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One of the original console systems, with glorious late '70s color scheme
 
Magnavox was really on the ball when they released their Odyssey system in the early '70s, and their Odyssey 2 system implemented the cartridge design methodology that would grow into what we know as the home gaming console. The idea of easilly plug-and-play small circuit boards was a huge mental leap, and once made allowed for the explosion of game development and the explosion of popularity of home systems.
 
Magnavox Odyssey 2
 
The collection that I found to add to the Preserve came with not only a boxed example of this important system, but also a mysterious shipping box emblazoned with Magnavox.
 
Magnavox Odyssey 2
 
Which turned out to be a packed, original shipping case of Odyssey games!
 
Magnavox Odyssey 2
 
I even find the opening method of the box - with a large rear-hinge which allows the entire top to swing up and back, to be a good design that really isn't used enough. The packaging is still solid and complete, and showcases this 25 year old piece of electronic history.
 
Magnavox Odyssey 2
 
And at last here we have the system. This set even included some original paperwork, and all original cables and connectors.
 
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Title Producer  Year  #  Owned
Alien Invaders - Plus! Magnavox 1980 AA 9428 Complete
Alpine Skiing! Magnavox 1979 AK 9418 Complete
Armored Encounter!/Sub Chase! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9403 Complete
Baseball! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9408 Complete
Blockout! Breakdown! Magnavox 1980 AA 9427 Complete
Casino Slot Machine! Magnavox 1980 AA 9426 Complete
Computer Golf! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9410 Complete
Computer Intro! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9406 Box, Cart
Cosmic Conflict! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9411 Complete
Electronic Table Soccer! Magnavox 1980 AA 9423 Complete
Football! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9402 Complete
Invaders From Hyperspace! Magnavox 1979 AK 9414 Complete
I've Got Your Number! E. Averett 1979 AK 9413 Complete
Las Vegas Blackjack! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9401 Complete
Match-Maker!/Logix!/Buzzword! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9407 Complete
Out of This World!/Helicopter Rescue! Magnavox 1979 AK 9419 Complete
Pachinko! Magnavox 1980 AA 9425 Complete
Pick Axe Pete! Magnavox 1982 AC 9437 Complete
Pocket Pool! Magnavox 1980 AA 9424 Complete
Showdown in 2100 A.D.! Magnavox 1979 AK 9416 Complete
Speedway!/Spin-Out!/Crypto-Logic! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9400 Complete
Take the Money and Run! Magnavox 1978 AJ 9412 Complete
Thunderball! Magnavox 1979 AK 9415 Complete
War of Nerves! Magnavox 1979 AK 9417 Complete
 
 
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