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.... Show More

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September 2, 2020

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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October 28, 2019 295 min

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!


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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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In this special episode, we reminisce about Intellivision legend Keith Robinson (Keith died on June 14th, 2017).  Rick, Paul and Cmart are joined by Scott Schreiber of the Retro Gaming Roundup Podcast, and Chris Bidwell of Now You're Playing With Podcast.  Tommy Tallarico talks to Paul about his Keith recollections, and Emily Reichbach Rosenthal (VP of Intellivision Productions) also shares her thoughts on him.  And listener Ch...

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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!



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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.

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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)...
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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, a...

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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, al...

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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?


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