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Podcast Episode #72 - The Kodai16 with Peter Smets and Valerio Cannone

Superguns may not be actual guns, but they're definitely super! They're also vital for preserving vintage arcade machines. Valerio Cannone and Peter Smets have designed their own -- the Kodai16 -- and they join the podcast to talk about their version of this important component, and what it means for the future of arcade preservation. Interview starts at 12:15!

Posted by AJ on Jul 30, 2019 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #67 - Strange Parts with Scotty Allen

Scotty Allen is the man behind the hugely successful YouTube channel, Strange Parts. He joins Joerg and AJ for Scene World's Repair Month to talk building and repairing your own hardware, China's unique electronics marketplace, and why preserving older hardware is important for future generations. (Interview begins at 14:42)

Posted by AJ on Jun 11, 2019 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #56 - PLATO and IRATA.ONLINE with Thomas Cherryhomes

PLATO is the great, great, great granddaddy of the online computer network. Developing forums, email, multiplayer networked games, screen sharing, and instant messaging, it is responsible for many of the things we take for granted today. AJ and Joerg take a deep dive with IRATA.ONLINE's Thomas Cherryhomes into why PLATO is as awesome as it is, and how it still has plenty to offer both retro- and non-retro-enthusiasts. The interview starts 19 minutes into the recording! Watch the YouTube version preferably!

Posted by AJ on Nov 09, 2018 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #51 - Digging Deeper with Tectoy's Stefano Arnhold

Tectoy is the producer and distributor of Sega products in Brazil, credited with keeping the consoles popular in Brazil long after their discontinuation around the rest of the world. Andrew and Joerg welcome back Tectoy CEO Stefano Arnhold for a deeper dive into the unique legacy of this company and their 2017 edition of the Megadrive. Also, AJ and Joerg fall into a sci fi rabbit hole. 199090

Posted by AJ on Aug 17, 2018 // Read more »


Video interview with Mike Clarke

Mike Clarke is a famous composer who former worked for Psygnosis. Among his most known works are the musics for Last Ninja 2 on the Amiga or e.g. Lemmings 2 on the SNES. He speaks about his experience of doing "a little bit of everything" as a composer, coder, manager, etc from the C64 throughout the Amiga, SNES, etc.

Posted by Nafcom on Jul 28, 2018 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #44 - Rob Hubbard!

Rob Hubbard is one of the best known composers of video game music, and has been producing music on the C64 as well as many other machines for decades. AJ and Joerg talk to him about the recently completed PROJECT HUBBARD, his career, and the future of game music.

Posted by AJ on Feb 07, 2018 // Read more »


Video interview with Christian Spanik - Part 3 - Pioneering in Web TV

How it was to pioneer in German web.TV.

Posted by Nafcom on Oct 21, 2017 // Read more »


video interview with Christian Spanik - Part 2 - Writing scripts for IT TV shows

Christian Spanik Interview for Scene World Magazine - Part 2 - How he made the jump from writing books to write scripts for IT TV shows.

Posted by Nafcom on Apr 28, 2017 // Read more »


Video interview with Christian Spanik - Part 1 - Writing books

Christian Spanik Interview for Scene World Magazine - Part 1 - How I got into journalism and writing books

Posted by Nafcom on Mar 18, 2017 // Read more »


(German) video interview with Wolfgang Back

Wolfgang Back is a computer journalist pioneer since the first hour and of the birth of computers.

Posted by Nafcom on Mar 17, 2017 // Read more »