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They Create Worlds

By Alex Smith, and Jeffrey Daum

Love of the worlds created by video game designers and personalities drives Alex Smith & Jeffrey Daum (history, law, CS degrees) to provide a scholarly yet light-hearted discussion of how arcade, home console, and PC games merged into a Video Game Industry. Emphasis is on the combination of business and creative elements needed for financial success. Interviews of Atari, EA, Activision, & other execs with detailed source evaluations produce the insights you hear in these 122+ hours!

  1. 1.
    Hello Big Blue08/15/2019
    1:45:34
  2. 2.
    Hello Little Blue08/01/2019
    1:30:53
  3. 3.
    Epyx not Epic07/15/2019
    1:26:23
  4. 4.
    Books-B-Ware07/01/2019
    1:24:20
  5. 5.
    Citing Apologies06/15/2019
    29:53
  6. 6.
    Bally: The Road to Fitness06/01/2019
    1:43:52
  7. 7.
    Lion and Bally Manufacturing05/15/2019
    1:18:26
  8. 8.
    The Dawn of Computers and Gaming05/01/2019
    1:30:38
  1. 9.
    Gotta Go Fast!04/15/2019
    1:21:35
  2. 10.
    Virtual History04/01/2019
    1:36:56
  3. 11.
    Itsa Me Marioooo!03/15/2019
    1:43:23
  4. 12.
    Computer Game BASICs03/01/2019
    1:33:41
  5. 13.
    Time Shared02/15/2019
    1:14:03
  6. 14.
    The Silliwood Era now in FMV!02/01/2019
    1:36:38
  7. 15.
    An Unlikely Pairing of Siliwood01/15/2019
    1:23:40
  8. 16.
    The Meeting of Spacewar01/01/2019
    1:21:56
  9. 17.
    Vector Lights12/15/2018
    1:37:05
  10. 18.
    The Six Children of EA12/01/2018
    1:22:55
  11. 19.
    Invading Taito Part 211/15/2018
    1:23:25
  12. 20.
    Invading Taito Part 111/01/2018
    1:18:17
  13. 21.
    A Fairchild Story10/15/2018
    1:22:33
  14. 22.
    Gunning For Light10/01/2018
    1:23:26
  15. 23.
    The Japanese PC Industry09/15/2018
    1:13:08
  16. 24.
    Adventuring in the Arcade09/01/2018
    1:10:50
  17. 25.
    The MYSTeries of Brøderbund!08/15/2018
    1:41:42
  18. 26.
    A Story of Brøderbund!08/01/2018
    1:22:44
  19. 27.
    Sega VS Nintendo Round 307/15/2018
    1:46:40
  20. 28.
    Sega VS Nintendo Round 207/01/2018
    1:15:57
  21. 29.
    Sega VS Nintendo Round 106/15/2018
    1:33:00
  22. 30.
    The Birth of the Japanese Consoles06/01/2018
    1:08:25
  23. 31.
    Half of a Life05/15/2018
    1:26:00
  24. 32.
    The Rise and Fall of Infogrames Part 205/01/2018
    1:14:02
  25. 33.
    Rise and Fall of Infogrames Part 104/15/2018
    56:53
  26. 34.
    Lawsuits for Nintendo04/01/2018
    1:14:30
  27. 35.
    Lawsuits for Everyone!03/15/2018
    1:16:15
  28. 36.
    Where in the Game is Carmen Sandiego?03/01/2018
    1:03:02
  29. 37.
    Williams' Crazy Story Pt 202/15/2018
    1:11:33
  30. 38.
    Williams' Crazy Story Pt 102/01/2018
    1:33:20
  31. 39.
    EA Sports: It's in the Game!01/15/2018
    1:41:11
  32. 40.
    Foundation of the Japanese Video Arcade Game Industry01/01/2018
    1:08:15
  33. 41.
    Revisions and Updates12/15/2017
    1:46:29
  34. 42.
    Blizzard: Hellfire and The World… Of WarCraft12/01/2017
    1:39:59
  35. 43.
    Blizzard: Vikings and WarCraft11/15/2017
    1:16:05
  36. 44.
    The History and Merger of Enix and Square11/01/2017
    1:44:47
  37. 45.
