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Michael Thomasson

Chief Executive Officer

Good Deal Games

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Good Deal Games

5508 George Drive

Hamburg, New York, 14075

United States

Company Description

THE Place for VIDEO GAME Hobbyists & Collectors! ONLINE ARCADE! Classic Game Crossword Puzzles, Humor, Chat, Articles, Interviews, Postcards, News, Polls, (+) MORE!...more

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ISAAC'S DELI INC


Concept Artist, Rigger, Animator

Apartment 8 Studios


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GDG


Founder and President

GDG’s


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Online shop Good Deal Games


Senior Animator

World Event Companies


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Good Deal Games - Classic Videogame STAFF

MICHAEL THOMASSON
Meet the man that makes this mess! Michael Thomasson is one of the most widely respected videogame historians in the videogame field today. He currently teaches college level videogame history, design, and graphics courses. For television, Michael conducted research for MTV's videogame related program Video MODS. With much fanfare, Michael contributed to the Inventor of Home Videogames' publication, Videogames in the Beginning by Ralph Baer, as well as several other historical videogame texts including his own solo project Downright Bizarre Games: Video Games that Crossed the Line. Michael has written several business plans for several videogame vendors and managed almost a dozen game-related retail stores spanning two decades. His historical columns have been distributed worldwide in newspapers and magazines. He has also contributed towards or published dozens of games for several consoles, such as the Atari VCS, Sega CD, Colecovision, Atari Jaguar, Intellivision, 3DO, CD-i and Vectrex. Furthermore, Michael has the World's Largest Video Game Collection certified by the Guinness Book of World Records! Michael Thomasson Michael Thomasson is an All-Around-Good-Guy! He started programming games when he began to read at the young age of 5 on the Commodore PET -- later branching into the TRS-80, Vic-20, TI-99, and eventually the Atari line of computers. Michael was previously a full-time 3D Animator, so videogames are as much a form of research, as they are entertainment. Dissecting the newer 3D games through their technology, and examining the classic games he thinks such things as, "How did they do THAT w/ only 2K of memory!"


Good Deal Games - Classic Videogame ARTICLES

By Michael Thomasson of Good Deal Games
by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson Of course, being married to Michael of Good Deal Games, my involvement in classic gaming has certainly increased. I have to admit I didn't know much about the Brown Box or Ralph's place in classic gaming history, but as soon as Michael mentioned that he was the creator of Simon, my interest was piqued... Coin-Op History: Double Dragon Series by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson and Bill Kunkel by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Daniel Bienvenu & Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson An absolute enourmous amount of Atari computer information here - I do not even know where to begin to start a description of the article - just forge on - you'll be entertained, especially if your a hardware guru like we are! - Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson and Bill Kunkel by Michael Thomasson of GDG By Michael Thomasson of GDG ...as I tried to leave, he actually grabbed my shoulder, and swung me back to the display console. He then pushed a controller in my hand, and challenged me to compete with him. By Michael Thomasson of Good Deal Games by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson By Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson by Michael Thomasson


Good Deal Games - Classic Videogame Games ARTICLE - Nolan Bushnell Keynote Speech at CGExpo 2003

GDG President Michael Thomasson


Good Deal Games' Homebrew Heaven - Atari Lynx Videogames

Box art by Michael Thomasson of Good Deal Games.


Good Deal Games - Classic Videogame Games ARTICLE - Classic Gaming Expo 2001 Recap

by Michael Thomasson
Michael Thomasson, Penn Jillette and Leonard Herman Michael Thomasson, Teller Michael Thomasson, and Michael Thomasson and Michael Thomasson


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