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Sep 28, 2022 Scene World
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We're happy to welcome Sebastián and Francisco from the Espacio Tec Museum in Argentina. Espacio Tec is a museum dedicated to describing the history and evolution of information technology around the world, particularly in Argentina, a process in which the city of Bahía Blanca - where the museum is located - played a singular role. Drawing on a large and ever growing collection of computer equipment, consoles and calculating machines, the museum aims to establish a permanent exhibition in a...
Topics: Podcast, Espacio Tec, Argentina, computer museum, Museum
Today, we talk about the female side of gaming in Jamaica, for this Sashaun Bailey (Empress Nile) of The Valkyries of Arcadia gives us an insight of the gaming and cosplay scene in Jamaica from a female point of view. She is also joined by Triforce Johnson who celebrates his 2nd comeback to our shows with this episode. The interview starts at Minute 32:42
Topics: Scene World, Podcast, Jamaica, gaming, female, Sashaun Bailey (Empress Nile), The Valkyries of...
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Aug 20, 2022 Scene World
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In our new episode we talk again about The Uncensored Library - This time to Jeanne Cavelier, Head of Eastern Europe & Central Asia Desk at Reporters Without Borders (RSF). This time we are focusing on the situation in Belarus. Enjoy! Interview section starts at minute 11:52
Topics: Podcast, RSF, Jean Cavelier, Belarus, Reporters Without Borders, Freedom of Press, Minecraft, The...
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Aug 4, 2022 Scene World
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In our new podcast we welcome Yuba Rahamani and talk about the E-Sports scene in Ghana. Learn about some interesting insights and entertaining facts. Interview starts at minute 11:31!
Topics: Podcast, games, gaming, casual gaming, Yuba Rahamani, Ghana, eSports, Giiks Game City, GGC
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Jul 27, 2022 Scene World
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Once having been our webmaster, Christian Leuenberg returns to the retro gaming scene working on the German podcast "To Bo On Pod", we talk about the good old times, his current and upcoming plans for the retro hobby!
Topics: Podcast, games, gaming, casual gaming, To Be on Pod, German, Christian Leuenberg
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Jul 9, 2022 Scene World
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Once again we welcome Min and Mina Bekker to the podcast. Joerg and AJ talk to them about new levels for their game Takelshin... and the best thing is: these levels are free of charge! We also talk to them about their non-video-game projects in literature and art. We hope you enjoy this part as much as part 1. Have fun!
Topics: Podcast, Minbekker, Min Bekker, Mina Bekker, games, gaming, casual gaming, books, fiction, pirates,...
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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...
Topics: Podcast, A Twisted Take, Casebook 1899 The Leipzig Murders, Gregor Müller, Gregor Mueller,...
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Jun 15, 2022 Scene World
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In the new episode of our podcast we are very happy to welcome Danny Wolfers aka Legowelt! For over 20 years now he's an acclaimed electronic musician from the Netherlands with many many releases on legendary music labels like Clone, Ghostly Records or Cocoon. Right before a live gig at the famous PAL Hamburg Club, he talked with Remute about his career and his love for synths and home computers. Interview starts at 6:21 minutes! Enjoy!
Topics: Podcast, Danny Wolfers, Netherlands, DJ, remute, music
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Jun 10, 2022 Scene World
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...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! Enjoy! Back their joystick project on Kickstarter via  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/uni-joy/unithor-a-brand-new-joystick-for-retro-computers
Topics: Podcast, Gaming, Computer Games, Uni-joy, Uni Joy, Unithor
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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)
Topics: Podcast, Dixon Wu, Retro.hk, preservation, Hong Kong, Gaming, Computer Games, history, expos
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In the new episode of our podcast we are very happy to welcome again the one and only David Pleasance! The prolific Ex Commodore & Amiga executive (and musician!) gives us some exclusive , spicy insights and tells us about the German translation of his book 'Commodore - The Inside Story'.
