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I just dusted off my 2600 and started playing Yars' Revenge again for the first time in about a year; and I'd forgotten how wonderful and addictive the 2600's games can be. Anyone else play/collect for the 2600?
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Jr. Pac-Man, my man. Actually you should see about buying a 7800 online; it's backward-compatible with the 2600, and features such neat games as Food Fight and F-18 Hornet.



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I just picked up a 2600 up, but I don't have the video hook ups. Though it'll be at home on my small 15 incher in my office, for a gas, I want to see how it'll look on my HDTV. :)



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If you can get your hands on an Atari Flashback 2, the designer's posted instructions on the Intertubes to add a cart slot. Pretty much by design, too, as the circuit board has all the solder points helpfully labeled. I plan on doing this to mine, too... here's the site (atarimuseum.com).



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I downloaded the Pain video and it basically looks like Burnout but without the racing, just the explosions and ragdoll physics. It looks fun, but I would have taken a chance if it was $5, not $10.
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