In this episode we review the Mattel Electronics game Royal Dealer. Cmart (Christian Martin) joins us again, as does George, spreading some holiday cheer in this December / Christmas / Holiday episode. We interview former Mattel Electronics ‘retail merchandiser’ Ken Stefancic, and have our usual helpings of Feedback and News. There’s plenty here, even for those folks who don’t care about card games (like Paul)…
0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV, [reluctantly] insert Royal Dealer and go?
0:00:11 – The Intellivisionaries Theme (Christmas Remix) by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen
0:01:34 – George: episode rundown
0:03:21 – Welcome?
0:35:00 – George: what’s up with the microwave oven?
0:35:41 – Feedback
0:56:37 – RGR promo
0:56:47 – Russ Haft promo
0:56:57 – Intellivision Desert Bus commercial
0:57:30 – News
1:26:11 – Helpful tips for the ladies?
1:26:40 – Former Mattel Electronics employee interview: Ken Stefancic
2:14:31 – Channel F Files promo
2:14:48 – Todd Holcomb’s Ultimate Flashback commercial
2:16:04 – Cheez-Its?
2:16:34 – Deep Dive game review: Royal Dealer
3:36:37 – 80 of the 80s promo
3:37:33 – Intellivisionaries promo
3:37:38 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen
3:40:48 – Outtakes & more George
3:47:18 – …more travel tips from Rick
Links mentioned in the show:
Intellivision Lives entry for Royal Dealer
Intvfunhouse entry for Royal Dealer
Video Game Critic entry for Royal Dealer
Princess Quest is available for purchase as a ROM download
A port of Jr. Pacman is being worked on
Super Pro Baseball is available as a paid rom
Thread on AA by scalpel highlights that the Nice Ideas storyboard document(s) has been released
A rom of a version of 2048 for Intellivision was posted over on AA
Intellivision Revolution newsletter sign-up
Imagic foil backed overlays thread
Sacred tribe review on youtube