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ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast


hosts: Randy Kindig, Kevin Savetz, Brad Arnold
email: antic@ataripodcast.com
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Nov 30, 2017

Dave Comstock: E.T. Phone Home!, Superman III, Cloak & Dagger
 
Dave Comstock worked at Atari from 1980 through 1984, first as a software and hardware tester, then as a programmer. Dave worked on three games for the Atari 8-bit computers: E.T. Phone Home!, Superman III, and Cloak and Dagger.
 
 
This interview took place on November 8, 2017.
 
"He said 'We've got to go out tonight, and it has to be a comedy.' ... He's like, 'I have something to tell you, and if I tell you we could both be fired.'"
 
AtariMania's list of Dave's games
 
Antic magazine article on the E.T. game
 
Programmer Dave Comstock Talks About the Atari 5200 Version of Cloak and Dagger