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Podcast Episode #143 - Creating new point'n'click adventures with Gregor Mueller and Eva-Ramona Rohleder

It's a double-feature-episode! This time we are having 2 interviews in a row! First part with Gregor Mueller who is kickstarting a pixel art detective game Casebook 1899 - The Leipzig Murders - Second part with Eva-Ramona Rohleder who is kickstarting A Twisted Tale with a sparkle of retro. Hear more about their struggles and stories on crowdfunding point'n'click adventures and back them to make sure both games make it to the finish line! Interview 1 with Gregor Mueller starts at minute 08:34 Interview 2 with Eva-Ramona Rohleder starts at minute 56:58

Posted by Nafcom on Jun 21, 2022 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #141 - Uni-Joys UNITHOR joystick project

and it's a hattrick! After interviewing David Pleasance and Dixon Wu from Retro HK, here's our new episode already! This time with Uni Joy who are explaining us how to make a new joystick in 2022. Their UNITHOR project is very ambitious and promising! Interview starts at 3:47 minutes! Enjoy!

Posted by Nafcom on Jun 09, 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 »


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 #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 »


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 »


Podcast Episode #111 - Repair Cafes with Martine Postma

When Martine Postma was done with the "throw away and buy new" behavior of society, she had no idea that her idea for a repair cafe where the layman can come in and get help repairing their electronic devices, would cause international awareness. Nowadays repair cafes are spread all around the world! Learn her story how it all started, how it moved the society back to a more repair-than-bin mentality, and how it helps the #righttorepair movement despite she is not officially a part of it. (Interview begins at 6:30)

Posted by AJ on Mar 17, 2021 // Read more »