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These booklets were packed in with Odyssey² games and consoles. As the Odyssey² library grew, the catalogs were changed to include information about new games and offers. The 1983 "Selling Aids" brochure has this to say:

A handy, full color pocket guide to Odyssey. Contains information and photographs of mainframe, Voice and all software. Continually updated to include the latest games!

U.S. Catalogs

EL-3313-1
Front
L-3313-1 (Back)
Back

EL-3313-1

Magnavox; Black, 4" × 6.5"
Front: "The Ultimate Computer Video Game System"
Back: "We make staying home fun"
The cover shows an Odyssey² setup playing Football!. This is probably the "launch" catalog for the system; there's no indication about which games are new or what's coming up. Lists 27 cartridges.
EL 3328-1
Front
EL 3328-1 (Back)
Back

EL 3328-1

Magnavox; Black, 3" x 4.5"
Front: "The Ultimate Computer Video Game System"
Back: "Magnavox: The brightest ideas in the world are here to play."
The cover shows an Odyssey² setup playing Alien Invaders—Plus!. Lists 30 cartridges. Quest for the Rings is the newest game listed. "War Game" (Conquest of the World) is listed as "Coming Soon."
EL3358-1
Front
EL3358-1 (Back)
Back

EL3358-1

Philips; Black, 3.5" x 6"
Front and back: "The excitement of a game. The mind of a computer."
The cover shows the same picture as the Odyssey² Owner's Manual. Lists 30 cartridges. Conquest of the World is listed as "Available November 1981."
EL 3358-3
Front
EL 3358-3 (Back)
Back

EL 3358-3

Philips; Black, 3.5" x 6"
Front and back: "THE KEYBOARD IS THE KEY!"
Front also has, "CARTRIDGE CATALOG." The covers feature the Odyssey² logo. Lists 35 cartridges along with previews of "Math," (Nimble Numbers Ned) "Spelling" (Sid the Spellbinder) and Type & Tell, and The Voice.
EL 3358-4
Front
EL 3358-4 (Back)
Back

EL 3358-4

Philips; Black, 3.5" x 6"
Front: "THE KEYBOARD IS THE KEY!"
Back: Lists all games in catalog broken down by series.
The front cover is identical to catalog EL 3358-3, but the back is different. Back also says, "All the exciting games you want today. More to come tomorrow." Lists 43 cartidges and The Voice. All Voice games are listed except for Turtles.
EL 3380-1
Front
EL 3380-1 (Back)
Back

EL 3380-1

Philips; Black, 3.1" x 4.5"
Front and back: "The excitement of a game. The mind of a computer."
Back also has "Over 40 games to choose from." The cover shows an Odyssey² setup playing Quest for the Rings surrounded by an android, a blackjack dealer, a race driver, a football and baseball player, and a dragon. Lists 33 cartridges; The Great Wall Street Fortune Hunt! and Keyboard Creations! are listed as "Coming Soon."
EL 3380-2
Front
EL 3380-2 (Back)
Back

EL 3380-2

Philips; Red & Black, 3.1" × 4.5"
Front: "The keyboard is the key to over 50 games!"
Back: an ad for Odyssey² Adventure magazine.
The cover shows a stack of 4 boxes, with Keyboard Creations! in front. Lists 41 cartridges and the Voice; "Acrobat!" is listed as "Coming Soon." Contains subscription form for Odyssey² Adventure magazine.
U.S. Catalogs (all)
Common

Canadian Catalogs

Canadian EL 3312-2 (French)
French Cover
Canadian EL 3312-2 (English)
English Cover

EL 3313-2 (Canadian)

Magnavox; Black, 4" × 6.5"
Front and Back: Both covers depict the same scene, but one's in French and the other is English.
This is a combination French/English catalog produced for distribution in Canada. Read it from one direction and you get game descriptions in French. Flip it over and read the exact same thing in English.
Canadian Catalog
Uncommon

European Catalogs

Netherlands Videopac Catalog 3122-125-72581 NL
Front
Netherlands Videopac Catalog 3122-125-72581 NL (Back)
Back

Netherlands Videopac Catalog 3122-125-72581 NL

Philips; Blue; 4.5" × 6"; 64 pages
Front and Back: Covers depict artwork from the + version of Terrahawks against a blue background.
Advertises the G7000, G7200 and G7400 consoles, approximately 50 games, the Chess module and the C7420 BASIC module. Videopac 53+ Nightmare is the latest game featured, while Super Bee, Loony Balloon, Neutron Star and Clay Pigeon are all listed as "upcoming games".
Netherlands Videopac Catalog
Front
Photo Needed
Back

Netherlands Videopac Catalog

Dutch; 55 pages.
Front: "PHILIPS VIDEOPAC: Play, laugh, learn, play chess or make music with your TV!" Shows a collage of box art from several Videopac games.
Back: The Philips Videopac logo above another box art collage.
This is huge (55 pages!) catalog that shows every Videopac game up through #42. Videopacs #38 Munchkin, #39 Laser War, #41 Conquest of the World, #42 Quest for the Rings, #40 4 in 1 Row, #43 Pick Axe Pete, and Videopac A Newscaster are listed as "new," as is the G7200 and the Chess Module.
German Videopac Catalog
Front
Photo Needed
Back

German Videopac Catalog

German.
Front: "PHILIPS VIDEOPAC: Play, laugh, learn, count, fight, play chess, make music - more fun with your television set." Shows a collage of box art from several games.
I've only seen the front cover of this catalog, but it looks identical to the Netherlands catalog listed above, so I can assume its contents are similar. Of course, this catalog is printed in German.
Parker Video Games Catalogue
Front
Parker Video Games Catalogue (Back)
Back

Parker Video Games Catalogue

Green, 6.25" x 4.5"; unfolds to 6.25" x 22.75"
Front: Depicts scenes from several announced Parker games.
Back: Parker Video Games logo.
This catalog lists only the four Parker Bros. games that were actually released. Interestingly, the cover art depicts scenes from several Parker games that never came out, including Tutankham, Spider-Man, and the unreleased Atari 2600 games The Lord of the Rings, Planet of the Apes, and Alligator People. Was Parker planning a G7000 release for these games as well? The catalog also includes some information about joining the Parker Video Games Club. All text in the catalog is printed in English, Italian, French, German, Dutch and Spanish.
Photo Needed
Front
Photo Needed
Back

Radiola Catalog

Front and Back: ?
I've seen a poor photo of this catalog, so I know it exists. But that's really all I know about it!
European Catalogs
Scarce
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