The Magnavox Odyssey

September 15, 2016

TCW Podcast Episode 026 The Magnavox Odyssey

 

We delve into the Magnavox Odyssey the first home console video game system created by Ralph Bear.

 

Alex's Blog Post: https://videogamehistorian.wordpress.com/2015/11/16/1tl200-a-magnavox-odyssey/

 

Ralph Bear's Website: http://www.ralphbaer.com/

 

Magnavox Odyssey Manuals: https://archive.org/details/magnavoxodysseymanuals

 

Elliott Avedon Virtual Museum of Games - Odyssey Home Entertainment System: http://gamesmuseum.uwaterloo.ca/VirtualExhibits/electronic/console/odyssey/index.html

 

Magavox Odyssey on 'What's my line?': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8F522GBtZPk

 

Magavox Odyssey TV Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2EIsnr_cv4

 

Frank Sinatra Holiday Special: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS4UmYmmSjg

 

New episodes on the 1st and 15th of every month!

 

TCW Email: tcwpodcast@gmail.com 

Twitter: @tcwpodcast

Alex's Blog: http://videogamehistorian.wordpress.com

 

Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

Copyright: Attribution: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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Mattel Electronics?

September 1, 2016
TCW Podcast Episode 025 - Mattel Electronics?

We go into the mysteries of Mattel's venture into the videogame industry.  We cover its inception and development into a very advanced system that was hampered by lack of big arcade titles.  Ultimately failing and nearly taking Mattel with it in the great video game crash the that worked  there people went on to spread their influenced throughout the video game industry. 

Gendered Marketing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JDmb_f3E2c

Matel LED Auto Race: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIc3AFRlewY

Matel LED Football: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D20xjUdNpkc

Coleco's Head to Head Football: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxbekLqCwIc

Coleco Electronic Quarterback: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93u6POODKQY

Intellivision Baseball Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCgG7Y-XqEw

Astrosmash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cokygJeWomQ

How the Betamax lost to VHS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddYZITaxlTQ

New episodes on the 1st and 15th of every month!

TCW Email: tcwpodcast@gmail.com 

Twitter: @tcwpodcast

Alex's Blog: http://videogamehistorian.wordpress.com

Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

Copyright: Attribution: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/




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