Saturday Jan 28, 2023

Building A Brand New Retro Computer - This Week In Retro 109

Can you build an old computer using only brand new parts? Turns out you can! How about about shiny new C64? The ants are back causing trouble in the desert again in It Returned To The Desert, a follow up to the classic Cinemaware game. US Customs ruined a WATA graded game, trashing its apparent value. We also have your answers to our Community Question Of The Week!

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00:00 - Show Opening
11:05 - It Came from the ‘80s.
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25:01 - WATA Disaster!
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35:34 - Building a C64 100% from new parts.
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47:21 - 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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