Dan Kitchen has shared an article from Retro Gamer magazine that covers an interview where he discusses how he made the game Crackpots for the Atari 2600. He provides a link to a PDF of the article (link below). Original source: Dan Kitchen Games
Wow, that's a different article. You don't really hear much about that one.
I'm surprised they made no mention of it as to being "Kaboom! in reverse". However, talking about the things that made it special was cool though. I always thought it was funny to have a bug chew through the entire building!