Monthly archives: March, 2016

The Retro Hour – Episode 12 (GamesMaster The Inside Story With Dave Perry)

We get the inside story on the 90’s biggest gaming TV show, GamesMaster. Dave Perry tells us where the Golden Joystick idea come from, why he didn’t get along with Dominik Diamond off-screen and what really happened with the infamous Super Mario 64 meltdown?…


Retro World! We have listeners from around the globe

We have been blown away by the response to the latest episode (ep11). I was checking stats and we seem to have a truly global audience.¬†Our podcast seems to be very strong in Europe and America but we now have a following in Japan, Korea and of course New Zealand and Australia! So if you…


The Retro Hour – Episode 11 (Piracy on the Amiga with Galahad/Fairlight)

Did piracy kill the Amiga? How did the big cracking groups operate, and who in the industry helped them? We chat to Galahad from legendary piracy groups LSD & Fairlight….


The Retro Mart! We get our first magazine coverage!

I was just taking a look at my favorite tech mag Mirco Mart on my lunch break.¬†Every two weeks they have a Amiga Section called ‘Amiga Mart’ so if I spot it I usually have a little peek. To my surprise this weeks issue had a full page with profiles on Amiga Youtubers! A section…


The Retro Hour is Charting High!

Thanks to all our great listeners we hit number 17 in the UK technology charts beating such established podcasts as This Week In Tech and BBC World Service: The Science Hour


The Retro Hour – Episode 10 (Amiga/C64 Demo Scene With Andrew Barnabas)

We chat about the Amiga and C64 demo scene with musician Andrew Barnabas (SWIV/Creatures music), plus Nintendo bringing back the SNES and haunted video games!…


We are New & Noteworthy on iTunes

Thanks to our amazing listeners and glowing iTunes reviews we have made it into the New & Noteworthy podcast section. This is really great news as it helps expose the podcast to more listeners and helps the show grow!


The Retro Hour – Episode 9 (Psygnosis – The Inside Story With Mike Clarke)

We talk Psygnosis with former employee and legendary game musician Mike Clarke! What was the original Playstation prototype like? Did Microcosm live up to the hype, and what happened to the unreleased games and projects?…


Origin of the Intro Music

Have you ever wanted to hear the full version of The Retro Hours opening tune? Well here it is!…