Topics: Podcast, David Pleasance, Commodore, Books, German, book
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Apr 30, 2022 Scene World
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We had such a great talk with Isaiah that we decided to invite him again! This time we are talking about the recent Esports scene in Jamaica. It's alive and kicking!
Topics: Podcast, eSports, Gaming, Retrogaming, Jamaica, TwinGalaxies, Triforce, Triforce Johnson
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Apr 22, 2022 Scene World
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This time we welcome Isaiah “TriForce” Johnson, a true Esports veteran in Jamaica! He told us so many interesting things about his beginnings in Esports and it was a pleasure to listen... Tune in and get educated and entertained!
Topics: Podcast, egaming, Gaming, Retrogaming, Jamaica, TwinGalaxies, Triforce, Triforce Johnson
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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)
Topics: Podcast, Polaria Poyon, SMS, Sega Master System, Sega, Genesis, Megadrive, Music, Chiptunes, Game...
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AJ and Joerg start off their series to dig into what's going on about gaming in Jamaica - For this episode we're happy to welcome Wayne Benjamin. He is one of the most influential video game and Esports journalists from Jamaica. Enjoy! (interview begins at 18:00)
Topics: Podcast, Retrogaming, Mobiles, Mobile Phones, Michael Fisher, MrMobile, Captain2Phones
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AJ and Joerg talk to Michael Fisher, who is one of the most profiled mobile tech reviewers out there! We talk to him about his journey from being an actor to a fully fledged mobile tech reviewer and what made him a grown entity on youtube while still remembering and cultivating his roots that made him who he is now. Not only does he shares his adventure in the race of trying to get a Commdore Pet Phone back in the day, but also how he dips into other fields of interests besides being MrMobile...
Topics: Podcast, Retrogaming, Mobiles, Mobile Phones, Michael Fisher, MrMobile, Captain2Phones
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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)
Topics: preservation, Computer Games, Games, Gaming, Retro gaming, kelsey lewin, Podcast, Videogame History...
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Jan 22, 2022 Scene World
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Simon Carless is a former Amiga musician and founder/owner of the Monotonik netlabel, which rose to prominence in the late '90s and early '00s. Joerg and guest co-host Martin Wisniowski pick his brain about this unique time in the development of the internet, independent labels, and music distribution. (Interview begins at 19:15)
Topics: podcast, Simon Carlass, netlabels, scene world, amiga, music, composer, demoscene
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Jan 9, 2022 Scene World
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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)
Topics: podcast, games, robert mruczek, Roy Shildt, TwinGalaxies, high scores, Pac-Man, Missle Command,...
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Darren Melbourne returns to the podcast - 5 years after, this time with Retro Games' CTO Chris Smith, they are talking about the upcoming A500 Mini. I this episode, they talk about the rocky way of getting this onto the road and what it means for the Amiga scene and the Amiga competitive gaming scene, as well.
Topics: a500mini, Amiga 500 Mini, podcast, Darren Melbourne, Chris Smith, Commodore, Retro Games
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Dec 12, 2021 Scene World
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In our brandnew episode we're happy to welcome Naomi Sample - a true chiptune veteran! Get to know some insights about producing music for C64, Game Boy and other consoles. Interview starts at 04:53 Minutes
Topics: Retrogame, Music, Naomi Sample, Musikfladen, Germany, Mike Witschi, podcast
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Nov 30, 2021 Scene World
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In our new episode we welcome Gunnar Vonn Boehn from the one and only Apollo Team. They are known for their stellar Vampire cards which are a must for every Amiga fan.  Interview starts at 37:38 Minutes
Topics: Retrogame, Amiga, vampire, Gunnar Von Bohen, Apollo, podcast
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Nov 9, 2021 Scene World
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In our new podcast episode we are happy to have Nicola and Anthony Caulfield: a filmmaking team from London, responsible for awesome documentaries like From Bedrooms To Billions and its sequel The Amiga Years. We are talking with them about their new project The Rubbed Key Wonder - a documentary about the ZX Spectrum which is currently on Kickstarter. Interview starts at 09:47 minutes
Topics: podcast, Retro, C64, game, Books, Amiga, zx sprectrum
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Oct 23, 2021 Scene World
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In our newest episode we speak with Lucas Lund, a swedish author. He is working on a crime fiction book based on Sam Manthorpe's 1986 C64 game 'The Detective Game'. Interview starts at 11:47 minutes
Topics: podcast, Lucas Lund, Sweden, Novel, The Detective Novel, The Detective Game, 1986, Retro, C64,...
