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  1. Does anybody know of any arcades between Daytona Beach and Palm Bay, Florida?

  2. Just bought the 7800 Pac-Man collection as an early birthday present for my middle daughter. ...And Scramble for me. :)

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    2. Trebor


      Sweet. Happy Birthday to your daughter, MAC!

    3. DoctorTom


      Good collxn, real good.


    4. MAC-42


      Well thank you, Trebor!

      Yes, these should be fun indeed.

  3. I've finally started making a simple Atari 7800 game.

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    2. MAC-42


      Just a simple shooter of sorts. Nothing very impressive. Won't hold a candle to Bob's stuff, naturally. But I've wanted to make something for over a year now, and RevEng's 7800basic puts this within even my humble reach.

    3. Trebor


      Have to start somewhere, worlds better than most of us - yours truly included. Keep at it! :)

    4. MobiusAqua


      Nice! I bet it'll look and play cool when it's done.

  4. Can anyone suggest some New Wave acts that have become more obscure over the years?

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    2. Fletch
    3. 20ohm20


      Suburban Lawns

      The Passions

      Classix Nouveaux

      Fiat Lux


    4. MAC-42


      Thanks, folks! Nice ideas. Heaven 17's obscurity is something that happened to other people, BTW. :-D Ahh, and Classix Nouveaux! Good call there!

  5. Here's a neat little package someone put together to (somewhat loosely) replicate the old TV experience. Not perfect, but a bit of fun. http://mydecadetv.com

    1. Grig


      Fabulous concept, thanks for the link!

  6. There are some cheap Mattel Aquarius computers being sold as-is on eBay right now. No mini expanders. Still, if I didn't have one, I'd take a chance.

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    2. jaybird3rd


      Ah well ... you still got a good deal. Just keep an eye out for loose Mini Expanders and controllers; they turn up at reasonable prices from time to time.

    3. simbalion


      I have an Aquarius in its box. It works, but no controllers or such for it.

    4. RickR


      PS - Thanks for pointing this out. It's fun to try something new. Appreciate the advice.


  7. So tell the whole world/it's not me I'm someone else/and he's gone with me too.

  8. Rain keeps fallin', rain keeps fallin' down, down, down....

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    2. Cortat G

      Cortat G

      Hey, hey, hey, hey! ooooooooo...

    3. DoctorTom


      I was thrown off. You forgot the last "down".

    4. MAC-42


      When they repeat it after "Would you recognize me," it has the extra "downs." After "Will you stand above me," it's three. (I've had such a wonky week, I really had to think about that one for a minute or two!)


      Goodness, this song sounds like a football game now, what with all these downs.

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