S2:E13: The Haunting of the Vertical Blank : Now With Photos!

October 20, 2019

Into the vertical Blank: Generation Atari Season 2 Episode 13 : The Haunting of the Vertical Blank

See some photos of the actual ESP tests here:
http://www.8bitrocket.com/2019/10/20/s2e13-the-haunting-of-the-vertical-blank/

This time the guys discuss “scary” Atari games (mostly *not* scary all), some real-world experiences that beg the question “Was Jeff and Steve’s 520 Atari ST haunted?”, a story about a creepy pen and paper “game” that had a profound effect on the pair growing up, and finally, a look into the very scary world viral indie games circa 2007-2008.

Games Mentioned:

Atari 2600 Haunted House : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFEC0ZX_f70

Atari 2600 Demon Attack : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GwoSr12kxY

Atari 2600 Demons to Diamonds : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppQ7RNLE_v0

Atari 2600 Supercharger Escape from the Mind Master : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nfw1GEMmlos

Atari 400/800/XE/XE Satans Hollow : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JppyKelUX4g

Atari 400/800/XL/XE Deadline :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HrVXBLXajo

Atari 400/800/XL/XE Suspect:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLlUsQQhz58

Satan’s Hollow (Arcade): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eChgXxuEYJY

Colecovision Mr. Do:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d37Hd2ZqXFQ

Atari ST Kult : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ealqGjO90h8

Atari ST Dungeon Master : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiEgnbqeU0k

Atari ST Phantasie II : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPlkbuPzkRM

Atari ST Hound of Shadow : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SPO7Q3IdF4&list=PLFl3jwQIfR79HDKr_LNVYS2rmurbimiK3

Atari ST Star Raiders : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdbaFHzfmvc

Atari 2600 Donkey Kong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzI1RBdK2_g

Pumpkinman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6_gOiWNQME

DragonQuest  1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZR5FzQCDgE

Phantasy Star 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0H8ipEeE1f8

Final Fantasy 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJ9m5DkWSVs

TV Shows Mentioned:

El Camino a Breaking Bad Story : https://www.netflix.com/title/81078819

Expedition Unknown: Afterlife: https://www.travelchannel.com/shows/expedition-unknown-search-for-the-afterlife/episodes 

Podcasts Mentioned:

Gimlet Startup : https://gimletmedia.com/shows/startup

Books Mentioned:

Arcade Perfect: https://www.amazon.com/Arcade-Perfect-Pac-Man-Coin-Op-Classics/dp/1079275541/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=arcade+perfect&qid=1571587622&sr=8-1

Nights In White Castle : https://www.amazon.com/Steve-Rushin/e/B001H6WDVA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1571587706&sr=8-1

Music Mentioned:

The Who - The: Music Must Fade : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpKhGNaiS6c

The Who - Ball And Chain:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2IN8wYqQ6E

From  The Liturgy of 8bitrocket Pumpkin Man

Pumpkinman Mid-Mortem

http://www.8bitrocket.com/2007/12/11/pumpkin-man-mid-mortem/

New Grounds Pumpkinman Page

https://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/430593

8bitrocket Pumpkinman goes gold!

http://www.8bitrocket.com/2008/02/29/8bitrocket-pumpkinman-goes-gold/

8bitrocket 5 Year Anniversary : Throwing Up the Past and Top-10 Of Everything We could Think Of

http://www.8bitrocket.com/2011/12/15/8bitrocket-5-year-anniversary-throwing-up-the-past-and-top-10-of-everything-we-could-think-of/

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