1980y_12m_22d Eau Claire Leader Telegram Monday, December 22, 1980, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
(Dragster, Checkers, Boxing, Fishing Derby, and more. [Prange Way])
Attached File  1980y-12m-22d-wisconsin-eau-claire-leader-telegram-Dec-22-1980-activision-resized.png   2.05MB   8 downloads
 
 
1981y_01m_30d Elyria Chronicle Telegram Friday, January 30, 1981, Elyria, Ohio
(Skiing, Bridge, and more. [Video Adventures])
Attached File  1981y-01m-30d-ohio-elyria-chronicle-telegram-Jan-30-1981-skiing-bridge-cropped.png   293.91KB   8 downloads
 
 
1981y_02m_17d Clearfield Progress Tuesday, February 17, 1981, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
(Skiing and Bridge. [Murphy's Mart])
Attached File  1981y-02m-17d-pennsylvania-clearfield-progress-Feb-17-1981-cropped.png   1.57MB   8 downloads
 
 
1981y_02m_18d Madison Wisconsin State Journal Wednesday, February 18, 1981, Madison, Wisconsin
(Skiing, Bridge, and more. [Prange Way])

Attached File  1981y-02m-18d-wisconsin-madison-wisconsin-state-journal-Feb-18-1981-resized.png   2.6MB   8 downloads

 
 

 

The 1980 history page has been updated.


Earliest Mention of 1979 Atari 2600 Games in Newspapers

Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:37 AM

Atari 2600 Games Released in 1979
(Earliest mention in newspapers that I've found so far.)
 
Bowling: April 14, 1979 (review), April 15, 1979 (Sears ad)
Canyon Bomber: April 14, 1979 (review), April 15, 1979 (Sears ad)
Football: April 14, 1979 (review), April 15, 1979 (Sears ad)
Human Cannonball: April 14, 1979 (review), April 15, 1979 (Sears ad) [as Cannon Man]
Miniature Golf: April 14, 1979 (review), April 15, 1979 (Sears ad) [as Arcade Golf]
Casino: April 15, 1979 (Sears ad) [as Poker Plus]
Sky Diver: April 15, 1979 (Sears ad) [as Dare Diver]
Slot Machine: April 15, 1979 (Sears ad) [as Slots]
Superman: September 2, 1979 (Sears ad)
Backgammon: June 12, 1979 (coming soon), July 1, 1979 (premature photo shown in ad), November 22, 1979 (Sears ad)
Video Chess: June 12, 1979 (coming soon), June 15, 1979 (coming this summer), July 1, 1979 (premature photo shown in ad), November 22, 1979 (Sears ad)
BASIC Programming: July 1, 1979 (premature photo shown in ad), July 10, 1980 (next mention found so far was a year later, so I'm moving the game to 1980)
 
 
 
1979y_04m_14d Xenia Daily Gazette Saturday, April 14, 1979, Xenia, Ohio
(A newspaper review of Bowling, Football, Miniature Golf, Canyon Bomber, and Human Cannonball.)
Attached File  1979y-04m-14d-ohio-xenia-daily-gazette-Apr-14-1979-canyon-bomber-and-more-cropped.png   1.63MB   10 downloads

Video games can never be charged with having built-in obsolescence, not the way the manufacturers keep coming up with new additions.

Take the Atari people; they just released five brand new cartridges. And it looks like at least three of them are sure winners. The specific game programs cover bowling, football and miniature golf, and two others called Canyon Bomber and Human Cannonball. I've tested all five, and I like the bowling, football and the Canyon Bomber cartridges.

The bowling game is far and away one of the best cartridge games released by any of the programmable game manufacturers. It's so realistic that you feel just as if you're in a real bowling alley. My kids sit and play it by the hour, without getting bored. And they're getting so proficient that scores in the 230-250 area occasionally turn up.

There are three distinctly different bowling games. In the first, the ball starts out straight and may be curved either left or right by the player, but once it starts curving it cannot be reversed. In the second variation, the ball is more maneuverable. It can be curved in either direction at any time. In the third selection, it can't be curved at all.

