In this episode we review the Mattel Electronics game Vectron. We interview the programmer / designer Mark Urbaniec. Keith Robinson joins in for part of the interview as well. Will and his wife Margo cover GoSub in a Homebrew Highlight segment. Cmart (Christian Martin) joins us again, as does George (and Nigel). And we have our usual Feedback, Mentions, News and fun. Over 5 hours of Intellivisionaries goodness!
0:00:00 – Turn on the tube TV, insert Vectron and go!
0:00:33 – George (and Nigel): episode rundown
0:02:16 – The Intellivisionaries Theme by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen
0:03:31 – Welcome
0:20:30 – Feedback
0:37:35 – News
1:14:08 – NIMOSTAPRT
1:27:18 – Homebrew Highlight (Will and Margo): GoSub
1:44:20 – Deep Dive game review: Vectron (part 1)
3:12:01 – Interview: Mark Urbaniec & Keith Robinson
4:38:48 – George in a well?
4:39:55 – Deep Dive game review: Vectron (part 2)
5:04:36 – A contest!
5:05:46 – George on Keith
5:06:42 – Wrap Up / “Treasured” by Paul ‘Nurmix’ Nurminen
5:09:57 – Outtakes
Links mentioned in the show:
Intellivision Lives entry for Vectron
Intvfunhouse entry for Vectron
Video Game Critic entry for Vectron
Review at Joe Zbiciak’s site
Vintage is the New Old podcast article
Eaten by a Grue podcast
Vectron manual at Intellivision Productions
Vectron99 rom image
Ultimate Flashback interface boards
8-Bit Generation trailer
8-Bit Generation IMDB page
Antic Podcast interview with Ronald Borta of Roklan Software
GroovyBee’s update about the Hive multi-cart
The trademark for the Intellivision Flashback has expired
A few freebie Intellivision roms
Thread talking about rom download locations
Studio II emulator on the Intellivision
Guardians of the Galaxy II trailer, showing a Mattel Football handheld
Frank Palazzolo giving a talk on emulation at the Vintage Computer Festival in 2002, touching mainly on the Keyboard Component
Intv Prime game in progress
The IP overlay packs selling for high prices?