Gamepodcast : Atari 2600
07h00 17  janvier
Tooth Protectors
Happy New Year everyone I hope the new year finds you well and hopeful. We are starting this year off with Tooth Protectors, the mail away advergame sponsored by Johnson and Johnson and put together by Camelot Marketing Services Group and Diversified Software Development. I hope that you enjoy the...
02h38 25  dťcembre
2020 Christmas Memories
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Merry Kwanzaa Whatever you celebrate, I hope that you all have a wonderful time at the end of this weird year. I am hopeful for the future and I hope that for you as well. We have some newcomers sharing memories with us, and some very touching stories as well. I...
14h12 02  dťcembre
CX 2696, Asterix
Thank you for listening to the final game for this year, Asterix by Atari. Itís basically the same as Taz, but Taz actually appears later in the part number order, and weíll get to that game next year. Coming up on January 13th is Tooth Protectors by DSD Camelot. If you have any feedback for Tooth...
15h29 18  novembre
CM-008, Cakewalk
Hi there This week we are taking a look at a game that kind of involves my profession, Cakewalk by Commavid. Spoilers, I hate making cakes. But I think I have a fun episode for you, Mrs. Ferguson the Librarian is back, and be sure to stay tuned at the end for some really filthy bloopers. Donít...
14h17 04  novembre
Interview with Jan Hermanns, Blinky Goes Up
I was delighted when Jan Hermanns agreed to speak with me for the podcast about his terrific game Blinky Goes Up. We talk about programming the game, Janís artwork and other hobbies, and also a tantalizingly half finished game that he has I really enjoyed talking with him and I hope you will give...
13h39 04  novembre
Blinky Goes Up by Jan Hermanns
Itís a homebrew episode this week, featuring the absolutely wonderful Blinky Goes Up by Jan Hermanns. Iím sorry about the lack of homebrews lately, I was working on my list recently and I put more in to be covered in the coming months. I also interviewed Jan and had a great time talking with him,...
02h47 21  octobre
AP-2007, Kyphus
Hi everyone, today we are looking at an unfinished prototype by Apollo called Kyphus. Itís not really playable, but there is some interesting stuff to go into. And I apologize for posting the wrong date for feedback on Facebook and Twitter, if you didnít get your feedback in for Kyphus because of...
05h05 11  octobre
CX2695, Xevious
Hi there This weekís game is the unreleased prototype for Xevious, by Atari. I think Tod Frye did a great job on this, itís a shame that it didnít come out at the time. Coming up next on the show is the prototype game Kyphus by Apollo. After I put it on the list however, I discovered that itís not...
14h03 27  septembre
MT 5663, Lock íní Chase
Hi there, thanks once again for your patience (I thought I was done saying that, apparently I have more work to do). This week I am covering Lock íní Chase by M Network, which is a Pac-Man wannabe that doesnít quite get there for me. The prototype for Xevious by Atari is coming up next, and Iím...
21h44 09  septembre
11012, Bank Heist
This week we go back to the 20th Century Fox catalog to take a look at Bank Heist. Itís a simple looking game but a lot of fun to play I hope you enjoy the episode. Next up will be Lock n Chase by M Network. If you have any feedback for Lock n Chase, please send it to me at 2600gamebygame gmail...
00h16 27  aoŻt
AR 4302, Party Mix
In this episode I finally take a look at the Starpath game Party Mix, which may be one of the first collections of mini games in a video game. It is a rare 4 player paddle game at the late date of Fall 1983, but it has its usual Starpath polish. I hope you enjoy listening. Next up will be Bank...
21h58 01  juillet
03207, Moonsweeper
Hi there, thanks for sticking with me through all of this, I hope you all are well. This episode is about the Imagic game Moonsweeper, by programmer extraordinaire, Bob Smith. If you havenít already checked the game out, I hope you will after listening. Next up will be Party Mix by Starpath. If you...
12h09 13  mai
Interview with Steve Cartwright
Hello friends, this is a rare interview edition of the show, in which I talk to Steve Cartwright about his career. We talk about his time at Activision, Accolade, and Electronic Arts, as well as what heís doing now and even touch on some of his hobbies. It was an honor and a privilege to talk to...