    The Many Faces of Konami10/15/2017
    1:41:56
  38. 46.
    Sons of Pong10/01/2017
    1:34:30
  39. 47.
    Civilizing Sid Meier09/15/2017
    1:28:29
  40. 48.
    Old and Elite09/01/2017
    1:16:19
  41. 49.
    Driving Games and Technology08/15/2017
    1:31:57
  42. 50.
    Vestiges of Atari08/01/2017
    1:48:43
  43. 51.
    Atari, Ray Kassar and Warner07/15/2017
    1:46:31
  44. 52.
    Atari, Ventures and Acquisitions07/01/2017
    1:23:07
  45. 53.
    Founding, Syzygy to Atari06/15/2017
    1:49:23
  46. 54.
    Personal Gaming Histories06/01/2017
    1:25:26
  47. 55.
    Laser Craze05/15/2017
    1:13:03
  48. 56.
    Beating Them All Up05/01/2017
    1:33:55
  49. 57.
    Sierra On-Line04/15/2017
    1:19:13
  50. 58.
    On-Line Systems04/01/2017
    1:13:34
  51. 59.
    Origin Story03/15/2017
    1:29:43
  52. 60.
    Nintendo and Gunpei Yokoi03/01/2017
    1:16:55
  53. 61.
    Raiding Eidos02/15/2017
    1:23:41
  54. 62.
    EA The Teenage Years02/01/2017
    1:51:27
  55. 63.
    The Nutting Associates01/15/2017
    1:19:50
  56. 64.
    The Saga of Sega01/01/2017
    1:30:29
  57. 65.
    The History of the Atari Brand12/15/2016
    1:34:20
  58. 66.
    An Epic Game12/01/2016
    1:11:30
  59. 67.
    DOOM!11/15/2016
    1:29:50
  60. 68.
    50 Years of Namco11/01/2016
    1:29:09
  61. 69.
    Picking up the Pieces: The US Arcade Industry After the Crash10/15/2016
    1:24:03
  62. 70.
    The Magnavox Patent Lawsuits 10/01/2016
    1:28:51
  63. 71.
    The Magnavox Odyssey09/15/2016
    1:27:25
  64. 72.
    Mattel Electronics?09/01/2016
    1:26:19
  65. 73.
    The Project and Others in the Field08/15/2016
    1:06:56
  66. 74.
    The Complete Tetris Story08/01/2016
    1:26:31
  67. 75.
    The Galaxy Game07/15/2016
    1:31:20
  68. 76.
    The Great Video Game Crash Part 307/01/2016
    1:23:01
  69. 77.
    The Great Video Game Crash Part 206/15/2016
    1:04:09
  70. 78.
    The Great Video Game Crash Part 106/01/2016
    1:03:41
  71. 79.
    The British 8-Bit Computer Market: Software05/15/2016
    1:09:00
  72. 80.
    The British 8-Bit Computer Market: Hardware05/01/2016
    1:26:52
  73. 81.
    Early Computer Game Platforms: The Trinity, and The Disciples 04/15/2016
    1:24:30
  74. 82.
    The Story of Chuck E Cheese04/01/2016
    1:05:53
  75. 83.
    Nintendo: Playing with Power03/15/2016
    1:25:30
  76. 84.
    History of Acclaim - "The Fall"03/01/2016
    1:09:49
  77. 85.
    History of Acclaim - "The Rise"02/15/2016
    1:25:30
  78. 86.
    The Genesis of JRPGs02/01/2016
    1:27:30
  79. 87.
    History of Mediagenic Part II01/15/2016
    1:03:00
  80. 88.
    History of Mediagenic Part I01/01/2016
    40:56
  81. 89.
    Birth of the Japanese Game Center12/15/2015
    1:31:04
  82. 90.
    History of the Arcade12/01/2015
    1:24:50
  83. 91.
    The Early History of Electronic Arts 11/15/2015
    1:32:11
  84. 92.
    The Untold History of Sega11/01/2015
    1:15:33
  85. 93.
    A Tale of Cycles10/15/2015
    1:07:33
  86. 94.
    What makes an industry? 10/01/2015
    1:04:11
  87. 95.
    You talked to whom?09/15/2015
    1:04:29
  88. 96.
    All I can do is ask why?09/01/2015
    51:54

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