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Romset and name:
adam Adam
Manufacturer:
Coleco
Year:
Genre:
Computer
Category:
Computer / Home System
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
-
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Only one supported
Input:
Joystick 8 ways, Keypad, Keyboard
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
0
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
280x216@59.922738 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola M6801, Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
3 channels
Audio chips:
Cassette, Floppy sound, SN76489A, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mess 0.78 released on dec-29 2003
Last release:
Mame 0.209 released on apr-24 2019
Clone of:
-
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
BAD DUMP
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
-
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • This Computer was published 37 years ago:

    ADAM © 1982 Coleco Industries, Incorporated.

    TRIVIA
    Coleco announced the Adam at the Summer Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in June 1983, and executives predicted sales of 500,000 by Christmas 1983. From the time of the computer's introduction to the time of its shipment, the price increased, from USD $525 to $725.

    The Adam is famous for an incident connected with its showing at the June, 1983 CES. To showcase the machine, Coleco decided to demonstrate a port of its ColecoVision conversion of Donkey Kong on the system. Nintendo was in the midst of negotiating a deal with Atari to license its Famicom for distribution outside of Japan, and the final signing would have been done at CES. Atari had exclusive rights to Donkey Kong for home computers (as Coleco had for game consoles), and when Atari saw that Coleco was showing Donkey Kong on a computer, its proposed deal with Nintendo was delayed. Coleco had to agree not to sell the Adam version of Donkey Kong. Ultimately, it had no bearing on the Atari/Nintendo deal, as Atari's CEO Ray Kassar was fired the next month and the proposal went nowhere, with Nintendo deciding to market its system on its own.

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