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18 - Brutal Sports Football

Shinto

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Download or listen to the podcast episode at http://atarijaguargamebygame.libsyn.com/18-brutal-sports-football

Visit the violent future of faux football in this fierce battle which is best against your buddies. Learn about the game's surprising evolution, company histories, and the rules of the game (or lack thereof).

Get some wisdom from John Madden, a bizarre audio glitch, and practical use of the word "fisticuffs."

Also included is feedback from BTB, Björn, Michael, Doctor Clu, Lost Dragon, Arethius, Liam, and Gray Defender!
 

Show Notes


General Links
jaguar.gamebygamepodcast.com
Jaguar Game by Game Podcast Store
Podcast Episode Guide
Michael Current's Awesome Atari History Timelines

Forums
AtariAge
atari.io
The Retro League
RetroVideoGamer

Game Links
Game on AtariAge
Game on MobyGames

Developer, Distributor, and Development
Teque family company histories: Teque Software (later Krisalis), Teque London, Interactive Entertainment
Crazy Football (German version)
Ultimate Brain Games for Jaguar, alpha version
Retro Gamer #130 (Telegames history)
Colecovisions Podcast: Minisode 3: DINA 2-in-One
Ed Salvo interview with Scott Stilphen
Some VSS company info
Gun Barrel City, a very Texas-sounding town
Atari 2600 Game by Game Podcast episode 13 (Games by Apollo history)
Atari Explorer Online 0309 (.zip file, Brutal Sports Football coming soon)

(Biff's Gaming Videos, Brutal Sports Football footage from 56:15 - 56:44)
Unreleased Jaguar games by Telegames and others

Gameplay & Graphics Notes
John Madden quote
BHodges' FAQ
Game Ending
Earlier version of BSF found by rdemming

Reviews
GamePro review of Beastball (December, 1993)
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EGM Previews
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GamePro review
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Atari Explorer Online 0311 (.zip file, Brutal Sports Football review)

(YouTube, has comment from GamePro reviewer)
Atari ST User
Babbages Debut Sales Numbers
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Ports
Beastball (Unreleased Genesis/MegaDrive port)
CD32 Review by Digital Press

Advertisements
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TV/Movie/Game/Music/Book References
"Blow the competition away"

 

 

(Snickers commercial, 1997)
"The hare, I think you'll find, is a much larger mammal"
Peter Sallis 1921-2017
Kaboom!
Currencies:


Wading Through the Darkness by Flotsam & Jetsam
"There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead."
Blinkenlights
The Terminator
"It's a perfectly cromulent word"
Ballblazer for the Atari 7800


Vendors
B&C ComputerVisions
GOAT Store
Video61

Podcast references
Colecovisions
Intellivisionaries
Atari 2600 Game by Game Podcast
XEGS Cart by Cart Podcast
The Retro Hour Episode 71 with Darryl Still
Atari 7800 Homebrew Podcast

Listener Feedback
Liam's review of Checkered Flag

Because I Mentioned It
Ataribox

For the Record
I said "song from the 90s band" when I meant to say "song from the 90s by the band..."

Next up: Double Dragon V!

 



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