The excavation of the “Atari Burial Ground” happened back in April 2014, and the team of archaeologists continues to write about it. Team member Bill Caraher blogged “Objects, Media, and […]
To: Frederic Chesnais, CEO and Chairman of the Board Atari, SA 78 rue Taitbout 75009 Paris France Auralie Ashley-Marx, Bureau Chief New Mexico Environment Department Solid Waste Bureau Harold Runnels […]
FROM THE EDITOR: A second winning eBay bidder reached out to Archaeogaming to talk about the reasons behind the desire to obtain one of the copies of E.T. excavated from […]
Introduction I received the comments below on Nov. 16, 2014, from an anonymous winning bidder of one of the E.T. games from the excavation in Alamogordo, New Mexico, that were […]
UPDATE [Nov. 12, 2014 at 7:35 p.m. EST]: More oddness: The Atari games on Ebay have dropped from 96 to 94 lots, including the $850 E.T. game with 30 bids. […]
My friend, colleague, and fellow Punk Archaeologist Prof. Bill Caraher introduced me to what he calls the “archaeology of late capitalism”, and he wrote yesterday (Nov. 3, 2014 for those […]
Watch this space! I am still in Alamogordo to continue our archaeological work with the team today, April 27th, but will blog about the real-world excavation of video games when I am home. It’s like Tron, but in reverse. Or LARPing Dig Dug. For science.
I am extraordinarily happy to announce that the Xbox Wire published its press release today about the April 26th excavation of the Atari Landfill (aka Atari Dump Site, E.T. Burial Ground, etc.) in Alamogordo, New Mexico. I’m part of the team of archaeologists referenced in the press release, and will be joined by archaeologists Richard Rothaus, Bill Caraher, and Lindsay […]