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How can anyone HIDE E.T ??

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How can anyone HIDE E.T ??

Hidden’ E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial video games found in New Mexico desert
[quote=metro.co.uk/2014/04/27/hidden-e-t-the-extra-terrestrial-video-games-found-in-new-mexico-desert-4710276/]An urban legend that video games based on the hit film E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial were hidden in the New Mexico desert has turned out to be true.
Documentary filmmakers digging in a landfill in Alamogordo found hundreds of cartridges that were reportedly hidden there by Atari when the game flopped massively in the early 1980s.
There had been rumours millions of the video games, which didn’t sell because of terrible reviews, could be buried.
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Re: How can anyone HIDE E.T ??

Atari.. now thats a name I've not heard for a while.
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Whilst feeling nostalgic
Anyone else remember these bad boys of days gone by ?Huh
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Various handheld games (DONKEY KONG)
Table top games like (PACMAN)
Darn it I am showing my age Roll eyes
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Re: How can anyone HIDE E.T ??

I've actually played the game.  It was AWFUL.
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Shocked yes it was not the best game, however, that does not mean that they should be ruining the desert
I wonder if the archaeologist(s) will test to see if any still works Cheesy
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They should be OK in a sandbox.  Wink
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[quote=http://www.kitguru.net/gaming/matthew-wilson/e-t-cartridges-found-in-fabled-atari-landfill/]it turns out that Microsoft is behind this and is using this discovery as part of its upcoming documentary, currently under the working title: “Atari: Game Over”
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Still have mine in the loft, alongside a very extensive library of tapes Wink
Regarding the ET game, Kelly's right.
You want to check out one of the walkthroughs on YouTube, it truly is a work of art Grin
This one makes a bit more sense of what's actually going on.

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