Asteroids – Episode 008

My God, look at the size of that thing!

Atari makes a cultural impact with Asteroids and introduces the masses to high scores. When did the golden age of video games get literal? How did landing on the moon lead to some major headaches for kids? Why does Jeopardy mine Twitter for Tetris knowledge? We go deep into arcade monitor types, ask why anyone would play a game for three and a half days, and talk Star Wars and Stranger Things.