The Retro Hour (Retro Gaming Podcast)

Your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news and interviews with industry veterans. New episodes released every Friday!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h11m. Bisher sind 288 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 18 hours 39 minutes


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episode 285: Spy vs Spy with Richard Spitalny - The Retro Hour EP285

We get the inside story of classics like Spy vs Spy and Boulderdash with the founder of First Star Software, Richard Spitalny.



episode 284: Heart of Neon: The World of Jeff Minter - The Retro Hour EP284

We chat to Paul Docherty for a unique inside look at the world of Jeff Minter and Llamasoft in his new documentary Heart of Neon.



episode 283: Triumph of the Nerds with Robert Cringley - The Retro Hour EP283

We chat to Robert Cringely who was behind the classic documentary Triumph of the Nerds. His Infoworld gossip column gave him a unique inside look at the rise of the computer industry, and he was Apple employee number 12!



episode 282: Soviet Strike, Transformers & FMV Games with Flint Dille - The Retro Hour EP282

We chat to game designer and screenwriter Flint Dille who worked on the classics Soviet Strike and Nuclear Strike, classic FMV games and did animated work on Transformers and G.I Joe!



episode 281: Donkey Kong, Bart VS Space Mutants & Keystone Capers with Garry Kitchen - The Retro Hour EP281

We chat to games industry veteran Garry Kitchen who has worked for companies like Activision and Coleco, and co-founded Absolute Entertainment. Today he's back making Atari 2600 games with partner David Crane at Audacity games.


 2021-06-25  1h41m

episode 280: The Demo Scene: Past and Future with Haujobb - The Retro Hour EP280

Haujobb is an international demo group, formed in the early 90s. We chat to members Melkor and NoName about their productions, the early party scene and how the demo scene is now being recognised by UNESCO as important world heritage!


 2021-06-18  1h36m

episode 279: Retro Memories with Digital Foundry's John Linneman - The Retro Hour EP279

We're joined by John Linneman from Digital Foundry Retro for a fantastically nostalgic chat about everything from Sega's 32X to the Nuon, and find out why attention to detail matters when it comes to retro gaming.


 2021-06-11  1h29m

episode 278: Evercade: Making Modern Retro Consoles - The Retro Hour EP278

We chat to the team behind Evercade, a family of new retro gaming focussed consoles with multi-game cartridges, that aims to deliver an authentic nostalgic experience.


 2021-06-04  1h34m

episode 277: Williams, LucasArts & 3DO with Noah Falstein - The Retro Hour EP277

We chat to industry legend Noah Falstein who started his career at Milton Bradley and Williams, worked on classics like Monkey Island and Indiana Jones at Lucasfilm Games before joining the 3DO company.


 2021-05-28  1h35m

episode 276: The Mysterious World of the MSX - The Retro Hour EP276

We're joined by MSX superstar Wammes Witkop to hear the story of the computer platform that birthed classics like Metal Gear and Bomberman.


 2021-05-21  1h26m