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!

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 23 – Truckin’ / Christmas

In this episode, we review the Imagic game Truckin’. We have two interviews with programmer/designer Rick Levine. Paul covers the recent Twin Galaxies Entertainment Festival, while Gary Magnan tells us all about The Portland Retro Gaming Expo (and LTO Flash updates). And there’s Feedback, Mentions, News and George, with a dash of Christmas cheer from the gang. Oh, and maybe some time travel..?

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV, insert Truckin’ cartridge and go!

0:00:29 – The Intellivisionaries Theme (Christmas Remix) by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:01:45 – George: episode rundown / West Bound and Down!

0:04:44 – Welcome

0:36:41 – CB McHaul TV commercial

0:37:08 – George: story time

0:39:53 – Feedback

0:44:32 – George: emails

0:45:34 – N.I.M.O.S.T.A.P.R.T.

0:54:46 – 80 of the 80s promo

0:55:47 – TYCO US 1 Electric Trucking TV commercial (1)

0:56:18 – George: thank you

0:59:33 – Robots Unite!

0:59:56 – News

1:21:14 – News [from the future?]

1:24:58 – News (continued)

1:30:53 – George: favorite Christmas films

1:31:52 – Intellivisionaries promo

1:32:03 – Expo Talk with Paul: Twin Galaxies Entertainment Festival

1:36:46 – Truck Driving Song

1:38:15 – Expo Talk with Gary Magnan: Portland Retro Gaming Expo

1:56:40 – Convoy!

1:57:54 – Game Review: Truckin’ (part 1)

2:27:32 – Interview: Rick Levine (episode 3 sessions)

2:38:38 – TYCO US 1 Electric Trucking TV commercial (2)

2:39:08 – George: Christmas jokes

2:41:15 – Game Review: Truckin’ (part 2)

3:09:41 – Pittsburgh Dad: Christmas

3:10:42 – Inty Chiptune Break: “Jingle Bells”

3:11:18 – Game Review: Truckin’ (part 3)

3:15:35 – Interview: Rick Levine (2015 sessions)

3:47:01 – RGR promo

3:47:19 – George: Merry Christmas… no, really!

3:47:44 – East Bound and Down

3:49:03 – Game Review: Truckin’ (part 4)

4:03:45 – Listener audio: Greg Polander

4:09:07 – George: happy?

4:09:37 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

4:16:05 – Outtakes

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 23 – Truckin’ / Christmas

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 22 – Of Robots & Garbage

In this episode, another non-game review… well, not exactly. Rick covers IntelligentVision’s Ms. Pac-Man in a Homebrew Highlight segment. We interview listener/homebrew programmer Gary Magnan (aka ‘FreeWheel’). Will talks about The Retro World Expo, and Rick discusses his plans for the Extra Life charity event. And there’s Feedback, News and George, with a dash of Halloween spookiness. Oh, and something is up with these podcast robots…

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV… then… Garbage Day?

0:00:48 – The Intellivisionaries Theme (Halloween Remix) by ‘Nurmix’

0:02:51 – George gives the rundown of this episode

0:03:50 – Welcome

0:15:05 – Imagic TV commercial – Toughest Game

0:15:37 – Feedback

0:30:19 – Ghost Town?

0:31:02 – Listener Interview: Gary Magnan (aka ‘FreeWheel’)

1:09:32 – The No Swear Gamer loves George!

1:14:41 – News

1:27:54 – Intellivisionaries Promo

1:28:06 – Extra Life Charity: Rick

1:30:56 – Retro World Expo: Will

1:39:43 – Odyssey 2 in the feed? WTF?!

1:45:58 – Homebrew Highlight: Ms. Pac-Man (IntelligentVision)

1:55:51 – Greg & Donny Have An Accent

1:58:47 – Dear Mr. Intellivision

1:59:37 – Robots Unite!

2:00:07 – Close Encounter!

2:00:40 – Wendell Brown promo

2:01:00 – Garbage Day (continued)

2:00:27 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

2:05:04 – Outtakes (Inty chiptune: “Decade Demo Gigadist” by Nic Alderton)*

2:09:17 – The Robots Are Running The Asylum

* Intellivision music player by Arnauld Chevallier
* The song “Garbage Day” is by Karen Potje

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 22 – Of Robots & Garbage

      

The Wizards Of Odyssey 2 Podcast – Episode 0 – Introductions

Welcome to Episode 0 of The Wizards Of Odyssey 2 Podcast. In this short episode we discuss the direction and scope of the show, and introduce the people who will be involved in the podcast.

Source:: The Wizards Of Odyssey 2 Podcast – Episode 0 – Introductions

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 21 – Deck The Shelves with New-Brew Multis!

In this episode, we review… nothing! That’s right, no game review this time around (part of the format changes), but we still have a heck of a show… We interview the guys behind Throwback Network (Rob O’Hara and Sean Johnson) in our ‘Mentions’ segment. We also have a listener / Intellivision hacker interview with Greg Goodwin (aka ‘doctorclu”). And there’s Feedback, News, and George. Our guest Corrections person is Ryan Waltrip (aka ‘S1500’) from Classic Console Gamernews.

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV… then… turn it off again?

0:00:06 – George gives the rundown of this episode

0:00:39 – The Intellivisionaries Theme by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

0:02:02 – Welcome

0:03:08 – What have we been up to?

