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Asterix by Atari

December 2, 2020 2600 Game by Game

Thank you for listening to the final game for this year, Asterix by Atari. It’s basically the same as Taz, but Taz actually appears later in the part number order, and we’ll get to that game next year. Coming up on January 13th is Tooth Protectors by DSD/Camelot. If you …

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Cakewalk by Commavid

November 18, 2020 2600 Game by Game

Hi there! This week we are taking a look at a game that kind of involves my profession, Cakewalk by Commavid. Spoilers, I hate making cakes. But I think I have a fun episode for you, Mrs. Ferguson the Librarian is back, and be sure to stay tuned at the …

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Interview: Jan Hermanns, Blinky Goes Up

November 4, 2020 2600 Game by Game

I was delighted when Jan Hermanns agreed to speak with me for the podcast about his terrific game Blinky Goes Up. We talk about programming the game, Jan’s artwork and other hobbies, and also a tantalizingly half finished game that he has! I really enjoyed talking with him and I …

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Blinky Goes Up by Jan Hermanns

November 4, 2020 2600 Game by Game

It’s a homebrew episode this week, featuring the absolutely wonderful Blinky Goes Up by Jan Hermanns. I’m sorry about the lack of homebrews lately, I was working on my list recently and I put more in to be covered in the coming months. I also interviewed Jan and had a …

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Kyphus by Apollo

October 20, 2020 2600 Game by Game

Hi everyone, today we are looking at an unfinished prototype by Apollo called Kyphus. It’s not really playable, but there is some interesting stuff to go into. And I apologize for posting the wrong date for feedback on Facebook and Twitter, if you didn’t get your feedback in for Kyphus …

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Xevious by Atari

October 7, 2020 2600 Game by Game

Hi there! This week’s game is the unreleased prototype for Xevious, by Atari. I think Tod Frye did a great job on this, it’s a shame that it didn’t come out at the time. Coming up next on the show is the prototype game Kyphus by Apollo. After I put …

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Lock n Chase by M Network

September 27, 2020 2600 Game by Game

Hi there, thanks once again for your patience (I thought I was done saying that, apparently I have more work to do). This week I am covering Lock ‘n’ Chase by M Network, which is a Pac-Man wannabe that doesn’t quite get there for me. The prototype for Xevious by …

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Bank Heist by 20th Century Fox

September 9, 2020 2600 Game by Game

This week we go back to the 20th Century Fox catalog to take a look at Bank Heist. It’s a simple looking game but a lot of fun to play! I hope you enjoy the episode. Next up will be Bump and Jump by M Network. If you have any …

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Party Mix by Starpath

August 26, 2020 2600 Game by Game

In this episode I finally take a look at the Starpath game Party Mix, which may be one of the first collections of mini games in a video game. It is a rare 4 player paddle game at the late date of Fall 1983, but it has its usual Starpath …

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Moonsweeper by Imagic

July 1, 2020 2600 Game by Game

Hi there, thanks for sticking with me through all of this, I hope you all are well. This episode is about the Imagic game Moonsweeper, by programmer extraordinaire, Bob Smith. If you haven’t already checked the game out, I hope you will after listening. Next up will be Party Mix …