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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, 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://web.archive.org/web/20070607083000/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.) was based in Santa Clara, California, and founded and headed by Jerry Lawson [http://books.google.com/books?id=N6pacvfrf0wC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA42#v=onepage&q&f=false], previously the chief engineer behind the Fairchild Channel F system. The company made games for Amiga, CBS, Mattel, Milton Bradley, and Parker Brothers. [http://web.archive.org/web/20070607083000/http://www.vintage.org/2006/main/bio.php?id=1586]
  
 
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*''S.A.C. Alert'' (unreleased) (Amiga)
 
*''S.A.C. Alert'' (unreleased) (Amiga)
 
*''Scavenger Hunt'' (unreleased) (Amiga)
 
*''Scavenger Hunt'' (unreleased) (Amiga)
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*''Spitfire Attack'' (US/CA Publisher: Milton Bradley) [https://artsandculture.google.com/story/sAXRgC0NUykHLA]
 
*''Strafe'' (unreleased) (Amiga)
 
*''Strafe'' (unreleased) (Amiga)
 
*''Surf's Up'' (unreleased) (Amiga)
 
*''Surf's Up'' (unreleased) (Amiga)
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
*[http://www.digitpress.com/video-game-guide/?mode=Search&title=&dollars_loose=&dollars_complete=&scarcity_loose=&scarcity_complete=&Designer=&Developer=Video+Soft&Mfr=&PartNo=&Released= Digital Press game listings for Video Soft]
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*[https://www.digitpress.com/video-game-guide/?title=&dollars_loose=&dollars_complete=&scarcity_loose=&scarcity_complete=&Designer=&Developer=Video+Soft&Mfr=&PartNo=&Released=&mode=Search Digital Press game listings for Video Soft]
*[http://www.vintagecomputing.com/index.php/archives/545/vcg-interview-jerry-lawson-black-video-game-pioneer 2009 interview with Jerry Lawson (Vintage Computing and Gaming)]
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*[https://www.vintagecomputing.com/index.php/archives/545/vcg-interview-jerry-lawson-black-video-game-pioneer 2009 interview with Jerry Lawson (Vintage Computing and Gaming)]
*[http://program-info.net/Resume.htm Former Video Soft programmer Dan McElroy's resume]
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*[https://program-info.net/Resume.htm Former Video Soft programmer Dan McElroy's resume]
 
*[http://www.ataricompendium.com/game_library/prototypes/vcs/videosoft/videosoft.html Previously unreleased Video Soft games for sale]
 
*[http://www.ataricompendium.com/game_library/prototypes/vcs/videosoft/videosoft.html 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]
  
 
[[Category:Companies]]
 
[[Category:Companies]]

Latest revision as of 04:45, 19 June 2022

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

Research Methods: Online resources

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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)
  • Golf Diagnostic
For use with an interactive golf simulator
  • In Search of the Golden Skull (unreleased) (Mattel) [3]
  • Mogul Maniac (US Publisher: Amiga)
  • Off Your Rocker (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • S.A.C. Alert (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • Scavenger Hunt (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • Spitfire Attack (US/CA Publisher: Milton Bradley) [4]
  • Strafe (unreleased) (Amiga)
  • Surf's Up (unreleased) (Amiga)

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