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Atari Walkman Prototype – Ultimate 1980s Mashup!

This is the ultimate mashup of the Atari 2600 and Sony Walkman Professional! It’s a custom programmed FPGA circuit board enclosed in a 3D printed walkman-like device with working buttons, HDMI output and 100% compatibility with accessories and cartridges.

FEATURES:
HDMI video and audio output
Analog audio output
Perfect Atari 2600 core hardware implementation
Compact enclosure that resembles a Walkman
Uses standard size Atari 2600 game cartridges
Works with all Atari 2600 peripherals
Support for odd size Atari 2600 cartridges

Chris Brenner (creator): http://thehippiecampus.com/blog/
Andrew (graphic designer): http://rockhartclothing.com

Atari Walkman circuit board

Atari 2600 Walkman sticker

KIDS REACT TO ATARI 2600 VIDEO GAMES (E.T. and Asteroids)

The Kids React to one of the first gaming consoles, the Atari 2600! Watch them play the classic game, Asteroids, and the infamous, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial! Watch to see their reaction!

This episode features the following amazing kids!
NOTE: Kids that are technically ‘teens’ will remain on ‘Kids React’ until they enter high school.
Dominick, age 8
Sydney, age 8
Jacob, age 9
Anita, age 10
Emma R., age 10
Royel, age 10
Kayla, age 11
Caden, age 12
Jackson, age 12
Morgan A., age 13

Atari 2600 Games That Don’t Suck

Sometimes when you rediscover your childhood treasures, they aren’t quite as polished when you are an adult. Have no fear! I take it upon myself this week to compile the Atari 2600 games that are still a lot of fun even today. In an age of 3D HD graphics, surround sound and multi-core processors, there is still a lot of fun to be had in many old Atari games from 30 years ago.

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