0:09:17 – Ryan ‘S1500’ Waltrip (1)

0:10:34 – What have we been up to? (continued)

0:19:50 – SNES Podcast promo

0:20:12 – ‘Pod Secret’ (TV commercial parody)

0:20:49 – Feedback

0:27:50 – Intellivisionaries Promo (1)

0:28:00 – Feedback (continued)

0:37:47 – Shelving Time!

0:38:05 – Feedback (continued)

0:39:29 – N.I.M.O.S.T.A.P.R.T. (Throwback Network)

1:36:04 – Inty chip-tune break: “Illusions”

1:36:32 – News

1:47:25 – George plays Scattergories (1)

1:47:46 – UK Mike / Retro Gaming Roundup promo

1:48:04 – Listener Interview: Greg Goodwin (aka ‘doctorclu’)

3:02:49 – Ryan ‘S1500’ Waltrip (2)

3:12:57 – Listener Interview (continued)

3:15:56 – Intellivisionaries Promo (2)

3:16:00 – RVG promo

3:16:25 – George plays Scattergories (2)

3:16:52 – Kimba The White Lion

3:17:33 – Expo Talk: Rick – Replay FX 2015

3:34:29 – Ryan ‘S1500’ Waltrip (3)

3:34:57 – North and South Park

3:35:56 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen

3:39:05 – Outtakes (music: Atari STE “Sea Of Color” – Dead Hackers Society)

3:42:10 – What did Ferg say!?

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 21 – Deck The Shelves with New-Brew Multis!

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 20 – Boulder Dash

In this episode, we review the Elektronite / First Star Software game Boulder Dash. We interview the programmer Scott Nudds, as well as the president of First Star Software, Richard Spitalny. There’s also Feedback, News, Mentions and George – and we discuss some format changes for the show.

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV insert Boulder Dash and go!
0:00:26 – The Intellivisionaries Theme (Extended Mix) by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen
0:05:23 – Welcome & Show Changes Discussion
0:17:01 – William on corrections + ‘Pixburg Retro Gamer’
0:18:07 – Parker Brothers Popeye, Frogger, Q*Bert TV commercial
0:18:37 – Feedback
0:36:01 – “Ye Olde English” promo (Vic & Vipp)
0:36:46 – Pittsburg Dad (1)
0:37:01 – News
0:50:56 – Pittsburg Dad (2)
0:51:30 – Naberhood promo
0:52:34 – N.I.M.O.S.T.A.P.R.T.
0:57:14 – George reads your letters
1:00:11 – Game Review: Boulder Dash (part 1)
1:33:15 – Interview: Scott Nudds (programmer of Boulder Dash)
1:53:16 – Retro Gaming RoundUp promo
1:53:33 – Russ Haft promo
1:53:42 – Game Review: Boulder Dash (part 2)
2:05:51 – Interview: Richard Spitalny (President of First Star Software)
2:52:12 – Pittsburg Dad (3)
2:52:48 – Homebrew or not?
3:09:00 – Inty chiptune break: ‘The Entertainer’ (ECS / Melody Blaster)
3:09:26 – Oh, Montana…
3:09:54 – Game Review: Boulder Dash (part 3)
3:24:33 – Rockford!
3:25:30 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen
3:31:10 – Outtakes (music: ‘Mace’ Atari Falcon Virtual Synth)

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 20 – Boulder Dash

      

The Intellivisionaries – Episode 19 – TRON MAZE-A-TRON

In this episode, we review the Mattel Electronics game TRON MAZE-A-TRON. We interview the programmer Russ Haft. We have a listener interview with Shawn Franklin (and his son Alexander contributes his thoughts on Intellivision). Questions For Keith is back, and there’s a listener audio contribution from Will Hutton. There’s also Feedback, News, George and some surprise guests. So strap into your light cycle and enter The Grid…

0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV insert TRON MAZE-A-TRON and go!
0:00:26 – The Intellivisionaries Theme by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen
0:01:42 – Welcome & Thanks
0:06:04 – William, where are you going?
0:06:47 – Voice? Ferg? Huh!?
0:09:00 – Welcome (continued) and C.O.R.G.S. talk
0:43:05 – 7800 Game By Game Podcast Promo
0:44:22 – Feedback
0:59:17 – “Ye Olde English” Promo (Vic & Vipp)
1:00:01 – Mattel Electronics ‘TRON video games’ TV commercial
1:00:50 – News
1:13:25 – Retro Gaming Roundup Promo
1:13:42 – Dave Rolfe Promo
1:13:56 – Questions For Keith
2:25:37 – George moves?
2:26:51 – Café Pierre
2:28:25 – Listener Interview: Shawn Franklin (and Alexander Franklin)
3:22:57 – Intellivisionaries Promo
3:23:01 – Game Review: TRON MAZE-A-TRON (part 1)
4:22:39 – Interview: Russ Haft
5:47:32 – Excerpts from “TRON 1.1” by Tom Kahelin from Intellivision In HiFi
5:49:34 – Listener Audio Submission: Will Hutton
6:11:26 – Game Review: TRON MAZE-A-TRON (part 2)
6:22:09 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen
6:25:52 – Outtakes (music: “TRON 1.1” by Tom Kahelin from Intellivision In HiFi)

Source:: The Intellivisionaries – Episode 19 – TRON MAZE-A-TRON