The SNES Podcast #61 — Star Ocean

In this episode Greg and George look at another Japanese only SNES game — Star Ocean, a RPG with a sci-fi setting strongly inspired by Star Trek and the start of a great and popular series. This game is easily found online as a translated ROM done by fans or there’s a remake that was released in the west for the PSP. We discuss the history of the game and the series, how the game plays, how it compares to others in the series, and if it holds up today! Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

Source:: The SNES Podcast #61 — Star Ocean

      

Episode 71 – F/A 18 Interceptor

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Source:: Episode 71 – F/A 18 Interceptor

      

Memory Jogger Poscast Episode 3 – Nickelodeon

Episode 3 of the new Memory Jogger Podcast is all about our Nickelodeon memories! Jason and Wyatt reminisce about shows from the early ’80s that we remember watching as young kids up through the early 90s and our high school years. We touch on everything from cartoons to game shows to sketch comedies broadcasted on the cable network. We also talk about how we discovered TV shows from the ’70s, ’60s, and ’50s through watching Nick at Nite.

Source:: Memory Jogger Poscast Episode 3 – Nickelodeon

      

ANTIC Interview 258 – Bruce Frumker: APX Memory Match, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Bruce Frumker: APX Memory Match, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Bruce Frumker is author of Memory Match, a memory game that was published by Atari Program Exchange. It was first available in the winter 1982-1983 APX catalog. As part of his job at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Bruce created interactive, laser-disc based exhibits that used Atari 8-bit computers. He wrote an article about that project, “An Atari-based Interactive Laser Videodisc System”, which appeared in the March 1989 issue of A.N.A.L.O.G. Computing magazine. Bruce was also co-founder of the Atari Computer Enthusiasts of Cleveland.

This interview took place on September 15, 2016.

“…Sounds really Rube Goldberg, but the thing worked and it produced a series of exhibits that visitors enjoyed … all controlled by the Atari.”

Memory Match in the winter 1982-1983 APX catalog

Memory Match at AtariMania

Bruce’s Laserdisc article in A.N.A.L.O.G. Computing

Source:: ANTIC Interview 258 – Bruce Frumker: APX Memory Match, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

      

The Mr.Sensational Gino Vega Podcast Ep.1: Origins

This week on The Mr.Sensatioonal Gino Vega Podcast we take a look at how a young man by the name of Gino Vega grew into being Mr.Sensational.

We look at his younger days, wrestling and all sorts of other cool things. It’s a nice slice or life from the man, the myth, the legend.. Mr.Sensational Gino Vega…

Source:: The Mr.Sensational Gino Vega Podcast Ep.1: Origins

      

130 – Keystone Kapers by Activision

Happy Gluttonous Shopping Season everyone! Please be sure to visit your local mom and pop stores this season, they’ll feel good and you will too. Today I am discussing Keystone Kapers by the one and only Activision! I apologize for the refrigerator this episode, it sounded really loud and distracting on my end, so I hope you don’t hear it. Next up on the show will be Mr. Do by Coleco, and I’ll also throw in 3 Coleco games that had part numbers but never made it to programming, at least not that we know of. If you have any comments on Mr. Do or any game I’ve already covered (say, Mousetrap fer instance), please send it to me at 2600gamebygame@gmail.com. Also, if you have any Christmas or holiday memories of really any kind that you’d like to share, I would love to hear them! Please send those to me by December 16th. Thank you for listening everyone!

Egg Nog (makes 1 gallon, cut it down to the quantity you like)

2 quarts half and half
1 dozen (I use large)
1 tablespoon vanilla extract (DON’T USE THE FAKE STUFF, I WILL FIND YOU)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 cups sugar
1 cup rum
1 cup brandy
1 cup bourbon

Beat eggs in a blender until frothy and lemon yellow colored. Add sugar, vanilla, and salt and blend well. Pour into a large container (save your gallon milk jugs!) and add the remaining ingredients. Shake well to combine. PUT THE CAP ON FIRST. Sprinkle some nutmeg in there if you like that. Do NOT sprinkle pumpkin pie spice in there (see vanilla extract). Don’t worry about cooking it, all of the alcohol will take care of whatever salmonella is in the eggs. I’m still here, aren’t I? Refrigerate unused portion and shake well before you serve it again. Unused portion, that’s a good one. Enjoy! :)

Pertinent Links

Batteries Not Included show with Garry Kitchen
Keystone Kapers on Atari Protos
Keystone Kapers scratch card from Atarimania
Keystone Kapers 2 entry on Digital Press Rarity Guide
Activisions Spring 1983 issue on Atari Age
KK patch on DP
KK patch accompanying letter
Play Block the Knight by Rex Allison right in your browser!
Atari Flashback Portable Compatibility List from AA

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Source:: 130 – Keystone Kapers by Activision

      

The Toys R Us Report Ep.101: At The Movies: Catch Up Edition! Dr.Strange, Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge plus More!

Hey kids! Thanks for stopping by. We have a super fun show ahead of us this week! We start off some talk about our run in with The Corinthian Army from last week. If you haven’t heard that MAN! Do it now! Episode 100!

Then It’s all movie talk and whatnot. I had to catch up on three movies I saw, Dr.Strange, The Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge and then a LIGHTNING ROUND!!! OF MORE MOVIES!!!. After that there is some MAJOR NETWORK NEWS so make sure to tune in an pay attention to that!

I think that this is one of the longest Toys R Us Report to date. I don’t know if that’s a good or bad thing…

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Source:: The Toys R Us Report Ep.101: At The Movies: Catch Up Edition! Dr.Strange, Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge plus More!