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Hands On Gaming

By Hands On Gaming
Join BastichB from YouTube Channel 64K and Daz from Retro Domination & The Arcade Perfect Podcast as they compare home computer and console games of yesteryear. From the Atari 2600, C64, Zx Spectrum to the PlayStation One and Sega Saturn. The team will cover game publishers from all over the world like Mastertronic, Gremlin Graphics, Capcom, Sega, Codemasters and many more. Join the team and relive your childhood. It's a blast!
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Hands On Gaming Special Guest Ep - Monte Boyd

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Hands On Gaming Special Guest Ep - Monte Boyd
On his episode Daz has gone solo hosting the show but with a special guest. Monte Boyd C64 game creator extraordinaire. They speak about past and future games games Monte has in store and also a brief history growing up in gaming and programming. We hope you enjoy something different on the show. A big thank you to our guest Monte Boyd for joining us on the show. You can see what he's up to below: https://twitter.com/monteboyd https://monteboyd.itch.io/ Feel free to follow us on Social media below. https://twitter.com/Handson_gaming Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/BastichB64K Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott
28:18
August 02, 2022
Hands On Gaming - ZX Spectrum 40th Anniversary Special
We're back but we're in all our colour clash glory as we celebrate the Zx Spectrum's 40thAnniversary. This is a beginners guide for us as we didn't have this computer growing up in Australia and Sth Africa so we've ask for help from our Zx Spectrum friends to show us what the computer is all about. Please join us as we play through some recommendations we received. Turn your beeper up for some classic Speccy sound. A big thank you to the following guests who contributed to the podcast. Andy Godoy https://www.facebook.com/groups/235529936956300 Gordon King & Paul Driscoll https://twitter.com/RGDSpodcast Kim Justice https://twitter.com/KimxxxJusticeor https://www.youtube.com/c/KimbleJustice Mats https://www.youtube.com/c/gearsofgameschannel Dave https://twitter.com/SpectrumTintedor https://www.youtube.com/rosetintedspectrum Stewie https://twitter.com/stewie55uk Dean Swain https://twitter.com/TheRetroAsylum Feel free to follow us on Social media below. https://twitter.com/Handson_gaming Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/BastichB64K Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott
01:56:16
June 19, 2022
Hands On Gaming Ep 11 - Impossible Mission
AAARRRRRRRRRR!!!!!! We thought this episode was impossible!! Boom Tish. The Hands On Gaming listeners wanted it so we did it. This ep we look at all of the ports for Impossible Mission. Which ports were unplayable? Did any feel better than the C64 original? Lets just say we were a little surprised with a few of these. So please download the ep, listen and Stay awhile, stay forever!!!! Feel free to follow us on Social media below. https://twitter.com/Handson_gaming Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/BastichB64K Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott
01:11:48
May 22, 2022
Hands On Gaming - C64 40th Anniversary Special
We're finally back for a special ep. Seeing it's the 40th anniversary of the C64 our much loved computer we thought we'd dedicate a whole ep to our favourite little brown box with the help of the online gaming community. We talk about our fav games and stories of yesteryear, we also drop in a few games that we thought were complete stinkers. So put your feet up because this is a long one. Enjoy! Feel free to follow us on Social media below. https://twitter.com/Handson_gaming Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/BastichB64K Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A big thank you to the following people who contributed to the show. Andrew Fisher (Twitter) @merman1974 Chris Stanley (Twitter) @ScubaChris72 Jarle (Fastloaders) (Twitter) @FastLoaders Judge Drokk (Twitter) @JudgeDrokk Kenz - http://www.psytronik.net/ Max Hall (Chip Sid Show) Chip SID Show – Mug UK's Home (mug-uk.co.uk) Chris Willock  - https://www.youtube.com/c/PantherUK David Motowylak - (Twitter) @davidmt Adam- (Twitter) @C64Chronicles Adrian & Graham Zapped to the Past – (Twitter) @zappedtothe Antonio Savona (Twitter) @tonysavon Marc Macrae (ZZap Amiga) ZZAP! AMIGA – Fusion Retro Books - @Retro_Fusion Mike AKA Knight Rider (Excess) [CSDb] - Excess (Germany) Phil Wheatley (Facebook) Commodore 64/128 | WEEKEND GAMES IDEAS: Spelunker / Starfire / Super Pipeline 2 😀 | Facebook Ricki Sickenger (Twitter) @bag_of_hats Tim (Protovision) Protovision - High Quality C64 Entertainment Software Louie (RGN) RetroGamerNation – YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/RetroGamerNation Chester Kolschen (Knights of Bytes) Knights of Bytes | Facebook Mark C – Retro Domination – (Twitter) https://twitter.com/RetroDomination Andy Godoy FaceBook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/235529936956300 Matts – Gears Of Games – Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/gearsofgameschannel Gordan King – RGDS (Twitter) - https://twitter.com/RGDSpodcast Steve Erickson – Retro Asylum (Twitter) - https://twitter.com/TheRetroAsylum Todd – Top Loader – (Twitter) - https://twitter.com/The_Top_Loader Stuart Collier – Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Iconc64/
02:45:33
April 07, 2022
Hands On Gaming Ep 10 - Treasure Island Dizzy
We're back after our break, two months felt like an eternity. On ep 10 we review the brutal but fun Treasure Island Dizzy. We are joined by Dave from the Youtube channel Rose Tinted Spectrum as he schools Daz and Brendan how Dizzy should be played. Which version is most preferred? Which did disappoint? Download and find out. Thanks for listening. Now lets get that egg rolling! You can find Dave  here: https://twitter.com/SpectrumTinted& https://www.youtube.com/c/RoseTintedSpectrum Get your Dizzy news from the Dizzy Fan site: https://yolkfolk.com/ Feel free to follow us on Social media below. https://twitter.com/Handson_gaming Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/BastichB64K Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott Check out Retro Gamer Nation at these sites : https://www.youtube.com/c/RetroGamerNation& https://twitter.com/RetroGamerNatn
53:55
February 20, 2022
Hands On Gaming Ep 09 - Spy VS Spy
We're are finally back and the Twitter poll has spoken once again. Spy VS Spy by First Star Software was the winner and what a cracker of an episode it is. We are joined by Mark from Australia's own Retro Domination so as always we give this game a thorough review. Which version takes first price? Which is the stinker? As always thank you for joining us. This is a fun one! You can find Mark C and the RD team here: https://twitter.com/RetroDominationand https://www.facebook.com/RetroDomination Feel free to follow us on Social media below. Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ9wMZNpJn07oufDIfWhgtw Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott
01:04:27
December 01, 2021
Hands On Gaming Ep 08 - Bruce Lee
We are back once again with a new episode. This time we are joined by the lads from the Zapped To Past Podcast, Adrian and Graham. We review all ports of the great Bruce Lee from Datasoft. Lets just say it's an interesting result, one could even say controversial. So get your Nun chucks out, put on your head phones and listen to the what the guys have to say. We hope you enjoy the show. Adios!  You can find Zapped team here: https://twitter.com/zappedtothe Feel free to follow us on Social media below. Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ9wMZNpJn07oufDIfWhgtw Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott
01:44:23
October 31, 2021
Hands On Gaming Ep 07 - Batman The Movie
And here we are with episode #7 already ! Daz and Brendan are joining by former Arcade Perfect Podcast co-host Taggsta  as we check out the dark underworld of Batman with Oceans 1989 movie tie in classic. Join us as we put these versions under the bat microscope and see which version deserves it's own bat signal in the sky .
