Summer here in KY marches on and we are finally able to get the July show out to everyone… in August. 🙂 Family and other commitments have to be juggled, but we’re here and we’re bringing the heat (bad pun, good use) for this episode, and we think you’ll feel the same.
First up we delve into project updates, some new Pinball news with Stern announcing Venom, the triumphant return of “Spend Brent’s Money” with some new soldering aid and general board repair tools and some interesting developments in the Atari console scene – both at the AtariAge Store and with a new multicart for the 7800 that has some pretty unique features. Brent returns to the show car circuit with his 1LE and Whitney digs into his recent cabaret acquisitions. And what does the show title have to do with anything? Well, we weaved it all together somehow…we won’t let you down!
BUT WAIT – THERE’S MORE.
We are proud to partner with the Music City Multi Con to release the first in a 3-part panel series from the 2022 show featuring David Crane, Dan Kitchen and Garry Kitchen where, over the course of three inter-connected interviews, we explore:
- Part 1 – Atari and the Activision years (audio in this episode)
- Part 2 – the Absolute Entertainment years (audio upcoming in episode 115 – link will go live when the show is released)
- Part 3 – the birth of their new development and publishing company – Audacity Games (audio upcoming in episode 116- link will go live when the show is released)
The video for each panel is linked above and will be updated as the videos are published and the podcast episodes are released.
It’s our hope that you enjoy this very special presentation and retrospective look at the long and storied history of Activision and the people behind the powerhouse that it became. It was an honor being able to spend so much time (far more than originally planned) with these legends of the gaming industry and we hope it comes across the same.
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Episode 114 - Show LinksHere's a 'one-stop' shop for all the items we mentioned in this month's episode!
|The Retro Chip Tester Pro||Tools||https://8bit-museum.de/sonstiges/hardware-projekte/hardware-projekte-chip-tester-english/
|Multicomp DIP IC Pin Straightener For Narrow & Wide IC's||Tools||
|Donegan DA-7 OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier||Tools||
|Donegan LP-5 Replacement Lens Plate for OptiVISOR||Tools||
|Stern Pinball announces Venom||Pinball||https://sternpinball.com/game/venom/
|AtariAge removes all ports from their online store||Consoles||
|RetroHQ's Atari 7800 Game Drive||Consoles||