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

Episode 6 April 22, 2020 01:10:21
S3:E6: I Want Candy. Atari's Biggest Mistake Part 3: A Discussion with Curt Vendel
Into The Vertical Blank : Generation Atari
S3:E6: I Want Candy. Atari's Biggest Mistake Part 3: A Discussion with Curt Vendel

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Into the Vertical Blank. Generation Atari

Season 3, Episode 6. 

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


In this episode we go into a deep discussion with Atarimuseum.com’s Curt Vendel about what Atari could have been if the Atari 400 was actually released as “Game Player non expandable” instead of as the Atari 400 computer. 

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