Into The Vertical Blank : Generation Atari

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July 04, 2022 00:49:34
s5:e3  Xenon 2 and the Atari ST Halcyon Days of 1989 Part 1

s5:e3 Xenon 2 and the Atari ST Halcyon Days of 1989 Part 1

s5:e3  Xenon 2 and the Atari ST Halcyon Days of 1989 Part 1 Steve and Jeff are joined by Tony Longworth to discuss Xenon 2: Megablast for the Atari ST, in the first of a multi-part series on 1989 Atari ST gamesPart 2 will be be a discussion of 50+ games from 1989 that Steve and Jeff purchased in the USA and Part 3 will be a survey of some of the hidden gems of the 1989 Atari ST Library Notes: Tony’s new album - Godless Universe Random Pain  https://tonylongworth.bandcamp.com/album/godless-universe-random-pain  Atari Mania Xenon II http://www.atarimania.com/game-atari-st-xenon-ii-megablast_10904.html Mobygames Xenon II https://www.mobygames.com/game/atari-st/xenon-2-megablast Recorded, Mixed, Edited and Produced by Steve And Jeff Fulton Music : Into the Vertical Blank - Tony Longworth : support Tony's Patreon music https://www.patreon.com/tonylongworth Theme by Brian TravisTitle: Into The Vertical Blank theme Words & music by Brian Travis (c)(p)2021 Taste This Moment Music ASCAP http://www.briantravisband.com/ Find us here: http://intotheverticalblank.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/intotheverticalblank Twitter: https://twitter.com/Atari_VB_Pod ...

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June 28, 2022 01:46:48
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S5:E2: Atari 50th Anniversary: Our Top-50 Atari Games (from 2020)

From 2020 for Atari's 50th Anniversary: Our Top-50 Games From Atari. ...

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April 21, 2022 01:10:12
S5: E1: Generation Atari

S5: E1: Generation Atari

S5: E1 - Generation Atari In this opening episode for season 5, after a tumultuous season 4,  inspired by some feedback, we reaffirm just why we are here and what we mean by “The Vertical blank” and “Generation Atari. BCB #36 - "The Atari Generation" (Delving "Into the Vertical Blank.")https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tRdFWpt3L0&t=1180s “Video Games For The ‘Basest Instincts Of Man’”  Jan, 28, 1982 (New York times Subscription required)Opinion | VIDEO GAMES FOR THE 'BASEST INSTINCTS OF MAN' - The New York Times (nytimes.com) Not mentioned in the episode but a good resource on this subject is “The Atari Age:The Emergence Of Video Games In America” by Michael Newman Atari Age: The Emergence of Video Games in America (The MIT Press): Newman, Michael Z.: 9780262536110: Amazon.com: Books   Recorded, Mixed, Edited and Produced by Steve And Jeff Fulton Music : Into the Vertical Blank - Tony Longworth : support Tony's Patreon music https://www.patreon.com/tonylongworth Theme by Brian TravisTitle: Into The Vertical Blank theme Words & music by Brian Travis (c)(p)2021 Taste This Moment Music ASCAP http://www.briantravisband.com/ Find us here: http://intotheverticalblank.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/intotheverticalblank Twitter: https://twitter.com/Atari_VB_Pod ...

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April 02, 2022 02:45:28
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S4:E14: Atari Pac-Man Day 40th Anniversary Documentary

Clocking in at almost 3 hours, this episode is a remastered super-cut of Into The Vertical Blank Season 3, Episode #1, #4 and #6 (2020) that cover April 3, 1982: Atari Pac-Man Day and it's lasting effects on the company. Yep, this one is all about Atari VCS Pac-Man, but so much more as well. It features a discussion with the late Curt Vendel, in one of his final interviews, speaking very very passionately about what we all believed to be "Atari's Biggest Mistake". Written, edited, produced and hosted by Steve And Jeff FultonMusic by Tony LongworthBranding by Daryl Litts Rest In Peace Mr. Vendel, we miss you very much ...

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February 04, 2022 01:18:50
Bonus Atari ST Games That Rock: LLamatron ++: Llamatron, Jeff Minter and Heart of Neon

Bonus Atari ST Games That Rock: LLamatron ++: Llamatron, Jeff Minter and Heart of Neon

In this episode, the brothers discuss recent Christmas, the latest Atari recharged  releases and then bring on their brother from another mother (and father) Tony Longworth to discuss the Jeff Minter Classic, LLamatron for the Atari ST.  They also disuss the Jeff Minter Documentary, Heart of Neon, and play a new Tony track made for the film.  Discussion Video Version: https://youtu.be/D1E45ePl6rU with Music Video by Heart of Neon Film maker, Paul Docherty Notes:  Heart of Neon: https://www.heartofneon.com/ Buy a Jeff Minter Game or swag here:  http://www.minotaurproject.co.uk/Minotaur/theshop.php ST Section of the Llamasoft site: http://www.llamasoftarchive.org/oldsite/llamadloads2.html#AtariST Atarimania Llamatron Page: http://www.atarimania.com/game-atari-st-llamatron_31157.html Tony’s LLamatron Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxqqSSUMelI Recorded, Mixed, Edited and Produced by Steve And Jeff Fulton Music : Perpetual Darkness - Tony Longworth : You can download this exclusive track by supporting Tony's Patreon music campaign @: https://www.patreon.com/tonylongworth Theme by Brian TravisTitle: Into The Vertical Blank theme Words & music by Brian Travis (c)(p)2021 Taste This Moment Music ASCAP http://www.briantravisband.com/ Find us here: http://intotheverticalblank.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/intotheverticalblank Twitter: https://twitter.com/Atari_VB_Pod ...

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December 29, 2021 01:24:36
S4:E12 Xmas 1984 : BBS: Demented and Sad, But Social

S4:E12 Xmas 1984 : BBS: Demented and Sad, But Social

S4:E12 Xmas 1984 : BBS: Demented and Sad, But Social In  this episode, Steve and Jeff discuss Christmas 1984. Tramiel had purchased Atari but the Fulton brothers were oblivious and just wanted a modem to call BBSs and download public domain software. They also discuss Atari Writer, Printers, Gateway to Apshai, and a few magazines from December of 1984. Steve’s story goes over this time in detail and the events surrounding it. The boys discuss what really happened to the Atari 8bits and video games during the USA Video Game crash during this time period by going through ads from various local newspapers at the time.   Notes Local Ads on the ITVB site: https://intotheverticalblank.com/2021/12/29/december-1984-computer-and-game-advertisements/ Recorded, Mixed, Edited and Produced by Steve And Jeff Fulton Music : Oceans of Neon – Tony Longworth : Patreon: Tony Longworth is creating free music for everyone | Patreon Theme by Brian TravisTitle: Into The Vertical Blank theme Words & music by Brian Travis (c)(p)2021 Taste This Moment Music ASCAP http://www.briantravisband.com/ Find us here: http://intotheverticalblank.com Into the Vertical Blank: Generation Atari | Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/intotheverticalblank Into The Vertical Blank Pod Cast – Twitterhttps://twitter.com/Atari_VB_Pod ...

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