Sandy Raddue, Atari Manager – Games Ported to the Commodore 64 Platform –

Sandy Raddue shares her background from her software quality start at Tektronix to her management days at Atari. Some of the popular Atari titles she worked on were Ms. Pac-Man, Dig Dug, Robotron, Donkey Kong, Pole Position, and Centipede with much of her emphasis on testing ports for the Commodore 64 from the original stand-up […]

Nintendo NES Review – The Official Nintendo Player’s Guide (1987)

This is a review of the Official Nintendo Player’s Guide – published in 1987 as Nintendo’s first official strategy guide publication. The guide featured detailed reviews on over 90 of the most popular games of the day, and had short blurbs encompassing all 160 games that were available that year. Likes: 2 Viewed: 254 source

Five Second Project: Old Video Games

When my brother and I were in grade school, we lived across the street from a truck stop. They had the Donkey Kong coin-op. Our parents forbade us to play video games. But…! When the semis were parked in front of the truck stop, they blocked the view of the entrance from our house. My […]