MythBusters' Adam Savage talks video games, from Pong to LAN parties

MythBusters' Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage joined the crew at Tested earlier this year, and Savage later began a brief, semi-regular podcast with the tech site's original editors, Will Smith and Norman Chan. The show doesn't have a name yet — even after more than 15 episodes — but the three forge on, and on the most recent episode of Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project, they discussed Savage's history playing video games. Savage recalled playing Pong as a pre-teen boy, and later enjoying titles like Pitfall! on his sister's boyfriend's Atari 2600, but video games didn't come to shape his youth in a major way — likely because he never had "unfettered access" to them. "It's not like I made a decision like 'I'd rather be doing something else,'" he explained to Chan and Smith. "[Video...

Pitfall! Releases
North America
  • iOS
    • Released 08/09/2012
    • Publisher Activision
    • Developer The Blast Furnace
    • Score 6
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