Matthew Householder, Atari and EPYX
Matthew Householder worked at Atari from 1983 through 1985. There he ported Moon Patrol to the ColecoVision for AtariSoft. Later he worked on the Atari 520ST, where he wrote the line-draw/polygon graphics primitives for the ST port of the GEM operating system. Next he worked at EPYX, from 1985 through 1988, where he produced/created/designed many games including: Winter Games, World Games, Championship Wrestling, California Games, and Sub Battle Simulator.
This interview took place on April 25, 2017.
“And she said, ‘Hey! You guys should do a game with skateboarding in it.’ And it was like a light, an epiphany. Oh yeah, skateboarding. Of course.”