Storytime with a Book 2


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TCW Podcast Episode 146 - Storytime with a Book 2

Alex reads and annotates a chapter of the book dealing with the founding of Activision! We cover not just the chapter but the thought process, and behind the scenes that went into the chapter. The story is helped with extra information that Alex was able to gleam from interviews, and trial transcripts. A larger perspective telling of the early formation of Activision, where the popular historical record needs to be corrected and more!

Atari Archive:

TCW 094 - Epyx not Epic:

TCW 046 - Atari, Ray Kassar and Warner:

TCW 027 - The Magnavox Patent Lawsuits:



Fishing Derby:


TCW 126 Activision and Atari:



Laser Blast:


TCW 009 - The History of Mediagenic Part 1:

TCW 010 - The History of Mediagenic Part 2:

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