The SNES Podcast #86 — NBA Jam

In this episode Greg and George look at the SNES conversion of one of the most popular casual sport arcade games — NBA Jam! A huge hit when the game came out and spawning a franchise, this over the top 2 on 2 basketball game featured real players and NBA teams with over the top gameplay inspired by Arch Rivals. We discuss the arcade game and it’s history, how the SNES version of the game fared, it’s pros and cons, and what we think of the game now. If you have any questions, comments, etc. please check out our FB page or send a e-mail to and as always thanks for your support!

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e79 – Sunset Riders (Arcade, SNES, Genesis)

You voted so we are reviewing it. Sunset Riders by Konami has always been a favorite of gamers and collectors. Find out what the hype is all about.

TV talk hits a lot of shows this time. Stranger Things, Walking Dead, Wolf Cop, Dead Before Dawn, The Emoji Movie, and a bunch of others. News brings talk of all the new releases in the last month and a new game from the makers of Pokemon Go centered around the Harry Potter universe.

Source:: e79 – Sunset Riders (Arcade, SNES, Genesis)


ANTIC Interview 311 – Alan Reeve, Reeve Software

Alan Reeve, Reeve Software Alan Reeve is the founder of Reeve Software, a company that stated in 1984, creating software for the Atari 8-bit computers. Reeve Software published a variety of applications including Diamond GOS, News Station and News Station Companion, Publishing Pro, The Business Manager, and Diamond Write. The company’s games included Battle Tank, Bomber, Castle Attack, Space Hunt, and Star Intruder. This interview took place on October 14, 2017. Diamond GOS advertisement 1990 Antic magazine interview with Alan, and part 2 Antic magazine review of Diamond GOS AtariMania’s list of Reeve applications AtariMania’s list of Reeve games ReeveSoft current web site ReeveSoft corporate history

Source:: ANTIC Interview 311 – Alan Reeve, Reeve Software


The Toys R Us Report: Ep.136: Thor Ragnarok and Some TV Talk. Star Trek, Riverdale and More!

Hey kids! Thanks for stopping by. We have a super fun show ahead of us this week. We start off with a few more tales of The Tubbs Fire. These are all good, a few hero tales and one of them involves a dog and a bike. It’s a good one.

Then we’re onto The Main Event of the show a indepth look at Thor: Ragnorak the latest release from Marvel Studios and the latest from one of my fave directors, Taika Watiti. We went to see this jam on my birthday so there is some fun talk about what I did that day. It’s sort of interesting.

From there we touch on some TV, Comics and other stuff in the final segment. It’s all good man, There’s Star Trek, Riverdale, The Black Hood, Bendis’ move to DC Comics and a bunch of other stuff. It’s a good segment.

Make sure to hop on over to Support The Report and check out how you can get the ISR Supertape VHS Tape! While helping to support the show. Man, we need all the help that we can get.

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Source:: The Toys R Us Report: Ep.136: Thor Ragnarok and Some TV Talk. Star Trek, Riverdale and More!


Geekfest Rants Ep. 324: Best TV Shows – GFR 7th Anniversary

What’s good on TV these days? Well, if you are into genre geek entertainment, you come to he right place. Join Carlos at GeekFest Rants, and learn about his top 3 current favorite shows. We’ll go from David Fincher’s creepy Mindhunter, to the latest Star Trek incarnation – Star Trek Discovery, and to family favorite 80’s nerd spectacular Stranger Things.

Also we are going to wish ourselves a belated happy 7th anniversary (insert party horn sound) as we go back in time and peak behind the curtain into the making of GeekFest Rants. Get ready to have a Totally Tubular time.

Source:: Geekfest Rants Ep. 324: Best TV Shows – GFR 7th Anniversary


ANTIC Episode 47 – Artificially Intelligent?

In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Computer Podcast: The artificial intelligence that acts as the hosts of the show laments the lack of Atari goodness this month. Nir Dary avails us of his world travels, this time to the ABBUC meeting. Plus all the Atari news we could find.


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Floppy Days Podcast

Kevin’s Book “Terrible Nerd”

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ANTIC feedback at AtariAge

Atari interview discussion thread on AtariAge

ANTIC Facebook Page


Eaten By a Grue

What we’ve been up to

Interview Discussion


Welcome to the official website “Silly Venture 2k17”! One of the biggest international events devoted to the platforms of our favorite brand – Atari – returns.

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Nir’s Segment – ABBUC 2017 Meeting

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Source:: ANTIC Episode 47 – Artificially Intelligent?


Amigos Podcast 119 – Top Banana

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ANTIC Interview 310 – Guy Ferrante, S&S Wholesalers and Star BBS

Guy Ferrante, S&S Wholesalers and Star BBS Guy Ferrante worked for S&S Wholesalers, a Miami Florida-based computer mail order company, where he was in charge of creating magazine advertisements and managing the warehouse. He also ran Star BBS, a bulletin board system based in South Florida, for 11 years. This interview took place on August 25, 2017. “There’s merchandise all over the place. I can’t even walk in there. I’m stepping on the merchandise. … And I said, ‘Sandy, what’s going on here?’ He says, ‘Guy, the advertisement was a success, I need you here full time.'” S&S Wholesalers ad in July 1986 Antic magazine S&S Wholesalers ad in June 1987 A.N.A.L.O.G. Computing magazine Tom Hunt interview

Source:: ANTIC Interview 310 – Guy Ferrante, S&S Wholesalers and Star BBS


Extra Life 2017 Wrapup Special

Here’s a short episode about the Extra Life Marathon I did which happened this past weekend. It is a great charity and an event that I look forward to doing every year. Thank you so much for all of your support, please check the links below if you’d like to make a donation. I believe you can donate until the end of the year. Thank you for listening! My Extra Life donation page Ryan’s Extra Life Donation page Rick’s Extra Life Donation page Greg’s Twitch page

Source:: Extra Life 2017 Wrapup Special