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Tony Cavin and Marc Cooper interview video game players at the Castle Park video arcade in Sherman Oaks, CA. Among the video games discussed are Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, and Dig Dug. The hosts explain the differences between home games and games played in the arcade, as well as the controversy over violent and sexual video games like Custer's Last Stand and War Command. Interview with a Boeing Corporation representative who explains how they use video games to sell combat helicopters. Video game music and sound effects are interspersed throughout.
This audio is part of the collection: Pacifica Radio Archives: National Endowment for the Arts Grant 2011
It also belongs to collections: News & Public Affairs; stream_only; Pacifica Radio Archives
Contributor: Pacifica Radio Archives
Subject: The sound of the begining of the future
A very interesting story about the emergence of video games and the people who play them.