In all three variations, however, the player can position the bowler anywhere behind the lane's foul line, just as in real-life bowling. You hear the sound of the ball rolling in a rumbling manner, and by carefully planning the curves in coordination with the number of seconds from the ball release, you can learn to curve the ball accurately.

It's quite realistic. When a spare occurs, the bowler jumps up and applauds, and when a strike happens, he goes absolutely berserk. In all, it's a load of fun. There are games for either a single player or for two players against each other.

The football game is somewhat similar to the one recently put out by Ballye. You're given a set of distinct plays from which to choose on both offense and defense, and you can control the movement of your players as well as the ball in flight when a pass play has been selected.

Like the Ballye game, the Atari version offers a battle of wits between players, as you try to outguess your opponent on the direction he'll move, whether he'll pass, run, punt, etc.

Whereas the Ballye football game moves from left to right, the Atari version goes from the top of the TV screen to the bottom, or vice versa. The Ballye version shows almost a whole team of players on the field, while the Atari game only uses three on each side. But the effect is similar. The feeling is that you're focused in on just those few players in the middle of the action.

The third Atari cartridge I liked, Canyon Bomber, is really two different groups of war games. In one set, you maneuver planes above moving warships, and attempt to bomb or torpedo the moving boats. In the second, your planes move across a stack of blocks or cartons, and, as your missile drops through them, others fall into the vacated slots. You pile up points based on different layers of the targets in varying colors.

In the miniature golf cartridge, the object is to strike a golf ball with a club, with the longer distance the club starts out from the ball determining how far the ball will move. There's also a moving pendulum-like obstacle that keeps getting in the way of the ball. It's hard enough to hit the ball so as to get it through barriers and around stationary obstacles; the moving obstacles makes the game worse. In some of the hole layouts, it's almost impossible for the ball to fit through the slots you must pass to reach the hole.

As for the Human Cannonball, the object is to shoot a man out of a cannon and catch him in a slender, very tall water tank. The tank can be moved, but not easily and not with any regularity. The cannon can be moved, but again it's almost impossible to predict where the man will land.

On the whole, however, three good cartridges out of five is not at all bad for Atari.

 
 
 
1979y_04m_15d Orland Park Star Herald Sunday, April 15, 1979, Orland Park, Illinois
(Enjoy adventure with Dare Diver [Sky Diver], Cannon Man [Human Cannonball], or Canyon Bomber; sports with Football, Arcade Golf [Miniature Golf] or Bowling; game skills with Poker Plus [Casino] or Slots [Slot Machine]. [Sears])
Attached File  1979y-04m-15d-illinois-orland-park-star-herald-Apr-15-1979-cropped.png   2.38MB   5 downloads
 
 
1979y_05m_22d Fairbanks Daily News Miner Tuesday, May 22, 1979, Fairbanks, Alaska
(New cartridges: Football, Canyon Bomber, Slot Machine, Miniature Golf, Sky Diver, and Casino. [Pay 'n Save])
Attached File  1979y-05m-22d-alaska-fairbanks-daily-news-miner-May-22-1979-cropped.png   2.03MB   6 downloads
 
 
1979y_06m_12d Fairbanks Daily News Miner Tuesday, June 12, 1979, Fairbanks, Alaska
(Coming soon: Video Chess and Backgammon [Pay 'n Save])
Attached File  1979y-06m-12d-alaska-fairbanks-daily-news-miner-Jun-12-1979-cropped.png   2.11MB   6 downloads
 
 
1979y_06m_15d Gettysburg Times Friday, June 15, 1979, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
(Coming this Summer: Video Chess. [Baker's Electronic Services, Inc.])
Attached File  1979y-06m-15d-pennsylvania-gettysburg-times-Jun-15-1979-cropped.png   254.01KB   6 downloads
 
 
1979y_07m_01d Oak Forest Star Herald Sunday, July 1, 1979, Oak Forest, Illinois
(Newspaper ad shows 3 piles of games that include Video Chess, Basic Programming, and Backgammon, but the newer games were probably advertised prematurely, especially since the release date for Video Chess was delayed until November. [Schaak Electronics])
Attached File  1979y-07m-01d-illinois-oak-forest-star-herald-Jul-01-1979-chess-basic-prog-cropped.png   3.79MB   4 downloads
 
