The TDE Podcast Episode 4: Atari’s Owen Rubin

Episode 04 of the Ted Dabney Experience podcast is out now! If you enjoy reading, you’ll love the other project I’m involved with:

TDE Owen

The Ted Dabney Experience Podcast talks to Space Duel designer Owen Rubin about the frontier days of videogame creation at Atari, the volatility of vector hardware, the original Boss Key, disco dancing and Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell’s infamous pool parties.

Owen was full of great tales about his days with Atari – plenty of great minutiae here too!

You can check it out on our website here.

We can also be found on all the usual Podcast hosts including:

Apple Podcasts


Google Podcasts

Or if that all sounds like hard work, here’s the YouTube version. Click and play!

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6 Comments Add yours

  1. Michael Basal says:

    I have read some of this of Owen and Atari in other articles but this is straight from the man himself. Nice to hear it first hand! A great interview! Would really like to get his autograph to go with my Space Duel arcade poster and the game itself.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Owen Rubin says:

    And you should have it soon. Watch your mail!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Michael Basal says:

    The return package arrived safely today. I am very happy! Thank you Owen!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Tony says:

    Good work gents!


  5. Owen Rubin says:

    Great news Michael. Glad that makes you happy. if you want me to sign others, I am happy to do so.


  6. Michael Basal says:

    Thanks again Owen and I appreciate the offer. I am actually considering two other items for you to sign.


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