80s True Crime: Swordquest (Recorded Live at SFGE)

Will, Kat and Jon meet in-person for the first time at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. There, they record this “true crime” episode before a live audience. Will shares the layered non-fiction tale of how Swordquest, the most ambitious game series Atari attempted for the 2600, is inseparable from the video game […]

True Crime: Swordquest

If you’r rather listen to this story, check out this episode of the podcast. Our tale begins with a humble gray dot. The year: 1980. The age of Atari was upon us. A million units were sold and a dozen and a half games released. One was Adventure. Conceived as a graphic version of text […]