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Podcast: Happy Birthday to the 3DO

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Born on October 4, 1993, the 3DO game system was reponsible for a lot of firsts.  One of the first CD-ROM consoles, the first 32-bit console, and the first console that relied solely on 3rd party manufacturing.  For all it gets harped on, the 3DO still houses a strong library that borrows from both consoles and PCs as well as paving the way for original titles.  Shawn Freeman from Knuckleballer Radio joins us to discuss the glory that was the 3DO.

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Written by Fred Rojas

October 3, 2012 at 12:00 pm