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RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« on: August 30, 2014, 18:59:37 PM »
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Jennell is a frequent speaker at game conferences and will be attending CGE Las Vegas for those lucky enough to attend.

And again thanks to Jennell for taking part.
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zapiy
 
Can you talk us through your career at Coleco?





zapiy

What was the hardest game to convert to the ColecoVision?




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zapiy

Did you have anything to do with the Coleco Adam? If so can you tell us what that was?






zapiy

Do you have any early designs from when you worked at Coleco you can share?




Shadowrunner

How did you get your start in the industry, and did you think it could turn into a lifelong career?




Shadowrunner

Which games that you worked on really stand out and are memorable for you?




Shadowrunner

Do you play a lot of games yourself, and if so what are some of your favourites?









TrekMD

Are you surprised to see interest on the ColecoVision this many years later?
















TrekMD

Do you still have any retro consoles?




TrekMD

Given your experience working with various platforms over the years, do you have a platform that is your favorite to develop games for?






TrekMD

Was there a game project you may have wanted to make for the ColecoVision (i.e., a dream project) that never materialized?




zapiy

During your freelance design studio period in the late 1980s and early 1990s, what games did you work on?


zapiy

What did you do for Epyx? Do you have any concept stuff from then to share?




zapiy

Did you work on any Atari Lynx or Jaguar games? Which ones and what was the most challenging?


Jennell

No. Those consoles were after my time as a contractor for Epyx, and I never worked on them for later clients.


zapiy

Do you have any stories of unreleased titles you can share that you know of from your time in the industry?




Retrotext

Was there a project that you worked on that proved you wrong? perhaps for good reasons.




Grefox

What inspired and helped you envisage the wonderful games you created? Did you at times find it difficult in anyway with this medium being so new at the time?



Greyfox

What tools were available to you at the time? For creating the graphics for improvement of some of the games you worked on?



Greyfox

What has been your most cherished work and why?








Greyfox

Out of all the projects you've being a part of, which was the most laborious to work on and couldn't wait for it to be done?




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Greyfox

Have you any anecdotes you'd like to share while working within any of the companies who have had the pleasure of your presence and employment?


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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2014, 22:57:17 PM »
Wow another incredible interview, simply Devine , absolutely fantastic read and brilliant insight to a legend, I can now stop double guessing that we here at RVG have now one of if not the best interview archive with gaming legends updated for for today's audiences.

We might have to do something special for them now :77:

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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2014, 23:56:35 PM »
Nice interview guys! Some well thought answers, nice to see and not just rushed one liners!
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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2014, 00:50:44 AM »
Yeah its fantastic to get indepth feedback like this from our questions. :113:
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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2014, 01:33:45 AM »
This is a superb interview! She really took the time to provide thorough answers and they are all very information answers. 

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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2014, 22:40:39 PM »
Beats the Yes interview for sure :21:

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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2014, 22:57:21 PM »
Very Nice Interview! I really appreciate the time Jennell Jaquays took to answer these questions. Speaking of the questions, they were out of the ball park. Great questions everyone asked.

I really liked her take on Turbo. I think it is a great game. Great information about my favorite Coleco product the Tabletop Arcades.

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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2014, 23:30:38 PM »
Thanks fella I have to agree these were great questions and answers. Loved getting some more interviews from a US point of view.
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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2014, 23:34:44 PM »
I wonder if some of the folks she mentioned could also be interviewed.  ;)

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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2014, 23:45:01 PM »
Already on that lol.
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Re: RVG Interviews Jennell Jaquays.
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2014, 23:48:52 PM »
Quote from: "zapiy"
Already on that lol.
Figured!   :21:

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