THE CLASSIC VIDEO GAME SYSTEM OF THE 1980s
Newsletter Dec 11, 1999
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MAKE IT AN INTELLICHRISTMAS!
-CHRISTMAS ORDER DEADLINES
-FREE INTELLIVISION BUTTON OFFER
-INTELLIVISION LIVES! FOR WINDOWS AND MAC
-INTELLIVISION CLASSICS FOR PLAYSTATION
-PAC-MAN FEVER MUSIC CD
NEW FEATURES ON THE WEB SITE
-EXPANDED FAQ AND TECH SUPPORT
-NEW EASY-TO-READ GAME LISTS
-GAME INSTRUCTIONS POSTED!
-NEW INTV AND COLECOVISION PAGES
-POST MY MUG!
* MAKE IT AN INTELLICHRISTMAS!
Let's take a trip down memory lane. It's 1982, and you trot downstairs on Christmas morning in your Smurf PJs expecting to find that Santa has indeed deposited your new Intellivision games under the Christmas tree. But alas, no Intellivision goodies to be found! Where could they be? Hmm, let's see, socks from Grandma, some Legos, more clothes from Mom and Dad. WHERE IS IT?!? You know Mom sent the letter you carefully wrote in crayon to the North Pole, weeks ago! The fat guy in the red suit LET YOU DOWN!
Fast forward to 1999. You never quite got over the Great Santa Letdown of 1982. We know you're bitter. We know that EVERY HOLIDAY SINCE THEN YOU'VE BEEN EXPECTING TO SEE SOME INTELLIVISION SWAG! That's why we're here. Don't let one more holiday season go by without Intellivision under your tree. In fact, don't let anyone you know suffer another holiday without Intellivision! You know how you hate to shop for the holiday - all the traffic, parking, and the crowds at the mall. Why not take the stress out of your holidays by shopping naked, in the comfort of your own home?! You can be sure that's what we're doing this year!
Order online at: http://www.makingit.com/bluesky/store/index.shtml
See below for info on phone and overnight orders.
* CHRISTMAS ORDER DEADLINES
Place your web or standard phone order by NOON DECEMBER 15 for delivery by Christmas within the United States. This is based on our shipping via U.S. Priority Mail. Delivery times with Priority Mail are NOT guaranteed. For guaranteed delivery time, use OVERNIGHT MAIL.
We will accept OVERNIGHT ORDERS until DECEMBER 20. Extra FedEx shipping charge applies.
To place a standard order (NO OVERNIGHT ORDERS):
Phone (toll-free in the USA): 1-877-INTY-NOW
Phone (from outside the USA): 1-310-379-8871
Phone (toll-free in the USA): 1-877-INTLVSN
Phone (from outside the USA): 1-310-379-4109
* FREE INTELLIVISION BUTTON OFFER
Place an order by phone or web by DECEMBER 15 and receive a FREE INTELLIVISION RUNNING MAN BUTTON. This button is one-and-a-half inches in diameter, black, with our Running Man logo in purple. The perfect thing to wear on those formal occasions when an Intellivision t-shirt may be out of place!
* INTELLIVISION LIVES! CD-ROM
Haven't you said to yourself, "Gee, I wish I my (kids, wife, husband, mother, best friend) would stop stealing my Intellivision Lives CD."? Why not pick one up for that special someone? It's a perfect stocking stuffer! Remember how you and your brother or sister used to fight over the games? Get them their very own copy just so you can remind them that you RULED at Astrosmash! Perhaps you need another copy for yourself. One for home, one for the office! Go ahead, we won't tell your boss! What could be more enjoyable than an hour or two spent in front of the computer, reliving Intellivision memories in all their blocky graphics glory?
For more info and a complete game list, go to:
* INTELLIVISION CLASSICS FOR PLAYSTATION
If you prefer a more couch friendly environment to play games, then check out Activision's INTELLIVISION CLASSICS for PlayStation. Call up your buddy and battle it out all over again playing Baseball, Basketball, Football and Hockey. This disc comes with 30 games including Space Armada, Armor Battle, Shark! Shark!, Sea Battle and more! Finally, YOU can beat your kids at video games. Show your precious darlings who really kicks butt on the PlayStation!
For more info and a complete game list, go to:
* INTELLIVISION ACTIONWEAR!
