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Podcast Episode #122 - Brenda Romero

We are very proud to have Brenda Romero in our new episode. She is not only an award-winning game designer, but also an amazingly dedicated creative spirit since 1981. And a metal music lover too! As a game director, she has worked on over 50 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series and titles in the Ghost Recon, Dungeons + Dragons and Def Jam franchises. This episode is packed with interesting stories...enjoy! The interview starts 7 minutes into the podcast

Posted by Nafcom on Aug 06, 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 »


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 »


Video Interview with John Kellas

John Kellas was a consultant and director for many British software companies in the 80s and 90s like Mastertronic, GT Interactive or Rushware. In this interview, he talks about his career in the German subsidiaries of these companies. Learn more about some pretty interesting gaming industry insights like for example the first game compilation for the Sony Playstation...

Posted by Nafcom on Apr 04, 2021 // Read more »


Unboxing: ZZAP! Annual 2021 & ZZAP! 64 Micro Action Issue 1 Sampler

The Annual was funded on Kickstarter and features game reviews and articles, including an exclusive Tony Crowther interview by Mark Hellewell, Andrew Braybrook - In His Own Words looking back at some of his classic games. Perks shown include the Oli Frey art print and the 2022 Calendar filled with Oli Frey artwork. The Issue 1 sampler perk is a 28-page preview of ZZAP! 64 Micro Action, the new A5 bimonthly magazine from Fusion Retro Books. Featuring the same mix of game reviews and articles, this sample copy includes the long-awaited Soul Force review and Simon Butler's Art Gallery.

Posted by Nafcom on Apr 04, 2021 // Read more »


Audio Interview with Gary Penn

A historic interview with Gary Penn, a video games industry veteran and former games reviewer for Zzap!64. Fun fact: The first Grand Theft Auto game would have been ended up cancelled without his efforts as a creative director at DMA Design (later Rockstar Games). Enjoy!

Posted by Nafcom on Mar 28, 2021 // Read more »