Reactor - A good commercial, but doesn't really capture the spirit of the game.
Realsports - Atari believed in putting a real version of the game in their ads (at least this one).
Sammy Lightfoot - The high flying hero with a pompadour (at least in the ad). The game appeared on the Coleco.
Seaquest - You can hear that Jaws music playing as you look at this ad. That is one diver who is going to have a very bad day.
Sears Telegames Contest - The contest is over, but it was still pretty cool. Who didn't want to win an Atari in the 80's?
Sega - This is another two pager. If you have a slow modem, you may want to avoid this page or go make a sandwich.
Sega Ad #2 - This one is not as nice as the other but it is the one more people saw.
Sewer Sam - The artwork looks like either an underground comic book or a surrealist painter.
Solar Fox - Another of Atari's comic book styled ads. I do enjoy these!
Solar Storm - 9000 degrees! Man that is hot! Too bad the game wasn't as hot.
Space Cavern - Another ad that was much better than the actual game.
Space Shuttle - See Activision go high tech. It is more than a game, it is an experience!
Spectrevideo Computer - See a computer add-on for the Atari 2600.
Spectrevision - Here is an ad for the many games released by Spectrevision. A good ad but nothing spectacular.
Stampede - With all the cowboys, it looks like an audition for a Marlboro commercial.
Star Raiders - Cool ad and a cool game. Nice shot they took at Activision!
Star Trek - Here are some quick instructions on how to use the overlay with Star Trek.
Star Wars Arcade - The best of the Star Wars ads, very well done! You may ask why I didn't put all the Star Wars ads together? Well, at 3:00 in the morning after my third Pepsi, it made sense to put them where they ended up. Go figure!
Star Wars Empire Strikes Back - This is the one you saw grace the back of a thousand comics. A cool ad!
Sunrise - See the lad graduate to better......umm.... different games. So much for truth in advertising.
Supercharger - This is a black and white ad for the best add-on the Atari ever seen!
Supercharger 2 - Another ad for the best thing you could add to your Atari. This time it is in color and very nice!
Super Cobra - One of two very good ads for this game. I can still remember seeing them in every stinking comic I bought. Talk about overkill.
Swordquest - This is one of the biggest files and has some of the most beautiful artwork ever seen in an ad. It is a double pager and I tried to line them up, but they are off a bit. After many attempts to get a clear picture, this is as close as I can get.
Tapeworm - What a cute little tapeworm. Leave it to video games to make something as disgusting as a tapeworm cute.
Telesys - Another of the thin ads that ran along the pages. Sorta the Burma Shave of classic game ads.
Tengen - OK, it may not be classic, but it does have Pacman! Can you get any more classic than Pacman?
Tennis - Not one of the more memorable Activision ads.
Threshold - See what the critics have to say about this game.
Tigervision - Can't make out the text, but the picture is very nice! Wonder if that bomb next to King Kong was foreshadowing?
Attack of the Timelord - A good Odyssey II game and a cool ad! I especially like the description at the top!
Trackball - The great Atari trackballs, one of the best features of the 5200! Centipede and Missile Command never played so good at home!
Treasure of Tarmin - Another great ad that made me crave this game. Looking back at how much these ads affected me, it is no wonder I was broke through most of my life.
Treasure of Tarmin 2 - A much nicer looking ad. It is almost scary!
Tron - About par for course for Mattel. The M-Network ads really are the vanilla of ads, very plain.
Turmoil - This is technically for computer games, but Turmoil did make its debut on the 2600. Glad that that game wasn't drawn by the artist in this ad.
Turtles - Very nice ad for an overlooked arcade game that was ported to the Odyssey II.
Tutankham - A very pretty ad, but what would you expect from the boy king?
Ultravision Condor Attack - Nice ad for two really bad games. Still, most collectors would love to own them, especially the Condor Attack.
Vanguard - Should I shoot the snake or love it? If you don't know, then read this ad! Luthor did and look how popular he is!
Vectrex System - The highly coveted system boasts that it was chosen 2 to 1 over Atari and Intellivision.
Vectrex and 3-D Imager - Another ad to make you drool! This one shows not only the coveted Vectrex system, but the elusive 3D goggles and the light pen. Mmmmm, 3D glasses.
War Room - It wasn't until recently that I found this ad. I honestly don't remember seeing it during my youth.
Wings and Tunnel Runner - Here is an ad for a game that never came out and one that did. Too bad as Wings looked like a very good game.
Wizard Video - The infamous company advertises their wares. Here is an ad for the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Flesh Gordon. I made this ad bigger, so you can read the wonderful descriptions of these games.
Wizard of Odyssey - This crazy old man extolled the virtues of the Odyssey keyboard. Forever in my mind will be "the keyboard is the key to greater challenges". Thanks a bunch!
Wiztype - Wizard of Id teaches typing! Sure beats that Mavis person.
Xonox - Get two mediocre games for one price! Only in America!
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