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Are you getting an Amico?

Are you getting an Amico? Poll  

126 members have voted

  1. 1. Are you getting an Amico?

    • Yes, For Sure, Already Pre-ordered and can't wait
      43
    • No, Never, Not a chance ever, Nothing could make me ever want an Amico
      37
    • Yes, For Sure but waiting until after launch
      3
    • Yes, For Sure but will wait for a price drop or special bundle
      5
    • Maybe, On the Fence with an open mind but still need to wait and see what happens
      38


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Are you ever getting an Amico either by pre-order or when they hit the shelves?

 

Why or why not?

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Yes, but I was also excited recently to purchase an Action Max, so clearly I am down no matter what.

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I fall under this unlisted category:

 

I was initially very excited and pre-ordered a Founders Edition, but now much more hesitant and worried based on delays and recent events. Still have FE on order. 

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1 hour ago, IntyFanMatt said:

I fall under this unlisted category:

 

I was initially very excited and pre-ordered a Founders Edition, but now much more hesitant and worried based on delays and recent events. Still have FE on order. 

There's a chance you may be the only group to get them by 10/10/21. That'd be kinda wild. One of only 2600 to have the console.

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26 minutes ago, Swami said:

There's a chance you may be the only group to get them by 10/10/21. That'd be kinda wild. One of only 2600 to have the console.

Yeah maybe. I’ll stick with it and see what happens. 

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I have already 8 pre-orders going on right now, 1-3 of which should ship this month or at least this summer, so I'm trying not to pre-order anything else unless 'I have to'. I often pre-order games at Amazon to get the 'best price guarantee' (don't know how they call it in English), but that works even if you place the order a few days before release so there's no rush...

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2 hours ago, SegaSnatcher said:

I'm in the Maybe camp.  

I went from the Yes, and now in the maybe category.

 

Founder Editions may have a chance to get released on time, but I also heard maybe even only getting out 500 was mentioned on a stream. So even with that type of small soft launch there won't be any on the shelves anywhere or kiosks set up to try if they can only get 500 out the door.

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Started Yes. Very Yes, actually.

 

Went to Maybe.

 

Now I'm Very No.

 

Too many bad behaviors, ridiculous attitudes, and mismanagement to justify any support. We shouldn't encourage those things by allowing others to profit from it, but that's all I'll say on the subject.

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To the handful of people that voted "no, never, not a chance, nothing could ever make me want an Amico"...

 

Why do you continue to visit this Amico dedicated forum? I think the CEO knows how some of you feel at this point. Do you come here just to stir drama and throw bombs? It just seems weird to me that for something so easily avoided, the "never" crowd spends so much time here. Digital rubbernecking? 

 

There's a wide variety of porn out there, you know.

 

 

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Super excited when announced and ordered 2 Founders Editions.

 

Hard to keep excitement level up with delays, rhetoric, and no real end in sight.

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I preordered a couple of Amicos because I have always loved the Intellivision and retro games.

It must be extremely difficult to launch a brand new video game system in good times,and much harder with all the shipping and production delays during a Pandemic.

So my patience will stay strong and I will certainly give Intellivision Entertainment the benefit of a doubt on their endeavors. 

I wish them all the best and eventually,success. 

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I preordered a metric f*cktonne of these and can't wait until I get to play with family and friends 😊

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14 hours ago, Cebus Capucinis said:

Started Yes. Very Yes, actually.

 

Went to Maybe.

 

Now I'm Very No.

 

Too many bad behaviors, ridiculous attitudes, and mismanagement to justify any support. We shouldn't encourage those things by allowing others to profit from it, but that's all I'll say on the subject.

It's pretty hard for me not to just say THIS!!!^^^^  and move on.

 

I voted MAYBE because Never say Never.

 

When it was first announced I was quite on board.  And it seemed like the antidote in many ways to Nutari and their constant scheming and pissoffery...And their ruining IMHO what was once a Great and Beloved brand.

 

And I Very Much liked that no  one was claiming to be the original Intellivision here...Just kind of saying the mantle had been passed.

