Saturday Jul 09, 2022

A New Old School Soundcard & Return To Monkey Island Dev Abuse - This Week In Retro 83

On this episode of This Week In Retro we look at another new soundcard for old PCs, this one is for those on a budget. We talk about some of the negativity that has been directed at the creators of Return to Monkey Island. Can you believe that the Atari brand is now 50 years old......50! Finally, have you ever felt like you wanted to run Windows 95 on your Sega Genesis/Megadrive? You can and it's fun!! All this and we check out your answers to our community question of the week!

00:00 - Show Opening


04:37 - A new budget minded soundcard for old PCs

Story Link: https://www.retrorgb.com/mk8330-isa-sound-card-the-cut-price-orpheus-goes-on-sale.html


14:45 - It is easier to destroy than to create

Story Link: https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/ron-gilbert-will-no-longer-post-about-monkey-island-due-to-personal-attacks/


27:57 - Atari brand is 50 years old

Story Link: https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/the-atari-brand-is-50-years-old-today/


37:11 - The Genesis of Windows

Story Link: https://youtu.be/y0C9JEaPEKk

Additional Link: https://youtu.be/y0C9JEaPEKk


41:34 - Community Question of the Week


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This Week in Retro is a weekly roundup of the hottest stories from the world of retro gaming and computing, voted on by you, the listener! Hosted by Neil from RMC , Chris from 005 AGIMA and Dave. Edited by Duncan Styles.

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