The Intellivisionaries Podcast
The Intellivisionaries Podcast
The Intellivisionaries
A dedicated Intellivision podcast by and for Intellivision collectors and fans of the system, its games, its history, and its thriving home-brew development scene.
The Intellivisionaries - Special Episode 13 (CORGS 2022)
The Intellivisionaries will be at CORGS in Columbus OH on May 14th, 2022!  Join us there, or if you can't, at least listen to this special episode to hear what you'll miss.  There's also a 'special' voicemail from friend of the show Tarzilla, and a trailer for the upcoming Pat Ransil / Atlantis interview in episode 44.  Hope to see you at CORGS!
May 6
44 min
The Intellivisionaries - Episode 43 - Bus Full Of Homebrews!
In this episode, we get back to a more 'traditional' format, with our Welcome, Feedback and News segments.  Lots of new Intellivision homebrews are discussed this time around.  You'll also hear about Paul's computer dying, mid-recording (yikes!), and the new Intellivision FAQ.  George returns, and we've got some fun outtakes at the end. So hop on the bus to Homebrew City and press play!   0:00:00 - Turn on the TV and fire up the Intellivision! 0:00:05 - George: Episode rundown 0:01:23 - "Intellivisionaries Theme" by Nurmix 0:02:56 - Welcome - part 1 0:53:48 - George: Thank you listeners! 0:54:12 - Ji Wen Tsao promo 0:54:28 - Welcome - part 2 1:38:52 - Steve C. promo 1:39:15 - Retro Gaming Roundup promo 1:39:25 - Welcome - Extended Session 1:47:04 - Carol Shaw promo 1:47:13 - Intellivision FAQ 1:49:21 - $50 Intellivision Rebate - TV commercial 1:49:49 - Feedback 2:29:22 - The death of Paul's recording PC? 2:32:50 - Ten Pence Arcade promo 2:33:05 - George: Rick needs a puzzle 2:35:00 - UK Mike / RGR promo 2:35:18 - News 3:57:46 - Intellivisionaries promo 3:57:54 - Barky Barkington 3:59:15 - Wrap Up / "Treasured" by Nurmix 4:03:12 - Outtakes (extended)
Mar 7
4 hr 22 min
The Intellivisionaries - Special Episode 12 (Year End Outtakes)
In this special year-end episode we've put together a collection of outtakes and bloopers from our catalog of shows.  Some are old favorites, some are new, but hopefully they'll all bring a smile to your face and give you a good laugh as we close out 2021.  And this episode also allows Paul to proclaim that he did in fact release more episodes in 2021 than in 2020, so there!  Happy New Year from all of us at The Intellivisionaries Podcast!
Dec 31, 2021
46 min
The Intellivisionaries - Episode 42 - Top 10 of the 125 (part 2)
In this episode we continue and finally finish our Top 10 of the original 125 Intellivision games discussion! This is part 2 of 2, where we cover our 5-1 picks, honorable mentions, and hear feedback from listeners on their Top 10 picks. George and the corrections robots join in on the fun, and we wrap up the episode with an extended outtakes. 0:00:00 - Turn on the TV and fire up the Intellivision! 0:00:40 - "Intellivisionaries Theme (Extended Mix)" by Nurmix 0:05:39 - Welcome 0:07:57 - Intellivision vs Atari - TV commercial 0:08:25 - David Rolfe promo 0:08:38 - 5-3 picks (Rick) / 5 pick (Paul) 0:22:30 - Wendell Brown promo 0:22:44 - SNAFU (cover version by Bill Stahl) 0:24:04 - 4-2 picks (Paul) / 5-2 picks (Chris) 1:10:07 - RGR promo 1:10:18 - George [plays too much Intellivision] 1:11:30 - Intellivisionaries promo 1:11:40 - Honorable Mentions 1:14:02 - Star Strike TV commercial 1:14:32 - Honorable Mentions (cont.) 1:33:14 - Eddie Dombrower promo 1:33:29 - Close Encounters [with Intellivisionaries] 1:34:10 - Honorable Mentions (cont.) 2:25:58 - Ray Kaestner promo 2:26:08 - Dear Mr. Intellivision 2:26:55 - Honorable Mentions (cont.) and #1 picks! 2:44:33 - Advanced Dungeons & Dragons TV commercial 2:45:02 - Honorable Mentions (cont.) and #1 picks! 2:57:48 - Ken Smith promo 2:58:00 - Intellivision Flashback commercial 2:59:43 - Feedback (listener Top 10 picks) 3:58:45 - Wrap Up / "Treasured" by Nurmix 4:04:10 - Outtakes (extended)  
Nov 30, 2021
