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S2:E7 Emits a shower of Sparks: Pele’s Soccer

July 8, 2019 Jeff Fulton

Into the Vertical Blank: Generation Atari – Season 2 Episode 7 : Emits a shower of sparks: How we stopped playing  soccer and started playing Atari (along with Pele)

In this episode, Steve and Jeff cover Pele’s Soccer for the Atari 2600, and the cultural as well as business atmosphere

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S2:E6: Why We Collect Atari

June 9, 2019 Jeff Fulton

In this episode, Steve and Jeff have a frank discussion about what they collect and why they collect Atari.  Also includes a couple segments from Steve’s “Fultonbot’s Atari Quest” blog series, as well as an impromptu live remote visit to their favorite retro game store.

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S2: E5 Electronic Games Magazine

May 16, 2019 Jeff Fulton

In this episode of Into The Vertical Blank: Generation Atari, Steve and Jeff celebrate the magazine that started it all. The first publication in the USA that was strictly devoted to video and electronic games, Electronic Games Magazine.

The brothers bring you two stories of thos glories magazine, each featuring

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Bonus #2 Friday Display List: Feedback and response

March 16, 2019 Jeff Fulton

This week, 8bitjeff gets into a some awesome listener feedback and provides some of his own for the Atari 5200 Podcast.  First up some questions and answers for Tony Longworth, who’s Into The Vertical Blank song gets its own full length airing in the episode. Next up is an incredible

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S2:E1: The Disappearance Of Charlie Chuck : Atari Food Fight

March 10, 2019 Jeff Fulton

 

S2:E1: The Disappearance Of Charlie Chuck : Atari’s Food Fight

In this first episode of season 2 the Fulton’s dive into a mystery: Why hasn’t Atari’s magnificent 1983 game “Food Fight” appeared any of their retro game collections? Where has it is gone?   Episode features an in-depth interview