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Merman has a look at the new bobr games: unboxing & gameplay

our #Merman has a look at the new bobr games: unboxing & gameplay

Posted by Nafcom on Mar 31, 2020 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #85 - Let's Encrypt with Josh Aas

Josh Aas is one of the founders of Let's Encrypt, THE non-profit certificate authority. We talk to Josh and learn more about why it's important that the last 20% of the internet that isn't secure yet is getting encrypted and why it is also important for us retro related homepage owners (and surprisingly also to phishing sites)! interview starts at 18:23

Posted by Nafcom on Mar 17, 2020 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #84 - Right to Repair South Africa with Gunther Schmitz

If you thought that the Right to Repair was limited to Europe and North America, you were totally wrong! Being able to repair your own stuff is an important topic all over the world, including Africa. Joerg and AJ talk with Gunther Schmitz of Right to Repair South Africa about how this topic relates to his unique neck of the woods, and ways that this is important for more than just us tech nerds. (Interview begins at 10:15)

Posted by AJ on Feb 25, 2020 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #83 - Intellivision!

Intellivision was one of the absolute pioneers in the video game industry, starting all the way back in 1979 with the original Intellivision console. Now in 2020, they're back with a new console called the Amico, which promises to rekindle some of the actual fun that video games used to be. AJ and Joerg talk to Intellivision CEO Tommy Tallarico and European president Hans Ippisch about how this all began and how they're bringing Intellivision into the 21st century while honoring its long legacy. Also, watch AJ struggle to keep his mic from falling over. (Interview begins at 7:00)

Posted by AJ on Feb 04, 2020 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #82 - Welle:Erdball

Welle:Erdball has been making music for almost 30 years, and the Commodore 64 has been an integral part of their unique sound since the beginning. Joerg and AJ talk to W:E members Honey and MissMoonlight about their musical process, what it means to them to be able to create art at this level, and the importance that the C64 plays in their music. (Interview begins at 35:49)

Posted by AJ on Jan 22, 2020 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #81 - Kick-Off II World Cup with Frank Fuhrmann and Oliver Stender

Kick-Off II is one of the most difficult football (or soccer, if you're NTSC) games to master. Oliver Stender and Frank Fuhrmann have done just that, though, and their skill has lead to them being two of the highest ranked players to take part in the Kick-Off II World Cup -- championships that are still being held today. AJ and Joerg talk to them about what draws them to this game, as well as the challenges of keeping a vintage game championship series relevant and entertaining in the 21st century. (Interview starts at 21:34)

Posted by AJ on Dec 31, 2019 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #80 - Gamescom 2019 Special Episode!

Martin Ahman, AJ and Joerg look back at the games that were revived via retro IP successors. (Yes, PC retro is also retro nowadays!). Let's have a look together at what publishers and development studios showed us today!

Posted by Nafcom on Dec 29, 2019 // Read more »


Video interview with Birgit "Biggi" Lechtermann (English version)

Birgit "Bigi" Lechtermann is a German TV moderator, book writer and media trainer which talks in this interview about pioneering in television with computer shows aimed towards the youth with German computer shows "Computer Corner" & "Technik-2000" which she did back in the 80s and 90s with journalist Klaus Moeller) in which she brought the home computers closer and more appealing to the masses including other tech related topics in the follow-up TV show Technik-2000" later on.

Posted by Nafcom on Dec 06, 2019 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #79 - Pleasant Green: Exploring the World of Internet Scammers with Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor likes to make friends with internet scammers. He's the man behind the Pleasant Green YouTube channel, where he tells the stories of -- and gives a human face to -- people we often think of as entirely nefarious. AJ and Joerg talk to him about what drew him to this, the very human stories behind many internet scammers, and what we can all do to help others. (Interview starts at 10:00)

Posted by AJ on Nov 30, 2019 // Read more »


Video interview with Birgit "Biggi" Lechtermann (German version)

Birgit "Bigi" Lechtermann is a German TV moderator, book writer and media trainer which talks in this interview about pioneering in television with computer shows aimed towards the youth with German computer shows "Computer Corner" & "Technik-2000" which she did back in the 80s and 90s with journalist Klaus Moeller) in which she brought the home computers closer and more appealing to the masses including other tech related topics in the follow-up TV show Technik-2000" later on.

Posted by Nafcom on Nov 25, 2019 // Read more »