The Intellivisionaries – Episode 31 – Vectron

In this episode we review the Mattel Electronics game Vectron. We interview the programmer / designer Mark Urbaniec. Keith Robinson joins in for part of the interview as well. Will and his wife Margo cover GoSub in a Homebrew Highlight segment. Cmart (Christian Martin) joins us again, as does George (and Nigel). And we have our usual Feedback, Mentions, News and fun. Over 5 hours of Intellivisionaries goodness!

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV, insert Vectron and go!

0:00:33 – George (and Nigel): episode rundown

0:02:16 – The Intellivisionaries Theme by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:03:31 – Welcome

0:20:30 – Feedback

0:37:35 – News

1:14:08 – NIMOSTAPRT

1:27:18 – Homebrew Highlight (Will and Margo): GoSub

1:44:20 – Deep Dive game review: Vectron (part 1)

3:12:01 – Interview: Mark Urbaniec & Keith Robinson

4:38:48 – George in a well?

4:39:55 – Deep Dive game review: Vectron (part 2)

5:04:36 – A contest!

5:05:46 – George on Keith

5:06:42 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

5:09:57 – Outtakes

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 31 – Vectron

      

The Intellivisionaries – Special Edition 4 (PRGE 2016)

Rick discusses the Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2016 with Cmart (Chris Martin), FreeWheel (Gary Magnan) and Tarzilla (Don Switzer). They go into the expo in general, the Intellivision homebrew games that were released and shown, and other side stories that may or may not involve dank restroom smells.

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Special Edition 4 (PRGE 2016)

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 30 – Royal Dealer

In this episode we review the Mattel Electronics game Royal Dealer. Cmart (Christian Martin) joins us again, as does George, spreading some holiday cheer in this December / Christmas / Holiday episode. We interview former Mattel Electronics ‘retail merchandiser’ Ken Stefancic, and have our usual helpings of Feedback and News. There’s plenty here, even for those folks who don’t care about card games (like Paul)…

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV, [reluctantly] insert Royal Dealer and go?

0:00:11 – The Intellivisionaries Theme (Christmas Remix) by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:01:34 – George: episode rundown

0:03:21 – Welcome?

0:35:00 – George: what’s up with the microwave oven?

0:35:41 – Feedback

0:56:37 – RGR promo

0:56:47 – Russ Haft promo

0:56:57 – Intellivision Desert Bus commercial

0:57:30 – News

1:26:11 – Helpful tips for the ladies?

1:26:40 – Former Mattel Electronics employee interview: Ken Stefancic

2:14:31 – Channel F Files promo

2:14:48 – Todd Holcomb’s Ultimate Flashback commercial

2:16:04 – Cheez-Its?

2:16:34 – Deep Dive game review: Royal Dealer

3:36:37 – 80 of the 80s promo

3:37:33 – Intellivisionaries promo

3:37:38 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

3:40:48 – Outtakes & more George

3:47:18 – …more travel tips from Rick

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 30 – Royal Dealer

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 29 – Pac-Man / Ms. Pac-Man

In this episode we review the Atarisoft game Pac-Man, and the IntelligentVision game Ms. Pac-Man. We also interview both programmers; Mike Winans (Pac-Man) and Carl Mueller Jr. (Ms. Pac-Man). Cmart (Christian Martin) joins us again, as does George, and a surprise guest during News. We’re gearing up for the Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2016, but not all the hosts could be present for all aspects of this episode. Due to that, and the fact that it’s almost Halloween as this episode is released, there may be some unusual occurrences in the timeline…

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV, insert Pac-Man / Ms.Pac-Man and go!

0:00:37 – The Intellivisionaries Theme (Halloween Remix) by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:02:41 – George: episode rundown

0:04:08 – Welcome?

0:06:16 – Welcome back?

0:14:18 – Welcome back again?

0:21:13 – George: Innie or outie?

0:21:33 – Feedback

0:36:54 – RGR promo

0:37:05 – Russ Haft promo

0:37:15 – Todd Holcomb’s Untimate Flashback commercial

0:38:32 – News

0:48:46 – Imagic for Intellivision TV commercial

0:49:23 – Intellivisionaries promo

0:49:30 – News (continued)

1:00:50 – Ken Smith promo

1:00:59 – Game Review: Pac-Man

1:10:20 – Where’s Paul?

1:10:33 – Game Review: Pac-Man (continued)

1:45:12 – Programmer interview: Mike Winans (Pac-Man)

3:09:44 – Listener Audio Submission: William Culver on Pac-Man

3:11:37 – Game Review: Ms. Pac-Man

3:13:36 – Programmer interview: Carl Mueller Jr. (Ms. Pac-Man)

4:00:34 – George: Telephone box

4:01:17 – Where’s Paul again?

