Retro Tea Breaks

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 RMC.

https://www.youtube.com/RMCRetro

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 32 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 4 hours 21 minutes

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episode 22: Eben Upton tells the Raspberry Pi Story


Eben Upton of the Raspberry Pi Foundation (https://www.raspberrypi.org/) joins us today to tell us about the story of the Pi.  From inception to launch and beyond.  Grab a cuppa, it's time for a tea break.

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 2020-04-06  1h8m
 
 

episode 21: The Voice of Duke Nukem, Jon St. John


Hail to the King baby!  Jon St. John is a professional voice actor who is best known in our circles as the voice of Duke Nukem.  Today we learn about how he got the job and the impact of "being Duke" on his life.

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 2020-02-03  38m
 
 

episode 20: Steve Furber - BBC Micro & ARM CPU Designer


Steve Furber was the Principal Engineer on the BBC Micro computer as well as the ARM processor.  Landmarks in computer history as well as a collosus in present day technology thanks to the adoption of ARM in most mobile devices.  Today we have the pleasure of learning a little more about his contribution to technology.

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 2020-01-27  1h5m
 
 

episode 19: Eugene Sandulenko - SCUMMVM Team Lead on reviving Point & Click Adventures


Today we chat with the team lead of SCUMMVM, a wonderful bit of sofware designed to preserve adventure games, recreating the engines and enhancing the games we love with patches, bug fixes and improvements to make them playable on modern platforms.

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 2020-01-20  45m
 
 

episode 18: Tony Warriner - Revolution Software (Beneath a Steel Sky, Broken Sword...)


Tony Warriner is one of the Co-Founders of Revolution Software, the team behind Beneath a Steel Sky, Lure of the Temptress and the Broken Sword series among many more AAA games.  Today Tony shares with us is memories of getting into game development and making the games we loved.

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 2020-01-12  1h9m
 
 

episode 17: What was Amiga ownership like in the USA? A chat with American Amigans


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The Commodore Amiga was such a popular machine here in the UK and across Europe, but it always struck me as odd that in the USA, the home of Commodore, it was little more than a footnote in computer history.  I've decided to ask some dedicated American Amiga owners for their perspective on the machine as underground Amiga owners back in the day.

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 2019-11-25  55m
 
 

episode 16: H0ffman Live Amiga DJ Set from The Cave


H0ffman treats us to a mix of his music created on the Amiga and mixed on two Amiga 600's live in The Cave.  If you'd like to see an interview with Ian and the set on video you can find it here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVF-GbGHxA8

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 2019-11-17  1h4m
 
 

episode 15: Rob Hubbard - Video Game Musician and C64 Wizard


Rob Hubbard is a giant in the world of video games and his music enhanced and at times surpassed the quality of the games themselves.  Today we learn about his wizardry with the C64's SID chip as well as what he went on to do in the '90s which is less spoken about but just as interesting.

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 2019-11-10  53m
 
 

episode 14: Tim Follin - Legendary Video Game Musician - Live Q&A


We're live today at Blackpool Play Expo where I was asked to host a Q&A with the legendary composer Tim Follin.  We hear about his life history and enjoy some audience participation at the event.

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 2019-10-28  58m
 
 

episode 13: The Unreleased Elite Killer with Ian Robinson


It should have killed Elite to become the greatest computer space game of all time, so what happened?  The largely unknown "Karma" is an unreleased game by Periscope Software Ltd.  Today we talk to one of the developers to find out what it was, why it wasn't released, and what became of it. 

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 2019-10-21  33m