Atari 2600 Contest Extended to April 22!

2600 Game by Game
2600 Game by Game

Hi there, I thought I would have time to put a short episode together today to announce the winner of the contest. I am getting ready for vacation and grossly misjudged how much time I would have to do that (I finished the bats episode last week). So I will extend the contest until the 22nd. If you haven’t sent in an entry yet, now’s your chance! Here is the original blog post with the clues, plus a link to the mp3 announcement:

Hi! would you like to win an Atari 2600 and games donated by my friend Tim? You would? Well, here’s how you do that. I have taken 10 2600 games and retitled them with similar words (kind of like crossword puzzle clues), thanks to my friends at the Stone Age Gamer podcast (which means I ripped them off). You have to identify all 10 of them and send the answers to me at ONLY Be sure to put “Contest” in the subject line. I will pick a winner at random from all of the correct entries (or as close to correct as you can get, some of these are hard).

As an example, if the clue is, “1960s TV Show About World War 2 Starring Vic Morrow,” then the answer would be Combat. See? Okay, here are the clues:

1. Butter, Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, Nuts, Salt, Worcestershire Sauce, Baked in 300 Degree Oven for 30 Minutes
2. Golden State Festivities
3. Without Underwear
4. Timrek
5. Mispronounced Punctuation Mark
6. Isosceles Onions or Shorts
7. Terrible 1970s Sci-Fi film shown on MST3K
8. Owner of Grieg’s Hall
9. Pitch Black Enchanter
10. Diarrhea in Mexico

I have two hints for you all: one is a homebrew game, and another is a game that’s more plentiful in the PAL format.
Please send your answers by April 22nd., and don’t forget “Contest” in the subject line. This contest is open to everyone! Good luck and thank you for listening.
Thanks again for your patience, I have received quite a few entries so far, thank you!

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