Who Watched Emergency! The TV Show?

The story behind this meeting I was able to be onsite for is pretty amazing. The 50 year celebration for the (amazing – and part of my childhood) TV show Emergency! was scheduled for 2021. With COVID gathering regulations in place, the 50 year anniversary celebration was postponed. Lucky for me, I was on another event and Denny Hare the producer for the Emergency! 50 year event was a part of that meeting, we talked, I was invited to join the team for the now delayed 51st celebration of the TV show! The theater was amazing. The tech “pit” was literally under the audience seating with 5′ ceilings (note all the caution tape in photo!).

I did get to see, but not formally meet, Randy Mantooth (John Gage) and Kevin Tighe (Roy DeSoto) and the real Engine 51! Sometimes work is just amazing!


Troy @ TLC

By |September 2nd, 2022|Personal|

Wrapping This Series with Troy’s Favorite – Space Invaders!

The absolute classic arcade game (based on my childhood and stacks of Quarters spent at the local arcade) is Space Invaders!

Space Invaders was released in 1978, created by Tomohiro Nishikado. It is one of the earliest shooting games and the goal is to defeat waves of aliens with a laser cannon to earn as many points as possible. Above is the original promotional flyer for the video game and shows the title graphic was a bigger design element than the actual game play. The game title was designed based on the font ITC Machine.

Troy’s template integrates the game colors into the preset color scheme, has the iconic game name text treatment as vector art, and many of the actual game icons. Download the template free here:SpaceInvaders_16x9 Template

By |August 26th, 2022|Templates/Assets|

Personal Gaming with an Nintendo Switch Themed PowerPoint Template

Game/Console Background:

  • The Nintendo Switch video game was released worldwide in March 2017. The console itself is a hybrid tablet that can either be docked for use as a home console or used as a portable device. The controllers are wireless with standard buttons and directional sticks along with motion sensing and tactile feedback. When released, in 2017, it was the world’s first hybrid console design. The game library for the Nintendo Switch is practically limitless!

The PowerPoint Template

  • Christie developed a fantastic Nintendo Switch themed full feature PowerPoint template with custom icon bullets, and multiple preset layout with a static version and preset animation version.

Download the Mario Kart template for FREE! Nintendo_Switch_16x9_Template

By |August 24th, 2022|Templates/Assets|

Going Modern Gaming with an Xbox PowerPoint Template

Game/Console Background:

  • Xbox is a video gaming brand created and owned by Microsoft. With five video game consoles, many games, a streaming service and an internal game dev studio, Xbox Game Studios. Xbox was first introduced in November 2001. The second console, the Xbox 360, was released in 2005, followed by the Xbox One in November 2013, and the Xbox Series X and Series S in November 2020.

The PowerPoint Template

  • With a dramatic theme slide animation and a library of copy/paste .png images, this is a great PowerPoint template.

Download the Mario Kart template for FREE! Xbox_16x9_Template

By |August 22nd, 2022|Templates/Assets|

Do You Remember Golden Axe?

Game Background:

  • Golden Axe is a side-scrolling video game released by Sega for arcades in 1989, running on the Sega System 16B arcade hardware. The game casts players as one of three warriors who must free the fantastical land of Yuria from the tyrannical rule of Death Adder, who wields the Golden Axe. The game was well received and later converted for play on many different home systems.

The PowerPoint Template:

  • A full featured PowerPoint template with preset (custom) fonts, color scheme and several animated layouts.

Download the FREE, and awesome classic arcade template, here: Golden_Axe_Arcade_16x9_Template

By |August 19th, 2022|Templates/Assets|
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