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What has Gone Before, Part III

Mezrabad

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Okay, one last "gone before" entry.

 

1977 was when things started rolling, with the introduction of the Atari VCS, but 1978 was when things started rocking. Five programmable videogame consoles available that year.

 

Atari VCS

Fairchild Channel F (formerly VES)

Bally Professional Arcade

The Magnavox Odyssey^2

APF MP1000

 

Atari VCS 1978

:cool: Basketball

:) Braingames

:) Breakout

:cool: Codebreaker

:| Flag Capture

:roll: Hangman

:( Home Run

:( Hunt & Score

:) Outlaw

:cool: Slot Racers

:) Space War

 

Fairchild Channel F 1978

:| #15 Memory Match

:cool: #16 Dodge It

:| #17 Video Pinball

:twisted: #18 Hangman

:) #19 Checkers

:cool: #20 Video Whizball

 

Bally Professional Arcade 1978

:cool: Gunfight / :) Checkmate / :? Scribblin / :? Calculator (built ins)

:) 280Zzzap / :| Dodgem

:) Clowns / :| Brickyard

:? Elementary Math / :? Bingo Math

:| Football

:| Sea Wolf

:? Letter Math / :? Spell & Score / :? Crosswords

:| Panzer Attack / :| Red Baron

:| Tornado Baseball / :| Tennis / :| Hockey / :| Handball

 

Magnavox Odyssey^2 1978

:) Armored Encounter / :) Subchase

:) Baseball

:) Bowling / :( Basketball

:) Computer Golf

:cool: Cosmic Conflict

:| Football

:) Las Vegas BlackJack

:| Matchmaker / :| Buzzword / :) Logix

:| Math-A-Magic / :) Echo

:| Speedway / :| Spin-out / :) Crypto-Logic

 

APF MP1000 1978

:) Backgammon

:) Baseball

:) Blackjack

:| Bowling / :| Micro Match

:| Boxing

:| Brickdown / :| Shooting Gallery

Casino 1: :| Roulette / :| Keno / :sad: Slots

:cool: Catena

:cool: Hangman / :| Tic-Tac-Toe / :| Doodle

:| Pinball / :( Dungeon Hunt / :| Blockout

:| Rocket Patrol

:| UFO / :| Sea Monster / :| Break it Down / :| Rebuild / :| Shoot

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On 1/21/2013 at 10:02 PM, Nelio said:

Just a reminder that the links above no longer work.

 

Aye, they sure don't. 😭

Edited by Mezrabad

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