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Oct 4, 2021 Scene World
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Welcome back Gwénaël Godde aka Fonzie! The Watermelon Games chief talks with us about his plans to port the furious Sega Genesis / Mega Drive brawler Paprium to current-gen consoles and games business in general. Turn on, tune in, drop out! (Watch out for their Kickstarter launching soon!) Interview starts at 6:38 minutes
Topics: Watermelon, Watermelon Games, Gwénaël Godde, Fonzie, Paprium, Kickstarter, Mega Drive, Genesis,...
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We are delighted to have Scott Miller in our new podcast - the founder of Apogee Entertainment which later on became 3D Realms. The game designer and entrepreneur is responsible for many classic games like Terminal Velocity, Raptor and of course Duke Nukem. Let's rock! (interview begins at 08:44 minutes)
Topics: Podcast, Games, Gaming, Retrogaming, Apogee, Apogee Entertainment, Scott Miller, PC, 3D Realms
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Aug 24, 2021 Scene World
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Andrew Fisher is an author, journalist, coder, musician, and scholar of all things Commodore. He's a contributor to Retro Gamer Magazine, and also one of the main editors of Scene World. AJ and Joerg catch up with him, talk about his career, and get very, very sidetracked. (interview begins at 10:55)
Topics: Podcast, Andrew Fisher, Merman, Scene World, C64, Games, Gaming, Retrogaming, Retro Gamer Magazine,...
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Aug 6, 2021 Scene World
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We are very proud to have Brenda Romero in our new episode. She is not only an award-winning game designer, but also an amazingly dedicated creative spirit since 1981. And a metal music lover too! As a game director, she has worked on over 50 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series and titles in the Ghost Recon, Dungeons & Dragons and Def Jam franchises. This episode is packed with interesting stories...enjoy! The interview starts 7...
Topics: podcast, Brenda Romero, Wizardy, Role Playing Games, RPG
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Jul 12, 2021 Scene World
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In our new podcast episode we speak with Jeri Ellsworth, an American entrepeneur and chip designer. She is very well-known for 'C64 Direct-To TV', a complete Commodore 64 system on a chip housed within a joystick which was released in 2004. We speak with her about her work on TiltFive, an interesting new company focussing on AR glasses technology...Interview starts at 22:30
Topics: podcast, retro, Chiptunes, Tiltfive, VR, AR, Argumented Reality, Virtual Reality, Jeri Ellsworth
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Jun 26, 2021 Scene World
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In our new podcast episode we speak with Deniz Orbay who is not only one of the most well known Neo Geo collectors, but also THE expert for retrogame imports from Japan. Get ready for some interesting insights and facts about the history and current state of retrogaming in Japan...Interview starts at 25:37
Topics: podcast, Game Boy, retro, cartridges, Chiptunes, Japanese, Japan, Retro, Neo Geo, Deniz Orbay
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May 23, 2021 Scene World
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Hello World! We are happy to have one of the most prolific Chiptune musicians in our podcast - Tronimal. He released music for the Gameboy, ZX Spectrum and even the TI-82 calculator! Besides some tech talk, the virtuoso gives us some interesting insights and talks about his upcoming projects. Interview starts at 18:12.
Topics: podcast, Tronimal, Jörg Ritterhaus, Joerg Ritterhaus, Game Boy, Music, DMG, GB, retro, stage, live...
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May 15, 2021 Scene World
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Roy Shildt is back with some more insights about Twin Galaxies - especially regarding Missile Command scores and the people behind them... Hear some stories, conclusions, theories .. this second part of the interview shows some guts! Interview starts at 10:53.
