Article/interview: The history of games-emulation pioneer Randy Linden

Really fun interview here with Randy Linden, whose claims to fame include the ambitious Super Nintendo version of Doom, an authentic version of the Laserdisc classic Dragon’s Lair on the lowly Amiga, and perhaps biggest of all, Bleem—the world’s first major commercial emulation platform. Linden confirmed a heretofore unknown story about the origin of the Xbox console, as well, which was a fun surprise to learn.

Assembly line: An urge to preserve gaming’s history brought a 40-year vet back to the industry (