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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Retro Gaming Nerds S01E04 - Q*Bert for the Atari 2600

A new week, a new episode of Retro Gaming Nerds!

In this weeks episode, we are playing Q*Bert for the Atari 2600.  In this classic, you are a weird little round guy hopping from cube to cube on an isometric pyramid changing them to a different color to advance to the next level.  The game was released in 1982 by Gottlieb in arcades. Parker Brothers secured the license to publish home conversions of the Q*bert arcade game.  Parker Brothers first published a port to the Atari 2600.  By the end of 1983, versions for Atari 5200, Intellivision, ColecoVision, the Atari 8-bit computer family, Commodore VIC-20, Texas Instruments TI-99/4A and Commodore 64 we released with varying levels of success.

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