He's a Skee-Ball Wizard

Posted June 23, 2019 by Ric Pryor

Here's what I've been doing all morning:

Skee-Ball for the Atari 2600

Oh, what? Like you spent your Sunday morning curing cancer? When you come down off your high horse, go download Mike Salzman's Atari 2600 Skee-Ball.

File Under: Homebrew

Atari VCS Ad #16: Freedom

Posted June 22, 2019 by Ric Pryor

Atari is steadfastly refusing to announce any game titles for the VCS. That, combined with recent focus on the sandbox mode and the console's potential appeal to tinkerers makes me think we're not far from a frustrated social media director posting "Make your own damn games and leave us alone!"

File Under: Ataribox

Mindless Self Indulgence

Posted June 20, 2019 by Ric Pryor

"Mindless"?!?!

"Mindless"!!?!??!?!??!?!!??

Son, if you put half as much thought into your online purchases as I put into my trolling, you wouldn't have pre-ordered a VCS.

File Under: Biffs

It Looks Like You're Trying to Pull the Wool Over Our Eyes

Posted June 19, 2019 by Ric Pryor

Never ones to let a good trademark go uninfringed, Atari has "borrowed" and old idea from Microsoft to help new users with the VCS interface.

I think VCS owners will be fine. It's the VCS engineers who need help.

(Special thanks to PlaysWithWolves, creator of Mr. Fuji)

File Under: Ataribox

Who Wants To Touch My Monkey?

Posted June 14, 2019 by Ric Pryor

I asked my friends if any of them wanted to come over and play this Atari 2600 game I just found and they all gave me the weirdest looks.

Monkey Dong for the Atari 2600

File Under: Gorillas
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