Here is informations about some of the people behind this
video game system.
Key people: Brian Burney,
Madonna Mark III, Erik Piehl and
Brian is an Electrical Engineer that has been working in
several fields for the past 13 years.
He has worked on wall climbing robots, autonomous underwater robotics, and
pharmacy automation robotics.
He has worked in several aspects of product development from printed
circuit board design, 3D modeling and printing, and embedded controller
Matthew is an autodidactic electronics and retro-computer enthusiast,
engineer, and maker.
Having grown up in the "golden era" of home computers and video arcades,
he enjoys mixing retro computers with new technology to breath some new
life into classic systems.
He is the creator of the F18A video enhancement board that is a drop-in
replacement for the TMS9918A VDP used in many retro computer and gaming
When not working on an FPGA SoC or a new board design, he can be found
playing with his three children and two dogs, reading, and spending time
with his wife.
Madonna Mark III:
Madonna Mark III is a programmer, composer and chip/type designer with
over 30 years experience in the 8-bit world.
Co-founder of Matra Computer Automations (Sex Bomb Bunny, Moskow 2024,
Ark-a-Noah, Don’t Cock It Up!) and Video Hazard (Retaliot —with Jonathan
“Joffa” Smith—, Litter Chaos).
Partnerships with Kralizec (MajiKazo), True Video (Alien 99) and a few
Founder of Guzuta (Sink-King, Seleniak). Now serving in Silicon Sex (Junkwall,
Lilith, Messiax, Sex Machine, Courtney) as purveyor of technology
Erik has worked high-tech startups throughout his career - 25 years by now,
starting from software development to business development to CTO and CEO
roles, managing companies in Finland, USA and Japan.
As counterpart to daily management and business tasks he enjoys sports -
and building electronics and FPGA projects in his spare time - and feels
privileged to be part of teams that get things done.
He has five patents and holds a M.Sc.EE degree from Helsinki University of
William is a machinist, industrial designer, and the owner/operator of
Sabine Speed and Specialty Co.
He has designed products from automotive accessories to commercial
displays and is always dreaming up something new to create.
In his spare time he enjoys vintage automobiles, electronics, and
listening to punk.
Do you have additional information about the
crew behind Phoenix VGS
Please feel free to send an email.
April 14, 2019.
March 06, 2019.
December 23, 2018.
November 08, 2018.
October 24, 2018.
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