Retro Island Diskettes

Retro castaways choose eight music tracks of computer or video game origins through which to tell the story of their life in retro. From arcades to home micros, hackers to demo sceners, every guest has a unique and personal story to tell.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h16m. Bisher sind 12 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 12: Jim Bagley - A British 8bit Coding Machine | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.12


Jim Bagley has worked on so many 8bit titles it's difficult not to have played a game touched by his genius.  He's a master of the Z80 but no stranger to any other CPU he wants to challenge himself with and has performed amazing feats for his own amusement, like porting Dragons Lair to a ZX81, just because he can. ●RID can be enjoyed in the following ways: Using links to all your favourite podcast services including Itunes, Spotify and Google Play here:  https://audioboom...


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 2019-09-08  1h28m
 
 

episode 11: Kevin Toms - Spreadsheets, Perms and Football Manager | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.11


Kevin Toms is perhaps best know for Kevin Toms Football Manager, one of the very first of its type this genre defining game spanned every computer available for the duration of the '80s.  His face was his money maker on the many adverts we saw in our magazines.  Today we hear the story behind the man and the games. ●RID can be enjoyed in the following ways: Using links to all your favourite podcast services including Itunes, Spotify and Google Play here:  https://audioboom...


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 2019-08-22  1h13m
 
 

episode 10: Text Adventures - Tim Gilberts | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.10


Tim Gilberts is perhaps best known as the author of The Quill as well as subsequent tools which allowed non-coders to write their own text adventure games.  Today we discuss his history in the industry, his company Gilsoft and the place of the text adventure in gaming past and present. ●RID can be enjoyed in the following ways: Using links to all your favourite podcast services including Itunes, Spotify and Google Play here:  https://audioboom...


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 2019-08-09  1h25m
 
 

episode 9: Sensible Software - Stoo Cambridge | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.9


Stoo Cambridge is a video game artist who may be best known for his work at Sensible Software.  Today Stoo shares his history with us including work on Sensible Software, Cannon Fodder and more 16bit classics. ●RID can be enjoyed in the following ways: iTunes - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/retro-island-diskettes-podcast/id1372548081 Google Play - https://play.google.com/music/m/Ihpy4fakxcvji3qhxkeiqc7d4ia?t=Retro_Island_Diskettes_Podcast SoundCloud - https://soundcloud...


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 2019-07-29  1h23m
 
 

episode 8: 4-Mat - Demo Scene & Video Game Composer | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.8


4-Mat AKA Matthew Simmonds is responsible for some of the greatest 16bit demo scene tunes ever written, many video game tracks and ten albums of original work.  His music is regularly chosen by other guests so it was time to hear his story. Supported by: ● MonsterJoysticks: https://monsterjoysticks.com/RMC ● 1ClickPrint:  https://www.1clickprint.com#retromancave Guests: ● 4-Mat https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvzC0b3amGIFtU-0tqRhUVg Hosts: ●RetroManCave - Neil   YouTube https://www.youtube...


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 2018-08-03  1h14m
 
 

episode 7: Steve Hammond - DMA Design | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.7


Steve Hammond of DMA Design shares his life in retro and eight tracks to guide us through everything from Hired Guns and Lemmings to Grand Theft Auto, DMA's relationship with Psygnosis and the challenges of working as a writer and artist for a top games studio. Supported by: ● MonsterJoysticks: https://monsterjoysticks.com/RMC ● 1ClickPrint:  https://www.1clickprint.com#retromancave Guests: ● Steve Hammond https://twitter.com/snap2grid Hosts: ●RetroManCave - Neil   YouTube https://www.youtube...


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 2018-07-18  1h21m
 
 

episode 6: Anarchy Demo Group / Judge Drokk | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.6


Judge Drokk, founder of the Anarchy demo group shares with us his story of the demo scene, copy and demo parties, Stolen Data and much more interspersed with his favourite tunes from the likes of 4-Mat and other demo sceners of the time. Supported by: ● MonsterJoysticks: https://monsterjoysticks.com/RMC ● 1ClickPrint:  https://www.1clickprint.com#retromancave Guests: ● Judge Drokk   Twitter: https://twitter.com/judgedrokk Hosts: ●RetroManCave - Neil   YouTube https://www.youtube...


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 2018-07-04  1h7m
 
 

episode 5: Matt Phillips - Tanglewood | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.5


Matt Phillips is a seasoned game developer who decided to leave AAA studios and embark on a very special project with his Sega Megadrive.  Learn about Matt, his history in the game development industry and his new project. Supported by: ● MonsterJoysticks: https://monsterjoysticks.com/RMC ● 1ClickPrint:  https://www.1clickprint.com#retromancave Guests: ● Matt Phillips   Web: https://bigevilcorporation.co.uk/   Twitter: https://twitter...


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 2018-06-15  1h1m
 
 

episode 4: Ravi Abbot - The Retro Hour | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.4


Ravi Abbot, co-host of The Retro Hour joins us to share his life in retro, clinging on to Commodore Amiga's, pirate radio, theatre groups, the birth of The Retro Hour and DJ'ing with Amiga's in the present day. Supported by: ● MonsterJoysticks: https://monsterjoysticks.com/RMC ● 1ClickPrint:  https://www.1clickprint.com#retromancave Guests: ● Ravi Abbot   YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/user/the4mula   TheRetroHour:  https://soundcloud...


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 2018-06-05  1h26m
 
 

episode 3: DJ Slope - Daniel Ibbertson | Retro Island Diskettes | Ep.3


Daniel Ibbertson from the YouTube channel Slopes Game Room joins us today to educate us on his life in retro and his favourite video game music tracks.  Delve into some console classics and learn more about the man behind the YouTube channel. Supported by: ● MonsterJoysticks: https://monsterjoysticks.com/RMC Guests: ●Daniel Ibbertson / Slopes Game Room:  https://www.youtube.com/user/djslopesroom Hosts: ●RetroManCave - Neil   YouTube https://www.youtube...


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 2018-05-14  1h14m
 
 
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