EPISODE 96: KABOOM!
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The bomber in Activision’s 1981 game KABOOM! is mad. How do we know? The exclamation point in the title, obviously!
That doesn’t stop him from dropping bombs with cartoony lit fuses though. What are you supposed to do? Call the bomb squad? Flee the scene?
Nope. Just get out you buckets of water and start fielding those explosive pop flies. Miss one and bucket water won’t be only thing splattered all over the computer landscape.
Why is all this happening? We’ll blow the lid clean off this mystery. Join us!
Thanks to Kevin McLeod at Incompetech.com for creative commons use of his songs “Reformat”, “Take a Chance” and “Pinball Spring”.
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