Episode 12: Thin Ice

Thin Ice “deep dive” game review. Interview with Keith Robinson and Julie Hoshizaki (designers/programmers), as well as George ‘The Fat Man’ Sanger (composer). Listener interview with “Alex” from Brazil. MAME Cab segment with Rick. News, Feedback and fun. Now with 32% more “Will” than ever before!?

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0:00:00 – Turn on tube TV to ch.3, insert Thin Ice, power, reset, hit the disc, go!
0:00:20 – The Intellivisionaries Theme by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen
0:01:41 – Welcome and discussion
0:09:51 – Oh… Canada?
0:11:05 – “Dear Mr. Intellivision” (TV commercial)
0:11:36 – Feedback
0:30:13 – George (1)
0:30:35 – Feedback (continued)
0:39:00 – Astrosmash (band) – “Ssssnake Demo”
0:41:40 – Eddie Dombrower promo
0:41:52 – Rick talks MAME cab
0:51:50 – George (2) + “Leaving Taramis” by Jochen Hippel [Arnauld Chevallier]
0:53:29 – News (featuring Intellivision guitar music by Vague Reality)
1:12:53 – George (3)
1:13:14 – Listener Interview: “Alex” from Brazil (part 1)
1:43:22 – B-17 Bomber (TV commercial)
1:43:52 – The ‘F’ Files Podcast promo
1:44:22 – Listener Interview: “Alex” from Brazil (part 2)
2:17:14 – Thin Ice game review (part 1)
2:44:39 – Interview: Keith Robinson, Julie Hoshizaki, George Sanger (part 1)
3:00:29 – Inty chip tune break: “Maple Leaf Rag” [Dave Warhol]
3:01:46 – Interview: Keith Robinson, Julie Hoshizaki, George Sanger (part 2)
3:35:39 – George ‘The Fat Man’ Sanger – “Surfin’ On Thin Ice” (LIVE)
3:38:36 – Interview: Keith Robinson, Julie Hoshizaki, George Sanger (part 3)
4:26:04 – Julie Hoshizaki hates penguins?!
4:27:10 – Interview: Keith Robinson, Julie Hoshizaki, George Sanger (part 4)
4:34:20 – UK Mike (from Retro Gaming Roundup) promo
4:34:47 – Thin Ice game review (part 2)
4:54:46 – Intellivision! (Australian TV commercial)
4:55:43 – Antic promo (Brad Arnold)
4:55:56 – Wrap-up and sign off (“Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen)
5:01:46 – Outtakes (extended version) – What’s up with Will?!

* Outtakes music: “Sharpness Buzztone” by Jean Seb Gerard [Arnauld Chevallier]

Links mentioned in the show:

Intellivision Lives entry for Thin Ice

Intvfunhouse entry for Thin Ice

Video Game Critic entry for Thin Ice

AA thread showing WC Soccer can be played with four players

Intellivision music on two electric guitars

Sneak peek of Ms. Pacman gameplay

Good Deal Games to bring a new Intellivision title to CGE

Calling a BBS with the Intellivision ECS

The Intellivision Baseball League

Retro Asylum episode on the Intellivision

Disco #1 arcade flyer

Thin Ice T-shirt

Time Glitch game that Julie Hoshizaki’s class created

Alex’s Portuguese gaming podcast: Cima Cima Baixo Baixo