Lost Treasures of Gaming

Episode 8: Dragon’s Lair

September 1, 2015

You might know him as the Donkey Kong Dad, the man who hacked Donkey Kong so that his daughter could play as Pauline and save Mario.  You may also know him as one of the geniuses behind the recent Social Media driven game #iDARB.  His name is Mike Mika, and we aren't talking to him about either of these feats.  Today we will be concentrating on a much different wondrous feat that Mike was a part of: the porting of the arcade game Dragon's Lair to the Game Boy Color.  Mike shares with us some of the complexities of such a thing and some of the haggling that had to be done with the publisher to get the game to where it ultimately ended up.  For links and show notes, visit www.omgnexus.com.