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This Week in Retro

This Week in Retro

By RetroManCave and John Shawler
A weekly roundup of the hottest stories from the world of retro gaming and computing, voted on by you, the listener! Hosted by Neil aka RetroManCave and John Shawler.
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TWiR Episode 7 | Hot Shot Racing Review | Engage Human-Powered Game Boy Clone | Sonic Encyclospeedia | Gateway 2000 Returns
A weekly roundup of the hottest stories from the world of retro gaming and computing, voted on by you, the listener! Hosted by Neil aka RetroManCave and John Shawler. Submit stories for next week's episode on TWIR's Subreddit. https://www.reddit.com/r/thisweekinretro/new Story links: ‘90s arcade racing makes a comeback https://www.theguardian.com/games/2020/sep/09/hotshot-racing-review-the-90s-arcade-racing-game-reimagined Never charge your Game Boy again! https://www.cnet.com/features/the-first-battery-free-game-boy-wants-to-power-a-gaming-revolution/ Sonic celebrates his 30th in an unusual way https://tailschannel.com/sonic-the-hedgehog/2020/sega-reveals-official-sonic-encyclopedia-to-celebrate-30th-anniversary/ The return of Gateway https://www.thx.com/blog/iconic-gateway-pc-brand-returns/?fbclid=IwAR1Mv29FSKkwxwZbBe6-K0AUKflDF_-Gl1s8cone6TQMb444H-SC0cXTMGs Follow your hosts! Twitter: https://twitter.com/theretromancave https://twitter.com/amigosretro Youtube https://youtube.com/retromancave https://www.youtube.com/amigosretrogaming Instagram https://www.instagram.com/retro.man.cave/ Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/amigosretrogaming
29:25
September 17, 2020
TWiR Episode 6 | The New Sinclair C5 | A Console for your Oscilloscope | 35th Anniversary Nintendo Game & Watch | Sid Meier's Memoir!
Submit stories for next week's episode on TWIR's Subreddit. https://www.reddit.com/r/thisweekinretro/new Story links: The Sinclair C5 makes a return. Second time lucky? https://www.grantsinclair.com/en/e-bike.html Sid Meier's Memoir! https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/09/from-pong-to-civilization-how-i-made-one-more-turn-work-on-consoles/ SCOPETREX IS A GAME CONSOLE… FOR YOUR OSCILLOSCOPE! https://hackaday.com/2020/05/07/scopetrex-is-a-game-console-for-your-oscilloscope/ Guardian's 20 greatest home computers ranked https://www.theguardian.com/games/2020/sep/07/the-20-greatest-home-computers-ranked?fbclid=IwAR1bErx3_Gvj9MCFjsq54OCKQMYy1_fufPGUFMI5R0v-qu0HdSGIk0VX9yU Nintendo is releasing a 35th anniversary Super Mario Bros. Game and Watch https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/3/21418989/nintendo-35th-anniversary-super-mario-brothers-game-and-watch-handheld Retrocomputing Spray Paints: Amiga Beige, Commodore, And ATARI Grey https://www.reddit.com/r/thisweekinretro/comments/il3uvy/retrocomputing_spray_paints_amiga_beige_commodore/ Follow your hosts! Twitter: https://twitter.com/theretromancave https://twitter.com/amigosretro Youtube https://youtube.com/retromancave https://www.youtube.com/amigosretrogaming Instagram https://www.instagram.com/retro.man.cave/ Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/amigosretrogaming
34:15
September 11, 2020
TWiR Episode 5 | Gaming’s biggest urban legend comes to life / Turrican blasts back to modern consoles / THEC64 comes Stateside
Submit stories for next week's episode on TWIR's Subreddit. Story links: Full-Sized Commodore 64 Remake 'The C64' Now Available for Preorder Square Enix Reveals Collection Of SaGa Final Fantasy Legend Limited Edition The Polybius Quarter Scale Arcade cab Where is My Body for Game Boy Follow your hosts! Twitter: @theretromancave @Amigosretro Retromancave on Youtube John on Youtube Retromancave on Instagram John on Twitch
21:30
September 3, 2020
TWiR Episode 4 | Retro Gaming Comes to Netflix, A New Neo Geo Bartop, Crash Magazine is Back, The Dreamcast Lives On!
Submit stories for next week's episode on TWIR's Subreddit. Show Notes: Netflix's High Score Tells the Stories of Gaming's Golden Age Unico Brings Back Retro Games With MVSX Home Arcade The famous Crash Magazine makes a return. New USB Floppy Disk Drive emulator with more features than the gotek! Dreamcast Book Kickstarter Follow your hosts! Twitter: @theretromancave @Amigosretro Retromancave on Youtube John on Youtube Retromancave on Instagram John on Twitch
22:30
August 26, 2020
TWiR Episode 3 | Atari VCS Preorders | Jetpac gets a Makeover | Sonic visits the SNES | The Latest Arcade1Up Cabs
Atari VCS Preorders Go Live in Australia JetPac RX by highriser Russell Kirsch, inventor of the pixel, dies in his Portland home at age 91 Sonic lands on the SNES Marvel Vs Capcom, X-Men Vs Street Fighter, And More Arcade1Up Cabinet Pre-Orders Now Available Submit stories for next week's episode on TWIR's Subreddit. Follow your hosts! Twitter: @theretromancave @Amigosretro Retromancave on Youtube John on Youtube Retromancave on Instagram John on Twitch
23:14
August 20, 2020
TWiR Episode 2 |The Luggable is Back! | Nintendo's Profits Soar | Intellivision Amico Gets Delayed | The Biggest Retro Kickstarter of 2020
Submit stories for next week's episode on TWIR's Subreddit. Story links: The Luggable Form Factor Makes a Return Here's How a 2020 Upgrade of the Cassette Tape Might Pan Out New Self-Contained Tape Loader for Micros Intellivions Amico Reboot Delayed Nintendo's Profits Surge Standalone Mac OS 8 emulator for Linux, Windows, and Mac ZX Spectrum Next - Issue 2 Follow your hosts! Retromancave on Youtube  John on Youtube Twitter: @theretromancave @Amigosretro Retromancave on Instagram John on Twitch rym2w6ik
25:28
August 12, 2020
TWiR Episode 1 | Analogue Pocket is Sold Out | Powkiddy Q90 Reviews | Myst de-make | Elite on Vectrex!
Submit stories for next week's episode on TWIR's Subreddit. Story links: Elite on Vectrex Analogue Pocket Pre-Orders Sell Out in 15 Minutes Computer Mouse Co-Creator Dies at 91 Open Amiga Sampler Apple ][ De-make of Myst Follow your hosts! Retromancave on Youtube John on Youtube Twitter: @theretromancave @Amigosretro  Retromancave on Instagram John on Twitch
24:57
August 5, 2020
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Link to, vote on, and discuss stories for our next episode at https://www.reddit.com/r/thisweekinretro/!
02:21
August 3, 2020