This week on the Memory Machine podcast, Nate is joined by Jim and Sean of the Pie Factory Podcast to heap praise upon the near-forgotten yet much beloved console, the Atari 7800. We talk about the highs! (Food Fight! homebrews!) We talk about the lows! (Hat Trick! Bad business decisions!) And the in-between! (Ninja Golf?)… Read More The Memory Machine #53 – The Atari 7800: An Appreciation
Arcade and video game historian Ethan Johnson joins Nate on this episode of the podcast to talk all about the penny arcades of the 1890’s to the 1920’s. That’s right, even before pinball! In the era of gaslight, vaudeville and the cylinder phonograph, automation came to public entertainment in the penny arcade. These establishments offered… Read More The Memory Machine #52 – The Era of the Penny Arcade w/ Ethan Johnson
On this week’s grand relaunch of the Memory Machine podcast, Nate has on video game historian Kevin Bunch to talk about his work with the Atari Archive video series on YouTube, along with his other research projects involving the RCA Studio II and the Bally Professional Arcade (aka Astrocade). Check out Kevin’s incredible video series… Read More The Memory Machine #51 – A Conversation With Kevin Bunch (Atari Archive)
The Memory Machine is getting settled into its new, home. There’s still a good chunk of work to be done, as getting a website off the ground was a little more work than I anticipated. But it should be all taken care of before too long. A new feed is coming as well! There had… Read More Welcome to the new home of the Memory Machine!