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  1. UPDATE: This is already sold. I have an official limited edition Defi Lynx pin coffret available for sale right now. Here are the details: These coffrets were part of the Defi Lynx promotion run in 1991 by Atari France. There are two known limited runs of these coffrets: the firts run consisted of 250 coffrets, numbered on the back as XXX/250 and the second run consisted of 100 coffrets, numbered on the back as XXX/100. Coffrets in the second run contained one extra pin that was missing in the first run: Klax. The coffret I'm offering for sale is the open one in the first picture. It's numbered 65/100, which means it belongs to the 100 units limited run. This coffret does NOT contain all 35 pins in the Lynx pin collection. It contains the 24 pins that are usually found in the 100 units limited run: 1x A.P.B. 1x Block Out 1x Blue Lightning 1x California Games 1x Chip's Challenge 1x Electrocop 1x Gates of Zendocon 1x Gauntlet: The Third Encounter 1x Klax 1x Ms. Pac-Man 1x Ninja Gaiden 1x Pac-Land 1x Paperboy 1x Rampage 1x RoadBlasters 1x Robo-Squash 1x Rygar 1x Shanghai 1x Todd's Adventures in Slime World 1x Warbirds 1x Xenophobe 1x Zarlor Mercenary 2x Atari Lynx Logo Pins are placed in the exact same order they were originally placed. All coffrets I have seen belonging to the 100 run had pins placed in the same way. Coffret's overall condition is very good, given its age (28 years). Just a few tiny scratches here an there. I'm looking for money offers. You can offer to throw in any (really, really) rare Lynx item as part of the deal if you want to bring the price down, but your offer must be mostly cash or I won't take it into consideration. I'm in Madrid, Spain and will ship to Europe, US, Canada, Japan or Australia. Shipping fees will be on the buyer, though. Feel free to to ask anything related to this coffret in this thread so I can clarify things for everyone, but I will only answer to offers made through private messages in these boards. This article has also been posted in the Atari Lynx Fans group in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lynxfans/permalink/2784496444954040/ This is an extremely rare opportunity. Be sure not to miss it. Good luck.
  2. I think different led colors for read/write is a fantastic idea, Igor.
  3. Please, count me in for one of these units. Thank you.
  4. I just edited the first post adding several new available pins. Be sure to check both the updated list and the new picture.
  5. I just edited the original post adding several new available pins. Be sure to check both the updated list and the new picture.
  6. Label is not the only thing that is unique to the Japanese Klax release. Cart itself is unique, as the game is not stored in the standard Lynx ROM chip. The ROM chip used for Japanese Klax is bulkier than the standard one, which forced Atari Japan to create a custom cart for this game. This custom cart has a square bulk in the back to fit the new ROM chip and has no Fuji logo. Here is a picture of both Western Klax (top) and Japanese Klax (bottom). Manual and box art are also unique to the Japanese release of Klax, but the one I have available for trade is a loose cart, so no point in showing pictures of those items here. Actually there are two versions of Japanese Klax. One of them (the one I have available for trade) is identical to the Wester version in terms of content, but the other one shows notable differences such as the total absence of music and digitized sounds. That other version also lacks difficulty level selector. The specific differences are documented in this post from another thread: http://atariage.com/forums/topic/31147-strange-klax-cartridge/?do=findComment&comment=893638 I can testify as to the veracity of these facts, as I own myself one of those rare variation carts. Both cart versions look very much the same to the casual eye, but the green around the contact pins seems to be a givaway sign. Here are both variants next to each other. Left one is the cart containing the standard version and right one is the cart containing the cut down version. Again, the cart I have available for trade is the one containing the standard version of Klax, not the cut down version. Yes in the case of Shaghai and Gates of Zendocon. For the differences between Western and Japanese carts, you can read the above comments.
  7. Hi, everyone. I have the following Japanese editions of Lynx games available for trade: Klax (loose cart) Gates of Zendocon (CIB) Shanghai (CIB) I would like to trade any of them for the following Lynx collectibles: Hard Drivin' pin Official Atari Lynx Club pin Official Atari Lynx Club wallet Official Atari Lynx Club cap Official Atari Lynx Club t-shirt Défi Lynx t-shirt I'm also looking for the CIB Japanese edition of any of these Lynx games: Chip's Challenge Paperboy Rampage RoadBlasters Rygar Todd's Adventures in Slime World Zarlor Mercenary I might be willing to hear other interesting proposals for trade if the offered item is rare enough. If necessary, money can be used to balance the trade either way, but please note that none of these items are for sale, they are exclusively for trade. Anyone interested can PM me. Thanks in advance for your time and interest. Regards, Juan José.
