Jump to content

Philflound

Members
  • Content Count

    3,958
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    1

Philflound last won the day on August 27 2012

Philflound had the most liked content!

Community Reputation

388 Excellent

About Philflound

  • Rank
    River Patroller
  • Birthday 05/20/1970

Contact / Social Media

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Northern NJ
  • Interests
    Games and comics

Recent Profile Visitors

20,632 profile views
  1. While going through the list of boxes in my variation list, I have listed 4 boxes for Sears Black Jack. I believe my box 2 and 4 are the same box. First box is the gatefold. That is easy. Second box is the one with a 6 in front of the product #. It says no warranty or game options on back. Can anyone verify this? Third box has the 49 in front of product #? Has Blackjack as one word. The fourth box reads like this and the scan I have describes the 4th box. It has the 6 on the side like description #2. 2) Box no ©, black standard style opening box with green letters, no warranty or game options on back, #6-99805 on side. 4)* Box no ©, black standard style opening box with green letters, Black Jack (two words), illustration same as picture label, warranty info on back, game options in middle, no printed I'm going to post the 3 box scans I have.
  2. Haven't heard from anyone. Wanted to give an update. Some of the small 3rd party manual links were not working and hopefully I fixed them all. I'll double check this weekend. When AA was transfered, some of the updates I had made during the past few months did not stay, so I needed to re-upload links, images, and pages. I'm working to complete Data Age, but would like to have scans of the side of boxes. I'll need one of the Sssnake variants, not sure which until I see which one I have for selling this weekend. All my stuff is packed away, so I can't scan my personal collection or else this would have been done a while ago. So I'll try and get Data Age finished soon. I'm also looking to complete more of the smaller 3rd party companies in completion with manuals, and those that have been up on the website without the manuals, I'm looking to put the manuals on too. I've already worked on some, so you may see some new things now finished. Hope I'll get some responses with items I need. Thanks. Phil PS: I'll be working on Sears, but have a lot of questions with the boxes. If anyone has side scans of the boxes, I would appreciate them. Also, anything I'm missing, which is probably many would also be appreciated. I've put off Sears for the most obvious reason, they are tough to acquire scans. I know a few of you out there have some nice Sears complete in box collections. wink wink
  3. I wanted to ask for everyone's help. I may have posted this already, but added some other items on this list. First, if you have scans of any Atari boxes or cartridges I do not have, please send them to me. You'll see the holes with the blank photos. Also, if you have any new items to add, also send me scans and give me as much detail as possible. Look at my listings to see exactly what I describe. If you have any boxes from Atari or possibly a couple of the larger 3rd party that list printer and dates on the tiny flaps, I can use that info too. Activision and Coleco come to mind. The list below are boxes I believe should exist based on evidence. It's possible cartridges with a specific year, for example 1985, were released in 1986 boxes. There is no guarantee that they do though, so I'm just speculating. I discovered more "ninety day warranty" box versions and a few 5 language early issues. They've been added to the listings. Any help is appreciated. I'm continuing to work on the list. I've added small details such as some of the printer names and dates. Thanks. Phil Atari 2600 Boxes that should exist and why Adventure 1986 and 1987 - cartridges of same dates Air Sea Battle 1986 - cartridge of same date Alpha Beam Ernie 1986 - Big Bird and Oscar have 1986 cartridges Asteroids 1987 - cartridge grey label of same date Backgammon 1978 - white warranty box, date outside (boxes before & after exist) Basketball 1978 - white warranty box, date inside (boxes before & after exist) Basketball 1986 - cartridge of same date Battlezone 1985 - cartridge of same date Berzerk 1985 - cartridge of same date Big Bird 1986 - cartridge of same date Casino 1978 - white warranty box, date inside & date outside (boxes before & after exist) Casino 1986 - cartridge of same date Centipede 1985 and 1986 - cartridges of same dates Cookie Monster 1986 - Big Bird and Oscar have 1986 cartridges Defender 1985 - cartridge of same date Dig Dug 1985 and 1986 - cartridges of same dates Dodge 'Em 1987 - cartridge of same date Football 1978 - white warranty box, date inside (boxes before & after exist) Galaxian 1985 and 1986 - cartridges of same dates Gremlins 1986 - cartridge of same date Hangman 1978 - white warranty box, date inside & date outside (boxes before & after exist) Haunted House 1986 - cartridge and manual of same date Human Cannonball 1978 - white warranty box, date inside & date outside (boxes before & after exist) Ikari Warriors 1989 - cartridge of same date Indy 500 1987 - cartridge of same date Joust 1985 and 1986 - cartridges and manuals of same dates Jungle Hunt 1985 - cartridge of same date Kangaroo 1985 and 1986 - cartridges and manuals of same dates Mario Bros. 1986 - manual of same date Math Gran Prix 1986 - cartridge of same date Maze Craze 1980 - white warranty box, date outside (boxes before & after exist) Missile Command 1985, 1986, 1991 - cartridges of same dates Mouse Trap 1987 - cartridge of same date Ms. Pac-Man 1986 - cartridge of same date Night Driver 1987 - cartridge of same date Oscar's Trash Race 1986 - cartridge and overlay of same date Othello 1980 - white warranty box, date outside (boxes before & after exist) Outlaw 1985 - cartridge of same date Pengo 1986 and 1987 - cartridges of same dates