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Andrew reviews Galactic Wars EX by VolcanoBytes

Merman looks at a new shoot 'em up for Windows - Galactic Wars EX by VolcanoBytes. Featuring excellent pixel-style art and a chiptune soundtrack created using the Mega Drive's FM sound chip, it's perfect for retrogaming fans.

Posted by Nafcom on Apr 02, 2022 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #136 - Composing for the Sega Master System with Polaria Poyon

We're delighted to welcome Polaria Poyon in our new episode. She's a genius composer of chiptunes for the Sega Master System and Game Gear. AJ, Joerg, and Denis get to know about her and her new projects, as well as some interesting tech insights. Enjoy the tunes and tune in! (interview begins at 23:00)

Posted by AJ on Mar 31, 2022 // Read more »


Video Interview with Andreas Escher

It's time for a look into our archives. - a talk with Andreas Escher (Rainbow Arts): Working since the 80s in the German game industry, he's a pioneering graphic artist responsible for C64 gems like Katakis or Turrican and many more on various home computers and consoles of that era. Get ready for some insights and stories about his time at Rainbow Arts... Enjoy!

Posted by Nafcom on Jan 30, 2022 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #132 - Netlabels with Simon Carless

Simon Carless is a former Amiga musician and founder/owner of the Monotonik netlabel, which rose to prominence in the late '90s and early '00s. Joerg and guest co-host Martin Wisniowski pick his brain about this unique time in the development of the internet, independent labels, and music distribution. (Interview begins at 19:15)

Posted by AJ on Jan 22, 2022 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #130 - The A500 Mini with Darren Melbourne and Chris Smith

Darren Melbourne returns to the podcast - 5 years after, this time with Retro Games' CTO Chris Smith, they are talking about the upcoming A500 Mini. I this episode, they talk about the rocky way of getting this onto the road and what it means for the Amiga scene and the Amiga competitive gaming scene, as well. Interview starts at 05:55 Minutes

Posted by Nafcom on Dec 18, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #128 - Gunnar von Boehn (Apollo Team)

In our new episode we welcome Gunnar Vonn Boehn from the one and only Apollo Team. They are known for their stellar Vampire cards which are a must for every Amiga fan. Interview starts at 37:38 Minutes

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


Looking At Gameplay - Necrobarista

Yours truly Joerg and Martin are playing Necrobarista - a visual novel set in a Melbourne coffee shop that serves both the living and dead. Sounds weird? Yeah, but it's fun! ´Now that they released it for Switch at Gamescom 20021, we had had a closer look and found that it's an exceptional experience! It's also availble on AppleArcade and will be coming for PS4 soon!

Posted by Nafcom on Oct 19, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #125 - Watermelon Games - Fonzie Part 2

Welcome back Gwénaël Godde aka Fonzie! The Watermelon Games chief talks with us about his plans to port the furious Sega Genesis / Mega Drive brawler Paprium to current-gen consoles and games business in general. Turn on, tune in, drop out! (Watch out for their Kickstarter launching soon!) Interview starts at 6:38 minutes

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


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 »