Notes from a retro game designer

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Photo: moparx/Flickr


Adventures in Toy Design: Part 2

Wildfire Pinball by Parker Brothers (1979) — side panel of box
Wildfire Pinball by Parker Brothers (1979) — side panel of box
Wildfire Pinball by Parker Brothers (1979)


The Making of Donkey Kong for the Atari 2600


The amazing story of its development.

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Shanghai ® Copyright 1986, Activision


Adventures in Toy Design: Part 3

Picture of an open briefcase holding the electronics of a toy prototype, and closeup of a remote control with a fire button
Picture of an open briefcase holding the electronics of a toy prototype, and closeup of a remote control with a fire button


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And Got Over My Fear of Out-of-Tune Game Toons

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Atari 2600 Video Computer System


What’s the name of a $66M aircraft really worth?

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Box image from F-18 Hornet © Absolute Entertainment. F-18 Photography: C. J. Heatley III

About

Garry Kitchen

Garry Kitchen is a retro video game designer whose titles include Donkey Kong (2600), Keystone Kapers, GameMaker (1985) and Bart (Simpson) vs the Space Mutants.

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