Topics: podcast, Roy Shildt, Mr Awesome, TwinGalaxies, Missle Command, Arcade, high scores, Guinness Book...
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May 10, 2021 Scene World
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We are talking to Emmanuel Colombié from RSF Latin America. Learn about the state of press freedom in Brazil and the work of Reporters Without Borders. Spoiler Alter: Nearly all indicators are flashing red in Latin America and the coronavirus crisis has exacerbated an already complex and hostile environment for journalists... Interview starts at 14:52
Topics: podcast, RSF, Uncensored Library, Reporters Without Borders, TruthFindsAWay, censorship, reporters,...
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Apr 17, 2021 Scene World
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We interview Benjamin Devienne from Piepacker - a new free social gaming platform that allows users to play officially licensed retrogames with friends online! Piepacker provides access to games that have been featured on a variety of platforms: arcade machines, NES, Super NES, Saturn, Mega Drive, NeoGeo and PlayStation with more to come. Piepacker has partnerships with publishers Codemaster, Team 17 and Interplay and indies like Bitmap Bureau or Morphcat. The catalog continues to grow with...
Topics: podcast, Retro, Mega Drive, Playstation, NeoGeo, cloud gaming, Multiplayer, Saturn, NES, SNES,...
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Oliver 'Ve3o' Lindau is a a veteran graphic artist. He's best known for working with Starbyte on titles like Rolling Ronny and since 10 years also very active in the demoscene constantly making the first ranks on graphic compos. In this episode we talk with him about the technological challenges of bringing the Eye Of The Beholder from the Amiga onto the C64. Interview starts at 9:10
Topics: podcast, C64, Amiga, Commodore 64, Eye Of The Beholder, Oliver Lindau, Veto, v3to
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Mar 31, 2021 Scene World
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Have you been burnt by the 2015 keycaps Indigogo of Phase5 from Austria like us and many others? Jim felt the pain as well and went out creating his own C64 keycaps project. Having a long history in developing hardware for Commodore computers, if there is somebody who can pull this off, then this guy with decades of knowledge in the field! We talk with Jim about the journey of running a successful crowdfunding for C64 keycaps and many other stuff and developments he is involved in.Interview...
Topics: podcast, Jim Drew, C64, keycaps, Amiga, Commodore 64
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Feb 23, 2021 Scene World
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Roy "Mr. Awesome" Shildt is one of the worlds' premier gamers, specifically for his Missile Command scores. More recently, he (and Twin Galaxies) have become the subject of controversies regarding said scores, and Roy's battle to maintain his supremacy. AJ and Joerg talk to him about his history, the intricacies of playing Missile Command, and hit on some of the controversies at the heart of this topic. (interview begins at 14:50)
Topics: Podcast, Mr. Awesome, Roy Shildt, Missle Command, competitive player, high scores, TG,...
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Feb 16, 2021 Scene World
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Demoscene - The Art of Coding is an initiative to enlist the demoscene as the first digital culture on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage. AJ and Joerg (er, Derision and Nafcom) talk to Dedux, Flopine, Kudrix, and Unjello about why this is important and how we can all help move the initiative forward. (interview begins at 10:00)
Topics: Podcast, demo, demo scene, demoparty, demoscene, demos, coding, unesco, art, culture, C64 scene,...
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Jan 25, 2021 Scene World
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Retro music is in right now, but few people have taken it to the lengths that Remute has, releasing his songs not just on vinyl and digital download, but also on cartridge and floppy disk! Joerg, Martin, and AJ talk to him about why he chose this medium, and the unique challenges associated with releasing music on such unusual platforms. (Interview begins at 22:40)
Topics: Podcast, Remute, music, Video game music, video games, vintage, vintage games, floppy disks,...
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Dec 25, 2020 Scene World
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Merry Christmas everybody! We close this year with a special treat! Project CARS is one of the most anticipating racing series, that sprung out of an idea to make a racing game, formed with the help of the gaming community and covering as many kinds of different racing series and aspects of racing as possible! We speak to Joe Barron, Marketing and eSports Manager of Slightly Mad Studios about the journey of the past 5 years, why Project CARS 3 is a game to not miss and what the changes from a...
