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Podcast Episode #149 - Espacio Tec

We're happy to welcome Sebastián and Francisco from the Espacio Tec Museum in Argentina. Espacio Tec is a museum dedicated to describing the history and evolution of information technology around the world, particularly in Argentina, a process in which the city of Bahía Blanca - where the museum is located - played a singular role. Drawing on a large and ever growing collection of computer equipment, consoles and calculating machines, the museum aims to establish a permanent exhibition in a multipurpose space capable of hosting a range of activities, including exhibitions, and meetings of related groups and organizations. The interview starts at minute 06:15

Posted by Nafcom on Sep 27, 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 »


Podcast Episode #140 - Retro and gaming preservation in Hong Kong with Dixon Wu of Retro.hk

It's time again for a new episode and this time we welcome Dixon Wu! He is the founder of the RETRO.HK Gaming Expo and an avid videogamer since earliest childhood days. Currently residing in Hong Kong, Dixon is an Entrepreneur, UX/Gaming Consultant + Designer, who has taken part in numerous mobile applications, online game platforms and startup projects as the lead consultant. Tune in for some interesting insights! (Interview starts at 2:29 minutes)

Posted by Nafcom on May 29, 2022 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #133 - The Video Game History Foundation with Kelsey Lewin

We're delighted to welcome Kelsey Lewin to the podcast! Kelsey is a a huge nerd, preserving the history of video games with a focus on the weird and the obscure. She joins AJ, Joerg, and Frank to talk about her passion for games and her work for the Video Game History Foundation. (interview begins at 27:50)

Posted by AJ on Feb 13, 2022 // Read more »


Rogue64 - unboxing and gameplay by Merman

Merman unboxes the cartridge edition of Rogue64, from Badger Punch Games and Bitmap Soft. This is a Roguelike game for the C64, based on the earlier Rogue4K, coming on a physical cartridge. The boxed version includes some great extras as revealed in the video, and a digital download is also available to purchase. Note: the game is not fully NTSC compatible, but the updated digital download will run in NTSC emulation - fixing a bug in the original.

Posted by Nafcom on Feb 09, 2022 // Read more »


Video Interview with Andreas Garbe

It's time for a look into our archives and this time we're happy to welcome Andreas Garbe.Andreas is an acclaimed videogame journalist working for the german public sector television network ZDF and you also might know him from 3sat Kulturzeit.

Posted by Nafcom on Feb 05, 2022 // Read more »


Look At Gameplay - Ruin Raiders

AJ is back to review the game Ruin Raiders - a turn-based tactical roguelike by the OverPowered Team, published by Freedom Games .

Posted by Nafcom on Nov 27, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #103 - Gamescom 2020

As it is a tradition for us, here is the annual Gamescom special. However, 2020 was different from the Gamescoms before, as this year it was all digital through a livestream, rather than meeting half a million people in fair halls! AJ, Joerg and both of our Martin's talk about how it has been and how it was for AJ to be the first time attending at a Gamescom even though not in person.

Posted by Nafcom on Dec 21, 2020 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #102 - Netlabels and retro pixeling with Martin 'Nodepond' Wisniowski

Martin is not only part of the demoscene and a graphic artist for Scene World, but he is also a pioneer in the early ages of Netlabels and a creative head that often creates unique artistic projects. In this podcast, AJ and Joerg talk with him about the early ages of the internet and how he found its way into music and graphics! The interviews starts at 21:40 minutes

Posted by Nafcom on Dec 16, 2020 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #101 - Craig Stadler's Petey Vid

When you are searching for a video on the internet, which search engine do you typically use? Google? YouTube's? Then perhaps there is another place where you can get more complete and valuable search results! What it takes to bring a new search engine for video's alive, all the challenges and hurdles to overcome, we talk about this with founder and birth giver Craig J. Stadler, the guy who went out to improve in the world of content search engines! (Interview begins at 28:33)

Posted by Nafcom on Dec 07, 2020 // Read more »