4:01:58 – Game Review: Ms. Pac-Man (continued)

4:37:51 – Channel F Files promo

4:38:08 – Rick’s Extra Life Day 2016

4:40:53 – Intellivision Desert Bus commercial

4:41:26 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

4:44:37 – Happy Halloween (music from Scooby Doo’s Maze Chase)

4:45:06 – Outtakes (music: Mark Acosta “Evening Falls” + Acquarius “Disco Fever”)

4:59:15 – George: A terrible incident!

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 29 – Pac-Man / Ms. Pac-Man

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 28 – Space Spartans

In this episode we review the Mattel Intellivoice game Space Spartans. We interview the programmers Steve Roney and Bill Fisher. Rick reviews the Atari and Imagic box collection from Mark Oberhauser. Paul interviews Don Switzer and Gary Magnan about their upcoming Intellivision homebrew multi-game, which benefits Óscar ‘Nanochess’ Toledo (creator of IntyBASIC and several homebrew games). And of course George is here, along with our usual Feedback and News.

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV, insert Space Spartans, and go!

0:00:27 – The Intellivisionaries Theme by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:01:48 – George: episode rundown

0:03:29 – Welcome

0:25:04 – George: Brexit?

0:26:10 – Feedback

0:43:06 – RVG promo

0:43:20 – Retrojunkies promo

0:43:40 – News

1:10:43 – Non-Game or Hardware Review: (Rick) Atari/Imagic repro boxes

1:15:11 – Channel F promo

1:15:36 – Interview: Don Switzer & Gary Magnan

1:46:13 – RGR promo

1:46:23 – Game review (part 1): Space Spartans

2:35:57 – Interview: Steve Roney & Bill Fisher

3:56:33 – Game review (part 2): Space Spartans

4:34:10 – Intellivisionaries promo

4:34:15 – [music break]: Astrosmash – “Sssssnake demo”

4:36:44 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

4:40:13 – Outtakes – featured music: Synthetik FM/NURVIS “They Can’t See”

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 28 – Space Spartans

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 27 – Rick Rolled Retro

In this episode we have a special guest host – Cmart (Christian Martin)! We don’t do a game review, but we do review the latest edition of Todd Holcomb’s Ultimate Intellivision Flashback, as well as the Coleco reproduction box set by Marc Oberhäuser. We have our usual Feedback, News and George. And for some reason, Rick is tooling about town on a Penny-Farthing bicycle?

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV… then turn it off and listen to the show!

0:00:05 – George: episode rundown

0:01:06 – The Intellivisionaries Theme by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:02:28 – Welcome

0:21:44 – Learn to speak like a real Canadian!

0:22:10 – Welcome (continued)

0:32:31 – a close encounter?

0:33:03 – Feedback

0:36:57 – 1982 holiday Intellivision TV commercial (ECS)

0:37:37 – Feedback (continued)

0:52:11 – We’re so wrong about He-Man!

0:53:07 – Australian Intellivision TV commercial (Mission X)

0:53:36 – Feedback (continued)

0:56:24 – News!

1:20:41 – Ultimate Intellivision Flashback promo

1:21:58 – 80 of the 80s Podcast promo

1:22:54 – Collecting With Cmart: Mattel consumer/game catalogs

1:28:38 – Introducing Intellivision TV commercial

1:29:32 – Collecting With Cmart (continued)

1:58:00 – Retro Gaming Roundup promo

1:58:11 – Naberhood Games promo

1:59:14 – George: Rick on a Penny?

2:00:20 – Non-Game or Hardware Review: (Paul) Ultimate Intellivision Flashback

2:07:00 – Intellivisionaries promo

2:07:04 – Inty Chip-Tune break: “Maple Leaf Rag” (Dave Warhol)

2:09:06 – Non-Game or Hardware Review: (Rick) Coleco reproduction boxes

2:14:40 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

2:17:36 – Outtakes – featured music: Paul Nurminen (NURVIS) “Plastic”

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 27 – Rick Rolled Retro

      

The Intellivisionaries – Masters Of The Universe (He-Man)

In this episode we review the Mattel Electronics game Masters Of The Universe – The Power Of He-Man. We have an interview with the two programmers responsible for the game; Rick Koenig and Ray Kaestner. Keith Robinson makes a special appearance to discuss the Intellivision Game Club and Newsletter, and we have our usual Feedback, News and George.

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV… and play Masters Of The Universe!

0:00:20 – The Intellivisionaries Theme by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:01:42 – George: episode rundown

0:03:26 – Welcome

0:17:46 – He-Man Masters Of The Universe Collection (TV commercial)

0:18:15 – Feedback

0:24:25 – UK Mike promo

0:24:43 – George: Intellivision in 2016 (with Keith Robinson!)

0:32:38 – Dave Akers promo

0:32:58 – News!

