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On this day in History.

Post by carl_retrotext » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:37 am

carl_retrotext wrote:3/9/13
On this Day in 1996 - Nintendo releases the Game Boy Pocket portable game system in the USA.

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1982: September - Commodore Business Machines begins shipping the Commodore 64. Suggested retail price is US$595.

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sept 3rd 1981
Coleco Industries obtains exclusive use of Midway Manufacturing's trademark on self-contained and portable electronic versions of Midway's coin-operated arcade games
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Re: On this day in History.

Post by koopa42 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:44 am

So, nothing of note really then

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Post by carl_retrotext » Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:23 pm

koopa42 wrote:So, nothing of note really then
:lol: thats about it for a day or so, but I will add as we go on.

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Re: On this day in History.

Post by Spector » Tue Sep 03, 2013 5:39 pm

Yeah I know this makes me sound like an asshole but the picture in your first post is not a Game Boy Pocket but in fact the original 1989 machine!
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Re: On this day in History.

Post by DoraemonTheCat » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:38 pm

carl_retrotext wrote:
koopa42 wrote:So, nothing of note really then
:lol: thats about it for a day or so, but I will add as we go on.
Nice idea for a thread.

Hope to see more of this if done correctly. Keep up the good work.

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Re: On this day in History.

Post by carl_retrotext » Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:53 am

Spector wrote:Yeah I know this makes me sound like an asshole but the picture in your first post is not a Game Boy Pocket but in fact the original 1989 machine!
yeah, my ass has been kicked :D ( have changed the picture )

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Re: On this day in History.

Post by carl_retrotext » Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:56 am

Sept 1986

Sega releases the Out Run video game in arcades

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Top 5 Games Sept 1982
ZX81
1.Football Manager
2.Mazeman
3.3D Monster Maze
4.QS Invaders
5.Meteor Storm.
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Re: On this day in History.

Post by Spector » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:28 am

Now that IS a big anniversary! And this is a great idea for a topic which, if continued, we could reference for a few years to come.
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Re: On this day in History.

Post by koopa42 » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:56 am

carl_retrotext wrote:Sept 1986

Sega releases the Out Run video game in arcades

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Top 5 Games Sept 1982
ZX81
1.Football Manager
2.Mazeman
3.3D Monster Maze
4.QS Invaders
5.Meteor Storm.
Now you're talking :D

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Re: On this day in History.

Post by carl_retrotext » Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:08 am

Sept 1984
Sinclair Launch the TV80

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Re: On this day in History.

Post by carl_retrotext » Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:52 am

In the charts, September...

Top 5
Commodore 64
Sept 1987


1.Last Ninja
2.Barbarian
3.Enduro Racer
4.Road Runner
5.World Class Leader Board.

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Amstrad.
Sept 1987

1.Paperboy
2.Barbarian
3.6 Pak compilation
4.Exolon
5.Ball Crazy.

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ZX Spectrum.
Sept 1987

1.BMX Simulator
2.The Milk Race
3.Barbarian
4.Road Runner
5.Destructo

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Re: On this day in History.

Post by DoraemonTheCat » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:17 pm

Woah! Slow down or this thread will die in a few months :lol:

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Re: On this day in History.

Post by carl_retrotext » Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:57 am

September 1981

Galaga gets Japan Release before US and Europe roll out in November.

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and in the charts 1982...

Sept 1982
VIC 20

1.Another Vic in the wall.
2.Asteroids
3.Space Storm
4.Amok
5.Blitz

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Re: On this day in History.

Post by carl_retrotext » Fri Sep 06, 2013 3:16 am

September 1993
Commodore 64


1.Street Fighter
2.WWF Wrestlemania
3.Rodland
4.Terminator
5.Pro Tennis Tour

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September 92
The NC100 Notepad Computer was the first product in the NC series, launched by Amstrad in September 1992

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*nowhere near a pc tomorrow, so will have a double bill sunday.

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Re: On this day in History.

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:47 am

Top 5
Commodore 64
Sept 1987

1.Last Ninja
2.Barbarian
Last Ninja and Barbarian, awesome games! :D

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