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Atari 600/800 XL

Sucessors to the Atari 400 and Atari 800, the 600 and 800 were among the most popular home computers after their release in 1982.

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Big (1988)

Josh has the Atari in his office at Macmillan toys (presumably to test games).

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The eight-bit home computers where a bit long in the tooth by 1988.

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D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)

Daryl plays Pole Position on the Atari, playing it at impossible speeds.

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Playing the game begins to reveal Daryl's special abilities.

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It is bog-standard Pole Position until it all goes a bit too fast.

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