Sunday OT: Best 2600 Video Ever

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As someone who grew up with a 2600, I can say this is the best video on the system ever. I love the River Raid segment.

By the way - that joystick? It hurt like hell after an hour or so of play.

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Archived Comments

Comment 1 by Jason Fisher posted on 8/11/2013 at 10:58 PM

Hours on that joystick would leave semi-permanent holes where the corners had been biting into your hands. Just truly awful. But we played and played and ...

Comment 2 by Micah posted on 8/13/2013 at 3:52 AM weren't a true 2600 user unless you had that side thumb blister now and then and occasionally wore off that rubber sleeve on the stick.

Comment 3 by Alex Sante posted on 8/14/2013 at 11:09 PM

Thanks for sharing this Ray. I had a good laugh watching this, and I do remember playing each of these games as a kid.