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Cody and Eric explore the world of retro gaming across all generations.

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Cody and Eric explore the world of retro gaming across all generations.

    Episode 26 - Dream A Little Dream(cast) + Battle Of The Systems - Shadowrun (Genesis vs SNES)

    Episode 26 - Dream A Little Dream(cast) + Battle Of The Systems - Shadowrun (Genesis vs SNES)

    We're back for Episode 26
    In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and compare the Genesis and SNES versions of Shadowrun!
    We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "catching up" later in the month.
    Plus Tea Time With Tim - Sega Dreamcast!
    Episode Guide -
    Quick Questions: 2:05
    Quiz Time: 22:54
    News: 25:53
    Interview With Stefan Vogt: 1:31:24
    Tea Time With Tim: 2:20:14
    Battle Of The Systems: 2:34:50
     
    News -   
    (Cody) New Stern Pinball – Stranger things 
    (Cody) Blasphemous – Hyper violent metroidvania from Team 17   
    Jamestown   Sport Story   Dauntless   Bubble Bobble 4 Friends (4players, few hours, $45) 
    (Eric) - The Vextreme – Vectrex flash cart – menu on screen $40 – http://retrorgb.com/vextreme-an-open-source-vectrex-flash-cart.html 
    (Cody) The64 is out – 8bitGuy   Faster, You can boot into basic, Tons of options 
    (Cody) New Bioshock game in production 
    (Eric) Project Lunar – Sega Genesis Mini mod ready from prime time - https://modmyclassic.com/project-lunar/ 
    (Cody) Samurai Showdown Complete Collection – NGPC Version 
    (Cody) UK Royal Mail retro stamps 
    (Eric) MB03+ Ultimate – new peripheral for ZX Spectrum - http://www.indieretronews.com/2020/01/mb03-ultimate-ultimate-expansion-for.html?m=1  
    (Cody) Everdrive N8 update – now with save states 
    (Tim) - PapiCommando on Intellivision - https://twitter.com/StudioVetea/status/1206303969968046087 
    (Tim) - New Monster Joysticks – Sega Megadrive / Genesis joystick – not available just yet but pre orders opening soon on https://www.monsterjoysticks.com 
    (Cody) Unhallowed by Blerkotron release for the C64, Plus4 and CPC  Converted using the DAAD Engine 
    https://blerkotron.itch.io/unhallowed/devlog/116345/unhallowed-now-available-for-commodore-64-plus4-and-amstrad-cpc  
    (Cody) Akira Prototype found - https://bloody-disgusting.com/video-games/3598956/lost-lost-akira-sega-genesis-prototype-discovered 
    (Eric) - New c64 game by @zxmutant64 Graham Axten – Manic Miner 64DX - https://twitter.com/FREEZE64UK/status/1211289473490857985 
    (Cody) Psytronic releases a ton of boxed games for preorder 
    MARS – Matchic – Shadow over Innsmouth – Rotator – Realms of Quest Quadrilogy 
    (Cody) Voyage: A Sorceress’ Vacation - SMS 
    (Cody) Game and Watch has been getting some love 
    Parachute - Game and Watch title comes over to the ZX Spectrum 
     
    (Cody) Arcade 1up Burger time – Karate Champ, Bad Dudes, Caveman Ninja  -exclusive 
    Arcade 1up Marvel Super Heroes – Xmen Children of the Atom, The Punisher -exclusive 
    NBA JAm with TE and Hangtime      Golden Axe with Revenge of Death Adder, Shinobi and Wrestle War 
     
    (Cody) Hyperkin RetroN Jr. 
     https://gizmodo.com/the-retron-jr-lets-you-play-all-your-tiny-game-boy-gam-1840496154 
    "Specialist" Premium Controller for TurboGrafx-16 
    "Ranger" Premium Wired Gamepad for Atari 2600™/ RetroN 77 
     
