EPISODE 95: THE CHALLENGE OF NEXAR
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In the Spectravision B-movie pirate serial THE CHALLENGE OF NEXAR…*Show notes interrupted by a note passed to the host by the editor*
What? THE CHALLENGE OF NEXAR is an Atari game?**
**Yes. Yes, it is. From Spectravision, 1982.
But I thought Spectravision was a format 1950s TV was presented in.***
***You’re fired. Also, there are no pirates in it.
Anyway, I guess this is a game where you fly through some sort of colorful space vortex thing and shoot space saucers that look less like saucers and more like an unnamed licensed property, the name of which, in Pig Latin, is Rsta Swar Eti Rfighte.
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