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The Failed Promise of the VCS/2600 Trak-Ball Controller

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Did you know that Atari made a trak ball for the 2600 but didn't release one single game that supported it? Be sure to check out long-time 2600 CONNECTION staff writer Scott Stilphen's excellent and in-depth article "The Failed Promise of the VCS/2600 Trak-Ball Controller."

 

http://www.ataricompendium.com/archives/articles/trak-ball/trak-ball.html

 

I do not own a track ball for the 2600 right now. I want to get one!

 

Years ago, in the early 1990s, I picked up one of the models that looks like the Atai 800XL at Child world or Kay Bee Toys - I cannot recall.

I needed $ so I sold it.  Damn!

 

What do you think about the trak ball? Which model do you own?

 

 

thanks,

 

Tim

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