 

The more time went on though...What, on paper anyway, appeared to start as a passion for games, and maybe a simple "This is what we offer" discussion, became a battle of wills...What should have been (an enthusiastic) "Check out the fun you'll have!" became "I have Market Research!  (and You Don't).  Stop discussing things!  Stop mentioning the Switch!  FAMILY FRIENDLY GODDAMNIT!  Couch Co OP Blah Blah Blah...I'll tell people what they want! **footbath**  I know what Sells!! (And I am not talking rabid fanboys,...You have to ignore those...And maybe also Not incite them)...Well, I suddenly was very turned off by the whole affair...

 

But,

Some of the color choices are nice...

 

And,

I wish them no ill will.

 

 

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1 hour ago, GoldLeader said:

It's pretty hard for me not to just say THIS!!!^^^^  and move on.

 

I voted MAYBE because Never say Never.

 

When it was first announced I was quite on board.  And it seemed like the antidote in many ways to Nutari and their constant scheming and pissoffery...And their ruining IMHO what was once a Great and Beloved brand.

 

And I Very Much liked that no  one was claiming to be the original Intellivision here...Just kind of saying the mantle had passed.

 

The more time went on though...What, on paper anyway, appeared to start as a passion for games, and maybe a simple "This is what we offer" discussion, became a battle of wills...What should have been (an enthusiastic) "Check out the fun you'll have!" became "I have Market Research!  (and You Don't).  Stop discussing things!  Stop mentioning the Switch!  FAMILY FRIENDLY GODDAMNIT!  Couch Co OP Blah Blah Blah...I'll tell people what they want! **footbath**  I know what Sells!! (And I am not talking rabid fanboys,...You have to ignore those...And maybe also Not incite them)...Well, I suddenly was very turned off by the whole affair...

 

But,

Some of the color choices are nice...

 

And,

I wish them no ill will.

 

 

I won't say never.

 

I'll just say the Amico needs to impress me.  Not only hasn't it done that, but the behavior of the project team has only made the hill they'll have to climb higher.  I'm now at the point where not only do I need to see games I want, but hardware I can have confidence in, and a home base that isn't run like a Junior High Kewl Kids table.

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2 hours ago, GoldLeader said:

FAMILY FRIENDLY GODDAMNIT! 

 

 

 

Woah... I wanna see that (VERBATIM, CAPS n' ALL) as their slogan.   That's right up there with --

 

Now you're playing with power!

Genesis does what NintenDont

It's in the game

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I have a black VIP pre-ordered since March 2020, so yeah I’m in and excited for the most part.

 

But if 10/10 rolls around an only a handful of those pre-orders orders are fulfilled, that might sting enough to just cancel and wait a bit.
 

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57 minutes ago, Razzie.P said:

I have a black VIP pre-ordered since March 2020, so yeah I’m in and excited for the most part.

 

But if 10/10 rolls around an only a handful of those pre-orders orders are fulfilled, that might sting enough to just cancel and wait a bit.
 

I can’t imagine sending out only 500 or so of the 2600 Founders Edition. How would they select the orders? By timestamp? Random? Just see that process upsetting some of the Founders folks.

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41 minutes ago, MarioMan88 said:

I can’t imagine sending out only 500 or so of the 2600 Founders Edition. How would they select the orders? By timestamp? Random? Just see that process upsetting some of the Founders folks.

Not to mention the backend costs of trying to support just 500 consoles.  I mean, those users will expect to be able to buy games and receive technical support as needed.  I don't see how there is any way they will ship a tiny quantity of Founder's Editions or even any Founder's Editions until just before the main launch, it would be a logistical and cost nightmare.  

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1 hour ago, MarioMan88 said:

I can’t imagine sending out only 500 or so of the 2600 Founders Edition. How would they select the orders? By timestamp? Random? Just see that process upsetting some of the Founders folks.

I think if they do a soft launch on 10/10/21 they will send out 2600 or not do it.

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In case anyone is wondering where the 500 number came from, it is from this interview. Watch around the 1:14:11 mark.

 

 

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