Classic Video Games

From: Cord Coslor <>
Date: Fri Jul 11 22:27:08 1997

That is the exact touchdown tone mentioned below for the Coleco game I was
refering to!! That is amazing! What's even more amazing is that you too
associated that tone to the Heart to Heart show!!! I figured I was the
only one that made that associated.


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On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, Roger Merchberger wrote:

> Whilst in a self-induced trance, thedm (and others) happened to blather:
> >Sounds like Mattel Electronic Football. My friends and I were the reason
> >they stopped letting us take to school! damn...that was ages ago.
> [big snip]
> Coleco was mentioned... My brother had a Coleco back in the Jr / H.S.
> daze... which was pretty eazy to win. From what I remember, the LED's could
> be controlled with two brightness levels, the brighter ones were you, and
> the dimmer ones were the badguys.
> I stumbled across it about a year ago or so, while moving... Not sure if my
> brother or I ended up with it (---Still unpacking--- :-( ) but it still
> worked at last check.
> This is one of those things that I took apart as well... but it actually
> got back together and still worked! ;-)
> Trivia: On the Coleco, there was a 6-tone "good sound" -- touchdown,
> methinks. It went something like this (bad replica of staff to follow :)
> --------o-----o--
> -----------------
> -----o-----o-----
> ---o-------------
> -o---------------
> Anyway, there was an episode of Hart to Hart (Robert Wagner & Stephanie
> Powers... remember?) that used those sounds for automatic door openers /
> security system at a millionaire/billionaires house... I remember hearing
> that, and saying so. No-one believed me until I went and got the game and
> started playing it... then the family was mad that I was making noise
> during the show! But at least I proved my point. ;^>
> Have fun, and get ready for my next post! See ya,
> Roger "Merch" Merchberger
> --
> Roger Merchberger | If at first you don't succeed,
> Programmer, NorthernWay | nuclear warhead disarmament should *not*
> | be your first career choice.
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