Topics: Podcast, video games, project cars 3, project cars, namco bandai, slightly mad studios, racing
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Dec 23, 2020 Scene World
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David Reichelt is the CEO of Color Switch Ltd, and the guy behind the hit mobile games Color Switch and Color Switch 2. He sits down with Joerg and AJ to talk about his history in gaming, how he developed not one but several games, and his philosophy behind creating entertainment. (interview begins at 8:37)
Topics: Podcast, color switch, mobile, mobile games, Games, video games, casual gaming, david reichelt
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Dec 21, 2020 scene world
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As it is a tradition for us, here is the annual Gamescom special. However, 2020 was different from the Gamescoms before, as this year it was all digital through a livestream, rather than meeting half a million people in fair halls! AJ, Joerg and both of our Martin's talk about how it has been and how it was for AJ to be the first time attending at a Gamescom even though not in person.
Topics: Podcast, computers, art, amiga, graphics, retro, Scene World, C64, Gamescom, gamescom 2020
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Martin is not only part of the demoscene and a graphic artist for Scene World, but he is also a pioneer in the early ages of Netlabels and a creative head that often creates unique artistic projects. In this podcast, AJ and Joerg talk with him about the early ages of the internet and how he found its way into music and graphics! The interviews starts at 21:40 minutes
Topics: Podcast, computers, art, netlabels, nes, amiga, pixel, petscii, graphics, music, demoscene, retro,...
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Dec 7, 2020 Scene World
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When you are searching for a video on the internet, which search engine do you typically use? Google? YouTube's? Then perhaps there is another place where you can get more complete and valuable search results! What it takes to bring a new search engine for video's alive, all the challenges and hurdles to overcome, we talk about this with founder and birth giver Craig J. Stadler, the guy who went out to improve in the world of content search engines! (Interview begins at 28:33)
Topics: computers, Podcast, search engines, Petey Vid, Craig Stadler
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Nov 30, 2020 Scene World
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"Thank you for purchasing inSIDious, the best SID emulation available for your DAW, and welcome to the wonderful world of the MOS Sound Interface Device," is how the manual refers to Mike Clarke's SID emulation plugin that no longer requires a costly full version of Reaktor to use! How does a veteran composer, largely known for his awesome music on the Amiga, produce SID emulation that offers the unique sounds of famous composers like Chris Huelsbeck, Martin Galway and many more? AJ,...
Topics: c64, computers, Podcast, sid, Mike Clarke, InSIDious, Sound, plugin, emulation
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Nov 24, 2020 Scene World
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The Museum of Arts and Digital Entertainment (the MADE) is one of the premier video game museums in the United States, and they currently need our help! AJ and Joerg talk to MADE Development Director Leland Heller about the museum and how we can all help. (Interview begins at 4:43)
Topics: the MADE, MADE, Museum, computer museum, c64, nintendo, sega, computers, vintage, Habitat,...
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The MystiTech are a fan group currently producing The Lost Art, a YouTube series filmed using the sets and avatars of Cyan's online game, Myst Online: Uru Live. Learn all about what it takes using an online game engine to create a film series, including all the challenges, obstacles, etc which they had to overcome! The interview starts 26:10 minutes into the podcast
Topics: Podcast, MystiTech, Myst, Urdu, Online Gaming, Filming, YouTube, Series
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Oct 30, 2020 Scene World
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Billy Mitchell is certainly one of the more controversial and divisive individuals among the gaming universe, and precisely the sort of character you might write a musical about! Casey Ross has done just this with with her musical ArcadeFire: The Redemption of Billy Mitchell. Casey -- and Walter Day! -- join Joerg and AJ to discuss the musical, the controversies, and whatever else comes up. (Interview begins at 12:20)
Topics: Podcast, Walter Day, Casey Ross, Donkey Kong, Billy Mitchell, Steve Wiebe, Musicals, Music, video...
