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 on: Today at 07:01:12 PM 
Started by VideopacBelgium - Last post by lucifershalo
don't forget about me

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 on: Today at 05:32:01 PM 
Started by TomBeck - Last post by TomBeck
Thanks for the explanation, Rafael. It is a great movie. I never saw "my" system in a movie so often.
Odyssey must had been really a great success in brazil.

I hope, to see soon the whole Turtles commercial. What I till now saw, is wonderful.

When you have time in the future, you can translate the movie for us with subtitles.  Cheesy

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 on: Today at 04:20:23 PM 
Started by VideopacBelgium - Last post by darrin9999
O2 copy for me!

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 on: Today at 02:41:09 PM 
Started by TomBeck - Last post by Rafael
I found this at atariage. The longest film, I ever saw about retro videogames.

Many about brazil Odyssey / Odyssey2 and Videopac. Too bad, that I don`t understand portoguese.

For example, many about Odyssey at 0:47,  great old Crazy Chase commercial at 1:10 and a running Turtle at 1:27

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3058&v=BpYfeR7p8yw

A MUST look !


This documentary was recently released. It was also presented at the same event where I gave the lecture and where our 1st Odyssey meeting happened. The commercials you see in the video will soon be available, but they are not my material, so I can not disclose it. Turtles was my favorite commercial so it was thrilling to review it.
Some cool curiosities of the documentary:
Milton Bonanno, manager of Philips do Brasil at the time explains that european Philips  wanted Philips do Brasil to adopt the name Videopac. But they thought (and were right) that the name Odyssey would have the greatest impact on our country.
Another cool curiosity is about the name "Come-Come" (eat-eat). Milton says they did not know how to choose the name of the game, so he asked the person who tested the games, what happened in the game. The person explained that it was a bug that walked through the labyrinth and eats, eats ... Then Milton said: this is the name of the Come-Come game.
During the 1983 UD (something like CES), Philips had the biggest booth of the 1200m˛ event and was the only booth where people could play.

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 on: Today at 02:37:42 PM 
Started by VideopacBelgium - Last post by Tom31
Please one Videopac copy for ME!

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 on: Today at 01:18:53 PM 
Started by VideopacBelgium - Last post by VideopacBelgium
This is a new game by Rafael Cardoso:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WbLBiw9r04

Limited run 50 copies for Odyssey2 & 50 copies for Videopac

Odyssey2:

01: Rafael
02: Tombeck
03: Geri
04: darrin9999
05: mtshark
06: minodk
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13: Victor
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50

VIDEOPAC+

01: René
02: Tombeck
03: Geri
04: ccc---
05: minodk
06:
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13: Tom31
...
23:
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50: manopac

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 on: Today at 12:32:01 PM 
Started by Chris! - Last post by Ozyr
Oranges is looking for a publisher.

I thought the Connection was doing this?

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 on: Today at 12:30:00 PM 
Started by Janzl - Last post by Ozyr
Looks good. Would be curious how much this would cost.

Who is doing this?

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 on: Today at 10:33:00 AM 
Started by TomBeck - Last post by ccc---
Thanks for posting this Thomas! I have a RG subscription, but haven't received the latest issue yet.

Well, the RG reply to my email is just lame and I stay on my point - the editor simply did not play the game - "Videopac = bad, so this Frogger version must be bad too". That's it.

In my opinion Frogger on the Videopac plays just great and for me it brings the same fun as the arcade version. Point.

Btw: Got a message from "Mister VCS" on the AA forum - he also wrote an email with a complaint to RG regarding their Videopac Frogger statement. You see, even the Atari fraction doesn't think that Videopac Frogger is bad!  Wink

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 on: Today at 09:51:39 AM 
Started by TomBeck - Last post by TomBeck
One of the best pictures from the documentary:

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