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Merman unboxes and reviews the Floppy Disk Fever book by Floppy Totaal

It even features Scene World. : ) Floppy Totaal is a Rotterdam based research project that investigates the reuse and re-purposing of 'outdated' technology as a cultural phenomenon. Enjoy!

Posted by Nafcom on Aug 13, 2022 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #144 - The Return of MINBEKKER

Once again we welcome Min and Mina Bekker to the podcast. Joerg and AJ talk to them about new levels for their game Takelshin... and the best thing is: these levels are free of charge! We also talk to them about their non-video-game projects in literature and art. We hope you enjoy this part as much as part 1. Have fun!

Posted by AJ on Jul 09, 2022 // Read more »


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 #139 - David Pleasance and the German version of Commodore - The Inside Story

In the new episode of our podcast we are very happy to welcome again the one and only David Pleasance! The prolific Ex Commodore + Amiga executive (and musician!) gives us some exclusive , spicy insights and tells us about the German translation of his book 'Commodore - The Inside Story'. (Interview starts at 22:40 minutes)

Posted by Nafcom on May 25, 2022 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #127 - Nicola and Anthony Caulfield

In our new podcast episode we are happy to have Nicola and Anthony Caulfield: a filmmaking team from London, responsible for awesome documentaries like From Bedrooms To Billions and its sequel The Amiga Years. We are talking with them about their new project The Rubber-Keyed Wonder - a documentary about the ZX Spectrum which is currently on Kickstarter. Interview starts at 09:47 minutes

Posted by Nafcom on Nov 09, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #126 - Lucas Lund and his The Detective Novel

In our newest episode we speak with Lucas Lund, a swedish author. He is working on a crime fiction book based on Sam Manthorpe's 1986 C64 game 'The Detective Game'. Interview starts at 11:47 minutes

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


Podcast Episode #123 - Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher is an author, journalist, coder, musician, and scholar of all things Commodore. He's a contributor to Retro Gamer Magazine, and also one of the main editors of Scene World. AJ and Joerg catch up with him, talk about his career, and get very, very sidetracked. (interview begins at 10:55)

Posted by AJ on Aug 24, 2021 // Read more »


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 #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 »


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 »