E.T. Book Cart Special Edition

Dublin Core

Title

E.T. Book Cart Special Edition

Creator

Michael Rideout and Charles F. Gray

Publisher

Gray Games

Date Issued

2009

Format

Book (electronic)

Medium

Atari VCS/2600

Type

Educational

Language

English

Bibliographic Citation

Rideout, Michael, and Charles F. Gray. E.T. Book Cart (Special Edition).  Gray Games, 2006.

Description

From a communication with Charles Gray on 3/21/15, below is the complete version of the E.T. Book Cart:

Title: E.T. Book Cart

Company: Gray Games

Region: North America

TV Format: NTSC

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: Atari Age

Manufacturer: Atari Age

Label: Regular Label with Atari Age logo

Cart Housing: Clear Transparent

Details: 1 Prototype Made

1st Generation Prototype

Shown at Philly VGXPO 2006

Contents: Basic Aspects of Chapters

No Interview

No E.T.'s Transmission

No Game

Status: ATARI AGE RETAINS OWNERSHIP



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Title: E.T. Book Cart

Company: Gray Games

Region: World

TV Format: ALL(NTSC, PAL, and SECAM)

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: Gray Games

Manufacturer: 8-Bit Classics

Label: Prototype Label

Cart Housing: Solid Black

Details: 5 Prototypes Made

2nd Generation Prototype

Contents:

The Wisdom of E.T.

1st Charles F. Gray Interview with Howard Scott Warshaw

Secrets of E.T.

No Ode to Howard Scott Warshaw

No E.T.'s Transmission

No Alamogordo Landfill

Status: IN PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

----------

Title: E.T. Book Cart

Company: Gray Games

Region: North America

TV Format: NTSC

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: Atari Age

Manufacturer: Atari Age

Contributing Writers: Charles F. Gray, Duane Alan Hahn, and others

Label: Regular Label with Atari Age logo

Cart Housing: Solid Black

Details: 1st Printing

20 Carts Released

6 Carts Returned

"ZERO PAGE LOAD ERROR"

Contents: The Wisdom of E.T.

2nd Charles F. Gray Interview with Howard Scott Warshaw

Ode to HSW

Secrets of E.T.

E.T.'s Transmission

Alamogordo Landfill

Easter Egg

Status: RECALLED OR IN PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

----------

Title: E.T. Book Cart

Company: Gray Games

Region: North America

TV Format: NTSC

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: Atari Age

Manufacturer: Atari Age

Contributing Writers: Charles F. Gray, Duane Alan Hahn, and others

Label: Regular Label with Atari Age logo

Cart Housing: Solid Black

Details: 2nd Printing

"ZERO PAGE LOAD ERROR" Corrected

Contents: The Wisdom of E.T.

2nd Charles F. Gray Interview with Howard Scott Warshaw

Ode to HSW

Secrets of E.T.

E.T.'s Transmission

Alamogordo Landfill

Easter Egg

Status: DISCONTINUED BY ATARI AGE

----------

Title: E.T. Book Cart

Company: Gray Games

Region: North America

TV Format: NTSC

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: 8-Bit Classics

Manufacturer: 8-Bit Classics

Contributing Writers: Charles F. Gray, Duane Alan Hahn, and others

Label: Regular Label with 8-Bit Classics logo

Cart Housing: Solid Black

Details: 1st Printing by 8 Bit Classics

"ZERO PAGE LOAD ERROR" Corrected

Contents: The Wisdom of E.T.

2nd Charles F. Gray Interview with Howard Scott Warshaw

Ode to HSW

Secrets of E.T.

E.T.'s Transmission

Alamogordo Landfill

Easter Egg

Status: DISCONTINUED BY 8-BIT CLASSICS

----------

Title: E.T. Book Cart

Company: Gray Games

Region: North America

TV Format: NTSC

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: Gray Games

Manufacturer: Hozer Video Games

Label: Regular Label with Hozer Video Games logo

Cart Housing: Solid Black

Details: 1 Prototype Made

Contents: The Wisdom of E.T.

2nd Charles F. Gray Interview with Howard Scott Warshaw

Ode to HSW

Secrets of E.T.

E.T.'s Transmission

Alamogordo Landfill

Easter Egg

Status: IN PRIVATE COLLECTION

----------

Title: E.T. Book Cart Special Edition

Company: Gray Games

Region: World

TV Format: ALL(NTSC, PAL, and SECAM)

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: Hozer Video Games

Manufacturer: Hozer Video Games

Label: Special Edition Label with Hozer Video Games logo

Cart Housing: Solid Black

Details: 1st Printing

Same Rom as E.T. Book Cart 2nd Generation Prototype

Contents:

The Wisdom of E.T.

1st Charles F. Gray Interview with Howard Scott Warshaw

Secrets of E.T.

No Ode to Howard Scott Warshaw

No E.T.'s Transmission

No Alamogordo Landfill

Status: CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT HOZER VIDEO GAMES

----------

Title: E.T. Book Cart Special Edition "Label Misprint"

Company: Gray Games

Region: World

TV Format: ALL(NTSC, PAL, and SECAM)

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: Hozer Video Games

Manufacturer: Hozer Video Games

Label: Regular Label with Hozer Video Games logo

Cart Housing: Solid Black

Details: Label Misprint. 2 in Existence.

Same Rom as E.T. Book Cart 2nd Generation Prototype

Contents:

The Wisdom of E.T.

1st Charles F. Gray Interview with Howard Scott Warshaw

Secrets of E.T.

No Ode to Howard Scott Warshaw

No E.T.'s Transmission

No Alamogordo Landfill

Status: IN PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

----------

Title: E.T. Book Cart "Rom Misprint"

Company: Gray Games

Region: World

TV Format: ALL(NTSC, PAL, and SECAM)

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: Good Deal Games

Manufacturer: Hozer Video Games

Contributing Writers: Charles F. Gray, Duane Alan Hahn, and others

Label: Regular Label with Good Deal Games logo

Cart Housing: Solid Black

Details: 1st Printing by Good Deal Games

E.T. Book Cart Special Edition Rom accidentally burned to cart order of 15. Same Rom as E.T. Book Cart 2nd Generation Prototype which is the same Rom used in the E.T. Book Cart Special Edition,

Contents: The Wisdom of E.T.

1st Charles F. Gray Interview with Howard Scott Warshaw

Secrets of E.T.

No Ode to Howard Scott Warshaw

No E.T.'s Transmission

No Alamogordo Landfill

Status: DISCONTINUED DUE TO ROM MISPRINT.

IN PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

----------

Title: E.T. Book Cart

Company: Gray Games

Region: North America

TV Format: NTSC

Programmer: Charles F. Gray and Michael S. Rideout

Publisher: Good Deal Games

Manufacturer: Hozer Video Games

Contributing Writers: Charles F. Gray, Duane Alan Hahn, and others

Label: Regular Label with Good Deal Games logo

Cart Housing: Solid Black

Details: 2nd Printing by Good Deal Games

"ZERO PAGE LOAD ERROR" Corrected

Contents: The Wisdom of E.T.

2nd Charles F. Gray Interview with Howard Scott Warshaw

Ode to HSW

Secrets of E.T.

E.T.'s Transmission

Alamogordo Landfill

Easter Egg

Status: CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT GOOD DEAL GAMES

Files

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DSC_1382(1).JPG

Citation

Michael Rideout and Charles F. Gray, “E.T. Book Cart Special Edition,” Learning Games Initiative Research Archive (LGIRA), accessed June 23, 2018, http://lgira.mesmernet.org/items/show/1577.

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