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2003 Austin Gaming Expo Pictures - Page 2

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Many rare Atari hardware prototypes were on display at the Atari History Society tables.
A clear-shell Atari 7800 prototype, as well as a keyboard grafted onto an Atari 2600 Jr.
A keyboard adapter for the Atari 2600 and the Mindlink Controller system that Atari flirted with briefly.
The Cosmos hologram game system and Atari 5200 Jr. (an attempt to make the 5200 a more reasonably-sized game system).
An original Atari PONG unit and a rare Game Brain system.
Matt Reichert of models the Mindlink Controller.
The Black Chopper Electronics booth. Black Chopper demonstrated their new modular controller adapter system that allows you to use controllers from various systems on modern PCs.
A shot of the prototype Classic Controller Adapters available for play at the show.
Bruce Tomlin of had a wide variety of classic computers and video games for sale.
CD Warehouse was onhand, with several game systems setup for play, games for sale and many giveaways.
Games for sale at the CD Warehouse booth. And free Koozies!
The Digital Media Collaboratory was onhand with information about their upcoming Artificial Intelligence in Games conference.
A pair of Sony AIBO pet robots decked out in red, courtesy of the Digital Media Collaboratory. I think they were shocked to see so many people.
The EB Games table, with GameCube, Playstation 2 and Xbox systems setup for play. EB Games gave away a modern system (winner's choice) to a lucky show goer!
Another shot of the EB Games table, and part of the Dave & Busters table.
More game systems! Game Crazy was onhand with several Xbox systems networked together.
Game Emporium had three tables setup with a wide assortment of classic games for purchase.
Another shot of the Game Emporium booth, showing the many loose titles they brought to the show.
Gamefellas, a local chain of game stores in the Austin and San Antonia area, had many games available for purchase for classic and modern systems.
GameStop brought some modern game kiosks to the show for play, as well as promotional material and information about upcoming games.
Goodwill Computerworks brought a large assortment of classic gaming and computing hardware and software to the show. They also contributed most of the items to the AGE Museum on display.
Another shot of the busy Goodwill Computerworks booth. If you're ever in the Austin area, be sure to check them out!
I'm Game had game systems setup for play as well as for sale.
Another shot of the I'm Game booth.
The JagFest area at the Austin Gaming Expo had several Jaguar systems setup for tournaments, as well as display of games never seen before, such as Robinson's Requiem.
Jaguar and Lynx titles available for purchase in the JagFest area, courtesy of B&C ComputerVisions.
Rare Atari Jaguar prototypes on display in the JagFest area. These were on loan courtesy of Curt Vendel of
Jaguar fans compete in BattleSphere and Tempest 2000 tournaments for prizes donated by Songbird Productions and ScatoLOGIC.
LAN's Edge brought four large projection televisions to the Austin Gaming Expo, which were used for Halo and Brute Force Xbox tournaments.
Up to 16 people could compete in Halo simultaneously. This area of the show was always jam packed with people!
LAN's Edge also had computers setup for some PC gaming action. had various Zelda games available for play, along with some Zelda-related giveaways.
More Than Games had a wide assortment of classic computing games and hardware for sale.
Another view of the More Than Games table.
Atari cookies! How did I manage to get a picture of these without actually getting a cookie??
A cash register made from an Atari 800XL computer and an Atari 820 dot matrix printer.

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Pictures by Albert Yarusso and Joe Grand.