Saturday Dec 11, 2021

Doom - The Greatest Arcade Game? This Week in Retro 60

Was 80s Britain the Silicon Valley of Europe? We dial up some modem memories, talk about a man with way too many copies of a Burger King game, and dish the dirt on mince pies. All this, plus our community question of the week, on This Week in Retro!

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0:00 Show Open

0:36 Snowed Under - New Charity ZX Spectrum Release

2:13 Mince Pies - Asking the tough questions

5:19 What are the best arcade games ever?

17:08 Relive the BBC Computer Literacy Programme

27:23 Dialling up Modem memories

38:57 You’ve got 2,706 copies of WHAT?

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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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