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'''Video Soft''' was a company in Santa Clara, California, United States, founded and headed by Jerry Lawson [http://books.google.com/books?id=N6pacvfrf0wC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA42#v=onepage&q&f=false], who was previously the chief engineer behind the Fairchild Channel F system. It made games for Parker Brothers, Mattel, CBS, and Amiga. [http://www.vintage.org/2006/main/bio.php?id=1586]
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'''Video Soft''' (incorporated on May 7, 1982 as Video-Soft, Inc. [http://california.14thstory.com/video-soft-inc.html]) was a company in Santa Clara, California, United States, founded and headed by Jerry Lawson [http://books.google.com/books?id=N6pacvfrf0wC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA42#v=onepage&q&f=false], who was previously the chief engineer behind the Fairchild Channel F system. It made games for Parker Brothers, Mattel, CBS, and Amiga. [http://www.vintage.org/2006/main/bio.php?id=1586]
  
 
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*[http://207.234.147.108/DP/cmf/listing.cmf?developer=VideoSoft Digital Press game listings for Video Soft]
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*[http://guide.digitpress.com:8080/DP/cmf/listing.cmf?developer=Video%20Soft Digital Press game listings for Video Soft]
 
*[http://www.vintagecomputing.com/index.php/archives/545 2009 interview with Jerry Lawson (Vintage Computing and Gaming)]
 
*[http://www.vintagecomputing.com/index.php/archives/545 2009 interview with Jerry Lawson (Vintage Computing and Gaming)]
 
*[http://unix.sjcc.edu/Resume.htm Former Video Soft programmer Dan McElroy's resume]
 
*[http://unix.sjcc.edu/Resume.htm Former Video Soft programmer Dan McElroy's resume]
 
*[http://www.digitpress.com/library/videosoft/videosoft.htm Previously unreleased Video Soft games for sale]
 
*[http://www.digitpress.com/library/videosoft/videosoft.htm Previously unreleased Video Soft games for sale]
 
*''Black Enterprise'' articles featuring Lawson and Video Soft [http://books.google.com/books?id=N6pacvfrf0wC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA40#v=onepage&q&f=false] [http://books.google.com/books?id=kV8EAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&pg=PA109#v=onepage&q&f=false]
 
*''Black Enterprise'' articles featuring Lawson and Video Soft [http://books.google.com/books?id=N6pacvfrf0wC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA40#v=onepage&q&f=false] [http://books.google.com/books?id=kV8EAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&pg=PA109#v=onepage&q&f=false]
*[http://california.14thstory.com/video-soft-inc.html Video Soft on California Corporation Registry]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 15:58, 17 September 2011

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Video Soft (incorporated on May 7, 1982 as Video-Soft, Inc. [1]) was a company in Santa Clara, California, United States, founded and headed by Jerry Lawson [2], who was previously the chief engineer behind the Fairchild Channel F system. It made games for Parker Brothers, Mattel, CBS, and Amiga. [3]

Research Methods: Online resources (see Links)

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  • 3D Genesis (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • 3D Ghost Attack (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • 3D Havoc (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • Atom Smasher (unreleased) (Video Soft)
  • Color Bar Generator (US Publisher: Video Soft)
  • Depth Charge (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • In Search of the Golden Skull (unreleased) (Mattel) [4]
  • Mogul Maniac (US Publisher: Amiga)
  • Off Your Rocker (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • S.A.C. Alert (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • Scavenger Hunt (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • Strafe (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • Surf's Up (unreleased) (Amiga)

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