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!

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episode 173: Lucasfilm Games and Atari Jaguar with James 'Purple' Hampton - The Retro Hour EP173

James 'Purple' Hampton worked at Lucas Film Games in their golden era on games like Monkey Island, before developing for the Atari Jaguar on titles like Alien VS Predator.



episode 172: Matthew Smith Interview and Hogs of War History - The Retro Hour EP172

Our BIGGEST episode ever with 3 guests - Jake Habgood gives us the history of Hogs of War, Matthew Smith at the Jet Set Willy 35th anniversary and a breakthrough in retrobriting with Christian Simpson!



episode 171: Retro City Rampage and Shakedown: Hawaii - The Retro Hour EP171

We're joined by Brian Provinciano the man behind Retro City Rampage and Shakedown: Hawaii - a parody of retro games and '80s and '90s pop culture, as well as Grand Theft Auto.



episode 170: Console Wars: Sega VS Nintendo with Blake Harris - The Retro Hour EP170

We talk to the man behind the hugely successful book (and soon to be TV series) 'Console Wars'. How Sega took on Nintendo, their internal fights and chatting games with Seth Rogen.



episode 169: Metal Jesus Rocks - The Retro Hour EP169

Metal Jesus is a long-haired rocker dude who runs a popular YouTube channel dedicated to Retro Gaming. He joins us for a nostalgic chat about collectings, rare pickups and his time working at Sierra.



episode 168: U.S Gold and Virgin Games with Tim Chaney - The Retro Hour EP168

Sex, Drugs and Video Games - We get the story of the 90's at Virgin when the video games industry was truly rock n' roll with Tim Chaney, plus his time at U.S Gold and Commodore UK.


 2019-04-12  1h15m

episode 167: The History of Sierra Adventure Games with Shawn Mills - The Retro Hour EP167

We get the fascinating history of the infamous Sierra from the man who is continuing their legacy, Shawn Mills of Infamous Quests.


 2019-04-05  1h12m

episode 166: 'Go 8 Bit' with Steve McNeil - The Retro Hour EP166

'Go 8 Bit' brought retro games back to mainstream television and the stage, we're joined by its creator Steve McNeil for a great nostalgic chat this week


 2019-03-29  1h7m

episode 165: From Zork to The Dark Room with John Robertson - The Retro Hour EP165

In this episode we discuss everything from brutal Infocom text adventures, retro gaming TV and the story of "The Dark Room", the world's only live-action adventure videogame with the wonderful John Robertson.


 2019-03-22  1h11m

episode 164: Imagine Software and Codemasters with Bruce Everiss - The Retro Hour EP164

We're joined by Bruce Everiss to get the inside story on the legendary rise and fall of Imagine Software and Codemasters in their heyday.


 2019-03-15  1h4m