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Pedro Planas is a computer game retro composer and a YouTuber from Caracas, Venezuela. Not only he shares his passion for video and computer game music, but also gives us an inside about what is going on regarding the retro scene in his country and why it became harder in the last 11 years for the video game companies to leave a footprint. The interview starts at 13:14 mins.
Topics: Podcast, Venezuela, Caracas, video games, Computer Games, Retro, Pedro Planas, Latin America,...
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Sep 26, 2020 Scene World
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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
Topics: Podcast, Mechanical Pinball, FAMS, FAO, Germany, Seligenstadt, Arcade, Pinball, Museum, Hagen...
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There is a massive knowledge gap regarding what is going on in Russia and how it all started with the demoscene and retro scene in general in a country that is mostly known for sending us Tetris with love. AJ and Joerg talk to the the Founder of the museum Pavel Anokhin and to the Technical Manager Oleg Senin about what is going on in Russia in those regards. The interview starts at 9:45
Topics: yandex, Podcast, game, battle, Russia, Russian, demoscene, demos, retro scene, Computing History,...
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Aug 20, 2020 Scene World
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Habitat, and its final version Club Caribe, was one of the world's first MMORPGs: an immersive, graphical, virtual world populated by C64 users in real time through the Quantumlink Network. Randy Farmer is one of the original architects of that world, and he remains involved in maintaining the project to this day. He joins AJ and Joerg to talk about the challenges behind creating the original Habitat, as well as resurrecting it, and the unique ways in which it has influenced culture, law, and...
Topics: podcast, habitat, Neohabitat, Randy Farmer, Q-Link, Q-Link Reloaded, Club Caribe, MMORPG, C64,...
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Jul 22, 2020 Scene World
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Min and Mina Bekker have it all: an enormous YouTube following, two awesome game releases, and even an amazing love story to tie it all together. Now, they're sitting down with AJ and Joerg to discuss their games, Black Bekker and Takelshin, how they got to be where they are, and what drives them forward. (Interview begins at 26:22)
Topics: Podcast, Minbekker, Gaming, egaming, YouTube, video, video games, video game music, Doom, Black...
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David Pleasance is the former marketing director for Commodore, and gained notoriety for his use of software bundles to sell computers, especially in the UK. He's also the author of "Commodore - The Inside Story", which detailed the internal workings of Commodore during its waning years. He's following this book up with a look at the Amiga: "From Vultures to Vampires", which looks at what became of Amiga after Commodore vanished into the mist. David joins AJ and Joerg today...
Topics: Podcast, David Pleasance, From Vultures to Vampires, Commodore, CBM, CEO, UK, Books, Computing...
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Jun 23, 2020 Scene World
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Who doesn't know Comanche? A development studio in Hanover Germany (Nukklear) is doing a reboot with the help of THQ Nordic and they talk to us about it in what makes the reboot so great and welcoming old retro and new players! :) The interview starts at 25:40
Topics: Podcast, Comanche, Nukklear, Helicopter, THQ Nodic, Retro
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May 25, 2020 Scene World
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The world is a weird place right now, and censorship of the press has become widespread. Reporters Without Borders have created a unique way to get around this: censored articles become uncensored books inside Minecraft. AJ and Joerg talk to Reporters Without Borders' Kristin Baesse about The Uncensored Library, and how it, and Minecraft, is being used to bring the truth back into countries without press freedom. (Interview begins at 21:00)
Topics: podcast, Podcast, Uncensored Library, Reporters Without Borders, TruthFindsAWay, censorship,...
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The Digital Retro Park is one of the premier museums of digital culture. Falk Heinzelmann and Stefan Pitsch are the guys who started it all, and they've taken some time to talk to AJ and Joerg about the museum, as well as take us on a virtual tour while we're all stuck at home! (interview starts at 10:05)
Topics: podcast, Podcast, museum, Digital Retro Park, DRP, retro, retrocomputing, retro gaming,...
