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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 »


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 »


AJ's Rogue Spirit Review: Thoughts, Impressions, and Gameplay

AJ attempts to play Rogue Spirit but keeps getting distracted by peoples' heads.

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 »


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 »


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 #131 - Robert Mruczek

Robert Mruczek is the former head referee of Twin Galaxies and knows a thing or two about high scores! Joerg and AJ sit down and talk to him about his history in gaming, the controversies surrounding Twin Galaxies, and a host of other topics. (interview begins at 15:00)

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