video game cartridges

David Griffith dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu
Sat May 31 15:43:30 CDT 2008


On Sat, 31 May 2008, Mr Ian Primus wrote:

> --- On Sat, 5/31/08, David Griffith <dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu> wrote:
>
> > I know that some of you here have an interest in vintage video games.
> > How many of you would be interested in getting together a pool to make
> > new Atari 2600 and Vectrex cartridge cases?
>
> I've made up many Atari 2600 cartridges, and I've never had a hard time
> finding used carts to recycle for the casing. There are enough Pac-Man,
> ET, and Space Invaders cartridges out there for decades of homemade
> carts. Besides, even if you had new cart cases made up, you'd still need
> the boards from used carts anyway. Unless, of course, someone makes
> those again too.

Atariage.com sells various types of PCBs for the 2600, 5200, 8-bit, and
Coleco

> Vectrex, on the other hand, is a different beast. Not a lot of Vectrex
> carts out there. Now, if you make up cases for those - I'll buy some -
> provided that someone sends me a Vectrex, that is... <grin>

The Vectrex consoles themselves aren't that hard to find.

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David Griffith
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