Looking to update your wardrobe? Some of the hottest trends this season can be had for a pittance here at Intellivision! We have some fabulous new designs hot off the presses! Imagine walking into the office on casual Friday sporting your brand-spankin' new ASTROSMASH or B-17 BOMBER T-SHIRT. The vivid box art has been reproduced in glorious Technicolor on 100% cotton shirts. These are generously sized, available in Large and X-Large. These babies are limited edition! Once they're gone, that's it! Be the first in your cubicle to get one!
If you had something a bit more subdued in mind, the classically styled RUNNING MAN T-SHIRTS might be just what you're looking for. Available in blue and Intellivision Master Component brown, these T-shirt have an Intellivision Running Man silk screened in black on the front and the www.intellivisionlives.com URL printed on the sleeve. We have extended sizes for this style! Available in Medium, Large and X-Large. These are some classy shirts, folks, so get one for every member of the family! (The medium might even fit the family dog!)
Proclaim your support for Intellivision! We liked the title art on the Intellivision Lives! CDROM so much, we decided to create the matching INTELLIVISION LIVES T-SHIRT. These comfy 100% cotton shirts are all the rage. Say it loud! Say it proud! INTELLIVISION LIVES!
Rounding out our sportswear collection is the INTELLIVISION CAP. All black with the classic Intellivision logo embroidered on the front, this one's sure give you days and weeks of durable wear, classic style and UV protection. We love ours so much we rarely take it off. (Note: the brim makes it a little difficult for stomach sleepers.) The adjustable buckle strap makes it comfortable for just about everyone. Yes, even the dog!
See pictures of the complete Intellivision actionwear line at:
* PAC-MAN FEVER MUSIC CD
In our music department, we have a blast from the past! Oh boy, this one's a goodie! From the semi-famous duo of Buckner and Garcia, we offer some of the finest 80's music ever made! Yes, it's the PAC-MAN FEVER album, finally back after nearly 20 years! The title song hit the Top Ten in 1982 at the height of the video game craze! There are 8 tracks on this little gem, including the now classic PAC-MAN FEVER, plus ODE TO A CENTIPEDE, DO THE DONKEY KONG and others! Spin this one on the CD player Christmas morn while your loved ones relive the eighties playing Intellivision Classics and Intellivision Lives! Now THAT'S an IntelliChristmas!
Hear samples from the Pac-Man fever CD at:
* NEW FEATURES ON THE WEB SITE
We here on the Intellivision Productions campus are always adding new features and information to our web site. We appreciate all your suggestions for what you'd like to see, and we're working hard to get to them as soon as we can.
Below are some of the newest additions:
* EXPANDED FAQ AND TECH SUPPORT
We get a LOT of email here at Intellivision Productions and we're sorry when we can't get back to you right away. But we have added more answers to our frequently asked questions. If you have a question or technical problem, check here to see if we already have an answer or solution posted:
* NEW EASY-TO-READ GAME LISTS
By popular demand, we've posted a chart showing every game released for the Intellivision system, along with the programmer and publisher. For most games, you can link from the title to a page listing full credits, production history and trivia. Other charts show the Keyboard Component games, Demo Cartridges and Unreleased Titles.
These concise, alphabetical lists make it easier to scan for and jump to the game you're looking for. They are located at:
* GAME INSTRUCTIONS POSTED!
Found an Intellivision cartridge at a garage sale but don't know how to play it? Own the Intellivision Lives! CD-ROM and want a printout of the rules to a game? We've posted the instructions for all the games on Intellivision Lives!, plus most of the other Mattel Electronics and INTV Corporation titles.
The Instructions Menu is located at:
* NEW INTV AND COLECOVISION PAGES
We've added more production histories, credits and trivia to the web site!
On the INTV CORPORATION page you'll find how the former Marketing Director for Mattel Electronics saved Intellivision from the dustbin and kept it a viable game platform throughout the eighties! Included are details on over 20 of the games introduced by INTV Corporation!
On the M-NETWORK COLECOVISION page you'll find info on Mattel Electronics' aborted attempt to release games for the Colecovision console. Includes screenshots of the nearly completed Masters of the Universe: The Power of He-Man and the early prototype of Masters of the Universe II.
The INTV Corporation page is at:
The M-Network Colecovision page is at:
* POST MY MUG!
People around the world are sending us pictures of themselves wearing their INTELLIVISION CAPS. Some of them are doing some pretty crazy things in those caps - check it out! And if you have a photo of yourself wearing an Intellivision cap or t-shirt, we'd love to see it! Email it to us! If we post your mug, we'll send you an Intellivision button!
To check out the Post My Mug photos, and for details on sending your own picture, go to:
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