2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Gaming Pioneers: Meet Intellivision Programmers

Friday, March 13
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Long Center
701 W Riverside Dr


Enjoy an entertaining and informative panel of Blue Sky Rangers — the Intellivision game designers of Mattel Electronics in the early 1980s—as they share their memories and answer your questions about the pioneering days of video games. From the technical challenges of developing a game that fits into a 4K cartridge, to the antics of a group of a young, creative team of programmers, to the business wars that led to the great video game crash of 1983, and everything in between. 30+ years later, the Blue Sky Rangers remain in touch and regularly get together for reunions, panels and collaborations on new projects. Learn what kinds of careers and accomplishments the Blue Sky Rangers went on to do. Finally, learn what Intellivision is up to today! Panelists include current President of Intellivision Productions, Inc. Keith Robinson (TRON Solar Sailer), David Warhol (Mind Strike), Julie Hoshizaki (Thin Ice), and Bill Fisher (Space Hawk).


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David Warhol


Realtime Associates

Julie Hoshizaki

Professor/Program Coord

Northwest Vista College

Keith Robinson


Intellivision Productions Inc

Keith Robinson, President of Intellivision Productions, Inc., has spent much of the last 30 years dedicated to keeping alive the history of the early days of video games.

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William Fisher


Quicksilver Software Inc


Free and open to the public. ***Admission subject to venue capacity and age restrictions.
Solo / Dual / Panel

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