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Bite sized Tech Tales told by the people who shaped the industry. Video game designers, artists, musicians and more.

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Bite sized Tech Tales told by the people who shaped the industry. Video game designers, artists, musicians and more.

Grab a cuppa and enjoy a moment of living tech history. Hosted by Neil from the popular YouTube channel RMC.

    David Pleasance - The Fall of Commodore

    David Pleasance - The Fall of Commodore

    David Pleasance shares his story of the fall of Commodore from his position on the inside of the company, soon to be published in his new book "From Vultures to Vampires". https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/469255657/from-vultures-to-vampires

    David's first book 'Commodore the Inside Story' is available here: https://downtimepublishing.com/collections/commodore-books

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    • 44 min
    Lee Jackson - Apogee / 3D Realms Composer

    Lee Jackson - Apogee / 3D Realms Composer

    Lee Jackson is responsible for the theme tune to Duke Nukem 3D as well as many more video game music greats. Today he tells us of his unusual route into the industry.  Sometimes, perseverance pays off!

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    Fish Waltz: https://youtu.be/t7Oc3LrhCKc

    (a sequel to the original Fish Polka from Rise of the Triad: https://youtu.be/nKzn9ZSmASc)

    Derivations (the MP3 album): on sale at Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Derivations-Lee-Jackson/dp/B087ZLHH23

    Derivations also on sale in 96KHz/24-bit FLAC/WAV/AIF format downloads on Bandcamp - https://leejackson1.bandcamp.com/album/derivations

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    • 54 min
    Sam Battle - 'Look Mum No Computer' Interview

    Sam Battle - 'Look Mum No Computer' Interview

    Sam Battle shot to fame when he launched his YouTube channel in 2016 with creations such as the Furby Organ and flame throwing synth.  It propelled his music and his personality into the spotlight and now allows him to tour the world making music with his mad creations.  Today we chat with him about life on the channel Look Mum No Computer.
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    • 35 min
    Aaron Fothergill on Amiga Game Dev, STOS & AMOS

    Aaron Fothergill on Amiga Game Dev, STOS & AMOS

    Today Aaron Fothergill shares his history with us including creating games on the Amiga and Atari range of computers, how he broke into the industry, and where those experiences in the early days took him today.  Grab a cuppa it's time for a teabreak!
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    • 50 min
    Richard Garriott on Ultima's origins

    Richard Garriott on Ultima's origins

    Richard Garriott is the man behind the legendary RPG series, Ultima.  His part in the industry goes all the way back to 1979 with his first title Akalabeth.  He went on to found Origin Systems with his brother Robert which gave us such titles as Wing Commander and System Shock.  Today we learn about Richards history and his contribution to the video game industry.
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    • 1 hr 41 min
    Eben Upton tells the Raspberry Pi Story

    Eben Upton tells the Raspberry Pi Story

    Eben Upton of the Raspberry Pi Foundation (https://www.raspberrypi.org/) joins us today to tell us about the story of the Pi.  From inception to launch and beyond.  Grab a cuppa, it's time for a tea break.
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    • 1 hr 8 min

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