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Leonard Tramiel Exclusive Text Interview - Great Atari Insight

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Leonard Tramiel Exclusive Text Interview - Great Commodore & Atari Insight

Commodore and Atari legend Leonard Tramiel kindly gave up some of his free time to answer some questions for Arcade Attack. He discusses his time working at both companies, developing the Jaguar and Jaguar CD as well as the ST and the canned Panther. He also gives an insight to working with his father, the amazing Jack Tramiel. It’s a lovely read with a true gaming pioneer, enjoy.

https://www.arcadeattack.co.uk/leonard-tramiel/

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Nice interview, thanks.

If anyone's interested in more info. on Chuck Peddle and his development of the 6502 there's a great interview with him over here :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enHF9lMseP8

nearly 4 hours, but well worth a watch!

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Zippy wrote:Nice interview, thanks.

If anyone's interested in more info. on Chuck Peddle and his development of the 6502 there's a great interview with him over here :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enHF9lMseP8

nearly 4 hours, but well worth a watch!
I will check this out! Thanks also for the kind feedback.

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Q: What do you feel were the main reasons why the Jaguar failed to properly catch on with consumers?

Leonard Tramiel: I don’t think that the people at Atari, me included, really understood how to work with outside developers or their importance.
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Thanks for that great interview!
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Nice! I just wish there were more ST/Falcon questions, not sure when/who will get another opportunity...

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dhedberg wrote:Thanks for that great interview!
Thanks! He I feel privileged to interview him.

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mikro wrote:Nice! I just wish there were more ST/Falcon questions, not sure when/who will get another opportunity...
I wish I could have asked more. Sorry. I may try to get him on a future Arcade Attack podcast. If he is up for , more ST questions, I promise!

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Nice interview indeed. :)

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Great interview. Thank you for sharing it here.

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arcadeadriano wrote:I wish I could have asked more. Sorry. I may try to get him on a future Arcade Attack podcast. If he is up for , more ST questions, I promise!
would be cool

anyway thanks
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