The Intellivisionaries Podcast

The Intellivisionaries Podcast

A dedicated Intellivision podcast by and for Intellivision collectors and fans of the system, its games, its history, and its thriving home-brew development scene.

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May 6, 2022 44 min

The Intellivisionaries will be at CORGS in Columbus OH on May 14th, 2022!  Join us there, or if you can't, at least listen to this special episode to hear what you'll miss.  There's also a 'special' voicemail from friend of the show Tarzilla, and a trailer for the upcoming Pat Ransil / Atlantis interview in episode 44.  Hope to see you at CORGS!

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In this episode, we get back to a more 'traditional' format, with our Welcome, Feedback and News segments.  Lots of new Intellivision homebrews are discussed this time around.  You'll also hear about Paul's computer dying, mid-recording (yikes!), and the new Intellivision FAQ.  George returns, and we've got some fun outtakes at the end. So hop on the bus to Homebrew City and press play!

 

0:00:00 - Turn on the T...

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In this special year-end episode we've put together a collection of outtakes and bloopers from our catalog of shows.  Some are old favorites, some are new, but hopefully they'll all bring a smile to your face and give you a good laugh as we close out 2021.  And this episode also allows Paul to proclaim that he did in fact release more episodes in 2021 than in 2020, so there!  Happy New Year from all of us at The Intellivisi...

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In this episode we continue and finally finish our Top 10 of the original 125 Intellivision games discussion! This is part 2 of 2, where we cover our 5-1 picks, honorable mentions, and hear feedback from listeners on their Top 10 picks. George and the corrections robots join in on the fun, and we wrap up the episode with an extended outtakes.

0:00:00 - Turn on the TV and fire up the Intellivision!

0:00:40 - "Intellivisionaries...

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In this episode we finally get into our Top 10 of the original 125 Intellivision games. This is part 1 of 2, where we cover our 10-6 picks, and hear listener audio submissions with their picks. George has his usual (unusual?) commentary and observations, and there may or may not be some unexpected guests too. There's a hint of Halloween, and we wrap up the episode with outtakes.

0:00:00 - TV on + episode rundown with Georg...

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In this episode we explain why the show has been on hiatus since 2020, and we discuss the future of the podcast. We also threw in a few outtakes just for fun.

0:00:00 - TV on + "Intellivisionaries Theme (version)" by 'Nurmix'

0:00:42 - What's up with us?!

0:19:19 - "Treasured" by 'Nurmix'

0:20:20 - Outtakes!

 

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In this special Christmas episode we have no group discussion, no Feedback, no News, and no game reviews.  So why should you listen?  Because there are two great interviews; one with former Marketing Director for hardware at Mattel Electronics, Gary Moskovitz.  Another with current Art Director of Intellivision Entertainment, Mike Dietz.  George gives us his Top 10 of the original 125 Intellivision games, and we sprinkle in some Ch...

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In this episode we reconvene to discuss all things Intellivision. We've got Amico talk, including an interview with Intellivision Entertainment's Software Technical Director John Alvarado. We've got a follow-up interview with Daniel Bass (this time he reviews our review of Loco-Motion). Steve Craft drops by, and we've got Feedback, listener voicemails, lots of great News, plenty of George, and an extended outtakes!

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In this episode we review two games: Loco-Motion from Mattel Electronics, and Happy Trails from Activision. We also interview both programmers, Daniel Bass and Carol Shaw! As if that weren't enough, we have another Team Amico interview, this time with VP of Production Jason Enos. The episode is lacking a few things though, such as Feedback, News, and our Canadian co-host, Cmart. But you will find George, and Rick is finally out...

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In this episode we discuss the Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2019, Paul interviews the former head of Intellivision game development and leader of The Blue Sky Rangers, Gabriel Baum. And we have a new Amico segment, Feedback, listener voicemails, News (kind of), George, and an extended outtakes!

0:00:00 - Turn on the tube TV, then off again and listen to us instead!

0:00:27 - George: episode rundown

0:02:45 - "Intellivisionaries ...

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In this episode we FINALLY review the Mattel Electronics game Shark! Shark!  Paul interviews the game's designer & programmer Ji Wen Tsao.  Rick has a new Hobby Projects / Homebrew Highlight segment on the FW Diagnostic Cartridge and an Intellivision console repair.  We also finally have the results of the Easter Egg Contest from episode 35.  And we have Feedback, News, and more... although George didn't show up for som...

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It's Christmas time at The Intellivisionaries Studio... but... where is everybody?  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at The Intellivisionaries Podcast!

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In this special episode, Rick, Cmart and Paul talk about their adventures at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2018.  It's chock-full of exciting Intellivision content, both old and new!  The Blue Sky Rangers panel (Intellivision - A Legacy of Firsts!), which was moderated by Paul is also included.  And there are tales of border crossings, Intellivision Day 2018, and something Rick knows nothing about but will soon.  Oh, and our g...

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In this special episode, we discuss the Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2018.  We talk about all the amazing Intellivision related things that will be there, including the new Intellivision Entertainment console reveal, and all the various Intellivision vendors, game releases and fans of the console who will be there.  Intellivision will be taking over the expo this year!  If you can make it, you won't be disappointed!  The only one...

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In this episode we review the Left Turn Only game Space Patrol. Rick also interviews the game programmer Joe Zbiciak, and has a new Hobby Projects segment on repairing and modding a Commodore 1902A monitor. Paul interviews Atari Age user and Intellivision enthusiast extraordinaire "Decle" (aka Ian). And we have all the other things you love about The Intellivisionaries; Feedback, News, stories, George, sarcastic humor, chee...

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In this special episode, we talk about the new Intellivision console being created by Intellivision Entertainment!  We discuss the people involved; including Tommy Tallarico, Emily Rosenthal, Bill Fisher, Stephen Roney, and me.. Paul Nurminen.

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In this episode we don't review a game, but Rick has a new Hobby Projects segment, we have a Super Pro TutorVision-focused listener interview with Chris Dreyer. And of course we have Feedback, News and more on that Easter Egg contest.  Enjoy!

0:00:00 - Turn on the tube TV, then off again and listen to us instead!

0:00:26 - Intellivisionaries Theme (hmm..?)

0:06:21 - George: episode rundown

0:07:28 - Welcome

0:40:01 - George 1

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In this episode we review the Mattel Electronics Intellivoice game TRON Solar Sailer by the late Keith Robinson. We interview former Blue Sky Ranger Mark Urbaniec about his involvement with the game, and his memories of working with Keith. There's a listener interview with Steve Craft and his brother Jay. There's a lot of non-Christmas talk by George, and numerous clips from Keith Robinson (sourced from previously released ...

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In this episode we talk about what we've been up to, and what we're planning. Rick has a Homebrew Highlight segment on the upcoming Jr. Pac-Man release from Intellivision Revolution. Rick also introduces a new segment called "Rick's Hobby Projects", this time discussing the Raspiboy. Cmart does a rundown / preview of all the Intellivision action that will be at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2017. And of course ...

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In this 'not-so-special' (and quite short!) special episode, we discuss what's been happening, why there haven't been any new episodes for a while, and what the plan is for the podcast going forward.  George has a few things to say too...

 

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