Enjoy this Atari Home Computers Kiosk Videodisc Presentation


This gem ran on kiosks you would see in stores and was meant to help sell the line of Atari Home Computers. When I found a kiosk of any type in the 1980s, you had to tear me away off the keyboard to get your turn. I would often sit and play through the entire thing multiple times if left unchecked.

I do not remember this presentation, but watching it now, I am decently hypnotized. I can only imagine how I would have been in the 1980s.

C’mon Pac-Man, let’s get ’em.


[via] The Museum of Classic Chicago Television


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7 thoughts on “Enjoy this Atari Home Computers Kiosk Videodisc Presentation

  1. Wes says:

    They had those kiosks to sell Atari 2600’s in Camelot Records. it was broken one time, and I made the mistake of telling the cashier. She lectured me on how I should only play it if I planned on buying it.

    Foolish trollop. the Malibu Arcade was 10 miles away.

  2. Wes says:

    It’s more difficult to post comments here than to play a game on the Atari Home Computer kiosk.

  3. Atari Adventure Square says:

    Oh man, I woulda spent a day watching this presentation and pressing wrong keys.

    You should notice, though, that in the Sky Raiders presentation the right keys are pressed all the time.
    That’s cuz the kids squeeze through the fascinated parents, at this point, and head straight for Hyperdrive.

    This was truly a sign of thing to come.
    Nowadays, kids always know which keys to press before their elders realize there *is* a key to be pressed.

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