The Odyssey² is one of those consoles that is fun to play when I pull it out of storage and … Continue reading Odyssey² Final Thoughts + New Additions
“Thrills, chills and spills as Pick Axe Pete strikes it rich in the Misty Mountain Mine!” Pick Axe Pete is … Continue reading Game of the Week (2/25/18) – Pick Axe Pete
You have to hand it to Magnavox. They really attempted to offer owners of their Odyssey² console a number of … Continue reading Master Strategy Games – Conquest of the World, The Quest for the Rings
Random fun. That’s what this particular batch of Odyssey² games is all about. There’s really no common thread that ties … Continue reading Random Odyssey² Fun – Atlantis, Killer Bees, Monkeyshines, Showdown in 2100 A.D.
Because….Star Wars. Video games released in the late 70s and early 80s were drenched in glow-in-the-dark space themed goo. Space … Continue reading More Space Themed Games! – Alien Invaders-Plus, Cosmic Conflict, Freedom Fighters, Invaders from Hyperspace
“Castles crumble and trumpets blare in this medieval artillery duel.” Smithereens!, as in, “I’m going to blast your castle to … Continue reading Game of the Week (2/18/18) – Smithereens!
Remember when video games were thought to be brain rotting, time wasting, scourges of our technologically advanced world? I definitely … Continue reading Learning with the Odyssey² – Computer Intro, Nimble Numbers Ned
The Odyssey² had quite a few multi-cart games available early in the console’s life. These games were typically not deep … Continue reading Odyssey² Multi-Carts: Blockout/Breakdown, Out of this World/Helicopter Rescue, Speedway/Spin-Out/Crypto-logic
“Protect earth from a sinister invasion of mysterious unidentified flying objects!” The second you pop UFO into your Odyssey² and … Continue reading Game of the Week (2/11/18) – UFO!
To the surprise of very few, the several sports titles I have for my Odyssey² have not aged well. Take … Continue reading Odyssey² Sports Titles – Baseball, Computer Golf, Football