4 hr 17 min
The Intellivisionaries - Episode 41 - Top 10 of the 125 (part 1)
In this episode we finally get into our Top 10 of the original 125 Intellivision games. This is part 1 of 2, where we cover our 10-6 picks, and hear listener audio submissions with their picks. George has his usual (unusual?) commentary and observations, and there may or may not be some unexpected guests too. There's a hint of Halloween, and we wrap up the episode with outtakes. 0:00:00 - TV on + episode rundown with George 0:01:58 - "Intellivisionaries Theme (Halloween Remix)" by Nurmix 0:04:05 - Welcome 0:20:53 - Imagic Intellivision games TV commercial 0:21:20 - George: answering machine messages 0:23:05 - Mark Urbaniec promo 0:23:14 - 10-6 picks (Rick & Paul) 1:19:31 - George: Frequency! 1:20:09 - RGR promo / UK Mike 1:20:27 - 10-6 picks (Chris) 1:50:49 - Gabriel Baum promo 1:51:01 - George: Scribbled notes and Space C*nt? 1:52:56 - Listener Audio Submissions 2:51:59 - Intellivoice TV commercial 2:52:28 - Listener Audio Submissions (continued) 2:57:59 - Intellivisionaries promo 2:58:06 - George: more Space C*nt?! 2:58:49 - Listener Audio Submissions (more continued) 3:00:43 - Wrap Up / "Treasured" by Nurmix 3:06:24 - Outtakes  
Oct 31, 2021
3 hr 12 min
The Intellivisionaries - Special Episode 11 (Summer Ketchup)
In this episode we explain why the show has been on hiatus since 2020, and we discuss the future of the podcast. We also threw in a few outtakes just for fun. 0:00:00 - TV on + "Intellivisionaries Theme (version)" by 'Nurmix' 0:00:42 - What's up with us?! 0:19:19 - "Treasured" by 'Nurmix' 0:20:20 - Outtakes!  
Aug 31, 2021
25 min
The Intellivisionaries - Episode 40 - Marketing, Art & Christmas
In this special Christmas episode we have no group discussion, no Feedback, no News, and no game reviews.  So why should you listen?  Because there are two great interviews; one with former Marketing Director for hardware at Mattel Electronics, Gary Moskovitz.  Another with current Art Director of Intellivision Entertainment, Mike Dietz.  George gives us his Top 10 of the original 125 Intellivision games, and we sprinkle in some Christmas cheer, along with a special holiday message from Intellivision Entertainment CEO Tommy Tallarico.  Grab some eggnog and enjoy... oh, and also listen to the show. 0:00:00 - Episode rundown (with special guest Yadranka) 0:01:23 - "Intellivisionaries Theme" (Christmas Remix) by Paul Nurminen 0:03:02 - Welcome 0:09:06 - Gabriel Baum promo 0:09:52 - Marketing Interview: Gary Moskovitz 1:05:30 - George's Top 10 of the original 125 Intellivision games 1:10:15 - Steve C promo 1:10:23 - RGR promo 1:10:40 - Get To Know Amico: Mike Dietz interview 2:12:12 - Steve Roney promo 2:12:33 - A Holiday Message from Intellivision CEO Tommy Tallarico 2:13:55 - Bill Fisher promo 2:14:06 - 1982 Intellivision Christmas / ECS TV commercial 2:14:35 - Wrap Up* / "Treasured" by Paul 'Nurmix' Nurminen 2:17:12 - Outtakes with Mike Dietz *"Carol Of The Bells" from the Intellivision game 'Christmas Carol' Show Notes: http://intellivisionaries.com/  
Dec 16, 2020
2 hr 21 min
The Intellivisionaries - Episode 39 - Distanced Intelligence
In this episode we reconvene to discuss all things Intellivision. We've got Amico talk, including an interview with Intellivision Entertainment's Software Technical Director John Alvarado. We've got a follow-up interview with Daniel Bass (this time he reviews our review of Loco-Motion). Steve Craft drops by, and we've got Feedback, listener voicemails, lots of great News, plenty of George, and an extended outtakes! 0:00:00 - Turn on the tube TV, then off again and listen to us instead! 