How I Fixed Atari’s Awful Music

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

When I first saw the Atari 2600 and played a few of the early games, one of the things that stood out to me was just how bad it sounded when a game attempted to play music.

Atari 2600 Video Computer System

Before I started developing for the machine, as a consumer, I never questioned why it sounded so bad; I just knew that the music was…

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Garry Kitchen

Garry Kitchen

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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.