X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Atari Terminator Grenade Joystick: Controllers That Time Forgot

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

I have a very vague memory of playing with one of these Terminator joysticks on my old Atari computer system back in the 80s. I can’t believe somebody managed to dig one of these oddities up.

atari_terminator_joystick

I found these images over on Klonoaxero’s Flickr page, where he says he recently picked up this suspicious looking Danish retro Terminator grenade controller from a friend. From what I recall, the controller had a DB-9 Atari connector so it worked with most game systems and PCs that supported that standard.

atari_terminator_grenade_controller

I’m kind of surprised that the Terminator’s tagline was “THE ULTIMATE CONTROLLER” – I was thinking something like “THE LAST CONTROLLER YOU’LL EVER PLAY WITH.”

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Play Arts Kai Joker Action Figure

Play Arts Kai Joker Action Figure

Stührling Original Aviator Watch

Stührling Original Aviator Watch

LEGO Spiral Train Tower

LEGO Spiral Train Tower

Advertisement
Electric Ferrari 308 GTS for Sale: Green, Wrapped in Ferrari Red

Electric Ferrari 308 GTS for Sale: Green, Wrapped in Ferrari Red

3E-D18 Robotic Concept Is an Autonomous, Off-road Workhorse

3E-D18 Robotic Concept Is an Autonomous, Off-road Workhorse

BMW Attempts Car-to-Car Refueling for World’s Longest Drift

BMW Attempts Car-to-Car Refueling for World’s Longest Drift