S3:E9: One Left Turn: Discovering the Atari 8bit Computers In 1981

Episode 9 May 12, 2020 00:33:09
S3:E9: One Left Turn: Discovering the Atari 8bit Computers In 1981
Into The Vertical Blank : Generation Atari
S3:E9: One Left Turn: Discovering the Atari 8bit Computers In 1981
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Show Notes

A story about the day in 1981 when our mom made a split decision that helped us discover Atari computers.

Written, engineeerd, and produced by Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton

Additional music from Tony Longworth

Branding by Daryl Litts

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