Pi3 RetroPie 3D printed console
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I still remember very vividly how much I wanted an Atari Falcon back in the 90s. My Atari STE finally lost the battle against the Amiga in terms of games and popularity and this machine was the last attempt of a home computer to rise up against the Borg army of the PC compatibles. Of course we all know how this ended, but back then, the Atari Falcon 030 was the most amazing piece of hardware you could possibly own.
I bought this one on eBay in 2010. It was already quite rare and with around 100 Euros it wasn’t exactly a bargain (at that time a C64 set sold for less than 10 Euros mostly). A Falcon in good condition sells for 400 Euros and above as of today in 2017.
I have to admit that this is an STE I got from eBay and not the computer I bought in 1989. My Atari was broken one day and I brought it to the repair shop in the neighbor town. Strangely enough I never picked it up again. Hard to understand now. Anyway, this one was pretty cheap (probably cheaper than the repair my old one would have cost me) and came upgraded to 4MB – neat.