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Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« on: September 30, 2014, 23:37:40 PM »
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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2014, 23:52:07 PM »
This man is an amazing catch for an interview, but I never owed an Intellivision, so I can't ask him any pacific questions :(

But I'll ask a few general ones.

Q: How do you feel that after all this time, people are still producing games for the Intellivision machine?

Q: Is there anything you would have done differently back in the day that you felt now could have given the Intellivision the upper hand in out selling Atari at the time?

Q: It must amaze you to meet people with such high regard for your console and your company. Have you ever had any unsavoury experiences with "other band wagon" supporters of other platforms defending them? In other words, dealing with fanboys?

Q: How do feel about the reception the Intellivision Flashback is receiving so far from the fans?

Q: Are there any reasons why a second Intellivision never appeared after the first was discontinued in 1984? Was this due to Mattel?

Q: If you could have produced a second console, what would you have loved to include this time around?

Q: What Homebrew title submission has been a favourite of yours? Assuming that you get a chance to play a game or two, have you been impressed with what people can achieve on the Intellivision some 30 years on?

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2014, 23:57:37 PM »
Good set of questions, GF.  Insofar as the last one, they already have included homebrews in the current Intellivision Flashback. 

Keep them coming folks!

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2014, 00:07:17 AM »
Ohh, okay will change it :)

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2014, 15:11:17 PM »
Q: Food themed games were popular on the Intellivision. BurgerTime is one of my favorite games as well as Diner. Sticking with food arcade games I think Peter Pepper's Ice Cream factory would have been a fun addition, was it ever considered for release or to obscure a title?

Q: I had an Odyssey 2 as my first home console and always wished that Mattel Electronics had made an adaptor to play O2 games. Was there any plans to develop any other console crossover add-ons besides the Atari one?

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2014, 13:36:31 PM »
More brilliant interviews and shows where RVG is these days as more and more people are lining up.

Q)Do you have any further plans for the Intellivision brand?

Q)Mattel is known for innovation, who was responsible for the ECS and Intellivoice ideas? How did they actually come about?

Q)How did you find yourself getting into the game sector?

Q)Of all the games you created or played a part in developing which one are you most fond of and why?

Q) Tell us about your love of cartoons and how did you became and cartoonist?

Q) What would you have done different back in the day to have made the Intellivision a long term success and perhaps still be going now?
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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2014, 23:31:40 PM »
Here are some questions of my own:
1.  Many of us know you for your involvement with video games and the Intellivision.  You also work on a comic strip called "Making It."  How did you get started as a cartoonist? 
2.  You also wrote the Sega Genesis game "Normy's Beach Babe-O-Rama."  How did that come about?  How long did it take to develop the game?
3.  Intellivision Lives! is available was released to various consoles and PC, even the Nintendo DS.  Even though it was released for the PS2, it was not released on the PSP.  Was there an issue with porting it to the PSP?
4.  TRON was a brand that led to the development of various titles to the Intellivision.  You were involved with TRON Solar Sailer.  How much freedom did you have when developing the game or was Disney very controlling and involved in game development?
5.  What would be your Intellivision dream project?

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2014, 19:45:59 PM »
Giving this a bump.  Any other questions for Keith?

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2014, 22:12:21 PM »
How long have you been working on the Intellivision Flashback?

How did you decide on the list of games included?

Were there games you wanted to include but couldn't because of licensing issues?

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2014, 00:47:02 AM »
Keep'em coming!

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2014, 07:26:05 AM »
Some great questions there so far, I'm Surprised numerix of intelivision podcast hasn't seen this yet and asked a few? Maybe somebody should drop him message about it?

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #11 on: October 07, 2014, 11:02:14 AM »
I will add a load more tonight after work.
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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2014, 11:49:02 AM »
Well, Nurmix talks to Keith frequently and they've had him on the podcast several times.  :)

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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2014, 19:30:24 PM »
Added a few more to my other post ^ :113:
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Re: Keith Robinson - Interview Questions Needed
« Reply #14 on: October 07, 2014, 20:05:40 PM »
Cool, thanks!  I'll keep this up another week before I send the questions out.

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