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Apr 26, 2020 Scene World
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As we all go through these unprecedented, socially isolated times together, AJ and Joerg have a quick message for everyone looking for ways to pass the time.
Topics: covid-19, corona, stayathome, flattenthecurve
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Scene World was founded 20 years ago, on November 1st, 2000 to be exact. Long ago enough to look back with staffers Altraz, Merman and Nafcom and share stories how this was all made possible and where it lead to. We are also proud to have gotten the great Rick Heaton aka Sapience!
Topics: Podcast, Scene World, Rick Heaton, Sapience, Drake, Merman, Nafcom, 20th, Annivesary
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Apr 2, 2020 Scene World
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In the world of retro reproductions, the Commodore 128 is the red-headed stepchild, with the least attention from enthusiasts. That is, until now! Johan Grip joins AJ and Joerg to talk about the C128 Neo, a replica PCB designed to help preserve these vintage machines. (interview starts at 13:40)
Topics: Podcast, podcast, retro, Commodore, Commodore 128, C128, Commodore 64, C64, Reproduction, PCB,...
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Mar 17, 2020 Scene World
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When Martine Postma was done with the "throw away and buy new" behavior of society, she had no idea that her idea for a repair cafe where the layman can come in and get help repairing their electronic devices, would cause international awareness. Nowadays repair cafes are spread all around the world! Learn her story how it all started, how it moved the society back to a more repair-than-bin mentality, and how it helps the #righttorepair movement despite she is not officially a part of...
Topics: podcast, right to repair, repair, repair.org, repairability, martine postma, repair cafes, repair...
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Mar 17, 2020 Scene World
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Josh Aas is one of the founders of Let's Encrypt, THE non-profit certificate authority. We talk to Josh and learn more about why it's important that the last 20% of the internet that isn't secure yet is getting encrypted and why it is also important for us retro related homepage owners (and surprisingly also to phishing sites)! interview starts at 18:23
Topics: Josh Aas, Let's Encrypt, security, SSL, interview, sceneworld
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Mar 9, 2020 Scene World
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Karl Lillrud is an entrepreneur and public speaker and also recently released his book 'Hacking Your Destiny'. In this interview we learn a lot about the live of a person of his caliber and try to tackle why Commodore failed and what they could have done to make certain they'd still be around today. (Interview begins at 21:00)
Topics: podcast, commodore, Karl Lillrud, entrepreneurship, ecommerce, retro, retrogaming, retrocomputing
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For the world outside of the retro game bubble, it's just some strange variant of playing with food, but for the retro lovers, this is a publishing powerhouse known for Pier Solar, the biggest Mega Drive game release back in 2010 and a well-praised RPG which was even ported to many current-gen consoles later on. After many years of hype and drama they just released their new smash hit Paprium, a brawler pushing Sega's 16bit console to its absolute max and even beyond. This sophisticated 80 Mbit...
Topics: Podcast, Arcade, Paprium, Watermelon, Watermelon Games, Gwénaël Godde, Fonzie, Pier Solar
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If you thought that the Right to Repair was limited to Europe and North America, you were totally wrong! Being able to repair your own stuff is an important topic all over the world, including Africa. Joerg and AJ talk with Gunther Schmitz of Right to Repair South Africa about how this topic relates to his unique neck of the woods, and ways that this is important for more than just us tech nerds. (Interview begins at 10:15)
Topics: Podcast, podcast, retro, right to repair, RepairMonth, repair, repair.org, right2repair.org.za
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Feb 4, 2020 Scene World
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Intellivision was one of the absolute pioneers in the video game industry, starting all the way back in 1979 with the original Intellivision console. Now in 2020, they're back with a new console called the Amico, which promises to rekindle some of the actual fun that video games used to be. AJ and Joerg talk to Intellivision CEO Tommy Tallarico and European president Hans Ippisch about how this all began and how they're bringing Intellivision into the 21st century while honoring its long...
Topics: Podcast, podcast, Intellivision, video games, video game music, arcade, arcades, couch coop,...
