Ep. 68: Fairchild Channel F

Video game historian and documentarian Kevin Bunch is here to talk about the Fairchild Channel F: the greatest game console ever made by Fairchild. Creator of the Atari Archive series of gaming documentaries about the Atari 2600’s library, Kevin tells us the history of this “alternate universe Atari” console in his latest video The Fairchild Channel F Story – Archive Annex Episode 3. The channel F was the first ever programmable game console for the home; the first game system that you could program a game for and then sell said game on a cartridge, as opposed to everything already built into one unit.

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