Nov 30, 2015
Bryan Edewaard briefly worked with Atari and with ICD. In 2004, 20 years after the 5200 was cancelled, he wrote the homebrew game "Castle Crisis" and released it on Atari Age for the 5200 and for the 400/800. Castle Crisis is a clone of the arcade game "Warlords".
Bryan lives on a 300 acre farm in Costa...
Nov 27, 2015
Jeff Osorio, Atari Manager of Financial Planning and Cost Accounting
Jeff Osorio was Manager of Financial Planning and Cost Accounting at Atari from 1981 through 1984. He was responsible for establishing cost accounting and financial planning functions with a staff of 11 and an annual department budget of more than $1...
Nov 23, 2015
Gary Walton, Atari Store Owner and Pirate
Gary Walton owned Discount Video And Computers, a large Atari dealership in Fort Pierce, Florida, and was involved in the Atari software piracy scene. Gary is one of the people who helped me find Glenn the 5200 Man, whom I previously interviewed.
This interview took place...
Nov 20, 2015
Brad Fuller, Composer
Brad Fuller started at Atari as audio engineer in the home computer division, where he composed music and sounds for Superman, Donkey Kong, E.T., Robotron, and other games. Then, in the coin-op division he composed music and sounds for Marble Madness, Klax, S.T.U.N. Runner, Rolling...
Nov 18, 2015
Bill Mensch, 6502 chip
Bill Mensch is co-creator of the 6502 chip, the microprocessor that’s the heart of the Atari 8-bit computers, the Apple ][, Commodore 64, and many other classic computers.
This interview occurred August 6, 2015.
“These guys at Motorola aren’t going to do the microprocessor...