Episode 122 - The Star Wars Arcade Game Story

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This week Jason and Gabe look at the history of one of the first great Star Wars video games, 1983's Atari Star Wars : The Arcade Game. Made in a time when the arcade market was dwindling and Atari desperately needed a hit, this Star Wars game was one of their only hopes. Take a trip back into the world of vector graphics as Blast Points explores how the awesome game got made and how it helped usher in a new era of Star Wars games all while home video games crumbled around it. PLUS : Star Wars Resistance! Forces of Destiny featuring The Gorax! YES, THE GORAX! We are just weeks from Solo : A Star Wars Story and SoloMania is running wild with clips, giant worms, 360 videos and more!! Can Blast Points survive SoloMania?! So join Golden Squadron, deposit 50 cents and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!! Blast Points t-shirts are now available! Get them here: www.etsy.com/shop/Gibnerd?section_id=21195481 visit the Blast Points website! www.blastpointspodcast.com reviews! comics! recipes, articles and tons more! if you dug the show please leave BLAST POINTS a review on iTunes and share the show with friends! If you leave an iTunes review, we will read it on a future episode! honestly! talk to Blast Points on twitter at @blast_points leave feedback, comments or ideas for shows! also like Blast Points on Facebook for news on upcoming shows and links to some of the stuff we talk about in the show!! we are also on Instagram! Wow! your hosts are Jason Gibner & Gabe Bott! contact BLAST POINTS at contact@blastpointspodcast.com send us show ideas, feedback, voice messages or whatever! May the Force be with you, always.

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