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Video interview with Frank Erstling (German version)

Let's take another look into the archives and this time we're happy to have Frank Erstling! Frank is not only the founder and publisher of RETURN, Germany's most popular print magazine for retro gaming and computing since 2009, but also a passionate collector of games, consoles and homecomputers. It's all about 'Faszination klassische Computer und Konsolen'. : ) (German version, English version will be following soon!).

Posted by Nafcom on Feb 11, 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 »


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 »


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 »


Video Interview with John Kellas

John Kellas was a consultant and director for many British software companies in the 80s and 90s like Mastertronic, GT Interactive or Rushware. In this interview, he talks about his career in the German subsidiaries of these companies. Learn more about some pretty interesting gaming industry insights like for example the first game compilation for the Sony Playstation...

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


Audio Interview with Gary Penn

A historic interview with Gary Penn, a video games industry veteran and former games reviewer for Zzap!64. Fun fact: The first Grand Theft Auto game would have been ended up cancelled without his efforts as a creative director at DMA Design (later Rockstar Games). Enjoy!

Posted by Nafcom on Mar 28, 2021 // Read more »


Video Interview with Stello Doussis

Stello Doussis is a veteran graphic designer, coder and composer, mostly recognized for for the cool soundtrack of Game Boy Color games such as "Happy Hippo" for the Kinder Surprise brand! In this interview he talks about how he started with is love for game music, learned how to code, do graphics and finally was able to turn his love for music into an employment to make a living. He also covers his steps working on music on the C64 for the cracking and demoscene. Learn more about the process of creating Game Boy (Color) music and how he tried to squeeze more out of the system's sound hardware than what he used to hear before. Also he shares stories about working on games for the pre-smartphone mobile phones (J2ME devices) with tiny screens and crude possibilities! A journey not to be missed!

Posted by Nafcom on Oct 24, 2020 // Read more »


Video interview with Rudolf Stember

Rudolf is a video game composer veteran who worked also for Rainbow Arts and later Factor 5 and has been known for working on games like the Star Wars franchise, the strategy puzzler Logical or converting the Money Island soundtrack from the PC to the Amiga together with Chris Huelsbeck. In this interview we go back in time and he shares many insight and stories of his time he started out as a composer.

Posted by Nafcom on Oct 03, 2020 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #95 - Mechanical Pinballs with Hagen Krentz

Hagen Krentz is a man who knows mechanical pinball machines a lot. He is also a co-founder of the For Amusement Arcade + Pinball Museum in Seligenstadt, Germany. Furthermore, he also used to work for the movie industry in the 90s. Join AJ and Joerg as they listen to the tales and stories for this man! The interview starts at 11:43 minutes

Posted by Nafcom on Sep 26, 2020 // Read more »