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Blog posts September 2014

Intellivision Homebrew Games Available

Order Elektronite games on the Good Deal Games website, while supplies last!

Intellivision UK Commercial

National VideoGame Museum Coming to Texas

After years of trying to find a home, the Videogame History Museum now has one: The Frisco, Texas Discovery Center, whose board has committed 10,400 square feet now and nearly $1 million to cover startup costs and construction of a larger facility to showcase its vast collection.

The board of the Frisco Community Development Corporation this week voted unanimously to approve the terms bringing the museum, founded by John Hardie, Sean Kelly and Joe Santulli, to the Discovery Center. The Mus…

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Updated Apple Snaffle Gameplay

Upcoming Intellivision Homebrew release Apple Snaffle, sneak peak at gameplay in action. Coming soon by Groovybee. 

GoSub - New Intellivision Homebrew

Atari2600land is now working on a new Intellivision homebrew game called GoSub. You navigate your submarine through various underwater mazes in search of treasure. Check out the progress in the programming thread. No word as of yet on a release or not. This game is being programmed with IntyBasic

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CGE 2014 - Entire Convention Auction Video

CGE 2014 - Convention Exclusive Homebrew Game Release BLIX

A new puzzle style game called BLIX has been released at CGE 2014, GOOD DEAL GAMES is the publisher behind this convention exclusive release. Copies were limited to only 30 copies and were sold out very quickly. So far no plans for additional copies have been announced. Many fans and collectors may have to wait until 2017 according to the information sheet shown at the convention. Visit the Atari Age forum discussion HERE

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CGE 2014 - Full Blue Sky Rangers Panel Interview

CGE 2014 - Intellivision Section Of Video Game History Museum

CGE 2014 - Arcade and Game Room Walk Through

CGE 2014 - Convention Day Two Walk Through

CGE 2014 - Video Game History Museum Tour

CGE 2014 - Blue Sky Rangers Panel Connie Goldman

CGE 2014 - Giant Mattel Electronics Soccer

CGE 2014 - Convention Weekend Fun and Booth Set Up

CGE 2014 - Convention Walk through

WE WERE THERE new Intellivision Flashback Commercial

Intellivision Memories

COURTESY OF WEBMIKEY:  Dad and I have always had fun together with technology, which includes home video games. When I was really young, I remember we owned some kind of dedicated Pong TV game that we played together, but our gaming history really started with the Intellivision console by Mattel, sometime in the early 80s. Unlike other kids, I never had to talk my dad into wanting to buy a home video game, since he was just as into the advertising hype as I was! Of course, we had to decid…

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Hal Finney Interview

Hell Finney, a Blue Sky Ranger has passed. Here is a look at some of his achievements to the gaming world, as seen in this interview. Courtesy of 2600Connection

As the story goes, APh Technology Consultants (located in Pasadena, CA) was hired by Mattel in 1976 to help design what became the Intellivision system; eventually they programmed the system's software, most of the development tools, and all of the first Intellivision, M-Network, and Keyboard Component games. The team consisted of …

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