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Podcast Episode #121 - Chris Abbott - The Little Books Of Soundchips

We're happy to have Chris Abbott in our new podcast episode, a british chiptune musician and true master of the C64 SID chip. Right now he is working on an extensive book about soundchips which is set to be released by Fusion Retro Book. The interview starts 10 minutes into the podcast

Posted by Nafcom on Jul 21, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #120 - Jeri Ellsworth (TiltFive)

In our new podcast episode we speak with Jeri Ellsworth, an American entrepeneur and chip designer. She is very well-known for 'C64 Direct-To TV', a complete Commodore 64 system on a chip housed within a joystick which was released in 2004. We speak with her about her work on TiltFive, an interesting new company focussing on AR glasses technology...Interview starts at 22:30

Posted by Nafcom on Jul 12, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #119 - Japan Retro Game Collector

In our new podcast episode we speak with Deniz Orbay who is not only one of the most well known Neo Geo collectors, but also THE expert for retrogame imports from Japan. Get ready for some interesting insights and facts about the history and current state of retrogaming in Japan...Interview starts at 25:37

Posted by Nafcom on Jun 26, 2021 // Read more »


Merman presents Antstream

n our latest Youtube video Merman introduces you to ANTSTREAM - a streaming service for retro games. Antstream is now free to play, across PC, Mac and mobile devices. There are over a thousand different games to try, from C64, Amiga, arcade and other formats. To accompany the article in our issue 31 of the Scene World diskmag, Merman shows you here how easy it is to find a game, take on a challenge or enter a tournament.

Posted by Nafcom on Jun 23, 2021 // Read more »


Video Interview with Tommy Tallarico

It's time for another bit of Scene World history - a talk with Tommy Tallarico: He is not only one of the most prolific game music composers of all time (think about Earthworm Jim, MDK, The Terminator, Aladdin...) but also CEO of Intellivision and a celebrated live musician with his very own worldwide concert tour VideoGamesLive. Enjoy!

Posted by Nafcom on Jun 10, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #118 - Tronimal

Hello World! We are happy to have one of the most prolific Chiptune musicians in our podcast - Tronimal. He released music for the Gameboy, ZX Spectrum and even the TI-82 calculator! Besides some tech talk, the virtuoso gives us some interesting insights and talks about his upcoming projects. Interview starts at 18:12.

Posted by Nafcom on May 23, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #116-117 - Roy Shildt Part 2

Roy Shildt is back with some more insights about Twin Galaxies - especially regarding Missile Command scores and the people behind them... Hear some stories, conclusions, theories .. this second part of the interview shows some guts! Interview starts at 10:53.

Posted by Nafcom on May 15, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #115 - Uncensored Library Part 2

We are talking to Emmanuel Colombié from RSF Latin America. Learn about the state of press freedom in Brazil and the work of Reporters Without Borders. Spoiler Alter: Nearly all indicators are flashing red in Latin America and the coronavirus crisis has exacerbated an already complex and hostile environment for journalists... Interview starts at 14:52

Posted by Nafcom on May 10, 2021 // Read more »


ZZAP! 64 Micro Action issue 1 - Unboxing Arcade Daze (cartridge) & gameplay video by Merman!

Here's another unboxing video by Merman. This time featuring ZZAP! 64 Micro Action issue 1 and the Arcade Daze cartridge: ZZAP! 64 Micro Action issue 1 - the new 60-page A5 version of ZZAP! is here. With reviews and previews of new C64 games, specially written features and more. In the classic ZZAP! style, more than one reviewer gives their opinion on a game. Backing through Patreon gives you access to either the PDF or a printed copy, with payment only taken in the month a new issue is published. Arcade Daze - the new ICON64 game created for the ZZAP! Annual 2021 Kickstarter, this is the exclusive cartridge edition not available elsewhere. Created by Trevor Storey, Stuart Collier and Saul Cross, Jason Mackenzie (Psytronik) and James Monkman (RGCD) helped create this special edition. Tape and disk versions will be available soon from Psytronik.

Posted by Nafcom on Apr 30, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #114​ - Piepacker

We interview Benjamin Devienne from Piepacker - a new free social gaming platform that allows users to play officially licensed retrogames with friends online! Piepacker provides access to games that have been featured on a variety of platforms: arcade machines, NES, Super NES, Saturn, Mega Drive, NeoGeo and PlayStation with more to come. Piepacker has partnerships with publishers Codemaster, Team 17 and Interplay and indies like Bitmap Bureau or Morphcat. The catalog continues to grow with plans to add modern indie as well as original exclusive cards and board games - among the available titles are the iconic Worms World Party, Earthworm Jim 1 + 2, Xeno Crisis and Micro Mages. Listen to some very interesting insights... Interview starts at 15:49

Posted by Nafcom on Apr 17, 2021 // Read more »