 
1979y_09m_02d Frankfort Star Sunday, September 2, 1979, Frankfort, Illinois
(Superman listed among other games with prices. [Sears])
Attached File  1979y-09m-02d-illinois-frankfort-star-Sep-02-1979-cropped.png   3.47MB   6 downloads
 
 
1979y_11m_22d Brownsville Herald Thursday, November 22, 1979, Brownsville, Texas
(Backgammon and Video Chess listed among other games with prices. [Sears])
Attached File  1979y-11m-22d-texas-brownsville-herald-Nov-22-1979-sears-cropped.png   1.22MB   5 downloads
 
 
1980y_07m_10d Chicago Heights Star Herald Ad Visor Thursday, July 10, 1980, Chicago Heights, Illinois
(Many games listed, including BASIC Programming. [Matt's TV & Stereo])
Attached File  1980y-07m-10d-illinois-chicago-heights-star-herald-ad-visor-Jul-10-1980-02-cropped-matts.png   1.92MB   3 downloads
 
 
 
The 1979 history page has been updated and BASIC Programming has been moved to the 1980 history page.


Earliest Mention of 1981 Atari 2600 Games in Newspapers

Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:02 AM

Atari 2600 Games Released in 1981
(Earliest mention in newspapers that I've found so far.)

Stellar Track: March 4, 1981
Othello: March 20, 1981
Laser Blast: March 20, 1981
Tennis: March 20, 1981
Video Pinball: April 9, 1981 (first real mention, without orders being taken)
Warlords: May 7, 1981
Asteroids: May 7, 1981 if you can believe it or August 7, 1981 if you can't
Missile Command: May 8, 1981
Freeway: July 16, 1981
Kaboom!: July 16, 1981
Steeplechase: August 7, 1981
Ice Hockey: December 11, 1981 (coming soon), December 13, 1981 (ad by itself), December 19, 1981 (in stock)
Stampede: December 11, 1981 (coming soon), December 19, 1981 (in stock)
Skeet Shoot: January 26, 1982
 
 
 
Trivia
 
Atari CX2600A: November 26, 1981 (no mention of it in 1980 newspapers that I can find, so this page might be wrong.)

The name Championship Soccer was changed to Pelé’s Soccer and the first mention of the new name that I can find in a newspaper is May 13, 1981.
 
 
1981y_03m_04d Kannapolis Daily Independent Wednesday, March 4, 1981, Kannapolis, North Carolina
(Stellar Track and more with prices. [Sears])
Attached File  1981y-03m-04d-nc-kannapolis-daily-independent-Mar-04-1981-stellar-track-cropped.png   1.29MB   10 downloads
 
 
1981y_03m_08d Chicago Heights Star Sunday, March 8, 1981, Chicago Heights, Illinois
(Be the first to receive these new cartridges. Orders being taken. Asteroids, Warlords, Video Pinball, and Missile Command. [American Sales])
Attached File  1981y-03m-08d-chicago-heights-chicago-heights-star-Mar-08-1981-orders-cropped.png   1.07MB   9 downloads
 
The ad above is kind of useless since it's talking about orders being taken, but many of the ads below mention games that are in stock, so those ads are very useful.
 
 
1981y_03m_20d Yuma Sun Friday, March 20, 1981, Yuma, Arizona
(We have the NEW Activision Games to fit your Atari game - Dragster, Laser Blast, skiing, boxing, checkers & more. [Tomarhaland Sound & Video])
Attached File  1981y-03m-20d-arizona-yuma-sun-Mar-20-1981-laser-blast-cropped.png   91.26KB   8 downloads
 
