The TDE Podcast Episode 14: Q*Bert Co-creator Jeff Lee

Episode 14 of the Ted Dabney Experience podcast is available now for your listening pleasure! If you enjoy reading ArcadeBlogger.com, you’ll love the other project I’m involved with: Jeff Lee was the original video artist at D. Gottlieb and Company, designing the character Q*Bert and working on titles such as Krull, The Three Stooges and…

Q*Bert Prototype Arcade Cabinet

If you find yourself reading this week’s post here on Arcade Blogger, it would be fair to assume that you will be familiar with the arcade game Q*Bert. Released in 1982, the game instantly cemented itself as one of the staples of the Golden Age of Classic Arcade Gaming. It was an immediate hit for…

Kan Yabumoto: Mad Planets

This week saw the passing of Kan Yabumoto, creator of Gottlieb’s Mad Planets arcade video game. Very sad news indeed – Kan was well-respected and admired by all who knew him. As a game designer in the early eighties, he was one of the behind-the-scenes unsung heroes of the Golden Age of video gaming –…