Retro gaming – The Vectrex (video)

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Retro gaming – The Vectrex (video)

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This week is E3, so in the spirit of gaming, we’re going to do a bit of gaming coverage, of things not at E3, MAKE style, like this video from our very own Brian Jepson showing off the Vectrex, one of the most stunning systems in the history of gaming – integrated monitor, analog joystick and one of the first consoles to use vector graphics all running on a Motorola 68A09 @ 1.6 MHz chip and 1 KB of RAM.

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  • Spike’s Big Vectrex page (emulation and games) – Link.
  • Vectrex – Link.
  • For more retro games and hack check out Retro gaming hacks too.

4 thoughts on “Retro gaming – The Vectrex (video)

  1. yvo says:

    This brings back good times :) graphics are great ! mysite

  2. Bre says:

    Wow, great video! That’s so great that you have to blow on the cartridges to make them work! I’ll go check out those links!


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