(Season 4) Episode 3 – 8̶ 1̶6̶ 3̶2̶ Bit More Console History (Gen 3-6)

[Gaming Arc 2/6]

The video game crash of 1983 nearly destroyed the video game market, so how did we get to a world where the latest consoles are always in high-demand? Find out as we continue our history lesson, starting with the third generation of video game consoles!


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(Season 4) Minisode 2 – How To Get (Intel) Ahead Without Trying

[Intel & AMD Duopoly Mini-Arc]

Oh, Intel. Once a powerful CPU manufacturer… okay, they still are- but Intel has historically not tried terribly hard to improve their products. Does that sound harsh? Well, we here at Tech Tho(ugh)ts think they deserve it, and we’ll start that explanation.. right now. Welcome to our first mini-arc, the Intel & AMD Duopoly.


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(Season 4) Episode 2 – Not Your Grandpa’s Console (Gen 1-2)

[Gaming Arc 1/6]

Here we are, starting off Season 4 (y’know, without that update episode taken into account) with a bang, it’s time… for GAMERS. Welcome to the gaming arc, where we’re starting with a little history lesson on home video game consoles, by generation.


EPISODE MISTAKES: We talk about a separate lawsuit that was, in fact, just an additional lost case after the actual original ruling (regarding the Video Game Crash of 1983). The oriignal lawsuit was with Activision in 1979, – a company that was actually spawned off from former Atari employees. Atari attempted to stop the sale of Activision products, which ended with Atari being forced to pay royalties to Activision. This likely contributed to making third-party publishers a legitimate force.


Sources:

Merriam-Webster.com, Accessed: 20 August 2021, “Definition of Video Game”

The “First Video Game”:

Magnavox Odyssey:

VGLegacy.com, Accessed: 20 August 2021, “1st Generation of Video Game Consoles”

Second Generation:

Video Game Crash of 1983:


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