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Activision's Atari 2600 Action Pack

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Activision_Action_Pack.SIT (1.99 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
Emulation
This game works with: SheepShaver,

This pack includes 15 separate games: Boxing, Chopper Command, Cosmic Commuter, Crackpots, Fishing Derby, Freeway, Frostbite, Grand Prix, H.E.R.O., Kaboom!, Pitfall!, River Raid, Seaquest, Sky Jinks, and Spider Fighter with the Activision Plugin.

Followed by a sequel.

Compatibility

Works on an 8500/120 with Mac OS 9.1.

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SkyCapt's picture
by SkyCapt - 2018, May 16 - 10:35am

Ah, there is Stella for OS9, just got uploaded here.
http://macintoshgarden.org/apps/stella-12

Everybody know about the "nagging Mom" option in this Activision Action Pack? You can set "Mom" on a timer to yell at you to stop playing video games.

SkyCapt's picture
by SkyCapt - 2017, April 13 - 8:19am

The modern emulator to get Atari 2600 (aka Atari VCS) on OSX is named "Stella", the inhouse codename for model 2600 when Atari was developing it. A websearch for "Stella Mac" or "Stella OSX" ought to do it. 2600 Space Invaders, Adventure, there's a few good titles, but most 2600 games don't get my attention. Atari model 800 is a different story.

"Pitfall!" is the best in this collection, 1982 predates the existence of Macintosh. They say Pitfall! sold 14 million copies and the game program uses only 4KiloBytes, most of what you see here is emulator. "Frostbite" is good too.

Euryale's picture
by Euryale - 2012, July 3 - 6:47pm

The playable screen is painfully small

themacmeister's picture
by themacmeister - 2010, April 18 - 9:19am

I believe I may have Action Pack II (at least, I KNOW I have it for the PC, but I believe I have it for Mac).

It could also be PC Vol 1&2 combined for Mac... let me check

Excalibur's picture
by Excalibur - 2010, April 16 - 3:25am

There is a tool that lets you patch your own ROMs into this pack. You can find it on the web archive here:
http://web.archive.org/web/19970703073847/http://www.emulation.net/atari...

You can read about it if you scroll down on this page:
http://www.komkon.org/EMUL8/Macintosh/atari2600/

milmacman's picture
by milmacman - 2009, December 12 - 6:16am

@MacuserRussell

Expand the archive first on the host system. I'm on OS X 10.5.8 and what I do is expand the archive first and then move the folder onto the disk (double click the image file to mount). Then, eject the image and restart SheepShaver.

MacuserRussell's picture
by MacuserRussell - 2009, August 7 - 9:22pm

I am having trouble running this on sheep shaver mac os 8.5, any ideas on what i am doing wrong ?
edit: The error I am getting is "the application cannot be run because there are no translators available to read the file format" or somthing along those lines, I would just use my real mac but it died a horrible death via a Lighting strike about 2 years ago got completely fried Sad. does any one know what extentions I need and where to get them ?.

thanks in advance

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by phreakindee - 2009, May 7 - 5:00am
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Awesome pack, have these for Windows by not Mac - thanks!!