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''WarGames'' IMSAI 8080 Computer Up for Sale

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I've been watching this for quite some time. I have a local lawyer that will put in a proxy bid when the item comes up for auction. It's movies like this in my youth that drove me to computers, and this would be a nice show piece at conventions and conferences. Wish me luck!
 

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[citation][nom]thejerk[/nom]But does it play.......... Global Thermonuclear War??[/citation]
Would..you..like..too..play..a..game
 

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now only if they put something valuable up for sale. man what i'd pay for that tank off kelly's hereos. now that's a legit movie.
 

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OPB reports that with an appraisal of more than $25,000, it could be the most expensive "PC" ever sold.
Doesn't a fully customized Falcon Northwest computer cost about that much or close to it.
The real question is... Can it play Pong? :)-
 

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[citation][nom]insider3[/nom]20 years later they are gonna try to sell the Matrix.[/citation]
if includes neo i'll buy it
 

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Wow, talk about coincidences... amazing. I just watched this movie on Saturday with my 9 year old son (his first time). First time I have watched it (or heard of it again in like 20+ years) and then this. The universe is weird.
 

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1) Does it actually do the TTS?
2) Does it come with those huge disks? :)

The W.O.P.R might be worth that much as a prop, but who would pay that much for something so plain?

Funny, I just watched this movie again on the weekend. Love it. Time to watch Tron this weekend I guess. :)
 
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The machine played neither Tic-Tac-Toe nor Global Thermonuclear War. It functioned as a terminal to play with a mainframe machine named Joshua.
 

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[citation][nom]babybeluga[/nom]I wasn't born when this movie came out![/citation]

Thumbs down for making me feel old.

OPB reports that with an appraisal of more than $25,000, it could be the most expensive "PC" ever sold.
I'm willing to bet that there have been more expensive PCs sold than this by some crazy high-end boutique dealers.

 

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[citation][nom]thejerk[/nom]But does it play.......... Global Thermonuclear War??[/citation]

If you know how to send an ATDT command to it's modem and you know the phone number I'm sure Joshua is waiting to play with you
 
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