Saturday Nov 20, 2021

Doctor Who C64? This Week in Retro 58

Have you been psychologically damaged by 80s computer games? Or maybe you saw a C64 in a recent episode of Dr. Who? We talk about a new Amiga run and gun in development, and a new A2000 keyboard you can play it on! All this plus our community question of the week on This Week in Retro.


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Story Links:


1:09 Have retro games psychologically damaged you?

https://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/science-technology/what-psychological-damage-have-you-suffered-from-1980s-computer-games-20201117202610

10:36 C64 pops up in deep space on Doctor Who

https://www.reddit.com/r/thisweekinretro/comments/qpn4u3/obsolete_8_bit_micros_discovered_powering_deep/

17:41 Lost Asylum - A work in progress

https://youtu.be/wNGVTXOq8I4

24:43 An Amiga 2000 Mechanical Keyboard

https://www.amigalove.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2039



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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.


Episode 58 Credits:


Footage from "EP-126: PAUG Meet 6. Nov 2021" courtesy of 005 AGIMA - https://youtu.be/wNGVTXOq8I4

Footage from "Lost Asylum Amiga Game - Early Alpha 06-11-21" courtesy of Raptor Games - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ynYYHKwy9o


"Vintage Commodore 64 Personal Computer, The Highest-Selling Single Computer Model Of All Time, Made In USA, Circa 1985" by France1978 is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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