Wednesday, October 15, 2014

PB 5300, Frogger, and PB 5310, Amidar!

Hiya kids! Today I wax moronic about Frogger and Amidar by Parker Brothers, and also get a little creative all up in here. Very little. Despite that, I hope you enjoy the episode. Next week, the Swordquest saga continues with game 2 in the series, Fireworld. Who will win the Sword of Ultimate Sorcery? Who indeed! In the coming weeks and months and YEARS I'll be covering Sssnake and Airlock by Data Age; Fire Fighter and Sky Patrol by Imagic; Math Grand Prix and Raiders of the Lost Ark by Atari, Mega Force and Alien by 20th Century Fox; Star Raiders and Fun With Numbers (Basic Math) by Atari; and Assault and Great Escape by Bomb. If you have any feedback regarding these games or any others that I've covered already, please send it to I will read it or play it on the show. Thank you for listening!

Splooched Links

Ed English's company Elerts web site
Ed English's Plates USA web site
David Lamkins interview by Scott Stilphen at 2600 Connection
David Lamkins' web site
David Lamkins' Lisp programming language book
David Lamkins on SoundCloud
Information about Executive Games at Pong Story
Ed Temple video interview by Scott Stilphen
How to Beat the Home Video Games - Frogger
General Mills/Parker Brothers Merger: Playing by Different Rules by Ellen Wojahn
Frogger at KLOV
Amidar at KLOV
Fidelity Chess game example
The Tenkop Youtube channel
Favorite Atari 2600 Games of Willie! - Amidar
Favorite Atari 2600 Games of Willie! - Frogger

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