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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - NES TASTIC!

Post by Swainy » Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:15 pm

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - NES TASTIC!

Post by Swainy » Fri Jul 10, 2015 5:36 pm

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Dean and Paul deliver a news and info update as well as bringing focus to an often-overlooked system, the Sharp X68000.

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - The Sharp X68000

Post by Swainy » Fri Jul 17, 2015 5:55 am

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Episode 120 is our special coverage of the official launch of the ZX Spectrum Vega console. SMS Electronics gave us exclusive behind the scenes access to the console’s manufacturing process and we spoke to the key people responsible for bringing this project to life. We speak with Chris Smith, Chief Technical Officer and David Levy, Chairman of Retro Computers. So, if you had any questions about the Vega here’s where you’ll find the answer.

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Laun

Post by AceGrace » Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:01 am

Does it use an on screen keyboard?

I thought I read that they were changing it to have more keys.

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Laun

Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:06 am

Those four little buttons under the main keys are new.

If you look at the old Indiegogo page there's a short video showing the change:
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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Laun

Post by Treguard » Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:37 am

I'm actually interested in the Vega now after listening to those interviews, nice to see they're properly licensing the games afte rthe Elite debacle.

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Laun

Post by Swainy » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:54 am

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Episode 121 is our special interview with the Godfather of football management games, Kevin Toms. We talk with Kevin about his first steps in game making, his games and the new IOS game Kevin Toms Football.

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - The Kevin Toms Interview

Post by big mean bunny » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:40 am

Gotten behind on the shows but looking forward to this Swainy! Think Kevin Toms is the reason I am a football stat nerd.
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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - The Kevin Toms Interview

Post by Swainy » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:57 am

It's a very interesting interview & im not even a big football fan :)
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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - The Kevin Toms Interview

Post by Treguard » Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:36 am

The stuff about Software Star was the best bit, wonder how sardonic Kevin was being when he said it was possible to get a game to sell more with hype than honesty?

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - The Kevin Toms Interview

Post by Swainy » Tue Aug 04, 2015 3:13 pm

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - vote for us!

Post by Swainy » Fri Aug 07, 2015 7:17 am

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Steve Erickson jumps into the hot seat for this episode of Retro Asylum, the team are also joined by Chris O’Regan of “The Sausage Factory” fame as they look at the Amstrad CPC range of computers and a few CPC games along the way too.

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - The Amstrad CPC

Post by Swainy » Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:21 am

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Episode 123 is part 1 of our special interview with Lorne Lanning, gaming legend and all round dude. Lorne is best known for heading up Oddworld Inhabitants, home of the Oddworld game series.
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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - It's An Oddworld!

Post by Swainy » Fri Aug 28, 2015 9:45 am

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Episode 124 is part 2 of our special interview with Lorne Lanning, gaming legend and all round dude. Lorne is best known for heading up Oddworld Inhabitants, home of the Oddworld game series.

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Re: The Retro Asylum Thread - It's An Oddworld!

Post by Swainy » Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:53 am

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