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Jan 22, 2020 scene world
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Welle:Erdball has been making music for almost 30 years, and the Commodore 64 has been an integral part of their unique sound since the beginning. Joerg and AJ talk to W:E members Honey and MissMoonlight about their musical process, what it means to them to be able to create art at this level, and the importance that the C64 plays in their music. (Interview begins at 35:49)
Topics: Podcast, podcast, Welle:Erdball, W:E, MissMoonlight, Honey, Music, C64, Commodore, DS, Sound, VGM,...
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Kick-Off II is one of the most difficult football (or soccer, if you're NTSC) games to master. Oliver Stender and Frank Fuhrmann have done just that, though, and their skill has lead to them being two of the highest ranked players to take part in the Kick-Off II World Cup -- championships that are still being held today. AJ and Joerg talk to them about what draws them to this game, as well as the challenges of keeping a vintage game championship series relevant and entertaining in the 21st...
Topics: Podcast, podcast, Amiga, soccer, sports, gaming, games, Retrogaming, retro, vintage, competition,...
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Dec 29, 2019 scene world
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Podcast Episode #80 - Gamescom 2019 Special Episode! Martin Ahman, AJ and Joerg look back at the games that were revived via retro IP successors. (Yes, PC retro is also retro nowadays!). Let's have a look together at what publishers and development studios showed us today!
Topics: podcast, Gamescom, Gamescom 2019
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Ben Taylor likes to make friends with internet scammers. He's the man behind the Pleasant Green YouTube channel, where he tells the stories of -- and gives a human face to -- people we often think of as entirely nefarious. AJ and Joerg talk to him about what drew him to this, the very human stories behind many internet scammers, and what we can all do to help others. (Interview starts at 10:00)
Topics: Podcast, podcast, scammers, Pleasant Green, Ben Taylor, YouTube, video, Africa, India
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The Micronics is hard at work creating a new mechanical keyboard for the Amiga 500, 600, and 1200, and Liwei Guan is the person making it all happen. AJ and Joerg talk to her about how she got involved in the Amiga community, the logistics of creating a new keyboard, and the unique directions she's taking to get this done. (Interview begins at 10:19)
Topics: Podcast, podcast, Amiga, retro, retrogaming, retrocomputing, c64, scene, demo scene, commodore,...
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Nov 17, 2019 Scene World
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Jason Scott is the free-range archivist of the Internet Archive and the creator of textfiles.com. AJ, Joerg, and Martin W. talk to him about why preservation is so important and ways in which everyone can help ensure that our digital histories are preserved.
Topics: Podcast, podcast, archive, archive.org, internet archive, wayback, wayback machine, retro, c64,...
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Gamescom is one of the biggest gaming conventions on the planet. AJ and Joerg start off Scene World's annual Gamescom retrospective by taking to Markus and Nico Grupp, developers of the game Highrisers; and Michael Blatz, who was at Gamescom as a publisher, to learn about the Gamescom experience from their unique perspectives. Also, AJ learns what "Ego Shooter" means. (interview begins at 33:43)
Topics: Podcast, Gamescom, Gamescom 2019, Indie Games, Games, Retro, Retrogaming, Developers, Publishers,...
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Oct 1, 2019 Scene World
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Christian Spanik is one of the best known IT journalists on the planet. From his start in journalism, to writing books, TV shows, and eventually joining Data Becker, he has had a hand in almost every facet of the computer world since the 80s. In this podcast, Christian sits down with AJ and Joerg to talk about his new project, Digisaurier, and about how changes in technology and our digital lifestyles impact the way that we consume information. (Interview begins at 14:53)
Topics: Podcast, Christian Spanik, German, Germany, Spanik, Digisaurier, Neues, 3Sat, Dat Becker, Amiga,...
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Antstream is the world's first retro game streaming subscription service (think Netflix, but for retro games!). AJ, Martin, and Joerg talk to Antstream's Brandon Keenan and Jo Clifford about how this all came together, and how they're paving the way for the future of retro gaming.
Topics: Antstream, netflix, games, retro, sceneworld, swo, podcast