The above prices do not include add-on accessories like the rifle, extra games and so on.
If not mentioned, always ask if the Odyssey has been tested and if it has any defects.
Some of these shows began with bad ratings or went through creative slumps, but got here thanks to Network to the Rescue (and avoiding being Screwed by the Network).
Some of these shows are even Older Than Television.
Bill spent much of his time with George Kent and other Magnavox engineers assigned to the project.
None of the demonstrations to these firms ended up with a license agreement.Once that was in place, the Brown Box and all the design data turned over to Magnavox engineers in Fort Wayne; they got started on a prototype for what was to become their first Odyssey (Model 1TL200) TV Game in 1972.Bill Harrison and Ralph made trips to Fort Wayne in March and June of 1971 to help with technical and marketing decisions.After more than two years of work on TV gaming systems at Sanders Associates, Ralph Baer and his two coworkers Bill Harrison and Bill Rush ended up with a prototype unit which played 12 games using mylar overlays, some of which used a light gun.They had also developed the so-called dynamic ball action "de/dt" chassis to offer more advanced game features.
No one showed any visible degree of enthusiasm except for one man in the room: The VP for Marketing of the television set division, Gerry Martin.