 
1981y_03m_20d Frederick News Post Friday, March 20, 1981, Frederick, Maryland
(Othello, Laser Blast, Tennis, and other games. [Shipley's])
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1981y_03m_31d Anderson Daily Bulletin Tuesday, March 31, 1981, Anderson, Indiana
(Now in stock: Laser Blast & Tennis. [Allan's Jewelry & Loan Co.])
Attached File  1981y-03m-31d-indiana-anderson-daily-bulletin-Mar-31-1981-cropped.png   118.13KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_04m_09d Anderson Daily Bulletin Thursday, April 9, 1981, Anderson, Indiana
(Now in stock: Video Pinball & Tennis. [Allan's Jewelry & Loan Co.])
Attached File  1981y-04m-09d-indiana -anderson-daily-bulletin-Apr-09-1981-cropped.png   122.21KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_04m_16d Doylestown Intelligencer Thursday, April 16, 1981, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
(Video Pinball, Tennis, Skiing, Bridge, Othello. [Brunswick])
Attached File  1981y-04m-16d-pennsylvania-doylestown-intelligencer-Apr-16-1981-cropped.png   348.92KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_04m_19d Elyria Chronicle Telegram Sunday, April 19, 1981, Elyria, Ohio
(Video Pinball and Othello. [Big Town Super Mart])
Attached File  1981y-04m-19d-ohio-elyria-chronicle-telegram-Apr-19-1981-cropped.png   182.38KB   9 downloads
 



Asteroids was due in July, but it's in this ad from May 7, 1981, two months early:

1981y_05m_07d Madison Wisconsin State Journal Thursday, May 7, 1981, Madison, Wisconsin
(Many games are listed including Warlords, Asteroids, and Video Pinball. [American's Video Arcade])
Attached File  1981y-05m-07d-madison-wisconsin-state-journal-May-07-1981-resized.png   2.49MB   8 downloads

Does that mean Asteroids was released in May 1981 instead of July?

 
 
1981y_05m_07d Fort Madison Daily Democrat Thursday, May 7, 1981, Fort Madison, Iowa
(Just received Video Pinball. [Ellis TV & Stereo])
Attached File  1981y-05m-07d-iowa-fort-madison-daily-democrat-May-07-1981-video-pinball-cropped.png   418.65KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_05m_08d Anderson Daily Bulletin Friday, May 8, 1981, Anderson, Indiana
(Now in stock: Missile Command. [Allan's Jewelry & Loan Co.])
Attached File  1981y-05m-08d-indiana-anderson-daily-bulletin-May-08-1981-cropped.png   141.1KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_05m_13d Westport News Wednesday, May 13, 1981, Westport, Connecticut
(Adventure, Space Invaders and Pele Soccer [Pelé’s Soccer]. [Child World])
Attached File  1981y-05m-13d-connecticut-westport-news-May-13-1981-cropped.png   298.47KB   8 downloads
 
 
1981y_05m_16d Clearfield Progress Saturday, May 16, 1981, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
(Just received at J.C. Penney: Missile Command. [JCPenney])
Attached File  1981y-05m-16d-pennsylvania-clearfield-progress-May-16-1981-cropped.png   101.01KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_07m_16d Doylestown Intelligencer Thursday, July 16, 1981, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
(We have Ka-Boom [Kaboom!], Freeway, and Superman cartridges. [World Wide Stereo])
Attached File  1981y-07m-16d-pennsylvania-doylestown-intelligencer-Jul-16-1981-cropped.png   149.8KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_07m_25d Anderson Daily Bulletin Saturday, July 25, 1981, Anderson, Indiana
(Now in stock: Kaboom & Missile Command. [Allan's Jewelry & Loan Co.])
Attached File  1981y-07m-25d-indiana-anderson-daily-bulletin-Jul-25-1981-cropped.png   116.99KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_08m_07d Daily Herald Suburban Chicago Friday, August 7, 1981, Arlington Heights, Illinois
(Atari Asteroids in stock, Warlords too. [Home Star])
Attached File  1981y-08m-07d-daily-herald-suburban-chicago-Aug-07-1981-cropped.png   976.77KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_08m_07d Fort Madison Evening Democrat Friday, August 7, 1981, Fort Madison, Iowa
(Just received Asteroids. [Ellis TV & Stereo])
Attached File  1981y-08m-07d-Iowa-fort-madison-evening-democrat-Aug-07-1981-asteroids-cropped.png   437.45KB   8 downloads
 