0:00:05 - George: episode rundown 0:01:54 - "Intellivisionaries Theme" by Paul 'Nurmix' Nurminen 0:03:18 - Welcome 0:38:35 - George: Elk? 0:40:00 - The Channel F Files promo 0:40:18 - Carol Shaw promo 0:40:30 - Feedback 1:09:31 - Interview follow-up: Daniel Bass on Loco-Motion 1:38:05 - Gabriel Baum promo 1:38:22 - Steve C promo 1:38:45 - Listener Voicemails 1:46:46 - Dave Warhol promo 1:46:58 - George: Lighten up 1:49:22 - Homebrew Highlight: Battlestar Galactica 1:56:05 - Get To Know Amico: John Alvarado interview 2:27:09 - RGR promo 2:27:25 - George: Stay Safe! 2:28:06 - SNES promo 2:28:29 - Amicofide!!! (Intellivision dubstep by Reddog 356) 2:34:13 - News 3:52:19 - Mark Urbaniec promo 3:52:28 - George: Recently, I've been thinking... 3:55:13 - Intellivisionaries promo 3:55:24 - Inty Music: You Deserve a Break Today! 3:55:54 - Wrap Up / "Treasured" by Paul 'Nurmix' Nurminen 4:00:53 - Outtakes! (featuring Atari ST / Falcon demo music)  
Sep 2, 2020
4 hr 22 min
The Intellivisionaries - Episode 38 - Happy Trails & Loco-Motion
In this episode we review two games: Loco-Motion from Mattel Electronics, and Happy Trails from Activision. We also interview both programmers, Daniel Bass and Carol Shaw! As if that weren't enough, we have another Team Amico interview, this time with VP of Production Jason Enos. The episode is lacking a few things though, such as Feedback, News, and our Canadian co-host, Cmart. But you will find George, and Rick is finally out of the bathroom! 0:00:00 - Ah... Rick? 0:00:49 - Turn on the tube TV to play Happy Trails & Loco-Motion! 0:01:12 - "Intellivisionaries Theme" (by Paul 'Nurmix' Nurminen) 0:02:34 - Welcome 0:19:56 - Kenny Everett Intellivision TV commercial 0:20:24 - Get To Know Amico: Jason Enos interview 1:14:48 - Sega Genesis 1989 TV commercial 1:15:48 - Jason Enos interview (cont.) 1:49:18 - Retro Gaming Roundup promo 1 1:49:29 George: Still @ Rick's house? 1:50:41 - Wendell Brown promo 1:50:55 - Game Review (part 1): Happy Trails 2:20:29 - Programmer Interview: Carol Shaw 3:12:23 - Retro Gaming Roundup promo 2 3:12:41 - Game Review (part 2): Loco-Motion 3:33:23 - Programmer Interview: Daniel Bass 4:29:34 - George: 2020 4:30:42 - Game Review (part 3): summation & thoughts 4:41:36 - Russ Haft promo 4:41:45 - Dear Mr. Intellivision... 4:42:32 - Game Review (part 4): Facebook listener feedback 4:56:01 - The Channel F Files promo 4:56:20 - Game Review (part 5): boxes, manuals, overlays + final thoughts 5:13:23 - Inty music break: Illusions 5:13:48 - Intellivisionaries promo 5:13:56 - Bill Fisher promo 5:14:07 - PlayCable TV commercial 5:14:37 - Wrap Up / "Treasured" (by Paul 'Nurmix' Nurminen) 5:21:43 - Outtakes
May 6, 2020
5 hr 30 min
The Intellivisionaries - Episode 37 - Amico, Portland and Baum, Oh My!
In this episode we discuss the Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2019, Paul interviews the former head of Intellivision game development and leader of The Blue Sky Rangers, Gabriel Baum. And we have a new Amico segment, Feedback, listener voicemails, News (kind of), George, and an extended outtakes! 0:00:00 - Turn on the tube TV, then off again and listen to us instead! 0:00:27 - George: episode rundown 0:02:45 - "Intellivisionaries Theme (Halloween Remix)" by Paul 'Nurmix' Nurminen 0:04:50 - Welcome 0:50:32 - Ten Pence Arcade promo 0:50:52 - George: babysitting? 0:52:40 - Get To Know Amico! 1:32:32 - RGR promo 1:32:42 - British Siri: Why was this episode late? 1:35:07 - Feedback 2:41:23 - Ken Smith promo 2:42:12 - George: Gary Magnan / Freewheeling Games 2:44:26 - Interview with Gabriel Baum (part 1) 3:27:10 - Mark Urbaniec promo 3:27:18 - Intellivision Animated Newscast commercial (played in movie theaters) 3:29:18 - Interview with Gabriel Baum (part 2) 4:09:44 - Ji Wen Tsao promo 4:10:01 - [Not] News? 4:10:32 - PRGE 2019 post-show pre-show rundown 4:28:43 - George: Gabriel Baum - Fake Facts 4:30:58 - Bill Fisher promo 4:31:09 - PlayCable TV commercial 4:31:38 - My friend, Amico? 4:32:20 - Intellivisionaries promo 4:32:31 - British Siri: Motorways and Roundabouts! 4:35:38 - Ray Kaestner promo 4:35:58 - Wrap Up / "Treasured" by Paul 'Nurmix' Nurminen 4:40:38 - Outtakes (Extended!)  
Oct 28, 2019
4 hr 55 min
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