Phoenix 1985 and 1987 - cartridges of same dates Pigs in Space 1986 - cartridge of same date Pole Position 1986 - manual of same date Raiders of Lost Ark 1986 - cartridge of same date Realsports Baseball 1986 - cartridge of same date Realsports Football 1986 - cartridge of same date Realsports Soccer 1986 - cartridge of same date Sky Diver 1978 - white warranty box, date inside & date outside (boxes before & after exist) Slot Racers 1978 - brown warranty box, date outside (boxes before & after exist) Space War 1978 - any of the warranty box versions (1st release and 90 day exist) Space War 1986 - cartridge of same date Star Raiders 1987 - cartridge of same date Street Racer 1986 - cartridge of same date Surround 1978 - any of the warranty box versions (1st release and 90 day exist) Swordquest EW 1987 - cartridge of same date Vanguard 1986 - cartridge of same date Video Checkers 1981 - white warranty box, date outside (boxes before & after exist) Video Chess 1979 - any of the warranty box versions (1st release and 90 day exist) Video Olympics 1981 - white warranty box, date outside (boxes before & after exist) Warlords 1986 - cartridge of same date
  4. Ok, been working on the site and updated some of the smaller 3rd party. Right now I'm working on Sears and will begin to upload what I've done. I did find a couple of new Atari box variations. The "ninety day limited warranty" version for Air Sea Battle (it's on the site now) and Canyon Bomber (just got this today and will scan over the weekend) have been discovered. I'm going to do searches on other games that should have these variations along with other boxes I feel may have variations that I have not discovered. I'll update the Space Invaders cart this weekend too. I have to adjust the listings accordingly to keep the list in chronological order. Each time I find a new variation, I try to keep everything in release order as best I can. My goal this summer is to complete all the carts and boxes that are not shown. Afterwards I'll begin working on the manuals (very tedious). I did update CBS with lots of foreign versions. I'll also try and update the PDF file on the site to correspond with everything shown on the site. Please have patience. This has been 10 years of the site now and a few years longer than that when I decided to take on this venture. I'll try and put any new updates on here that I find. Phil
  5. Boxes 5 & 6. http://videogamevariations.net/AtariCompanies/AtariGames/Pacman/pacman_boxes.htm
  6. Combat variations were made over a 9 year period. I wouldn't call that a short period of time. Most games (especially today) are made once. NES has a variety of variations too, which I hope to find a nice list.
  7. I haven't updated my site in a few years but this was the last count for cartridge and box variations. 28 cartridge variations: http://videogamevariations.net/AtariCompanies/AtariGames/Combat/combat_cartridges.htm 14 box variations: http://videogamevariations.net/AtariCompanies/AtariGames/Combat/combat_boxes.htm Not sure how many actually came with the system vs being sold on its own. Phil
  8. I received an email from Schitti this morning asking what's been going on and why I haven't been on. My move from NJ, now almost 2 1/2 years is still not complete. I've had both physical and financial hardships. The latest is 2 kidney stones which I kept wondering where I was getting the money to pay for the surgery (1st one) as they wanted a couple grand up front. Last week my storage unit leaked and it looks like I lost about another 7 long boxes of comic books. If you recall somewhere I posted (or I think I did) that 2 years ago the truck I was moving in caught fire and I lost 17 boxes then. So some of these books that survived the fire have not been lost to water. I've never given up on my website. It's just a matter of priorities. I thank everyone who has thought of me and wondering what has been going on. What I'd like to happen is in the next 7 months, I want to buy a house, clean out all but one storage unit, get all my stuff set up on display and get back to working on the variation site. Keep your fingers crossed. Phil
  9. Depending on dates, the earliest were the Bertco and Adpak, then Ivy Hill and Shorewood Packaging were used in the early 1980s. There were some other initials which probably represented companies such as "hop" and "AGI". If you want better details, look at the various boxes I have examples of on the link below. I also put them in the order which I believe they were printed based on dates. If things go well, I may get some more info on these as Scott is trying to get me some data. http://www.videogamevariations.com/AtariCompanies/AtariGames/GeneralAtari.htm
  10. http://www.videogamevariations.com/AtariCompanies/AtariGames/Superman/superman_boxes.htm This is my site RT was referring to in the original post. Read the descriptions as I only show front and back of the boxes.
  11. I'm assuming what you're showing is also the special edition version 3?
  12. I got contacted by Scott Stilphen who sent me a photo of his flattened box with a tab flap date of 8/79. It is the special edition version 3 which I'll try and update sometime during the day when I get up. I've attached the photo. Phil
  13. Just got my set of 4 covers today. I already have #1 preordered and working on getting Centipede preordered. I have to limit my spending though, so the most expensive covers I probably won't acquire. Have you seen this? https://www.dynamite.com/htmlfiles/search2.html?0=19&next0=&KMPZ=atari+oster
  14. Ok, looking through my guide I thought it was Pac-Kong, but I have one RV/Suntek and another that isn't. Been working lately on acquiring foreign games. Though it's not cheap to do.
  15. Those are Suntek versions. I believe there is a slight variation between Suntek and Rainbow Vision. I think it's the shape of the cart. I have one title from both Suntek and RV, though I can't remember off hand which one.
×
×
  • Create New...