Retro Gaming Podcast – Episode 36: A Very Truncated Episode!

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This is the IMPLANTgames retro gaming podcast with Kris and Austin, the show where we talk about old school games, collecting, YouTube and more. This is Episode 36: A Very Truncated Episode! In this episode we talk about:

  • Listener comments and questions (lots of them!)
  • The Ouya and its Kickstarter
  • Atari Jaguar Homebrew: - Rebooteroids (by Reboot) - Elansar (by  OrionSoft) - Jagtopus flash cart
  • Our top-three games of all-time, if we had to choose.
  • HD TVs: LCD, versus Plasma, versus HD CRT.
  • SCART in the United States?
  • Aegis Wing for the XBOX 360
  • ATD: Attention to Detail, creators of both Cybermorph and Rollcage
  • Game Gavel: Upcoming changes to the site!
  • Classic Kong for the SNES (homebrew Donkey Kong recreation)

Background music: “Pinball Spring” by Kevin MacLeod

Questions or suggestions? Leave a comment below and we will talk about it on a future episode! You can also send us an e-mail!

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Austin

Throughout my life I have been an avid gamer. My early years in particular consisted of growing up with platforms like the Atari VCS/2600, NES, and Master System. Naturally, that led into platforms like the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, Sega CD/32X, Sega Saturn, Virtual Boy, etc. In the mid to late 1990's, I realized (as a fledgling teenager with little disposable income) that I could obtain those systems that I once thought were completely out of my reach as a child (Neo-Geo, Atari Jaguar, CD-i, 3DO, etc.), and it was from there that I went into a long-term phase of discovering, experiencing and collecting consoles--just about anything I could get my hands on. While I enjoy the occasional modern game, these days time is limited outside of my many hobbies, so I tend to hover towards quick pick-up-and-play types of games, via generations I truly grew up with: Shoot 'em ups, arcade style beat 'em ups, platformers, light gun shooters, and racing games. Not to mention pinball games, something new (to me) that has become a main focal point of interest. In addition to the podcast with Kris, I also create a variety of content on my own YouTube Channel, including video game reviews, Long Plays, and Let's Plays. Many of these you will be able to find here at IMPLANTgames!