TCW Podcast Episode 082 - An Unlikely Pairing of Siliwood
We take a look at the circumstances and leadup to what become known as the Siliwood Era. We discuss how changing technology and an increased focus by certain video game companies on emulating blockbuster movies attracted the attention of the major media companies and set the stage for an unlikely alliance of Hollywood and Silicon Valley. This pairing led to the interactive movie fad and also led to changes in retail that would alter the course of the video game industry forever.
TCW 042 Laser Craze: http://podcast.theycreateworlds.com/e/laser-craze/
Night Trap 25th Anniversary PC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBaW40NUCTU
Sewer Shark: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTdLjUn6y-0
Defender of the Crown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvW6okgy4wA
Errol Flynn Robin Hood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpqR6Ca-LL8
Defender of the Crown Opening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwTJn-rVYuE
It came from the Desert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8LaMMSEs5Q
THEM Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4URRp39XOo
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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/