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152: The Best of 2018 In Retro - The Retro Hour EP152

12/13/2018
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Claim your FREE copy of The Economist – Text RETRO to 78070 Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Karl Kuras, Stuart Marshall, Paul Edwards, Richard Pemberton Claim your FREE case of craft beer from our sponsor Beer52 here: https://beer52.com/retro Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4970769.rss Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our website: http://theretrohour.com Our Facebook:...

Duration:01:04:37

151: Taskset: The Inside Story with Andy Walker - The Retro Hour EP151

12/7/2018
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Claim your FREE case of craft beer from our sponsor Beer 52 here: https://beer52.com/retro Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Michael Fisher, Martin Henne, Laurence Bennion, Simon Buckner Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4970769.rss Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our website: http://theretrohour.com Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theretrohour/ Our Twitter:...

Duration:01:00:57

150: Australian Retro 2D Adventures & Nostalgia Nerd - The Retro Hour EP150

11/29/2018
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Bad Goat Studios: https://www.mosseadventure.com/ Claim your FREE copy of The Economist – Text RETRO to 78070 Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Jonathan Kaye, Luis Zegarra, Michael Reynolds, Frank Eivind Rundholt Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4970769.rss Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our website: http://theretrohour.com Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theretrohour/ Our...

Duration:01:02:54

149: Commodore 64 Hints and Pokes with Warren Pilkington - The Retro Hour EP149

11/22/2018
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8-Bit Symphony Hull: https://c64audio.com/blogs/news/8-bit-symphony-press-release Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Kevin Leah, Dean Ripley, David Parrish, Stuart brand Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4970769.rss Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our website: http://theretrohour.com Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theretrohour/ Our Twitter: https://twitter.com/retrohouruk...

Duration:01:12:36

148: Adam Koralik, Kim Justice, Slope's Game Room, Retro Man Cave Youtubers Panel - The Retro Hour EP148

11/15/2018
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Adam Koralik: https://www.youtube.com/user/AdamKoralik Kim Justice: https://www.youtube.com/user/elmyrdehory Slope's Game Room: https://www.youtube.com/user/djslopesroom Retro Man Cave: https://www.youtube.com/user/RetroManCave Claim your FREE copy of The Economist - Text RETRO to 78070 Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Samu, Mathew Cooper, Carl Parkes, Matthew Martin Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed:...

Duration:01:20:26

147: Teletext: Back From The Dead - The Retro Hour EP147

11/9/2018
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Memories of Teletext, archiving classic pages and how to access the new homebrew world with 'Teletext archaeologist' Jason Robertson. Telextext Archaeologist website: https://teletextarchaeologist.org/ Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Janne-Juhani Heino, Darren Coles, Ian Fleming, Marc Slorance Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4970769.rss Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our...

Duration:01:05:36

146: Jeff Minter: Llamasoft - The Retro Hour EP146

11/1/2018
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Minotaur Project: http://www.minotaurproject.co.uk Thanks to our amazing donators this week: David McGarry, Henrie Vos, Jakob, Thomas Albrecht Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4970769.rss Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our website: http://theretrohour.com Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theretrohour/ Our Twitter: https://twitter.com/retrohouruk Our Instagram:...

Duration:01:09:33

145: Sega vs Nintendo: The Most Brutal Console War with Al Nilsen - The Retro Hour EP145

10/26/2018
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Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Paul Edwards, Geir Teigo, Stuart Marshall / StoooTube, Rob Burnett Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4970769.rss Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our website: http://theretrohour.com Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theretrohour/ Our Twitter: https://twitter.com/retrohouruk Our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retrohouruk/ Events we'll be...

Duration:01:12:50

144: Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis with Hal Barwood - The Retro Hour EP144

10/19/2018
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A friend of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, we're joined by the legendary Hal Barwood to talk about his time at LucasArts and the classic Indiana Jones and The Fate of Atlantis. Hal Barwood's homepage: [http://www.finitearts.com/](http://www.finitearts.com/) Please show some love to our sponsor and buy a copy of The Art of Point & Click Adventure games here: [https://theretrohour.com/adventure-month/](https://theretrohour.com/adventure-month/) Thanks to our amazing donators this week:...

Duration:01:09:31

143: The Rebirth of Point & Click Adventure Games with Paul Conway - The Retro Hour EP143

10/11/2018
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Our guest this week is Paul Conway who has worked on titles like Theme Park and The Sims and recently Darkside Detective, we talk about the rebirth of point & click adventure games in the 21st century and the joys and challenges of making them today. Darkside Detective: [http://darksidedetective.com/](http://darksidedetective.com/) Please show some love to our sponsor and WIN a copy of The Art of Point & Click Adventure games here:...

Duration:01:05:28

142: Simon The Sorcerer with Mike Woodroffe - The Retro Hour EP142

10/4/2018
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It's Adventure Month and we talk to founder of AdventureSoft Mike Woodroffe about classics like Elvira, Waxworks and Simon The Sorcerer. AventureSoft website: [http://www.adventuresoft.com/](http://www.adventuresoft.com/) Please show some love to our sponsor and WIN a copy of The Art of Point & Click Adventure games here: [https://theretrohour.com/adventure-month/](https://theretrohour.com/adventure-month/) Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Tobias Geijersson, Glen Milford, Jonathan...

