Saturday Oct 23, 2021

Drop this BLAZING fast 6502 FPGA into your retro computer! This Week in Retro 55

The retro community rallys around one of their own in response to tragedy, SCUMM turns 20, a blazing fast 6502 FPGA chip, Tachyon Dreams is a EGA-style adventure game with a liberal dose of humour, and Henhouse Harry comes to Bill Shatner's favorite micro. All this plus our community question of the week on This Week in Retro!


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0:00 Show Open

0:36 Community Supports Mark Fixes Stuff

3:25 Happy Birthday SCUMM!

https://www.vintageisthenewold.com/an-ode-to-scummvm-a-celebration-of-twenty-years

13:25 65F02 FPGA

http://www.e-basteln.de/computing/65f02/65f02/

25:17 Tachyon Dreams, a Sierra Style game with EGA graphics

http://www.indieretronews.com/2021/10/tachyon-dreams-first-episode-of-new.html#more

31:13 Chuckie Egg comes to the VIC 20

https://reset64-magazine.itch.io/chuckie-egg-vic20

43:48 Community Question - What should Atari do to salvage its brand?


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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 55 Credits:

"Motorola MC68000P8 01.jpg" Courtesy of Sebastian Koppehel - Eigenes Werk - Under CC-BY 4.0

"MOS 6502AD 4585 top.jpg" Courtesy of Dirk Oppelt - Under CC BY-SA 3.0


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