345 episodes

Your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news and interviews with industry veterans.

New episodes released every Friday!

The Retro Hour (Retro Gaming Podcast‪)‬ The Retro Hour (Retro Gaming Podcast)

    • Leisure
    • 5.0 • 53 Ratings

Your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news and interviews with industry veterans.

New episodes released every Friday!

    3D Construction Kit & Incentive Software - The Retro Hour EP345

    3D Construction Kit & Incentive Software - The Retro Hour EP345

    We get the inside story of Incentive Software and the classic 3D Contruction Kit which allowed users to create 3D worlds on platforms like the ZX Spectrum, C64 and Amiga with special guest Paul Gregory.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    The Point & Click Adventure Revival with Wadjet Eye Games - The Retro Hour EP 344

    The Point & Click Adventure Revival with Wadjet Eye Games - The Retro Hour EP 344

    Point & Click adventure games are going through a major revival at the moment, and we chat to Dave Gilbert from indie studio Wadjet Eye Games. Inspired by classics from Sierra and Infocom, they specialise in the adventure genre, with some stunning pixel art and stories.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Bringing Metal Gear Solid & Oddworld to the PC - The Retro Hour EP343

    Bringing Metal Gear Solid & Oddworld to the PC - The Retro Hour EP343

    We chat to the fascinating Michael Case who started his career working on adult games for the Atari 2600, and then brought some of the biggest Playstation titles to the PC.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Video Toaster with NewTek Founder Tim Jenison - The Retro Hour EP342

    Video Toaster with NewTek Founder Tim Jenison - The Retro Hour EP342

    We're joined by a legend this week, NewTek founder and the 'father of desktop video', Tim Jenison, to hear the story of how the Commodore Amiga changed the movie and TV industry.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Donkey Kong Land: Rare Legends - The Retro Hour EP341

    Donkey Kong Land: Rare Legends - The Retro Hour EP341

    We catch up with Rare legends Kev Bayliss and Paul Machacek at Retromessa in Norway to hear some incredible stories from inside Rare in the 90s.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Shareware Heroes - The Retro Hour EP340

    Shareware Heroes - The Retro Hour EP340

    The Renegades Who Redefined Gaming

    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

c64 forever ,

My goto retro gaming podcast

Great hosts, news and guest interviews. The vibe of the lads talking passionately about the lastest news and stuff is very friendly and easy to listen to. Definitely recommend this podcast.

Dacomb Bierton ,

Get it now

Great podcast

Seckyguy ,

Nostalgic as F#*%

I been listening to you guys for 2 years and ever episodes makes me have flash backs to my childhood and abs a massive pat on your back to keep the show going and keeping the through COVID

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