Welcome to the Retroist Dig Dug Podcast, a nostalgic journey into the world of underground adventures and pixelated peril. Today, we're going to dig deep into the video game classic – Dig Dug! Picture this – a lone hero armed with an air pump, facing an underground world filled with relentless enemies. Dig Dug isn't just a game; it's an iconic part of gaming history that has captured the hearts of players for generations. On this episode, we're going to unearth the stories of its creation, the gameplay mechanics that made it addictive, the countless variations and ports it inspired, and so much more.