[vcf-midatlantic] Found: Boxed Fairchild Channel F

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 14:47:35 EDT 2018

Last chance, I’m going past in about 30 minutes.

- Alex

On Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 1:57 PM Justin Jernigan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> >Do you think its a reasonable price? Wouldn't mind having one someday. My
> >parents had one.
> >
> >Matt
> Not a bad price,  leans to the high end of the market. I can't see the
> link through work security, but if it is clean and the box is in nice
> shape, it is worth it -- they are pretty rare to find in the wild.  I
> always prefer the version with the hardwired joysticks, the earlier
> releases.  Channel F drag racing is one of my all time favorite games
> because you actually shift and the have to let off the gas to not blow
> the engine.  I haven't played mine in a few years, I may have to dig it
> out tonight. For reference I got mine about 20 years ago in the box with
> a 1/2 dozen games for $35.
> One note, if someone picks it up for you, have them check the music
> section of the store (if it is a thrift store), the cartridges are often
> mistaken for 8 track tapes, you might be able to get some games to go
> along with it.

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