Few people have heard of it, yet many consider John Blankenbaker's KENBAK-1 to be the first commercial personal computer.

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Atari Flashback 2.0 Manual Online

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The Atari Flashback is a computer-on-a-chip recreation of the original Atari 2600 console system from 1977. I've mentioned it before and seriously love the idea -- 40 Atari 2600 titles (plus two hidden bonus games) in a 2/3 scale wood-grain console along with a couple of joysticks. All for 30 bucks.

Atari has posted the Flashback 2.0 manual online. It's mostly horrible but includes some priceless summaries of the games. Some are hilariously weird:

"Journey to the RAZAK solar system, where the Yars – mutant house flies – are getting swatted by an evil Qotile. This relentless enemy, hidden behind a protective shield, fires deadly Drones and Swirls at the Yars. Help the Yars avenge their community! Send a Yar scout out to break a path through the shield by eating the bricks or exploding them with energy pulses. Then bring out the Zorlon Cannon and destroy the Qotile with a well-placed blast." [Yar's Revenge]

Atari Flashback 2.0 Manual (From Atari, a cheery little division of Infogrames)
Atari Flashback 2.0 console details (Atari)


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