Fairchild Channel F – Videocart-2 (1976)

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  • Published by Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp.
  • Developed by Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp.
  • Released: 1976
  • Platform: Channel F

The second cart for the Fairchild, but this time there are only two games and one of it is pretty fleshed out. (more…)

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Fairchild Channel F – Videocart-1 (1976)

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  • Published by Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp.
  • Developed by Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp.
  • Released: 1976
  • Platform: Channel F

Since I have to wait till I get my hands on an original Odyssey (the emulator is only able to display two games), I will continue with the Fairchild Channel F.

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Magnavox Odyssey – Table Tennis (1972)

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  • Published by Magnavox
  • Developed by Magnavox
  • Released: May, 1972
  • Platform: Odyssey

I played this one on the Odyemu-Emulator and it was painfully slow. After tweaking the config-file for a bit, I was at least able to play it. So yeah, it’s pretty much Pong. You move your paddle up and down and try to get the ball over the net and past your opponent. Not exciting at all, especially since I am playing all these games alone. I am also missing the mesmerizing *bip* *bop* sounds since the Odyssey has no sound module.

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