16h58 06  mai
AX-031, Frostbite
Thanks so much for tuning into the show, this is a very special episode featuring Frostbite by the great Steve Cartwright. It also marks the release of a heretofore unknown work in progress prototype of Frostbite called Iceman, which you can find in the links below. Please listen to the episode for...
03h05 23  avril
CX 2694, Pole Position
Hello there, I hope that you all are safe and sane during this weird and difficult time. Todayís episode is about Pole Position, the Namco arcade game that was ported to various Atari systems by General Computer Corp. (GCC if youíre nasty). Coming up next is the wonderful Frostbite, by Activisionís...
00h16 06  avril
Bonus Track - Concert Ticket Stubs
Hi there I hope very much that you all are staying home when you can and staying safe. For the first time in a loooong time, I have a Bonus Track for you. In this episode I go through my concert ticket stubs that I saved (most of them from before my twenties), and talk about each show, if I...
15h02 01  avril
CA 283, Z-Tack
Hi there, I hope that you are all safe and staying home if you can. I know in many cases that is more difficult, a lot of my friends have to work from home while home schooling their kids, which I imagine is a lot. We will get through this One thing that may or may not help with that is Z-Tack by...
13h21 18  mars
99005, Robin Hood
Thank you all once again for your patience Todayís episode is about Robin Hood by Xonox. Xonox seems to be a company that people are split on, so tune in to see how it goes for Robin Hood. Next up is Z-Tack by Bomb. Please send me your feedback by March 29th to be included in the show. I will...
23h58 26  fťvrier
VC 1012, M.A.D.
What, me worry? Not when I have M.A.D. from U.S.Games as this episodeís game Hoo boy. I hope you enjoy the episode. Next up is Robin Hood by Xonox. If you have any feedback for that game, please send it to me at 2600gamebygame gmail.com by March 8th. Thanks so much for listening M.A.D. on Random...
21h44 13  fťvrier
CX 2692, Moon Patrol
This episode is all about the Irem arcade game Moon Patrol, ported by Atari via GCC. Thanks for your patience regarding the release of this episode. I had a bit of an emotional setback in January and Iím trying to fight my way out of it. M.A.D. by US Games will be the next game Iím covering, so if...
12h51 15  janvier
AZ 030, The Activision Decathlon
Welcome back to the show I hope you all enjoyed the holidays, now weíre back to playing Atari 2600 games every two weeks until I screw something up. The first game of 2020 is the Activision Decathlon by the amazing David Crane. I hope you enjoy the show. Next up will be Moon Patrol by Atari, so if...
09h55 22  dťcembre
Christmas 2019
Happy Holidays to you all, thank you once again for your patience and for listening.Music from https: filmmusic.io We Wish you a Merry Christmas by Kevin MacLeod (https: incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http: creativecommons.org licenses by 4.0 ) Jingle Bells by Kevin MacLeod (https...
10h00 04  dťcembre
2667, Roc ín Rope by Coleco
The last game Iím covering this year is Roc ín Rope by Coleco, from the Konami arcade game. Thank you for a wonderful if stunted year, I really needed the break. Iím really loving doing the research again and I hope to get ahead a little bit in the month of December. I will be doing a Christmas...
11h25 20  novembre
4L-2738, Mountain King
This episodeís game is Mountain King by CBS Electronics. It contains bats, which should tell you everything you need to know. Next up is the last game of the year, Roc íní Rope by Coleco. Please get your feedback to me at 2600gamebygame gmail.com by end of day 1 December. Iím also planning another...
10h19 06  novembre
AK-046, Tomcat The F-14 Fighter Simulator
In this episode I cover the only plane flying simulator on the 2600 that I am aware of, Tomcat F-14. It certainly was an adventure Up next is the CBS Electronics game Mountain King, so if you have thoughts on that game, send it to me at 2600gamebygame gmail.com by November 17. My Extra Life half...