1:03:25 – Smurf Rescue In Gargamel’s Castle (TV commercial)

1:03:54 – News (continued)

1:08:52 – Battle Armor He-Man (TV commercial)

1:09:20 – Ultimate Flashback promo (Todd Holcomb)

1:10:39 – Game Review (part 1) – Masters Of The Universe

1:57:58 – Castle Grayskull (TV commercial)

1:58:27 – Game Review (part 2) – Masters Of The Universe

2:07:20 – Prince Adam (TV commercial)

2:07:49 – George: Pause Technology (it’s not what you think!)

2:09:03 – RGR promo

2:09:19 – Game Review (part 3) – Masters Of The Universe

2:11:24 – Interview: Rick Koenig and Ray Kaestner

3:16:29 – Naberhood Games promo

3:17:33 – Game Review (part 4) – Masters Of The Universe

3:20:26 – King Of Castle Crayskull (comic book reading by Rick)

3:31:28 – Game Review (part 5) – Masters Of The Universe

3:46:07 – Intellivisionaries promo

3:46:17 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

3:51:51 – Outtakes – music: Astrosmash (band) & Karma Chameleon (synthesia)

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Masters Of The Universe (He-Man)

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 25 – Zaxxon / Space Raid

In this episode, we review two games; Coleco Zaxxon and ColectorVision Space Raid. We hear a bit about what went into Space Raid from the designer / programmer, Oscar “Nanochess” Gutiérrez. We also have an interview with the creator and one of the hosts of 80 of the 80s Podcast Clay “DJ CK1” Kriese (he’s also a big Intellivision fan). And our usual Feedback, News and George (who STILL seems to be a bit upset with the Atari 5200 Super Podcast for some reason).

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV… and play Zaxxon or Space Raid!

0:00:06 – George: episode rundown

0:00:44 – The Intellivisionaries Theme (Extended Mix) by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:05:40 – Welcome

0:24:30 – Rob Luther / Retro Junkies promo

0:24:40 – George – sorry 1

0:26:35 – Feedback

0:41:28 – Channel F Files promo

0:41:47 – The Odyssey 2

0:41:53 – George – sorry 2

0:43:00 – News

0:55:16 – French Intellivision TV commercial

0:55:44 – Listener Interview: Clay “DJ CK1” Kriese (80 of the 80s Podcast)

1:23:52 – William puts us in our place

1:24:24 – Listener Interview (continued)

2:07:18 – George – strange candy?

2:09:06 – RGR promo

2:09:17 – Deep Dive Game Review: Zaxxon

2:38:49 – Wendell Brown promo

2:39:02 – RVG promo

2:39:29 – George – you keep tuning in

2:40:23 – Deep Dive Game Review: Space Raid + next game to be covered

3:10:37 – Greg Polander (SNES Podcast) promo

3:11:00 – George – sorry 3

3:13:16 – 80 of the 80s Podcast promo

3:14:12 – Interview: Oscar “Nanochess” Gutiérrez (Space Raid)*

3:21:17 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

3:24:39 – Outtakes (music: “Sharpness Buzztone” by Jean Seb Gerard)

* Thanks to William Culver for helping with the ‘Nanochess’ interview!

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 25 – Zaxxon / Space Raid

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 24 – Twice The Bits of Atari!

In this episode, we don’t do our traditional ‘Deep Dive’ game review, but Rick does a Homebrew Highlight review of Piggy Bank. We have an interview with Jeremy Jarnigan (aka Indieseoul), the creator of Stalking The Retro, The Greatest American Hero Podcast (with Rick), and now Vectrex Radio (with William Culver). Show correspondent Don Switzer (aka Tarzilla) covers the recent Arcade Expo 2.0 Blue Sky Rangers panel discussion. And there’s Feedback, News and George (who seems to be a bit upset with the Atari 5200 Super Podcast for some reason).

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV… then turn it off and listen to us!

0:00:05 – George: episode rundown

0:01:24 – The Intellivisionaries Theme by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:02:45 – Welcome

0:27:08 – Intellivisionaries promo

0:27:11 – George: Ouija Board

0:29:42 – Interview: Jeremy Jarnigan (aka Indieseoul)

0:56:13 – 80 of the 80s promo

0:57:08 – Feedback

1:19:37 – George: The Atari 5200 (part 1)

1:20:58 – News

1:48:46 – George: Top 10?

1:52:43 – Blue Sky Rangers panel (from Arcade Expo 2.0 – January 2016)

2:47:03 – RGR promo

2:47:21 – Blue Sky Rangers panel (continued)

3:06:08 – George: The Atari 5200 (part 2)

3:06:38 – Homebrew Highlight: Piggy Bank

3:14:52 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

3:17:42 – Outtakes 1

3:19:40 – Outtakes 2: George’s alternate show rundown

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 24 – Twice The Bits of Atari!