APF Imagination Machine?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Mon Jan 5 05:58:21 2004

On Sun, 4 Jan 2004, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> I'm trying to track down a game I once saw in the late 1970s... my memory
> of it is that it's an underwater game, where you move your sub from left
> to right (side view of the world), and dodge obstacles like seaweed and
> marine life.
> There's a distinct possibility that this was on an APF Imagination Machine.
> I do remember it was a brightly-colored game, and was *not* on something
> common like an Apple ][. I was into PETs, so seeing a game of this color
> and visual complexity was quite stunning at the time.

Might it have been on an Intercolor computer? There were two models: a
mid-to-late-70s model and a late-70s to early-80s model.

Imagination Machines are hard to come by, but the APF M1000 video game
system can be found occasional on eBay. I've got a couple myself.

Here's a games list for the M1000:


I'm not sure how thorough this is supposed to be.

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