The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Through the Ages
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
Androminion
Eight-Minute Empire
Le Havre (The Harbor)
Lords of Waterdeep
Hatoful Boyfriend: A School of Hope and White Wings
Armello
Galaxy Trucker
Bottom of the 9th (2017)
Legendary DXP: A Fantasy Deck Building Game
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Resident Evil Outbreak
Tetris (1984)
Valkyria Chronicles
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4
Shadow of the Colossus (2005)
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
Sid Meier's Pirates! (2004)
Action Fist!
Steel Battalion
The Orange Box
Sid Meier's Sim Golf
Portal 2
Star Wars: Rebellion
Osmos
Samurai Warriors: Katana
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VI
SpaceChem
Dictator
Elder Sign: Omens
Grand Theft Auto V
Rebuild of Evangelion: 3nd Impact
FTL: Faster Than Light
Twilight Struggle
Ys Origin
Hawken
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Civilization V: Brave New World
Super Mario 3D World
Gone Home
Pandemic: The Board Game
Warframe
Collapsible D: the Final Minutes of the Titanic
Child of Light
Invisible, Inc
Alien: Isolation
Star Wars: Battlefront (2015)
The Evil Within
Information
Primary Name
Vectrex
Alternate Names
Manufacturer
Hardware
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 5245
Description Edit | History

"The Vectrex is an 8-bit video game console that was developed by Western Technologies/Smith Engineering. It was licensed and distributed first by General Consumer Electric (GCE), and then by Milton Bradley Company after their purchase of GCE. It was released in November 1982 at a retail price of $199; as Milton Bradley took over international marketing the price dropped to $150 and then $100 shortly before the video game crash of 1983. The Vectrex exited the market in early 1984.

Unlike other non-portable video game consoles, which connected to televisions and rendered raster graphics, the Vectrex has an integrated vector monitor which displays vector graphics. The monochrome Vectrex uses plastic screen overlays to generate color and various static graphics and decorations. At the time, many of the most popular arcade games used vector displays, and GCE was looking to set themselves apart from the pack by selling high-quality versions of games such as Space Wars and Armor Attack."

Source: Wikipedia, "Vectrex", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1 of 3 » 3
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 1
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1983-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 2
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1983-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 1
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1983-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 1
Average Rating 4.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 2
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1983-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 2
Average Rating 6.50
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 7
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1980-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 1
Average Rating 8.50
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 3
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1983-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 3
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 1
Comments 0
Release Date 1983-00-00
Rank 2945
Num Ratings 57
Average Rating 6.13
Average Weight 1.33
Num Owned 90
Prev. Owned 14
For Trade 4
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 20
Release Date 1980-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 1
Average Rating 8.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 3
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1982-00-00
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 1
Average Rating 6.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 5
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1982-00-00
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.