Odessey 1 (was Re: Fw: Game console up to $200)

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Mon Apr 21 23:17:00 2003

On Mon, 21 Apr 2003, Martin Scott Goldberg wrote:

> Magnavox didn't test market in that way, since there was no market to test
> in. The Odyssey, being the first video game console, was sold alongside
> every other Magnavox product just like any other television accessory
> (which is what it was considered by many at the time, and why many people
> wound up mistakingly thinking it would only work on Magnavox television
> sets).

Magnavox certainly had the intention that people might think that because
of course it meant more TV sales for them.

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