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 1h12m. Bisher sind 348 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 18 days 9 hours 42 minutes


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episode 345: 3D Construction Kit & Incentive Software - The Retro Hour EP345

We get the inside story of Incentive Software and the classic 3D Contruction Kit which allowed users to create 3D worlds on platforms like the ZX Spectrum, C64 and Amiga with special guest Paul Gregory.



episode 344: The Point & Click Adventure Revival with Wadjet Eye Games - The Retro Hour EP 344

Point & Click adventure games are going through a major revival at the moment, and we chat to Dave Gilbert from indie studio Wadjet Eye Games. Inspired by classics from Sierra and Infocom, they specialise in the adventure genre, with some stunning pixel art and stories.



episode 343: Bringing Metal Gear Solid & Oddworld to the PC - The Retro Hour EP343

We chat to the fascinating Michael Case who started his career working on adult games for the Atari 2600, and then brought some of the biggest Playstation titles to the PC.



episode 342: Video Toaster with NewTek Founder Tim Jenison - The Retro Hour EP342

We're joined by a legend this week, NewTek founder and the 'father of desktop video', Tim Jenison, to hear the story of how the Commodore Amiga changed the movie and TV industry.



episode 341: Donkey Kong Land: Rare Legends - The Retro Hour EP341

We catch up with Rare legends Kev Bayliss and Paul Machacek at Retromessa in Norway to hear some incredible stories from inside Rare in the 90s.


 2022-08-26  1h17m

episode 340: Shareware Heroes - The Retro Hour EP340

The Renegades Who Redefined Gaming


 2022-08-19  1h29m

episode 339: Missile Command and Gravitar with Rich Adam - The Retro Hour EP339

We take a trip back to the heyday of Atari and chat to developer Rich Adam who worked on legendary titles like Missile Command and Gravitar.


 2022-08-12  1h29m

episode 338: Shadow of The Beast & Driver with Martin Edmonson - The Retro Hour EP338

We chat to Reflections founder Martin Edmonson about the making of classics like Shadow of The Beast, Destruction Derby and the Driver series!


 2022-08-05  1h39m

episode 337: The Golden Age of Atari with Ed Rotberg - The Retro Hour EP337

We're joined by the wonderful Ed Rotberg who was a core member of Atari's coin-op team from 1979 onwards, and worked on classics like Battlezone, S.T.U.N. Runner and Blasteroids.


 2022-07-29  1h23m

episode 336: Composing Tomb Raider with Peter Connelly - The Retro Hour EP336

We chat to Core Design legend Peter Connelly who worked on classics like Tomb Raider 3, The Last Revelation and The Angel of Darkness to get a fascinating inside look.


 2022-07-22  1h29m