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Activision


Activision
Language: english
Year: 1980
Number: AG-940-02

Description:
Most likely this is Activision's first catalog.
6 games are presented, besides the 4 starting titles Boxing, Dragster, Fishing Derby and Checkers, Bridge and Skiing (both announced for early 1981).

On the last page the four game designers are introduced:
Alan Miller, Larry Kaplan, David Crane, Bob Whitehead.
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number: PAG-940-01

Description:
This "International Edition" Folding-Catalog shows 8 Games: Tennis, Fishing Derby, Skiing, Dragster, Laser Blast, Boxing, including two announced games Kaboom! and Freeway

as well as five Activision Programmers:
Alan Miller, Larry Kaplan, David Crane, Bob Whitehead, Steve Cartwright
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number: AG-940-05

Description:
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number: AG-940-06

Description:
Here 12 games in three categories are presented.
Sports Challanges: Boxing, Fishing Derby, Skiing, Tennis.
Action Games: Dragster, Freeway, Kaboom!, Laser Blast.
Strategy Games: Bridge, Checkers.
Ice Hockey and Stampede are announced for December 1981.

On one page five game designers are introduced:
Alan Miller, Larry Kaplan, David Crane, Bob Whitehead, Steve Cartwright.
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: PAG-940-02

Description:
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: AG-940-08

Description:
Activision
Language: international
Year: 1982
Number: EAG-940

Description:
This "International Edition" Catalog is written in in five languages (english, french, german, italian, spanish). It shows 17 Games:
Two announced games Pitfall! (Jan.1983) and Megamania (Feb.1983), and the available games Chopper Command, Starmaster, Barnstorming, Stampede, Kaboom!, Freeway, Laser Blast, Fishing Derby, Boxing, Tennis, Skiing, Ice Hockey, Dragster, Grand Prix, Bridge.
For the Intellivision Console the Titles Pitfall! and Stampede were announced.
"Join the Activision Membership-Teams" was advertised and Patches of the available Games are shown.
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: AG-940-10

Description:
Activision
Language: german
Year: 1982
Number:

Description:
Here 17 games in three categories are presented.
Action Games: Barnstorming (Die tollkühnen Flieger), Chopper Command (Captain Helicopter), Freeway (Das verrückte Huhn), Kaboom! (Schneller als der Knall), Laser Blast (Duell im Weltall), Stampede (Lasso-Helden), Starmaster (Kommando Galaxis).
Sport-Games: Boxing (Box-Champion), Dragster (Dragster-Rennen), Grand Prix, Fishing Derby (Schneller als der Hai), Ice Hockey (Eishockey), Skiing (Ski-Weltcup), Tennis.
Strategy-Games: Bridge.
Pitfall! (Abenteuer im Urwald) and Megamania (Ein Alptraum im Weltall) are announced for January/February 1983.
To all games an order number ("Bestell-Nr." - corresponds to the serial number in our database) is given with which you could order them from Ariola. Ariola was Activision's distributor in Germany (see back of the cover "Ariola Vertrieb").
On the cover you can read "Recommended by Hörzu" in German language. Hörzu (a very well-known program guide in Germany at the time) and Activision had a strategic advertising partnership.
Activision
Language: international
Year: 1982
Number: EAG-940A

Description:
This "International Edition" Catalog is written in in five languages (english, french, german, italian, spanish). It shows 18 Games:
Five announced games Megamania (Spring 1983), Sky Jinks (Spring 1983), River Raid (Spring 1983), Spider Fighter (Spring 1983), Seaquest (Spring 1983), and the already available games Pitfall!, Chopper Command, Starmaster, Barnstorming, Stampede, Kaboom!, Freeway, Laser Blast, Fishing Derby, Boxing, Tennis, Skiing, Ice Hockey, Dragster, Grand Prix, Bridge.
For the Intellivision Console the Titles Pitfall! (Spring 1983) and Stampede (Spring 1983) were announced.
"Join the Activision Membership-Teams" was advertised and Patches of the available Games are shown.
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1983
Number: AG-940-05

Description:
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1983
Number: AG-94-05

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Activision
Language: international
Year: 1983
Number: EAG-940B

Description:
Activision
Language: german
Year: 1983
Number:

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Activision
Language: international
Year: 1983
Number: EAG-940C

Description:
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1983
Number: AG-940-11

Description:
Activision
Language: german
Year: 1983
Number:

Description:
Activision
Language: international
Year: 1983
Number: EAG-940C

Description:
Activision
Language: english
Year: 1984
Number: AG-940-05

Description:
In this multi-system catalog, with a completely different design than previous versions, a total of 8 games are presented. Only four of them are also available for the Atari VCS 2600 and Atari 5200 consoles:
Pitfall II - Lost caverns (2600), (5200), H.E.R.O. (2600), (5200), Decathlon (2600), (5200) and Space Shuttle - A journey into space (2600), (5200).
Two more games are listed for the Atari 5200: Zenji and Zone Ranger.
The other presented games (Pastfinder, Toy Bizarre, The Designer's Pencil, Ghostbusters (not listed for Atari 2600) and Park Patrol (only listed) are for these systems: Atari Computers, Commodore 64, IBM PC Jr., Colecovision Adam and Apple II Computers.


Apollo


Apollo
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number:

Description:
Apollo's first 2 titles are presented here on a six page leaflet: Spacechase and Skeet Shoot.
Apollo
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number:

Description:
6 games are presented here: Lochjaw (was renamed to "Shark Attack" in 1982), Lost Luggage, Racquetball, Skeet Shoot, Space Cavern and Spacechase (completely different description to the previous catalog version).
Apollo
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number:

Description:
6 games are presented here: Lost Luggage, Racquetball, Shark Attack, Skeet Shoot, Space Cavern and Spacechase. Shark Attack still had the title Lochjaw in the previous catalog. Otherwise this catalog differs from the previous version only by the now no longer existing star frame at the "limited 90-day warranty" note on the last page.


