David Lamkins on Early Atari 2600 Video Game Development – PDXCUG.org

David Lamkins, former Atari 2600 video game developer, gives his story on what it was like back in the early days of video game development. Known as part of the “Gang of Five”, he and four of his colleagues “defected” to work for Activision after working at Parker Brothers. With his involvement in Frogger, Spider-Man […]

Five Second Project: Old Video Games II

Pitfall! (I figure Activision included the exclamation mark to prepare you for relentless excitement) was another game I spent a gazillion hours on in my youth. I’m not sure if one could beat this game, but I vaguely remember looping around the jungle back to the beginning before the time limit expired. For kicks I […]