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Burger Becky Part 2

Becky's back this week with another segment full of insider info about the earliest days of the gaming industry. She talks about how she learned assembly by reverse engineering Atari 2600 carts, why she thinks Carmack is a better programmer than Romero, why Wizardry was such a great game, and the old debate about text vs. graphical adventures.

Download the audio here (also available on iTunes).

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Matt Chat with Becky "Burger" Heineman Part I

This is the first part of my extensive interview with industry legend Becky "Burger" Heineman, one of the co-founders of Interplay and the most influential woman in the history of the industry. In this first segment, Becky and I chat about her love of guns, cakes, and how her skill at Space Invaders on the Atari 2600 led to an amazing career as a games programmer.

Download the audio from the video here (coming soon to iTunes).

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