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Hi! This is my fist post here on AtariAge, this seemed like the right place to ask for advice. I recently got a couple of Atari games from an uncle in the USA (to relive the old times :-)). One of these games was Atlantis, but with a typed Atlantis II sticker stuck on the box. Some Googling later, it turned out that this is the very rare competition version of Atlantis with a different scoring system and a lot faster gameplay. The game in general seems to be a lot harder than the original Atlantis. I guess that's why I've never really got that far into it Anyway, looking at the prices these things seem to go for on eBay, we've decided to sell the game as my uncle said he isn't really that attached to it. I've asked how he got the cart in the first place, but he said he could not really recall that, unfortunately. I would love it if this game ended up in the hands of a caring video game collector :-) I however want to absolutely make sure this game is the real deal. Looking at some older topics here, the main differences with the original Atlantis are: -Atlantis II sticker on the box (check!) -Different, much slower scoring system (check!) -Different font for scoring system (check!) -Faster moving enemies (check!) -Slightly higher cartridge weight (not sure, I haven't got a proper scale) I've taken some high resolution photos of the box, cart and the cart in the Atari (in B&W mode only unfortunately, my Atari is a bit crusty. This is the same for all the games I plug into it): So, is it safe to say this really is Atlantis II or are these some other things I can check?
Recently I got hold of a batch of Atari games from my uncle in the US, one of those turned out to be Atlantis II! That actually quite surprised me, such a rare game in such an unusual place. Anyway, I want the game to end up in the hands of a caring collector so I put it on eBay. This way everybody gets a fair chance to win the item. Click to go to the eBay ad eBay Auction -- Item Number: 281990017109 ! There are pictures showing the weight of the cart, bare PCB and the game plugged in an Atari. It was quite a hassle to convince the whiners ( ) over at the Atari 2600 section of AtariAge that this was real, you can read through the whole topic via this link.