272 episodes

A lively, accessible and entertaining weekly retro gaming podcast from Keith, Adrian, Dylan and James @ www.arcadeattack.co.uk.

We will cover whole episodes on single retro gaming classics, discuss the latest retro news and topics, broadcast interviews with some of the true legends of the industry or whatever else may take our fancy!

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Arcade Attack Retro Gaming Podcast Arcade Attack

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    • 4.8 • 50 Ratings

A lively, accessible and entertaining weekly retro gaming podcast from Keith, Adrian, Dylan and James @ www.arcadeattack.co.uk.

We will cover whole episodes on single retro gaming classics, discuss the latest retro news and topics, broadcast interviews with some of the true legends of the industry or whatever else may take our fancy!

Like what we do? Please support us on Patreon:

http://www.patreon.com/arcadeattack

Or, buy us a coffee on Ko-fi:

https://www.ko-fi.com/arcadeattack

    The Golden Age of Real-Time Strategy (RTS) Games!

    The Golden Age of Real-Time Strategy (RTS) Games!

    From Dune 2 to Warcraft, Total Annihilation to Command and Conquer and Starcraft to Age of Empires, there have been some truly ground-breaking real-time strategy games!

    But when did the genre reach its golden era? And why did the genre slowly fade away? James is here to discuss the true rollercoaster ride of RTS games, looking at the amazing highs and agonising lows! Is the genre having an unexpected resurgence? All this and more discussed in this fun podcast chat! 

    Please consider supporting us today on Patreon at: www.patreon.com/arcadeattack

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    • 1 hr 30 min
    LucasArts Tales with Brad Taylor - Creating the SCUMM System

    LucasArts Tales with Brad Taylor - Creating the SCUMM System

    Brad Taylor was a key cog in the LucasArts machine and worked his magic on the infamous SCUMM engine. This was used in so many classic LucasArts titles, such as The Secret of Monkey Island, Le Chuck's Revenge, Day of the Tentacle, Sam & Max Hit the Road and lots more!

    Brad worked closely with Ron Gilbert to create, update and implement the SCUMM engine to some truly classic titles. Brad reflect on his time at LucasArts, his favourite memories and shares some amazing stories from a truly iconic video game company.

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    • 1 hr 42 min
    Sound Test Vol.5 - 1v1 Fighting Games

    Sound Test Vol.5 - 1v1 Fighting Games

    Or 3v3 fighting games if you want, ha ha! Our Keith is back with another amazing selection of gaming tunes, this time of the fighting genre! No spoilers, just dive in and enjoy.

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    All copyrighted material contained within this podcast is the property of their respective rights owners and their use here is protected under ‘fair use’ for the purposes of comment or critique.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    American McGee Interview - Alice & id Software

    American McGee Interview - Alice & id Software

    American McGee is a hugely respected video game designer who created the infamous Alice titles. He started his career in gaming at id Software, working on numerous DOOM and Quake games. Out of the blue he got sacked, which led him to join EA and fall down the rabbit hole to create the highly acclaimed American McGee's Alice!

    American reflects on his amazing career in this honest and fascinating interview. He discusses how his childhood helped shape his career, what he learned from John Carmack at id Software and how his sacking was a blessing in disguise. 

    American also reflects on his new life in China, and how it compares to the US. He also discusses the latest developments on his third Alice title: Alice Asylum.

    Please check out American McGee's blog here: https://www.americanmcgee.com/

    American's Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/americanmcgee

    Please consider supporting us today on Patreon at: www.patreon.com/arcadeattack

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    All copyrighted material contained within this podcast is the property of their respective rights owners and their use here is protected under ‘fair use’ for the purposes of comment or critique.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Rise of the Robots, The Novel - Chapters 1 & 2

    Rise of the Robots, The Novel - Chapters 1 & 2

    Dyl's love of Rise of the Robots has now extended to reading out the first few chapters of the official novel released in conjunction with the game in 1994. Will Adrian regret buying him it? Will you regret listening to it and the many, many, mispronounced words? Let's see...

    Please consider supporting us today on Patreon at: www.patreon.com/arcadeattack

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance

    Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance

    The Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance games helped bring RPG's to the home consoles, and boy, did they cut the mustard! Learn how Adrian first played this game on the PS2 and how it left a lasting impression! So much so, that he forced his wife to play the first two games with him.

    The games combined awesome graphics, gameplay, great characters and a really enthralling story, straight from Dungeons and Dragons. The games development, story, facts and controversies are all discussed, with lots more in-between! 

    Plus we have a quick chat on the cancelled third game in the series and the newly released title.

    Please consider supporting us today on Patreon at: www.patreon.com/arcadeattack

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    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

e-q ,

Fun show, great interviews

Always a good listen, i hope I can play some classic games with the hosts someday on some new fangled version of HEAT.

Khelvins ,

Please stop

Advertising in every retro gaming related Reddit group. It’s annoying

titfos ,

Retro gaming's best podcast

Arcade Attack is the most listen for fans of retro gaming. Great chemistry between the hosts and a true dedication to documenting our shared love of retro gaming.

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