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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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Jan 26, 2018

Hanan Samara: Jumbo Jet Pilot and Jinn Genie
 
Hanan Samara was a programmer at Thorn EMI, where her work included programming the game Jumbo Jet Pilot. Later she founded Dalali Software, a company that specialized in converting games to various computer platforms. There she created the Atari computer game Jinn Genie.
 
This interview took place on November 13, 2017.
 
Her husband, Chris James, can be heard in the background, and is the subject of my next interview.
 
Teaser quote: "We just had to really learn fast. I mean really, really learn fast."
 
Atarimania's list of Hanan's software
 
Hanan in January 1985 Popular Computing Weekly
 
Hanan in January 1988 Advanced Computer Entertainment