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Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by scorpionatthepc » Thu Jun 02, 2011 3:17 pm

This game has gone a rare (9) on atari age forum meaning its extremely rare. I might have a cheeky bid near the end of the auction but I very much doubt that I will win it.

RARE ATARI 2600 GAME

The rarest game I think I have for my atari 2600 is springer. Are there many atari 2600 collectors on here and if so what would you consider is your rarest game for the classic console?

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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by The Laird » Thu Jun 02, 2011 5:58 pm

Yeah I saw that too!

I have quite a few rare games for the good old VCS:

Gas Hog
BMX Airmaster (CIB)
Rubik's Cube
Boing!
Obelix
Stargunner
Ram It
Asterix

They are all rarity 7 and up

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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by scorpionatthepc » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:14 pm

Wouldn't mind ram it myself. Saw that too on ebay a few week ago and it only went for around £7. It had a black and white label.

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Post by Lord Innit » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:16 pm

Jagfest_UK wrote:Yeah I saw that too!

I have quite a few rare games for the good old VCS:

Gas Hog
BMX Airmaster (CIB)
Rubik's Cube
Boing!
Obelix
Stargunner
Ram It
Asterix

They are all rarity 7 and up
I love Ram It. I remember buying it with 2 other games from Woolies in Hastings back in '83. The others were Demolition Herby and Cosmic Creeps. The price was a major factor for me buying them as they were £6.99 each.
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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by The Laird » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:46 pm

I just recently sold my spare Ram It it was a B & W label, I kept my colour one. I have a CIB Cosmic Creeps, I have to say I havn't played either game in ages.

I actually just found out I have a spare Obelix (rarity 7) if anyone is interested 8)

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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by DPrinny » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:46 pm

Rare.

But are they any good?
No point in having a rare game thats on par with ET

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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by scorpionatthepc » Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:24 am

I don't think ET is the worst atari 2600 game out there by a long shot. It gets a bad time because :

A) It was rushed
B) Too many copies were made

There is alot of crap games out for the 2600 but also theres a lot of good games too. Springer is a good platformer but gets frustrating too quickly.

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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by DPrinny » Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:47 am

scorpionatthepc wrote:I don't think ET is the worst atari 2600 game out there by a long shot. It gets a bad time because :

A) It was rushed
B) Too many copies were made

There is alot of crap games out for the 2600 but also theres a lot of good games too. Springer is a good platformer but gets frustrating too quickly.
It stands down there as being unplayable.
I know I have played it

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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by Mayhem » Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:05 am

If you honestly think ET is the worst 2600 game... you haven't played a lot of 2600 games :lol:
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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by The Laird » Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:48 pm

Mayhem wrote:If you honestly think ET is the worst 2600 game... you haven't played a lot of 2600 games :lol:
Agreed. Try playing Mr. Postman, Pac Kong or Fire Fly and then get back to me :lol:

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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by scorpionatthepc » Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:53 pm

Jagfest_UK wrote:
Agreed. Try playing Mr. Postman, Pac Kong or Fire Fly and then get back to me :lol:

I only bought that out of interest. Wish I never bothered.

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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by filecore » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:04 pm

Cakewalk is a good game as well, though a PAL Cakewalk is not as rare as an NTSC one.
Jagfest_UK wrote:
Mayhem wrote:If you honestly think ET is the worst 2600 game... you haven't played a lot of 2600 games :lol:
Fire Fly
Heh, yeah the Mythicon games are unbelievable! I have the set of 3 just because they were super cheap, and 'for the collection' :D

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Re: Rare Atari 2600 Game On Ebay

Post by scorpionatthepc » Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:50 pm

Just seen a review of fire fly on youtube terrible game..............I want a copy.
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