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Night Trap: technologies, Congressional outrage and Dana Plato

I remember buying Night Trap for Mac in wake of the Congressional hearings and Dana Plato's (actress - Diff'rent Strokes) cute-factor. These are not the best reasons to choose a game title, but I'm glad I did.

I recently came across an article about the Control-Vision (NEMO) video game console, for which Night Trap was originally filmed, and felt the urge to dig a bit deeper. A game console using VHS tapes for FMV & storage? WTF? We had to know more. As We dug into the story, it occurred to us that this was taking place in the midst of far better technologies than analog tape.

When laid out on a timeline, it's much easier to see all the technologies, drama and oddity to this story. Read more on our Blog Post: Night Trap's game release is an odd tale of technologies, Congressional outrage and Dana Plato.

Night Trap: technologies, Congressional outrage and Dana Plato
 

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