01:19:06
September 26, 2021
Hands On Gaming Ep 06 - Stunt Car Racer
We're back!!!! This time we look at Stunt Car Racer by Geoff Crammond. Daz and Brendan are joined by Mats from Games Of Gears Youtube channel. Mat's speciality is the Atari St, so how does it stack up against the other platforms? The team cover all ports and were surprised with the results. So strap in and hold tight as this could be a bumpy ride. We hope you enjoy the show. You can find Mats here: https://www.youtube.com/c/gearsofgameschannel& https://twitter.com/_GearsofGames_ Feel free to follow us on Social media below. Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ9wMZNpJn07oufDIfWhgtw Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott
59:02
September 05, 2021
Hands On Gaming Ep 05 - Cybernoid
And we are back for episode #5 but this time we have a guest Kingy (Gordon King) of the RGDS Podcast who is joining us as we take a look back at all the versions of Hewson's 1987 classic shooter Cybernoid. All 8 &16 bit versions covered , its a real blast of an episode . We hope you enjoy it. You can find Kingy here: https://twitter.com/RGDSpodcast Feel free to follow us on Social media below. Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ9wMZNpJn07oufDIfWhgtw Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott
01:01:04
August 08, 2021
Hands On Gaming Ep 04 - Dropzone
Once again the boys are back with a classic from the early 80's. As chosen by you the listeners, Dropzone is what we look into and we also slide in a bit of Super Dropzone to make sure we cover everything. We also have a quick look at Street Fighter Alpha 2 on the Sega Saturn for our mini review. So strap on your rocket packs and get blasting. Pew Pew Pew!!! Feel free to follow us on Social media below. Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ9wMZNpJn07oufDIfWhgtw Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott
01:17:51
July 11, 2021
Hands On Gaming Ep 03 - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Relax!!! Just do it!!! Listen to the latest Hands On Gaming ep as BastichB and Daz review Ocean's Frankie Goes to Hollywood. What do the boys say about this strange but appealing game from the notorious and sometimes controversial band. The Zx Spectrum, Amstrad Cpc and C64 are looked at under the microscope in this ep. Also Megamania Daz's childhood fav Atari 2600 game gets a look into. We hope you enjoy the latest outing. They will take you into the pleasure dome. Feel free to follow us on Social media below. Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ9wMZNpJn07oufDIfWhgtw Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott Outro Track: Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax (2009 Lockout Remix) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=802b-mwK3a4
58:10
June 13, 2021
Hands On Gaming Ep 02 - Creatures
And we're back for the second episode of the Hands on Gaming Podcast , join us BastichB and Daz as we chat about Creatures (as voted by you) the classic 1990 platform action romp from the Rowland Bros and published by Thalamus. So how does the original C64 version fair up against it's big 16-Bit brothers? , who will take the Creatures crown. We'll also be taking a look at the newly released C64 game Arcade Daze by the team at Icon 64 and putting it through its paces. So what you waiting for  , just press play & soak up the nostalgia Feel free to follow us on Social media below. Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ9wMZNpJn07oufDIfWhgtw Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott Arcade Daze can be bought here: http://www.psytronik.net/newsite/index.php/c64/135-arcade 
52:38
May 26, 2021
Hands On Gaming Ep 01 - Ninja
Welcome to the first of many Ep's of the Hands On Gaming podcast. In our first ep the team BastichB and Daz talk about their gaming history growing up and talk about Ninja by Mastertronic giving their opinions of the 8bit ports. Does this Budget title pack the punch? Is it really worth it's budget price? Which is the weakest and strongest port? Find out on this ep. Feel free to follow us on Social media below. Daz Twitter -  https://twitter.com/DazAU78 BastichB Twitter - https://twitter.com/bastichb64k Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ9wMZNpJn07oufDIfWhgtw Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/bastichb64kacebook - A big thank you Jeroen Tel for given us his blessing to use the Cybernoid 2 remix as our podcast theme. You can find him here https://soundcloud.com/maniacs-of-noise Big thanks to Gary Arnott for making our cool Podcast Icons. Follow him on Twitter here https://twitter.com/GaryArnott Big thanks to Mark C for finalising our Podcast Logo. Follow him here https://twitter.com/RetroDomination
54:37
May 08, 2021