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the review system. 1 = Terrible, 5 = Awesome!
This was the first in-store demonstration cartridge.
Replay Value: Not Yet Reviewed
Notes: Buy Me!
Designed to entice you into getting an Intellivision, the 1978 Demonstration Cartridge
runs through a loop to nab you with Intellivision's superior graphics,
sound, and sophistication. This demo also touts the originally announced
Keyboard Component. The 1979 revision of the demonstration cartridge removed
The demonstration ran through four screens of text, followed by scripted
snippets of NFL Football, Las Vegas Poker & Blackjack,
and Armor Battle.
It seems odd that they didn't have their 'killer app' - Major League Baseball -
in on this demo. During the text, Richard Strauss' Also Sprach Zarathustra
plays in the background in glorious three-part harmony. (Actually, it's rather
plain. Later classical adaptations, such as the music in Thunder Castle, are
|No known ROM variations exist, but you might argue that the 1979 demo is one - it replaced the Keyboard Component screen.
|No variations have been found.
|There is no manual, just the info on the back of the box.
|There are no overlays.
|To date, two labels have been recorded.
|No Easter Eggs have been found.
Only one version of the box has been found for 1978 Demonstration Cartridge.
|Was there a U.S.A. version of the box?
No manual has been located for 1978 Demonstration Cartridge.
All the documentation you need for the demo is on the back of the box.
As evidence that there is no further printed documentation for the 1978
demo, pete2049 was kind enough to share this image of an
opened demo. Thanks!
No overlay has been located for 1978 Demonstration Cartridge.
A total of two 1978 Demonstration Cartridge label variants have been documented.
|Blue 1978 demo cartridge; no origin, date, or copyright info
|Blue 1978 demo cartridge; no copyright info
|What exciting fare!
|Funny, we're still trying to do that today!
|Standard teaser text, meant to entice you into a system that didn't have much software at the time.
|Promising the world—the Keyboard Component!
|Wow! That NFL Football title screen sure is impressive!
|Last-second, game-winning touchdown pass.
|Poker & Blackjack title screen.
|That shifty-eyed dealer sure has some obvious tells.
|Atari has Combat, but we've got this!
|He blowed up real good.
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