Atari To Bring 'Vault' Of Arcade Classics Like Missile Command, Asteroids, Tempest And More To Steam

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Rum Balls, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. Rum Balls

    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    60,126
    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2014
    Messages:
    29,216
    Likes Received:
    21,061
  2. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    40,156
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    36,590
    Likes Received:
    15,288
    Would waste much time o. :cheer:
     
  3. Rum Balls

    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    60,126
    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2014
    Messages:
    29,216
    Likes Received:
    21,061

    .gif
     
  4. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    40,156
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    36,590
    Likes Received:
    15,288
  5. walleyeslayer2

    walleyeslayer2 Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    21,025
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2015
    Messages:
    23,325
    Likes Received:
    7,560
    This is exciting news!
     
  6. Rum Balls

    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    60,126
    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2014
    Messages:
    29,216
    Likes Received:
    21,061
    :prancing:
     
  7. Mr Sinister

    Mr Sinister Gold

    Reputations:
    12
    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    50,836
    Likes Received:
    44,557
    I never thought about steamed down loading until atari vault pack now I will.
     
  8. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    40,156
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    36,590
    Likes Received:
    15,288
    Summer's of 80-82, I worked in the Games Department of a local amusement park.

    Besides fixing the skeeball machines, I got to work in the Arcade quite a bit.

    Luckily, our manager's were cool, and they let us hang out after the place closed and play Battlezone, Asteroids, Berserker etc...good times.
     
    Mr Sinister likes this.
  9. Rum Balls

    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    60,126
    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2014
    Messages:
    29,216
    Likes Received:
    21,061
    :evil:
     
    Mr Sinister likes this.
  10. Rum Balls

    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    60,126
    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2014
    Messages:
    29,216
    Likes Received:
    21,061
    [​IMG]
     
  11. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    181,253
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    197,264
    Likes Received:
    127,118
    WoW.
    All those games I've had on my PC since the mid 90s. :sleep:
     
    DrSublux and Swedish John like this.
  12. Rum Balls

    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    60,126
    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2014
    Messages:
    29,216
    Likes Received:
    21,061
    [​IMG]
     
    doughhead63 and DarkFriday like this.
  13. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    40,156
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    36,590
    Likes Received:
    15,288
    [​IMG]
     
    DarkFriday likes this.
  14. Rum Balls

    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    60,126
    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2014
    Messages:
    29,216
    Likes Received:
    21,061
    Never saw that one
     
  15. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    40,156
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    36,590
    Likes Received:
    15,288
    I only saw it at the place I worked...got hooked on it :jj:
     
  16. AmishGirl

    AmishGirl Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    12,474
    Joined:
    May 12, 2012
    Messages:
    25,340
    Likes Received:
    22,888
    Whoa! I've never seen that one, either....

    http://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=9676

    Game Play
    On each level, your oxygen supply is limited. After you dig holes, you must lure the aliens into them to trap them. As you go to higher levels, you will have to dig two holes, perfectly placed, one above the other, to keep an alien in.
     
    doughhead63 and Rum Balls like this.
  17. redshirt

    redshirt Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    7,290
    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    6,318
    Likes Received:
    6,200
    I've had MAME since forever with all the arcade games I could have ever hoped for as a kid. Have barely played them since they're just so damn repetitive. Back then with limited memory the only way to hold one's interest instead of new worlds/levels was to increase the speed and number of enemies on the same 4 maps or whatever.
     
  18. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Working My Nuts Off VIP

    Reputations:
    61,755
    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2010
    Messages:
    54,350
    Likes Received:
    29,536
    Does she still charm the husk right off of the corn?
     
    redshirt, Chriza and doughhead63 like this.
  19. HOLIC

    HOLIC MADMAN

    Reputations:
    418
    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2012
    Messages:
    28,463
    Likes Received:
    27,827
    i got donky kong on my pip boy lol

    [​IMG]
     
  20. Chriza

    Chriza The One Man Gangbang VIP

    Reputations:
    8,302
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    27,929
    Likes Received:
    12,609
    Now that I've seen your posts I've known feminine perfection.