Retro Tea Break

Bite sized Tech Tales told by the people who shaped the industry. Video game designers, artists, musicians and more. Grab a cuppa and enjoy a moment of living tech history. Hosted by Neil from the popular YouTube channel RetroManCave.

https://www.youtube.com/retromancave

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 44m. Bisher sind 27 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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