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Atari Age Issue 6

ISSUE: 6Content

This scan is currently missing the following content:

  • Page 15 - 'The Clubhouse Store' page 2
  • Contest Entry Form/Order Form
  • Atari Club branded, full-size Phoenix poster

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(The following is loosely based on this issue's Table of Contents with (notes) and bullet lists added for clarity.)

(A Contest Entry form, Order form, and return envelope are included with this issue.)

Inside Atari (Game console manufacturing process.)

Your Turn (reader submitted stuff; artwork, lyrics, 'Defender' game tip)

Captain's Log (editorial by Steve Morgenstern)

Game-Grams (reader mail; includes 'solution section' ('Picture Clues' contest winner (John Mutch); 'Seen in a Sign' contest winner announcement delayed))

Atari News (news coverage)

  • Help Now Available For "Raiders" Players (tip sheet, guide available for Raiders of the Lost Ark)
  • Another Great Summer Ahead for Atari Computer Camps
  • New from Atari: Service Contracts
  • Atari Introduces Powerful New Computer (Atari 1200XL)

New Cartridge Report (new releases)

  • RealSports Tennis
  • RealSports Soccer
  • Centipede
  • Galaxian

Sneak Peeks (news and previews)

  • New Arcade Game Adaptions Range From Steamy Jungle To Icy Antarctic (Jungle Hunt, Pengo)
  • Good Grief - Charlie Brown Is Coming To Atari! (two Peanuts games in the works)
  • Disney Joins Atari Kids' Library (The Sorcerer's Apprentice)
  • There's A Tempest Brewing For The Atari 5200 (Tempest, Quantum)

Atari Club Poster/Centerfold (Atari Club branded, full-sized Phoenix poster)

Guinness Guide to Surprising Sports Stars (unusual sports champions)

Clubhouse Store ('The Clubhouse Store;' mail-order marketplace; accessories, merchandise, repair kit, cart checklist, etc)

Contest ('Atari Club Contest - Centipede')

Coin Video Corner (arcade coverage)

  • Quantum
  • Xevious
  • Official Atari Coin Video Records (high score leaderboard)

5200 Flash (5200 game screenshot Gallery and mail-order offers.)


(Atari Age regularly included Atari Club mail-order advertisements in lieu of traditional advertising. In addition to The Clubhouse Store and 5200 Flash columns mentioned in this issue's TOC, the following mail-order offers are also promoted (one page each unless noted).)

  • Galaxian
  • 'Join The RealSports Team!' (two pages; RealSports branded games; free RealSports baseball cap with order; discounts on additional carts with purchase of RealSports Tennis or RealSports Soccer)
  • Crazy Climber (Atari Club timed-exclusive)
  • Centipede (back cover)

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    Title: Atari Age Issue 6
    Month: March/April
    Year: 1983
    Publisher: The Atari Club
    Editor: Steve Morgenstern
    Pages: 20
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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