The original classic gaming podcasts continues its endless quest to explore the history of video games, one game at a time. Join hosts Jeremy Parish and Bob Mackey each week as they team up with a host of expert guests to chronicle the creations that have paved the way for today's hits. From forgotten black-and-white arcade machines to modern-day remakes, Retronauts spans more than four decades of vintage gaming greatness!

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Retronauts Episode 324: The Jennifer Hale Interview

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Retronauts Episode 323: Bill & Ted / Spectrum Next

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Retronauts Episode 322 Preview: Dragon Quest: Your Story

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Retronauts Episode 321: Pure Invention—Video Games & 20th Century Japan

Matt Alt, author of Pure Invention, joins Jeremy to discuss his research into the impact of technological innovation on the growth of Japanese society in the 20th century, and how it shaped video gaming. Cover art by Nick Wanserski.



Retronauts Episode 320: A Castlevania Deep Dive

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Retronauts Episode 319 Preview: Super Mario Galaxy

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Retronauts Episode 318: Cowboy Games

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Retronauts Episode 317: Chrono Cross

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