 
1981y_08m_07d Elyria Chronicle Telegram Friday, August 7, 1981, Elyria, Ohio
(Steeple Chase a.k.a. Steeplechase. [Sears])
Attached File  1981y-08m-07d-ohio-elyria-chronicle-telegram-Aug-07-1981-cropped.png   204.88KB   8 downloads
 
 
1981y_08m_13d Alton Telegraph Thursday, August 13, 1981, Alton, Illinois
(Asteroid [Asteroids], Missile Command, Laser Blast, Pele' Soccer [Pelé’s Soccer], Video Pinball, Indy 500, Slot Racers. [JCPenney])
Attached File  1981y-08m-13d-illinois-alton-telegraph-Aug-13-1981-jcpenney-asteroids-cropped.png   245.74KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_08m_18d Yuma Sun Tuesday, August 18, 1981, Yuma, Arizona
(Missile Command, Warlords, Kaboom, Freeway and more. [Tomarhaland])
Attached File  1981y-08m-18d-arizona-yuma-sun-Aug-18-1981-cropped.png   123.88KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y-08m-30d Frederick News Post Sunday, August 30, 1981, Frederick, Maryland
(Asteroids. [Toytown])
Attached File  1981y-08m-30d-maryland-frederick-news-post-Aug-30-1981-asteroids-cropped.png   180.68KB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y_12m_11s Santa Ana Orange County Register Friday, December 11, 1981, Santa Ana, California
(Coming soon! Stampede and Ice Hockey. Tennis available at . . .)
Attached File  1981y-12m-11d-california-santa-ana-orange-county-register-Dec-11-1981-cropped.png   1.23MB   9 downloads
 
 
1981y-12m-13d Santa Ana Orange County Register Sunday, December 13, 1981, Santa Ana, California
(Really Rough Stuff: Ice Hockey available at . . .)
Attached File  1981y-12m-13d-california-santa-ana-orange-county-register-Dec-13-1981-cropped.png   1.04MB   8 downloads
 
 
1981y-12m-13d Anderson Daily Bulletin Saturday, December 19, 1981, Anderson, Indiana
(Now in stock: Stampede, Ice Hockey, and Asteroids. [Allan's Jewelry & Loan Co.])

Attached File  1981y-12m-19d-indiana-anderson-daily-bulletin-Dec-19-1981-cropped.png   120.25KB   7 downloads
 
 
1981y-12m-28d Annapolis Capital Monday, December 28, 1981, Annapolis, Maryland
(Stampede, Ice Hockey, and others listed with prices. [Murphey's Mart])
Attached File  1981y-12m-28d-maryland-annapolis-capital-Dec-28-1981-cropped.png   1.32MB   9 downloads
 
 
1982y-01m-26d Anderson Daily Bulletin Tuesday, January 26, 1982, Anderson, Indiana
(New Skeet Shoot. [Allan's Jewelry & Loan Co.])
Attached File  1982y-01m-26d-indiana-anderson-daily-bulletin-Jan-26-1982-cropped.png   181.46KB   8 downloads
 
 
 
1981y_12m_16d Syracuse Herald Journal Wednesday, December 16, 1981, Syracuse, New York
(For those interested, this ad says "27. Atari CX 2600 A: The brand new model of the world famous Atari home video game opens up even more horizons for your whole family." This new model wasn't mentioned the month before in their ad. [Gordon])
Attached File  1981y-12m-16d-new-york-syracuse-herald-journal-Dec-16-1981-resized.png   4.05MB   9 downloads
 
 
 
This one is just for fun:

1981y_09m_23d Daily Herald Suburban Chicago Wednesday, September 23, 1981, Arlington Heights, Illinois
(Hottest new tapes from Atari: Missile Command & Asteroids. [TOYS “Я” US])
Attached File  1981y-09m-23d-chicago-daily-herald-suburban-chicago-Sep-23-1981-toys-r-us-cropped.png   1.06MB   8 downloads

 

 

The 1981 history page has been updated.