Rise and Fall of Infogrames Part 1

April 15, 2018

TCW Podcast Episode 064 - Rise and Fall of Infogrames Part 1

The rise and fall of a French company founded by Bruno Bonnell.  We cover the rocky start of the company and the games that helped them gain notoriety.  Through some chance connections through family and fellow employees Infogrames was able to skyrocket onto the international stage with their game Alone in the Dark.

 

Captain Blood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=od3jvPPugGc 

Sim City: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A54blk-ojA4

Tintin on the Moon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-rYm-cAER4

North and South: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lISIBipdoao

Fantasia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ctc7i3Y9PPs

Microsoft Encarta 1994: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEE8bXCxhsE

Alone in the Dark: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lWaQe8LPW0

Popcorn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SygD93F95js

Popcorn Download: http://www.ludoid.fr/site/index.php/popcorn

Drakkhen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7MqcOp0J9E

Alpha Waves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9qAtVwSIV8

Starglider 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78PQ8tKTAiA

Asterix (NES): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pnRL2G9nLA

 

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Alex's Video Game History 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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Lawsuits for Nintendo

April 1, 2018

TCW Podcast Episode 063 - Lawsuits for Nintendo

We delve into the legal hurdles that Nintendo faced during its rise to power in the '80s and '90s.  We see how they were able with the guidance of Howard Lincoln to weather the first of many lawsuits, and triumph!  In their long history they have used the court systems in the United States to their advantage; even wining a case almost everyone thought that they would lose.

 

Japanese-English Marketing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ-dBHCHo3E

Zelda CDI Games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN8-Pdz-ns8

How Shift Registers Work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BLj9Ak2Djs

Nintendo PPU Scrolling: http://wiki.nesdev.com/w/index.php/PPU_scrolling

NES SMB3 Loading  Seam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfrNnwJrujw

 

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

 

TCW Email: feedback@theycreateworlds.com 

Twitter: @tcwpodcast

Alex's Video Game History 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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