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In the summer of 1978 my friend Pat and I were sitting in his basement watching a James Bond movie—one of the good old Sean Connery ones where he says something wryly British and pithy before sending each bad guy to his ignominious doom. Bond was about to turn the tables on the villains one last time when Pat’s mom came downstairs, offered us some chocolate chip cookies and told Pat that it looked like our game was ready.
Nero Vision 9 Free Download Full Version more. Immediately we paused the movie and traipsed upstairs, munching on the cookies, to see that indeed the tape drive on Pat’s dad’s Commodore 64 had finished loading Zone Ranger, the quasi-3D title of which was now throbbing in 16 glorious colors across the 10' monitor. And it had only taken 45 minutes. Now of course we all have stories like that—of the first generation of home computers, or quarters fed into the maws of the likes of,, at the local arcade.
Most of us owned or at least knew someone who owned an Atari 2600 and can remember the thrill of clicking that new cartridge into the slot of that trusty old machine and tossing your friend a joystick so he or she could compete with you. You could say those were innocent times, before drive by shootings and vapid talk shows became the dominant form of entertainment, and in many regards you’d be right. It is this nostalgia that the perennial arcade game makers are now seeking to cash in on—but that’s Chad’s article on gaming nostalgia. What I’m here to do is offer a comparison of the leading 'nostalgia' packages on that market—to tell you what you get for your 1996 dollars and whether the 1976 reminiscences are worth your Andrew Jacksons. So, on we go.
First back to the Jurassic age of the Atari 2600 and Activision’s Atari Action Packs. There are, at press time, three on the market, but we only received two to review, so you can bet that number three is a kissing cousin of the first two. Here’s what you get: Atari 2600 Action Pack Boxing, Chopper Command, Cosmic Commuter, Crackpots, Fishing Derby, Freeway, Frostbite, Grand Prix, H.E.R.O., Kaboom!, Pitfall, River Raid, Seaquest, Sky Jinks, Spider Fighter Comments The anchors of this pack are, of course, and River Raid—you don’t remember Cosmic Commuter either, do you? Is an interesting title to note too, as it (or a near relation) became one of the better early titles on the C64 platform. And Chopper Command are also good for a minute of nostalgia as well. Atari 2600 Action Pack 2 Atlantis, Barnstorming, Dolphin, Dragster, Enduro, Ice Hockey, Keystone Kapers, Laser Blast, Megamania, Oink!, Plaque Attack, River Raid 2, Skiing, Stampede, Tennis Comments Laser Blast, Megamania, and Atlantis make up the anchors of this pack, with such forgettable fillers as Plaque Attack, Dragster, and Oink!
Best left forgotten along with your second- grade crush on the little red-haired girl. Bottom Line Overall, if you have an old Atari, dig it out—chances are the nearly indestructible old cartridges are still as serviceable as when you were 12. If you don’t still have the old set around, or if you want to take a trip down memory lane with your kids, these two collections are serviceable reminders of the glory days of the 2600, but you will not find yourself or your kids returning to these once the brief novelty has worn off. Microsoft Office 2007 Portable Portugues Torrent on this page.
Sometimes, often, things are better the way you remember them than if you actually try to recapture something that has rightfully passed away. Our next stop on the tour takes to the quarter-eaters—two 4-packs of the best standup arcade titles that the late '70s and early '80s had to offer. These are the games that truly launched the multi-billion dollar gaming industry we have today—the pixelated buzz-boxes that squatted and hummed in the nether regions of virtually every bowling alley, skating rink and convenience store in America in the early days of video gaming. Microsoft’s name graces these packages now, but you’ll recognize the creative efforts of such early pioneers as Namco, Atari, and Taito—the folks who were making their billions while Bill Gates was still learning the alphabet, much less any computer code. Here’s what you get: Microsoft Arcade Missile Command, Asteroids, Tempest, Centipede Comments These four titles really launched Atari and gave them the capital to bring us the 2600 and later home computers. If you were a kid in the '70s and early '80s, you will immediately recognize the music, the look and the gameplay of these four.