Sunday Apr 04, 2021

Atari’s $3000 Virtual Sneakers | This Week in Retro 32

Atari's NFT Sneakers sell for $3000. Who's buying? Plus the Playstation finally gets a softmod 27 years in, retro greats judge a new code contest, and a rare Neo Geo game is found in a California field. All this and more on This Week in Retro!


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0:33 The 27 year Playstation hack

https://www.retrorgb.com/playstation-1-tonyhax-soft-mod-released.html

8:39 Another one of a kind game unearthed in a field

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-03-16-never-before-seen-hyper-neo-geo-64-samurai-shodown-64-prototype-found-sitting-under-a-tree-in-a-californian-field

15:44 Amiga RGB to HDMI Drawing Extended!

17:11 Have your retro code judged by the greats

https://www.reddit.com/r/RetroPie/comments/mez182/retro_coding_competition_eugene_jarvis_jeff/

22:18 Atari NFT Sneakers

https://retrododo.com/atari-nft-sneakers/


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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 and John Shawler from Amigos Retro Gaming.



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Samurai Shodown 64 footage kindly supplied by Video Game Esoterica - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQ5E1YMoAUs



Playstation 1 Softmod footage kindly supplied by Modern Vintage Gamer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8b5UX5xd-lE&t=325s



EPYX Logo Public Domain, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30980913

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