Atari [USA]


Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1978
Number: CO12737 FM-4/78

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1978
Number: CO12737-02 FM-7/78

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Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1979
Number: CO14356 DBB-1/79

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1979
Number: CO14356 Rev.C

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1980
Number:

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1980
Number:

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number: CO16725 Rev.A

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number: CO16725 Rev.B

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number: CO16725 Rev.C

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number: CO16725 Rev.D

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number: CO16725 Rev.E

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1981
Number: 923

Description:
"Solid" catalog in the dimensions (approx. 8.7 x 6.2 inches / 22.5 x 16 cm). First there is an introduction (company Atari, console system, controller, self-promotion), on the following pages a total of 36 games in four categories are presented, in addition there are four announced games, so a total of 40 presented games. Action, excitement, thrill: Breakout, Missile Command, Space War, Space Invaders, Combat, Air-Sea Battle, Outlaw, Human Cannonball, Maze Craze, Asteroids, Superman, Super-Breakout. Sport actual: Indy 500, Video Olympics, Slot Racers, Street Racer, Pelé's Soccer (pictured is Championship Soccer) Basketball, Miniature Golf, Bowling, Golf, Dodge'em, Sky Diver, Night Driver. Game, Fun, Entertainment: Backgammon, Video Checkers, 3-D Tic-Tac-Toe, Othello, Brain Games, A Game of Concentration, Surround, Video Chess. Training and Learning: Codebreaker, Basic Programming, Casino, Fun with Numbers (Basic Math is shown). As novelties are announced: Haunted House (March), Pac-Man (April), Yar's Revenge (May) and Defender (June). At the end of the catalog there is a postcard with which you can register for a membership in the (German language) Atari Club. Compared to 1980 the address has changed to Bebelalle 10 in Hamburg.
Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1981
Number:

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Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1981
Number: CO16725 Rev.A

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1981
Number:

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Atari [USA]
Language: international
Year: 1982
Number: C020521 Rev.1

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Atari [USA]
Language: international
Year: 1982
Number: CO20521 Rev.2

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1982
Number: 923

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1982
Number: 987

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1983
Number: C021776 Rev.A

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1983
Number: 1031 0.2.83

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Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1983
Number: 1031 04.83

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Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1983
Number: 91082 08.83

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: international
Year: 1984
Number: CO25261-001 Rev.A

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1987
Number:

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Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1991
Number:

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Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1983
Number: CO21880 Rev.A

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: english
Year: 1983
Number: C018270 Rev.1

Description:
Atari [USA]
Language: german
Year: 1991
Number: 2-91

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Bomb (Onbase Co. Ltd.)


Bomb (Onbase Co. Ltd.)
Language: english
Year: 1983
Number:

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CommaVid


CommaVid
Language: german
Year: 1983
Number:

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Data Age


Data Age
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: MP13701A

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Dynamics


Dynamics
Language: international
Year: 1983
Number:

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Imagic


Imagic
Language: german
Year: 1982
Number:

Description:
Imagic
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: 700500-1 Rev.A

Description:
The first edition of the catalog with the code 700500 presents 7 games:
(Demon Attack, Star Voyager, Trick Shot, Riddle of the Sphinx, Cosmic Ark, Fire Fighter, Atlantis) and the "Video Storage Center", a plastic box for the Atari Game System (+ 15 cartridges) or Intellivision (+ 18 cartridges).
The catalog also contains a registration form for the Numb Thumb News, respectively for the Imagic Numb Thumb Club, which can be cut out. Each new club member additionally received a poster of one of the presented games of his choice.
Imagic
Language: international
Year: 1982
Number: 700500-2 Rev.A

Description:
This catalog is very similar to the 700500-1 Rev.A (US version). Also here 7 games are presented (Demon Attack, Star Voyager, Trick Shot, Riddle of the Sphinx, Cosmic Ark, Fire Fighter, Atlantis) and the "Video Storage Center", a plastic box for the Atari Game System (+ 15 cartridges) or Intellivision (+ 18 cartridges). Also the text content is identical.
But here every game is presented on a whole page, which is due to the fact that texts in five different languages are printed here.
A card for the Imagic Club membership is missing here completely.
Imagic
Language: international
Year: 1982
Number: 700500-2 Rev.B

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Imagic
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: 700500-1 Rev.C

Description:
Imagic
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: 700500-1 Rev.D

Description:
Imagic
Language: english
Year: 1983
Number: 700194-1A

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ITT Family Games


ITT Family Games
Language: german
Year: 1983
Number:

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M Network / Mattel Electronics


M Network / Mattel Electronics
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: 0151-0050

Description:
M Network / Mattel Electronics
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: 0007-4290

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Parker Brothers


Parker Brothers
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number:

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Parker Brothers
Language: french
Year: 1982
Number:

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Parker Brothers
Language: german
Year: 1982
Number:

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Parker Brothers
Language: german
Year: 1982
Number:

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Parker Brothers
Language: german
Year: 1983
Number:

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Parker Brothers
Language: international
Year: 1983
Number:

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Sears


Sears
Language: english
Year: 1981
Number: C018940 Rev.1

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Spectravideo


Spectravideo
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number: VOL II

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Starpath Corporation


Starpath Corporation
Language: english
Year: 1982
Number:

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Telegames USA


Telegames USA
Language: english
Year:
Number:

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Tigervision


Tigervision
Language: german
Year: 1983
Number:

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Tigervision
Language: english
Year: 1983
Number:

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Xonox / K-Tel Software


Xonox / K-Tel Software
Language: german
Year:
Number:

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