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Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
35 Years Ago Today

Here's a commercial for the short-lived gaming system - Vectrex, featuring all vector graphics and color overlays you put over the screen. Also notable for being portable, in that it came with it's own specialized display unit, and for a controller that slightly resembled the later Nintendo Entertainment System controller.

"© 1983 by Milton Bradley Company"

This aired on November 21, 1983.

Vectrex (Commercial, 1983)

Here's a commercial for the short-lived gaming system - Vectrex, featuring all vector graphics and color overlays you put over the screen. Also notable for being portable, in that it came with it's own specialized display unit, and for a controller that slightly resembled the later Nintendo Entertainment System controller.

"(C) 1983 by Milton Bradley Company"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 21st 1983.

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Viewer Comments

We still have a Vectrex, but we hardly ever play it.
Comment posted by ChitownTVFan on Tuesday, September 7th 2010 at 10:26pm.

Hmmmm....don't remember this at all.
Comment posted by Pete on Tuesday, September 7th 2010 at 11:36pm.

I recall playing this as a kid at some store on vacation.

Like all old systems, there are emulators out there if you look for them.

Comment posted by afdave on Wednesday, September 8th 2010 at 6:26am.

I already have 2 emulators. One is the MAME arcade and the other is Nintendo.
Comment posted by ChitownTVFan on Wednesday, September 8th 2010 at 6:28am.

I get what the light pen did, but 3D Imager?
Comment posted by AMNewsboy on Wednesday, September 8th 2010 at 7:38am.

Newsboy... basically just 3-D glasses for their games.

Asteroids.... IN 3-D, woooo! ;)

Comment posted by afdave on Wednesday, September 8th 2010 at 8:42am.

yeah I pretty much have emulators for every gaming system from the start to PSOne lol and this has got to be one of the worst...I also owned the original one and it made this crappy buzzing sound when you turned it on
Comment posted by OwenRock on Saturday, September 11th 2010 at 1:15pm.

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