Duration:00:59:36

Blade Runner & Command & Conquer with Louis Castle - The Retro Hour EP141

9/27/2018
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We start Adventure Month by chatting to the co-founder of the legendary Westwood Studios, Louis Castle! We cover classics like Dune, Command & Conquer and Blade Runner. Please show some love to our new sponsor and WIN a copy of The Art of Point & Click Adventure games here: https://theretrohour.com/adventure-month/ Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Andrew Gordon, Jonas Toljander, Kevin Leah, Karol Chmist Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS...

Duration:01:03:34

Grim Fandango with Bret Mogilefsky - The Retro Hour EP140

9/21/2018
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Bret Mogilefsky was the lead programmer on the LucasArts classic adventure Grim Fandango, we get the inside story on the game and life at Skywalker Ranch. Bret on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bmogilefsky Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Garry Heather, Paul Edwards, Lee Ashmore, Benjamin Barter Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4970769.rss Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our...

Duration:01:11:01

139: The Atari Jaguar with Bill Rehbock - The Retro Hour EP139

9/14/2018
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The inside story on the Atari Jaguar and Falcon 030 as we take a look at Atari's later days with ex-employee Bill Rehbock. Gameface Labs website: https://gamefacelabs.com/ Download MP3 file: https://audioboom.com/posts/6998500-welcome-to-arcadia-the-retro-hour-ep138.mp3 Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Greg Gerke, Magnus Esbjorner, Richard Legge, Christopher Nelson Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed:...

Duration:01:07:29

Welcome To Arcadia: 100 Years of Arcade History - The Retro Hour EP138

9/6/2018
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We look back on 100 years of arcade history with movie maker Zach Weddington - the man behind the upcoming movie 'Welcome to Arcadia'. https://arcadiathemovie.com/ Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Iain Roberts, Nemanja Smiljanic, Gareth McKee, John Martorana Audioboom new channel: https://audioboom.com/channel/theretrohour Audioboom RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4970769.rss Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our website: http://theretrohour.com Our...

Duration:01:03:29

137: Andrew Hewson - Hints & Tips for Videogame Pioneers - The Retro Hour EP137

8/31/2018
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Famous for games like Uridium, Cybernoid, Pinball Fantasies and many more - we chat to Andrew Hewson, the founder of Hewson Consultants and 21st Century Entertainment! Hewson Consultants: http://www.hewsonconsultants.com/ Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Scott Ravenscroft, Patrick McGinty, Diane Williams, Iain Roberts Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our website: http://theretrohour.com Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theretrohour/ Our Twitter:...

Duration:01:09:30

Archer Maclean: International Karate & Jimmy White's Snooker - The Retro Hour EP136

8/23/2018
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We talk to the man behind International Karate, IK+, Jimmy White's Whirlwind Snooker - the legendary Archer Maclean! Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Roy Gillotti, Karl Kuras, Paul Edwards, Norman Davie Join our Discord channel: https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8 Our website: http://theretrohour.com Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theretrohour/ Our Twitter: https://twitter.com/retrohouruk Our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retrohouruk/ Events: PLAY Expo Blackpool:...

Duration:01:00:01

Knightmare with Hugo Myatt aka Treguard - The Retro Hour EP135

8/16/2018
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Knightmare was a groundbreaking kid's TV show combining RPG and adventure game with incredible graphics. Hear our live panel from PLAY Expo London with Hugo Myatt (Treguard), David Rowe, Paul Flannery Knightmare Live: [https://www.knightmarelive.com/](https://www.knightmarelive.com/) Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Mathew Martin, S Syrja, Simon Rose, Alan Purdom, West Darley Join our Discord channel: [https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8](https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8) Our website:...

Duration:01:07:46

Blizzard, Diablo and Warcraft with David Brevik - The Retro Hour EP134

8/9/2018
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We talk to Diablo creator David Brevik to get the inside story on Blizzard, Warcraft and his return to retro gaming! Graybeard Games: [https://www.graybeardgames.com/](https://www.graybeardgames.com/) Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Robinson Technologies, Simon Pilgrim, Raymond Montalban, Ian Poynter Join our Discord channel: [https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8](https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8) Our website: [http://theretrohour.com](http://theretrohour.com) Our Facebook:...

Duration:01:14:24

Alternative Software: The Inside Story with Roger Hulley - The Retro Hour EP133

8/3/2018
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Alternative Software has been making and releasing budget games for 33 years, we talk to founder Roger Hulley about classics like Skool Daze, Pheenix and much more! Alternative Software website: [http://www.alternativesoft.co.uk/](http://www.alternativesoft.co.uk/) Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Mark Heslop, Darren Coles, Patrick McGinty, Ben Litchfield Join our Discord channel: [https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8](https://discord.gg/GQw8qp8) Our website:...

Duration:01:02:55