Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Episode 9 – Desert Falcon & Ballblazer

Today’s episode of The Atari 7800 Game By Game Podcast will cover Desert Falcon & Ballblazer. Also included is some talk of recent pickups and a lot of listener feedback.

Future episodes will cover and Choplifter & Karateka, Water Ski & Tank Command & Touchdown Football & One-on-One Basketball.  If you have any thoughts or memories of these games, the system or any previously covered games, you can send them to


  1. Great podcast. You mentioned how great the Rotofoil looked in the Ballblazer artwork and wondered if it was a real model. It was in fact real, made by ILM (benefits of being part of the Lucasfilm empire).
    In the September 1984 issue of Electronic Games they cover the production of Ballblazer and RoF (5200 versions) as well as the impending launch of the 7800. After reading that issue, I thought the future looked bright for Atari. If only I knew what was about to happen...

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