Monaco GP – My First Arcade Game

Monaco GP – My First Arcade Game

Monaco GP is the first arcade game I ever played. I was so young at the time I didn’t even know it by name. It was simply the racing game right inside the entrance to the arcade that was right inside the entrance to the mall. It was loud and fast and simple, an...
Phoenix IV: Polygonal Graphics

Phoenix IV: Polygonal Graphics

Polygonal Graphics Ironically, one of the last projects that the old Atari, Inc. released to the arcades reaffirmed the fact that the company’s designers could be as innovative as ever: I, Robot was the first game that featured state-of-the-art 3D polygonal...
Keep Calm and Insert Coin:  Pac Man Fever

Keep Calm and Insert Coin: Pac Man Fever

Ok, normally I write about the video games that I played in my youth years.  But this time, I am going to do something different.  I want to talk about music for a moment.  Oh man, the 80’s.  I don’t care what you say, I think that the best music of MY...