Into The Vertical Blank : Generation Atari

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January 15, 2020 00:18:16
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S2:E18 Bonus #2: Pork Chops And Retro Games Sizzle At CES 2020

In this season 2 bonus episode, Steve makes a  visit to CES 2020 and looks in all corners for signs of retro games.   Some photos here:http://www.8bitrocket.com/2020/01/15/s218-bonus-2-porch-cjops-and-retro-games-sizzle-at-ces-2020/ ...

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January 01, 2020 00:28:46
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S2:E17: Bonus - Book Review Of Galaga From Boss Fight Books And More!

This episode is a quick apology for mixing an episode of The Alarm podcast into the Into The Vertical Blank Feed.   This episode contains content that never made it into season 2 including book reviews for Galaga from Boss Fight Books and American Nerd, The Story Of My People, as well as a remote collecting excusrion and a lost intro for S2:E15.   Again, sorry about the mix-up.  ...

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December 23, 2019 01:24:33
S2:E16: Season 2 Finale: The Best Atari Christmas Ever

S2:E16: Season 2 Finale: The Best Atari Christmas Ever

From 2019: The best @#$! Chrustmas Ever!The Season 2 finale of Into The Vertical Blank. In this episode we pull out all the stops and explain exactly why Atari means so much to us. This honest, naked, all-cards-on-the-table, frank episode includes an Eponymous Story named "The Best #*@! Christmas Ever" that tells all. There is also discussion and a remix that incorporates the entirety of Season 2. This is probably not the final episode ever of Into The Vertical Blank, but if it was, we'd be satisfied that we achieved what we set out to do: exorcise the demons of our past and discover why we are here in the first place. ...

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November 29, 2019 01:14:38
S2: E15: The Atari 7800 and ST. Our Next Gen Super Systems

S2: E15: The Atari 7800 and ST. Our Next Gen Super Systems

In this episode we dig into American Thanksgiving 1986 and discuss our transition from the Atari 800 to the Atari ST with the Atari 7800 squeezed in between. Tony Longworth:https://patreon.com/tonylongworth Some of the music in this Episode was created using an 8bitweapon Loop Library:https://8bitweapon.com/ The original Atari playfield From 8bitrocket.comhttp://www.8bitrocket.com/2018/07/28/atari-play-field-atari-st-games-1-michtron/ All other audio content, production and engineering by Jeff and Steve Fulton (c) 2019 8bitrocket Studios ...

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November 03, 2019 00:51:23
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S2:14: Asteroids 40th Anniversary

We salute Asteroids 40th anniversary with a discussion of how things have changed since 1979, and with a rebroadcast of the story "Escape To The Asteroids Zone" ...

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October 20, 2019 01:08:41
S2:E13: Mind Games and The Haunting of the Vertical Blank

S2:E13: Mind Games and The Haunting of the Vertical Blank

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 ...

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