Ever had the desire to play pinball with real-time tacticalstrategy in feudal Japan? Believe it or not, Odama is just that and more. In order to take vengeance against the traitor that betrayed his father, General Yamanoushi Kagetora fabricates the Odama, the most inventive battlefield weapon ever devised.

This monstrously heavy orb destroys anything it touches, wreaking enormous damage to the enemy and the landscape. In Odama, you crush your enemies, literally by crushing your enemies! The giant ball is indiscriminate and will also crush the general’s own army, so the player must direct his harm’s way via voice legion’s soldiers out of commands using the included microphone. Decrees like “Company halt,” “Push forward,” and “Flank and destroy” will make a general out of you in no time.

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Michael Thomasson is one of the most widely respected videogame historians in the field today. He currently teaches college level videogame history, design, and graphics courses. For television, Michael conducted research for MTV's videogame related program Video MODS. In print, he authored Downright Bizarre Games, and has contributed to nearly a dozen gaming texts. Michael’s historical columns have been distributed in newspapers and magazines worldwide. He has written business plans for several vendors and managed a dozen game-related retail stores spanning three decades. Michael consults for multiple video game and computer museums and has worked on nearly a hundred game titles on Atari, Coleco, Sega and other console platforms. In 2014, The Guinness Book of World Records declared that Thomasson had “The Largest Videogame Collection” in the world. His businesses sponsor gaming tradeshows and expos across the US and Canada.  Visit