In this episode Greg and George take a look at another PC to SNES conversion, this time Chris Robert’s groundbreaking combat flight sim from 1990 Wing Commander! We discuss the differences in the port, a rough history of the series, how the game plays, and how it holds up today. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. please comment on our FB page or send a e-mail to the SNES Podcast at firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks in advance.
So yeah, putting both games into this episode didn’t work out, so you’re only getting Escape From The Mindmaster this time. The next show will contain Sword of Saros and the feedback for both games. After that it will be one game per episode including feedback. Sorry about that. Speaking of feedback, if you have some for either or both of these games, please send it to me at email@example.com. Thanks so much for listening!
Interview with Dennis Caswell by Mat Allen
Dennis Caswell’s web site
Escape From The Mindmaster on Atari Protos (Labyrinth page link at bottom)
Playthrough by Spolan
Swear Gamer 270 – Escape From The Mindmaster!
Scott Stilphen’s Easter egg page for Escape From The Mindmaster
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Source:: In The Theater – June 1993
In this episode we review the games Polar Rescue and Pole Position. We also talk to Chris at Binary Star Software about Death Chase and some of his other great Vectrex home brew.
Panelists: Earl Evans (hosting), Paul Hagstrom, Jack Nutting, and Carrington Vanston
Host’s Topic: Mandatory downgrade
If you had to use a legacy operating system as your daily driver, which one would you pick and why?
Retro Computing News:
- ProDOS 2.4.1 released
- Waite interview on ANTIC
- Recovering Atari ST ASIC designs
- Bill Atkinson’s Polaroids of early OS milestones
- No new CFFA3000s for a while
- PacCommEx, Summer 2017
- Apple adds to vintage software collection via eBay
- Apple IIGS turned 30
- Teardown: same product, fifty years apart
- OSEPP Motor Driver
- NodeMCU dev board, includes ESP8266 WiFi microcontroller
- Dara O Briain’s Go 8 bit on Dave
- IT Crowd DVD has subtitles in 1337
Vintage Computer Commercials
Retro Computing Gift Idea:
- Carrington: Dust cover for Apple II
- Earl: RARE Vintage Apple III Computer /w 256k ram!
- Jack: Gramd Priks Atari 2600
- Paul: New VIC-20 Datasette drives, almost gone
- @rcrpodcast on Twitter
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Source:: RCR Episode 137
Hey kids. This week on The Audio Handbook Of The Marvel Universe we take a peek at one of my favorite characters of ALL THE TIMES!! The Savage She Hulk. This started off as a Patron’s Only Program over at SupportTheReport.com but with some recent changes in our business practices we’ve decided to share it with everyone. You are welcome!
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Steve Robinson: Diggerbonk and Bean Machine
Steve Robinson is the author of two games that were published by Atari Program Exchange: Diggerbonk and Bean Machine. Diggerbonk was first available in the spring 1983 APX catalog. Bean Machine first appeared in the summer 1983 APX catalog, where it won third prize in the Entertainment category.
This interview took place on June 13, 2016. A video version of this interview is available, check the show notes at AtariPodcast.com for the link.
In it, we talk about Jack Palevich whom I previously interviewed.
Teaser quote: “When they first published the game, they took the wrong version. I sent them the wrong version, not knowing that it had a bug in it. And — I got third prize anyway.”
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On Episode 179 of You Don’t Know Flack, I tell a few old stories about times I was almost killed. Believe it or not, it’s happened more than a couple of times in my life!
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Source:: YDKF Episode 179: Tempting Death
Hey kids! Thanks for stopping by. We have a super fun show ahead of us this week! We start off a talk between me and Iceberg that turns ugly, as they often do and then we move onto a VHS Review of a movie I saw called Moonwalkers with Rupert Grint of Harry Potter fame.
Then we move onto the main event where I run down a list of my Top Five Candy Bars! OF ALL THE TIMES!!! It’s a ton of fun and not to be missed.
For the final segment I spend a bit of time talking about Sizzlean. Do you remember that weird Bacon-Like Product? I sure do and I share some memories in detail…
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