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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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 20 days 1 hour 5 minutes


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episode 370: Making Retro Dungeon Crawlers & Adventures with Wormwood Studios - The Retro Hour EP370

We chat with Vic Pflug from indie game group Wormwood Studios who create retro-style games, inspired by classics like Eye of the Beholder & Lands of Lore.



episode 369: Core Design, Psygnosis & Disney Studios with Rolf Mohr - The Retro Hour EP369

We're joined by the wonderful Rolf Mohr to chat about his incredible career, starting at Core Design on games like Universe and Curse of Enchantia, working on the infamous abadoned Superman Lives movie, and classics like the Ratchet & Clank series.



episode 368: RMC The Cave: A Chat with Neil and the Cave-Dwellers - The Retro Hour EP368

This week, we have a long-overdue catch-up with Neil from RMC and fellow cave-dwellers Alex and Richard. We'll be talking about their wonderful museum, restoring arcades and classic systems, and keeping retro gaming alive for a new generation.



episode 367: Brøderbund & Pixar with Mickey Mantle - The Retro Hour EP367

A true legend on the show this week, we chat with Mickey Mantle who oversaw titles like Myst, Kid Pix and the Living Books franchise at Brøderbund, and played an integral role in the early days of Pixar alongside Steve Jobs and Ed Catmull.



episode 366: Holistic Design: The Inside Story with Andrew Greenberg - The Retro Hour EP366

Join us for a chat with Andrew Greenberg, veteran game designer at Holistic Design, where he worked on classics like Emperor of the Fading Suns, Dracula Unleashed, and Star Trek: Starfleet Academy.


 2023-02-24  1h37m

episode 365: Controversial Retro Games with Kirk Ewing - The Retro Hour EP365

We chat to Kirk Ewing, formerly of VIS Entertainment and veteran of the gaming industry, about creating controversial retro games like State of Emergency and JFK Reloaded. Kirk also shares his experiences as a presenter on the iconic TV show GamesMaster.


 2023-02-17  1h21m

episode 364: Shadowgate with Dave Marsh - The Retro Hour EP364

We take a trip back in time to the golden age of point-and-click adventure games with special guest Dave Marsh, the mastermind behind the classic Shadowgate.


 2023-02-10  1h33m

episode 363: Rebellion Co-Founder Jason Kingsley - The Retro Hour EP363

We chat to industry legend Jason Kingsley, co-founder of Rebellion! From his early beginnings to the creation of one of the biggest independent game developers, Jason shares insights and memories that will take you on a journey through the evolution of gaming.


 2023-02-03  1h31m

episode 362: From Retro Passion to Profession with Jamie Smith (Ubisoft/Sumo Digital) - The Retro Hour EP362

We chat to Jamie Smith, game designer at Sumo Digital and formerly Ubisoft about his retro gaming memories, how he entered the industry and working with legends like Martin Edmonson.


 2023-01-27  1h25m

episode 361: Adrian's Digital Basement - The Retro Hour EP361

We chat to the awesome Adrian Black from Youtube channel Adrian's Digital Basement about early computing and BBS memories, and some excellent tips on maintaining your retro collection.


 2023-01-20  1h30m