Into The Vertical Blank : Generation Atari

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May 27, 2020 00:55:38
S3:E11 Interview With Game Developer Jon Williams

S3:E11 Interview With Game Developer Jon Williams

An Interview with Jon Williams a Gamer Developer for the Atari 8bit computers, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore C16, Amiga and many other platforms.  We discuss some technical details about developing for the Atari 8bits, Commodore C16 and C64, and well as dive into his game development history and what he is working on now.    Jon Williams Game Video https://intotheverticalblank.com/2020/05/27/the-atari-8bit-and-st-games-by-jon-williams/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-HJR2WpWTc&feature=emb_logo Original Games 8bits  http://www.atarimania.com/pgelstsoft.awp?system=8&type=G&team=1417&step=25 Jet Book Jack 1984 - Really difficult but great looking unique platformer in the style of Miner 2049er Berks Four 2019 - More like Shamus than Baby Berks Major Blink 2018 Time Slip 1986 - justs good and difficult as 2020 Fandal New versions Baby Berks 2020 http://a8.fandal.cz/detail.php?files_id=7853 - Combo of Daleks and Berzerk Major Blink 2020 http://a8.fandal.cz/detail.php?files_id=7855 - combo of crossfire and Kid Grid / Amidar Time Slip 2020 http://a8.fandal.cz/detail.php?files_id=7859 - frantic Zeppelin on acid ST Pyaramax 1990 http://www.atarimania.com/game-atari-st-pyramax_10329.html  Tony Longworth’s Patreon https://www.patreon.com/tonylongworth Atariage Thread about Timeslip 2020 https://atariage.com/forums/topic/305374-timeslip-2020-48kb/?tab=comments#comment-4507611 Antic Podcast with Jon http://ataripodcast.libsyn.com/antic-interview-365-jon-williams-jet-boot-jack-timeslip Encounter us: http://www.intotheverticalblank.com https://www.facebook.com/intotheverticalblank/ https://twitter.com/Atari_VB_Pod https://www.instagram.com/into_the_vertical_blank/ Written, Edited. Produced by Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton Branding by Daryl LittsAdditional Music "Chill Wave" by Tony Longworth ...

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May 20, 2020 00:54:25
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S3:E10 : May 2020 News And Notes For Those Who Grew-Up Atari

In this episode we cover Evercade Lynx 2, Pong Quest, Atari 2600 Game By Game Podcast, Atari Bytes Podcast, Antic The Atari Podcast, Atari Party East, Champ Games VCS Robotron, Atari 7800 Dragon's Havoc, and more!-Written, edited, produced by Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton -Additional Music - "Sense Delete" by Tony Longworth - -Branding By Tony Litts ...

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May 12, 2020 00:33:09
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S3:E9: One Left Turn: Discovering the Atari 8bit Computers In 1981

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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May 04, 2020 00:42:44
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S3:E8: Westworld Redux 1976: Our First Venture Into An Arcade

In this episode we discuss the affect the movie Westworld had on us as kids, and try to figure out why its' "anti-technology" message did not resonate.  This episode also includes a remastered version of "Sharpshooter", the Westworld themed story from way back in Season 1.PS: We will soon have new branding by professional graphic designer and podcast listener Daryl Litts.   Watch this space  ...

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May 01, 2020 01:55:17
S3:E7 Discussion with Curt Vendel about the Atari 7800 XM Module

S3:E7 Discussion with Curt Vendel about the Atari 7800 XM Module

Into the Vertical Blank Generation Atari Season 3 Episode 7: Discussion with Curt Vendel about the Atari 7800 XM Module In this Episode we dive deep into the 7800 Expansion Module with Curt Vendel. We also discuss some history of the 7800, the original development and why it took Atari Corp so long to put it out into the market.     Subscribe Links Tunes Google Play   Player FM   Spotify Show Notes Tony Longworth https://tonylongworth.bandcamp.com/ http://www.atarimuseum.com/ Buy Atari Business is Fun (not an affiliate link): https://www.amazon.com/Atari-Inc-Business-Curt-Vendel/dp/0985597402/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Atari+Business+is+fun&qid=1587507833&sr=8-1 The Atari Bytes Podcast https://ataribytes.libsyn.com/ The Atari 5200 Podcast https://theatari5200superpodcast.libsyn.com/ The XEGS Cartby  Cart  Podcast https://xegs8bit.com/ The Atari 5200 Super Community Podcast http://theatari5200supercommunity.blogspot.com/   Antic the Atari 8bit Podcast https://ataripodcast.libsyn.com/ Follow or contact us Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intotheverticalblank/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Atari_VB_Pod Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPnyVqBr2glJ-vAcDYDUYYw Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/into_the_vertical_blank/ ...

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April 22, 2020 01:10:21
S3:E6: I Want Candy. Atari's Biggest Mistake Part 3: A Discussion with Curt Vendel

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

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.  Tony Longworth https://tonylongworth.bandcamp.com/   http://www.atarimuseum.com/   Buy Atari Business is Fun (not an affiliate link): https://www.amazon.com/Atari-Inc-Business-Curt-Vendel/dp/0985597402/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Atari+Business+is+fun&qid=1587507833&sr=8-1 Follow or contact us Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intotheverticalblank/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Atari_VB_Pod Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPnyVqBr2glJ-vAcDYDUYYw Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/into_the_vertical_blank/ ...

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