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by Atarinewbie77
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My game room
Replies: 12
Views: 4186

Re: My game room

Picked up this beauty today and its staying sealed! Cant believe I found one of these unopened and I already have plans of where its going.. I remember seeing it in magazines advertising Silica shop back in the day :cheers: https://i.ibb.co/9stLnHF/921551-A1-7583-4137-9454-51-C6-D8-DA04-B7.jpg https...
by Atarinewbie77
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My game room
Replies: 12
Views: 4186

Re: My game room

:cheers: for the comments! Ill check out the link with games :coffe: As for dust... it takes some dusting but the wife does that :mrgreen: im very lucky that she also enjoys retro gaming! One game that I did buy was wonderboy in monsterland but compared to the Sega Master System version its pretty p...
by Atarinewbie77
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My game room
Replies: 12
Views: 4186

Re: My game room

:cheers: At the moment my game of choice on the ST is Turrican, I was quite surprised when I slotted it in at just how good it was. I also enjoy playing the old dizzy games because I used to play them as a kid on my mates C64 and I was gutted they were never released on the Atari 8 bit. Ive got quit...
by Atarinewbie77
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My game room
Replies: 12
Views: 4186

My game room

So I’ve been collecting sega master system games for years but ive recently branched out into my first love the Atari 8 bit. I owned an Atari 65xe back in the day but I decided to get an 800 because I always liked the way they looked. I picked up a brand new one off ebay last year but unfortunately ...
by Atarinewbie77
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Atari 520STFM joystick port fault
Replies: 7
Views: 2835

Re: Atari 520STFM joystick port fault

:cheers: success!! Took the keyboard out and found the problem, the solder was do dry only a few pins were still attached! It all now works brilliantly, nice to find the screw sticker still intact so i know its never been messed with. The atari was very clean inside which was a big plus. So now 30 y...
by Atarinewbie77
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Atari 520STFM joystick port fault
Replies: 7
Views: 2835

Re: Atari 520STFM joystick port fault

And test the joystick on some other system. Maybe it is not the ST but the joystick (happened way too often for me in the past) I tried that, the joystick as a switch to change between atari, sega, commodore etc and it works fine on my master system. I also tried a sega master system pad with the s...
by Atarinewbie77
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Atari 520STFM joystick port fault
Replies: 7
Views: 2835

Re: Atari 520STFM joystick port fault

Cheers, i thought so, ill give it a go! :)
by Atarinewbie77
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Atari 520STFM joystick port fault
Replies: 7
Views: 2835

Re: Atari 520STFM joystick port fault

A quick pic of what I got :)

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by Atarinewbie77
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Atari 520STFM joystick port fault
Replies: 7
Views: 2835

Atari 520STFM joystick port fault

Hi! Todays my bitrthday and my wife surprised with my childhood dream machine, a lovely boxed Atari 520stfm.. she said she’d tested it when arrived and the games loaded fine BUT what she didnt do was test the joystick! I plugged in a joystick, loaded up nebulous and i can fire, move left but cant mo...

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