S3:E10 : May 2020 News And Notes For Those Who Grew-Up Atari

In this episode we cover Evercade Lynx 2, Pong Quest, Atari 2600 Game By Game Podcast, Atari Bytes Podcast, Antic The Atari Podcast, Atari Party East, Champ Games VCS Robotron, Atari 7800 Dragon’s Havoc, and more! -Written, edited,… Read More

S3:E9: Discovering Atari 8bit Computers In 1981

A story about the day in 1981 when our mom made a split decision that helped us discover Atari computers. Written, engineered, and produced by Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton Additional music from Tony Longworth Branding by Daryl… Read More

S3:E8 Westworld Redux 1976: Our First Venture In An Arcade

In this episode we discuss the affect the movie Westworld on us as kids, and try to figure out why its’ “anti-technology” message did not resonate.  This episode also includes a remastered version of “Sharpshooter”, the Westworld themed… Read More

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S3:E7 Discussion with Curt Vendel about the Atari 7800 XM Module

Into the Vertical Blank Generation Atari Season 3 Episode 7: Discussion with Curt Vendel about the Atari 7800 XM Module In this Episode we dive deep into the 7800 Expansion Module with Curt Vendel. We also discuss some… Read More

S3:E6: I Want Candy. Atari’s Biggest Mistake Part 3: A Discussion with Curt Vendel

Subscribe Links Tunes Google Play   Player FM   Spotify Show Notes Into the Vertical Blank. Generation Atari Season 3, Episode 6.  I Want Candy. A  Discussion with Curt Vendel : Part 1 In this episode we go into a… Read More

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S3:E5: Monthly News and Notes for those who grew up Atari.

Subscribe Links Tunes Google Play   Player FM   Spotify Show Notes The Vertical Blank: Generation Atari. Season 3 Episode 5: Monthly News and Notes for those who grew up Atari. Or Atari News and HomeBrew Update for Q1 of… Read More

S3:E4: Atari’s Biggest Mistake Part 2: Game Player Non Expandable

Subscribe Links Tunes Google Play   Player FM   Spotify Show Notes In part 2 of “Atari’s Biggest Mistake” we explore the core reasons  why Atari blundered in 1982 with their biggest releases and explore a “what if” scenario right… Read More

S3:E3: Dan Kitchen Interview Part 2: The First “Pro Brew” Game Developer

  In the 2nd part of our Dan Kitchen interview, we discuss the ground-breaking title “Garry Kitchen’s Game Maker”, Dan’s new game “Gold Rush” and try to figure out what to call  new games that are made by… Read More

S3:E2 Dan Kitchen Interview Part One: The Rise Of The Kitchen Brothers

Summary In our quest to discover the secrets of programming 8 and 16 bit computers this season, we caught up with Dan Kitchen, a true survivor of the 80’s video game crash, still making games today.   In fact,… Read More

S3:E1: Atari’s Biggest Mistake (part 1)

Atari’s Biggest Mistake (part 1): The Day Atari Lost The Video Game War Summary What was Atari’s biggest mistake? To truly be inside The Vertical Blank is to ruminate on “what could have been.” For Atari, there are… Read More

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