The owner of the console, one Dan Diebold, has posted a video of the machine, and it certainly does seem to be the real thing. But we’ve been contacted by fans who claim that it is in fact a fake, carefully reconstructed to look like the real thing.
You can read their arguments here, but they’re not entirely convincing and the fan that previously claimed to have made the console claims he was only ‘joking’.
From an historical point of view it doesn’t really matter, because there’s no question that many of these consoles do exist. Whether this actually is one or not is now open to question, so it’ll be interesting to… Read the full story