This Week in Retro

A weekly roundup of the hottest stories from the world of retro gaming and computing, voted on by you, the listener! Hosted by Neil Thomas from RMCretro and Chris Winter for 005 AGIMA.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 77 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

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An Ocean of Respect - This Week In Retro 76


Ocean Software gave us some memorable games back in the 8 and 16 bit era  of gaming. With the passing of one of its co-founders David Ward we  talk about some Ocean greats. We also cover the end of the line for the  Apple iPod, an expensive way to stop cheats on N64 Goldeneye and could  we be about to see an unfinished Duke Nukem game?  All this and our community question of the week.


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The Internet Time Machine - This Week In Retro 75


When the Neil is away the Dave will play! Dave is back to sit in for  Neil this week. He and Chris talk about Midi, an Elden Ring demake for  the Game Boy, a device which allows you to browse the internet of the  past and Wolfenstein has a significant birthday. All this as well as the  community.....oh wait..no... the community question of the week returns  in the next episode.

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Did You Record Games Onto VHS - This Week In Retro 74


This Week in Retro we look at the history of Oregon Trail, find out what  will happen to classic Bethesda games now it is closing its own  launcher. Arcade Bars are now a thing, how do you feel about them and  did you record your gaming sessions onto VHS?   All this and the community question of the week.


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Atari 2600 Born Again in Lego - This Week In Retro 73


After an unplanned week off Neil and Chris return to talk about the  latest classic games console to return in brick form from Lego, its the  Atari 2600 by the way. Pringles paid tribute to the 40th birthday of the  Spectrum, how did they do? They look at a new retro book from Bitmap  Books. Finally, they both get quite excited about a mini Vectrex. All  this and your answers to our Community Question of the Week...


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We Want 90's Beige PCs! - This Week In Retro 72


This week, Overclockers UK made a fool of us by teasing some new beige  90's style PCs. We can't wait to get back to Monkey Island. The original  Doom is back to put your graphics card to shame and Netflix are set to  scare the pixels out of us with their retro gaming based horror. All  this and your responses to our community question of the week!   

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06:39 - Bring Back Beige 

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 2022-04-16  59m
 
 

Thank You For The GIFs - This Week In Retro 71


Retro computing and gaming chat looking at how the prototype for PONG  sold for quite a pretty penny. We also mark the sad passing of the  inventory of the GIF, Stephen Wilhite. We wonder if controllers covered  in fur need much upkeep and take a look at the unreleased Commodore 64  Games Machine. All of this and our community question of the week.

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 2022-04-09  59m
 
 

Neil's Epic Skidmarks - This Week In Retro 70


Did you miss us? Back after a week off and with another guest presenter.  Say hello to Dean AKA MeanMachineDean. He joins Chris and Neil to talk  about video game dioramas, fun racer Epic Skidmarks, Currys giving you money for your old tech and the new VR game from Ken & Roberta, the founders of Sierra.

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 2022-04-02  1h14m
 
 

Top Gear take on Lotus Turbo Challenge - This Week In Retro 69


In a longer than usual episode we welcome Tony from OzRetrocomp as a  guest host this week. We talk about emulating those old Windows  environments online, Top Gear taking a look at a classic 16 bit racer,  the C64 manual gets remastered and how a novel input device for the 8  bits was looked on as a threat to UK safety! All this and our community  question of the week...


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 2022-03-19  1h17m
 
 

Can Apple Claim The Wedge Computer As Their Own? - This Week In Retro 68


Can Apple really claim the concept of a computer and keyboard in one  unit as their own? Do you want to document your life in a pinball  machine? Weird Al does and so he has! Mortal Kombat on the  Megadrive/Genesis gets one heck of a good upgrade. Find out how  emulating an NES could make your super PC/MAC run for the hills! All  this and our community question of the week!..... oh and sorry about Chris's terrible puns......


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 2022-03-12  55m
 
 

Musk Up for the Atari Panther - This Week In Retro 67


Another major tech Birthday approaches, the Speccy will soon be 40. Does a wireless tank mouse float your boat? What is known about the Atari  Panther games console. Windle (Wordle) for Windows 3.1.

This Week in Retro is a weekly roundup of the hottest stories from the world of retro gaming and computing, voted on by you, the listener!  Hosted by Neil from RMC and Chris from 005 AGIMA. Edited by Duncan  Styles...


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