  8. Hello everyone. I have the following spare Lynx pins available for trade: A.P.B. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Blue Lightning Chip's Challenge Electrocop Gates of Zendocon Hockey Ishido: The Way of the Stones Ms. Pac-Man Ninja Gaiden Pac-Land Paperboy RoadBlasters Robo-Squash S.T.U.N. Runner Todd's Adventures in Slime World Tournament Cyberball 2072 Turbo Sub Viking Child Vindicators Warbirds Xenophobe Zarlor Mercenary Here is an actual picture of the pins listed above: I'd like to trade any of these pins for the Hard Drivin' pin and the Official Atari Lynx Club pin. Don't hesitate to PM me if you have any of those two pins and wish to make a trade. Thanks, Juan José.
  9. Hi, everyone. I'm looking for the Hard Drivin' Lynx pin. I have several pins I can offer for trade, and will also offer money. Here is the list of pins I have avaliable for trade: A.P.B. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Blue Lightning Chip's Challenge Electrocop Gates of Zendocon Hockey Ishido: The Way of the Stones Ms. Pac-Man Ninja Gaiden Pac-Land Paperboy RoadBlasters Robo-Squash S.T.U.N. Runner Todd's Adventures in Slime World Tournament Cyberball 2072 Turbo Sub Viking Child Vindicators Warbirds Xenophobe Zarlor Mercenary Here is an actual picture of the pins listed above: I also have Japanese editions of the following Lynx games available for trade: Klax (loose cart) Gates of Zendocon (CIB) Shanghai (CIB) Don't hesitate to PM me if you have the Hard Drivin' pin and wish to sell it or trade it for any of the listed items. Thanks in advance for your time and interest, Juan José.
  10. Sorry, double post. Please delete or lock this thread.
  11. Here you are: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lynxfans/permalink/2110086402395051/?comment_tracking=%7B%22tn%22%3A%22O%22%7D
  12. Carl, should we take this as a hint that newly re-stocked games will come in curved lip carts? If so, will those curved lip carts be the same ones used in the Zaku re-release and recent Telegames re-releases? I'm really curious to know if you all guys are actually sourcing carts from the same place, which might open up interesting oportunities for homebrewers out there.
  13. Has anyone else noticed how the cart in the new production run of Zaku and the newly minted carts coming from Telegames are exactly identical? They have the same texture, exact same dimensions, and even have the same little square mark on the lower part of the right edge, wich is probably where the hole is placed through which plastic is injected in the mould. This, together with the fact that Telegames started releasing games in new curved lip carts for the first time in 25 years on the very same month that Zaku was re-released, makes me think that Super Fighter Team and Telegames are probably sourcing their carts from the same manufacturer. Maybe minimum order was too large for either of them and they decided to order together from the same manufacturer (¿maybe from China, since carts for the first production run for Zaku were also manufactured in China?) and split costs. Or maybe Super Fighter Team ordered more carts than they needed and they are selling their excess blank carts to third parties. Carl's anouncement that he will be re-stocking some of Songbird's releases with new carts and his apparent hint in another thread that they will be in curved carts make me wonder if his games will be released in the same carts Zaku and Telegames are apparently using? Not that I think that any of this is wrong, quite the contrary in fact, but I'm really curious about the story behind these carts. Would be nice if Brandon, Carl or Pete could shed some light on this topic.
  14. Wait, I just checked again and someone actually bought that listing!? Poor sucker. Well, I guess the person behind the 'Retroriginals' eBay shop will not have any problem to pay this month's rent, specially if some other loser buys those other crazy overpriced listings for Desert Strike and Double Dragon. http://www.ebay.com/itm/312232955156 http://www.ebay.com/itm/312232955851
  15. Telegames UK site does not show top bar with online shop categories until you login. A mistake in my opinion, because that's leading many people to believe that Telegames has no online shop. Here is a direct link to their online Lynx catalog, which you can browse without logging in. http://www.telegames.co.uk/shop/index.php?route=product/category&path=324_63_64&sort=pd.name&order=ASC&limit=100 Whatever you do, don't buy from ebayers flipping the cart right now, when you can buy straight from Telegames for half the price. Here's an example of some dude asking triple the original price (original price is £49.99 but he's asking £149.99). https://www.ebay.com/itm/312232956782
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