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Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast Episode 46 - Carrier Command Hi and welcome to another post here on Old School Game Blog. John Shawler is back after his visit to the Amiga Ireland show last weekend, so it is time for a brand new episode of the Our Sinclair podcast with him and Aaron. In this episode they have a look at the game Carrier Command from Rainbird.
Amiga Future - Online version of issue 113 available Hi and welcome to Old School Game Blog. Thanks for visiting. Amiganews.de reports that issue 111 of Amiga Future is online and free to read. You can also purchase a.PDF in higher quality of it as well. You can check it out here:. Purchase is available here:.
Amigos: Everything Amiga Podcast 232 - WWF Wrestlemania Welcome to a new post here on Old School Game Blog. While John Shawler was away at the Amiga Ireland event last weekend, Aaron's brother Brent stepped in to help out. In this episode they have a look at WWF Wrestlemania from Ocean. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
10MARC Episode 52 - Amiga AGA vs. PC VGA graphics Doug of 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is back with another interesting video. This time he is comparing the AGA graphics of the Amiga 1200 and 4000 with the original PC VGA and SVGA graphics. This was due to a statement by John "Boatofcar" Shawler concerning AGA vs OCS/ECS recently.
10 MARC Interview with Trevor Dickinson Live from Amiga Ireland Hi and welcome to Old School Game Blog. Doug of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast did an interview with Trevor Dickinson last weekend. Trevor Dickinson attended the Amiga Ireland event, while Doug was about 5000 miles away. The interview was done through Skype and can be viewed in the video below.
Amiga Ireland: Interview with Dave Haynie Hi and thanks for visiting Old School Game Blog. As some of you know, the Amiga Ireland event took place last weekend. One of the visitors was Dave Haynie, well known for his work on Amiga at Commodore back in the days. John Shawler from Amigos Retro Gaming did an excellent interview with him, which is included below.
Atari's Misplays and Bogeys By Patrick Wong Atari is synonymous with legendary arcade / action video games. From Asteroids, to Missile Command, to Tempest, videogamers will find very few games they would consider forgettable. However, when it comes to sports video games, gamers will have to think a little harder.
Raising the Bar and Downsizing Similar to my previous blog entry I'm continuing the trend of downsizing my Retro Video Game Collection. Nothing too extensive just a few odds and ends are getting trimmed. Just because I've sold the games below does not mean they're not worth having.
How Video Games and Gambling Have Merged Over the Past Decade The relationship between gambling and video gaming has grown a lot closer of the past decade with crossovers in both directions.
Arcade Auction: One Man's Experience The annoying BUZZ BUZZ BUZZ* of my alarm clock. The reason? A gigantic arcade auction being held in Timonium, Maryland with the possibility of finding some cool piece of arcade history for really cheap. This is my third auction, and I am by no means an expert just yet.
International Video Game Hall of Fame 2020 The nomination forms are now live on the website and ready to submit. You can go to www.ivghof.info to place your nominations. You can nominate multiple time for multiple categories. Nominees may be from any country and must be notable Players, Developers, Video Games and Industry leaders.
All about computer games streaming Computer games have become a true culture, entertainment, and art and the number of active players keeps on growing. Hundreds of high-quality projects with fantastic video graphics and game opportunities are released, but not all players can enjoy the game.
Video Slots - Inside and Out Slot machines have come a long way since the famous Liberty Bell. From the dark days of prohibition, through the classic three-reel, one-armed bandit era, to electronic video slots and now mobile-friendly games, slots have always evolved. Today, players are greeted with a plethora of different titles they can choose from.
The Cheap Person's Guide to Starting A Retro Video Game Collection Part 2. OK so it's been a while but the much anticipated second part for tips and tricks on starting a retro video game collection for those on budgets is here. If you haven't read the first part then no worries! You can check it out right here and come back to this one.
The Shadow Over Hawksmill - A dark C64 Cthulhu inspired game live stream tonight! We've been told 'The Shadow over Hawksmill' is not only available for digital download as from today if you've pre-ordered the game, but there will be a live stream this evening from HayesMaker64 showing exclusive footage for many who haven't yet pre-ordered this Cthulhu based horror from Icon64 through Psytronik Software.
TREASURE HUNT JAM - text adventure game creation jam Yes indeed if you loved adventure games whereby specific typed commands such as GO NORTH result in the correct or incorrect choice and a further advancement of the story, then look no further than this latest competition by Adventuron. As in this competition I'm sure it will be filled with great games to play from around the world.
Who Dares Wins MSX2 remake available for free and we review it The game is an action shooter with a top-view perspective, and the remake brings, compared to the original, redesigned graphics in Screen 5, SCC sound and 2 players mode. You control a soldier in charge to rescue his fellow compatriots from the army of death.
GTA Gambling The GTA series by Rockstar Games is one of the most popular PC games franchises in the world. When GTA Vice City was first launched it spread like wildfire across the Gaming community. Every kid who had a computer had this game installed and would spend hours playing it.
IntelliVania - Castlevania on the Intellivision and it's coming this year! As many of you are aware by now Matthew Kiehl is not only bringing the classic game of Prince of Persia to the Intellivision, but also Mega Man 2 and one of my favourite games of all time on the NES, with Castlevania.
CVG 101: What I learned Over Summer Vacation I learned many things and got to meet many people at Classic Gaming Expo 2000. You probably don't care much about who I met in person for the first time, so I thought I'd share some of the things I learned while there.
Yan's World - A very special Virtualboy and PC homebrew project is coming! Something of a special treat for Virtual Boy owners, as not only is this the first feature on Indie Retro News for the 32-bit table-top portable video game console, but as of today we've found out that People Please will be releasing a first of its kind game to the Virtual Boy and PC called Yan's World.
BeebEm - BBC Micro emulator on the RG350 handheld BeebEm - BBC Micro emulator on the RG350 handheld.
The Gateway - Cola Powered Gamer takes a look at classic First Person Shooters! Welcome to The Gateway by Cola Powered Gamer! The Gateway is a new series of articles from myself, that presents the best games to start you in the said genre. This time the games covered will be, FPS or First-Person Shooters such as Duke Nukem, Wolfenstein 3D and even Quake!: This is where it all started.
Old School Gamer Magazine Exclusive: Inside 'Shadowy Contracts' Old School Gamer chats with Mark Nasr "Shadowy Contracts" developer to find out what makes his game a special one. Old School Gamer Magazine: How was Shadowy Contracts born?
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