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 52m. Bisher sind 34 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 7 hours 18 minutes

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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
 
 

episode 12: Sega Hotline with @SegaMasterTim - Tales from the Telephone


The Sega Hotline was the place to go for help on your favourite Sega Master System or Mega Drive games.  If you were in Australia and you called it then you probably spoke to this man.  Tim shares his memories of his five years working there.

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 2019-10-07  45m
 
 

episode 11: Creating brand new Vectrex Games with Robin Jubber


Today we take tea with a modern developer, Robin Jubber, who tells us all about the Vectrix console and his new game Player2.

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 2019-09-30  26m
 
 

episode 10: Ocean Software with Paul Owens - Daley Thompson, Short Circuit and more


Paul Owens was the first developer in the Ocean Software stable having started out at Spectrum Games, the company which would become Ocean.  He created such titles as Daley Thompson's Decathlon and Short Circuit on the ZX Spectrum while creating the development tools needed to streamline a relentless release schedule, all of which he shares with us today.

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 2019-09-23  33m
 
 

episode 9: Lucas Arts with David Fox - Zak, Indy, Maniac Mansion and more


David Fox was employee number 3 at the newly formed Lucas Arts, a game company that rose to the top as one of the greatest of all time.  David shares his memories of the company, his work and the famous Skywalker Ranch.

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 2019-09-16  38m
 
 

episode 8: Mike Dailly - Grand Theft Auto & Lemmings at DMA Design


If lightening ever struck twice in the games industry then it was Mike Dailly who was hit, with both Lemmings and Grand Theft Auto to his name he helped to drive two of the biggest selling franchises of the '90s and beyond.  Today we get to hear about the early days of DMA Design and how he got into the industry.

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 2019-09-09  37m
 
 

episode 7: From SID to Symphony with Chris Abbott - 8bit Symphony


Chris Abbott is turning our favourite C64 tunes into full blown epics with a symphony orchestra.  Today he tells us all about the 8 Bit Symphony, Rob Hubbard and the journey taken so far to make these glorious renditions a reality.

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 2019-09-02  29m
 
 

episode 6: Hauntology - An RMC MixTape [Music]


A Musical Interlude. Hauntology, a mixtape by RMC.


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 2019-08-31  1h23m
 
 

episode 5: Echo / Spoon Wizard - Demo Scene Musician


After some controversy on the channel recently I am pleased to present the real Echo from LSD.  The man behind the huge tune that accomponied the Jesus on E's Amiga demo.  Today we hear more about that demo, the man behind the music and what he went on to do with his life.

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 2019-08-26  24m