Category: Miscellaneous
Video: How Software Piracy Birthed an Underground Art Scene (misc)

inversephase talks about the demoscene! The demoscene does not make halt on any systems and we are sure you have seen the one or other console or handheld demo here on PDRoms already! Please make sure you have a bit more than three hours to enjoy the complete video. It’s very informative!

How Software Piracy Birthed an Underground Art Scene (HOPE 2018)

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The Retro League Podcast – Episode 446 – Chasing the Popular Trends

The Retro League Podcast features discussion about the latest retro gaming news, re-releases, community developments and reviews of our favorite games.

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This week we’re making our controllers wireless and researching a Super Famicom game with a generic title. We wonder if kids these days are so impressionable that they would rush out and buy luxury cars just because they saw one in Mario Kart. We remember Suncoast stores and the Rock is looking back on his younger self in this episode of the Retro League.

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The Retro League Podcast – Episode 445 – Ban All Coin-Operated Amusement Devices

The Retro League Podcast features discussion about the latest retro gaming news, re-releases, community developments and reviews of our favorite games.

This week:

This week we have evidence that the mythical NES Classic Mini is actually a real product that consumers could buy and not just a scam perpetrated by eBay resellers. We might have to expose our stomachs to cheap burgers in order to get some Mario toys but we were completely perplexed for several minutes by the face of Trog. We’ve got a Sega CD adaptation of a comic book super hero and a staple of the SNES on this episode of the Retro League.

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The Retro League Podcast – Episode 444 – Gamer Motivations

The Retro League Podcast features discussion about the latest retro gaming news, re-releases, community developments and reviews of our favorite games.

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This week we’ve found the wordiest video game listing on Craigslist and we watched the history of the Betamax camcorder. Sixteen years ago Nintendo had people carry televisions and video game consoles around for an entire weekend in the summer heat and we took a personality test to find out why we play games. Our listeners have picked their favorite movies from 1998 and we’ve picked some 1980’s arcade classics in this episode of the Retro League.

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The Retro Hour EP131 – The History of Sega (misc)

The Retro Hour is your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news, views and interviews from the UK.

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We’re joined by one of the world’s leading Sega historians Ken Horowitz, the owner of Sega-16.com and author of two Sega history books for some great nostalgic chat.

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The Retro Hour EP130 – C64 Remixer Supreme Chris Abbott (misc)

The Retro Hour is your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news, views and interviews from the UK.

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Chris Abbott brings C64 music to live audiences and beyond! We chat about his work on Back In Time, Ninja Musicology and Project Hubbard! Plus, the new Amiga 1500+ with Stephen Jones.

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REV’n’GE Issue #88 (misc)

Bored? Need something to read? Maybe even free? What about the latest REV’n’GE? Issue #88 is out!

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The Retro League Podcast – Episode 443 – Accidentally Religious

The Retro League Podcast features discussion about the latest retro gaming news, re-releases, community developments and reviews of our favorite games.

This week:

This week we are having trouble understanding any non-American sports and maybe some American sports too. We’ve found one of the best pinball arcades that happens to be in a laundromat, but the Atari name-holders have dropped to a new low. Our listeners have picked their favorite movies from 1998 and one of our games-of-the-week is a game released by a book publisher instead of the game publisher who usually releases games based on it’s TV series.

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The Retro Hour EP129 – The History of Hacking (misc)

The Retro Hour is your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news, views and interviews from the UK.

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We chat to legendary “phone phreaker” John Draper AKA Captain Crunch about hacking, the Homebrew Computer Club and how he helped Woz and Steve Jobs start Apple.

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The Retro Hour EP128 – Did You Know Gaming? (misc)

The Retro Hour is your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news, views and interviews from the UK.

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Covering obscure video game facts, Easter eggs, secrets, glitches and history for gaming’s biggest names, we catch up with the crew behind Did You Know Gaming?

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