    (Eric) New c64 conversion – King's Valley - http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/12/kings-valley-konamis-platformer-has.html#more Konami game from MSX and ZX Spectrum (2009) 
    (Cody) Space Invaders Invincible Collection releases in Japan in March Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – Black-and-White Version  5,200 yen 
    Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – Color Version 
    Space Invaders Part II (1979, Arcade) 
    Majestic Twelve: The Space Invaders Part IV (1990, Arcade) 
    Super Space Invaders ’91 (also known as MJ-12 / Majestic Twelve) (1990, Arcade) 
    Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders (2017, Mobile) 
    Space Invaders Extreme (2018, PC) 
    Space Invaders Gigamax 4 SE (2018) 
    The Special Edition will also include the arcade releases Lunar Rescue (1979), Space Cyclone (1980) and Space Invaders DX (1994). You can check out the trailer for Invincible Collection below. 
    https://www.destructoid.com/get-your-pew-pew-on-with-space-invaders-invincible-collection-trailer-577170.

    • 3 hr 15 min
    Episode 25 - Cocoa Nubs and Chile Peppers! 2019 Review + 6 Good Guilty Pleasure Games

    Episode 25 - Cocoa Nubs and Chile Peppers! 2019 Review + 6 Good Guilty Pleasure Games

    We're back with Episode 25 -
    In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on what they've been playing and adding to their collections.
    Plus, in our 6 Good Games segment, we cover "Guilty Pleasure Games"
    Episode Guide
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    Quick Questions - 4:00
    Catching Up - 21:55
    Year-End Round Up with Cody, Eric, and Tim - 50:16
    Interview with Juan Martinez - 1:44:07
    6 Good Games - Guilty Pleasures - 2:29:10
     
    Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts!
    Thanks for listening!
    You can always reach us at podcast@pixelgaiden.com. Send us an email if we missed anything in the show notes you need. You can now support us on Patreon. 
    Thank you to Tim Drew, Henrik Ladefoged, Jim Tessier, Roy Fielding, Garry Heather, Matthew Ackerman, Josh Malone, Daniel James, 10MARC, Eric Sandgren, Graham Axten, RetroGamerNation, and Dustin Newell for making this show possible through their generous donation to the show.

    • 2 hr 49 min
    Episode 24 - Party Like It's Christmas 1985! + Battle Of The Mascots - Bonk vs. Alex Kidd

    Episode 24 - Party Like It's Christmas 1985! + Battle Of The Mascots - Bonk vs. Alex Kidd

    We're back for Episode 24
    In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and compare Mascots Bonk and Alex Kidd!
    We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "catching up" later in the month.
    Plus Tea Time With Tim - Christmas 1985!
     
    Episode Guide
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    Quick Questions 4:28
    Gameshow - 26:30
    News - 28:56
    Tea Time With Tim - Christmas 1985! - 1:14:40
    Interview - Dan James - 1:25:04
    Open Package - 2:09:02
    Battle Of The Systems - Bonk vs. Alex Kidd
     
    News
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    RGN C64 Gamers’ Choice Award for 2019
    http://retrogamernation.com/c64-gamers-choice-2019-award/
    GAME RELEASES –  
    -Juan releases MSX Uchusen Gamma 
    -Super Mario Land on SNES 
    Star Vagrant – Space Trading Game for the Atari XL/XE 
    -Blastaway for Amiga OS 4.1  from RETREAM 
    Black Dawn Rebirth Amgia 
    http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/12/black-dawn-rebirth-double-sided-games.html#more 
    Coming Soon - Intellivania - Castlevania on the Intellivision? And Prince of Persia Port as well! 
     
    (CODY) CPCRetroDev 2019 - Miss Input wins overall in the Amstrad CPC dev compo!  35 Entries! 
     
    (Eric) - Dirty Dozer – Cool ZX Spectrum Puzzle Game - https://twitter.com/Indie_RetroNEWS/status/1197532203007324161 
    (Cody) Sierra Online Founders House for Sale in CA with logo window. Roberta and Ken Williams $2.3 
    https://kotaku.com/for-only-2-3-million-you-can-buy-the-house-built-by-si-1840016193 
    (Cody) Xmas Neutron Game called Santron (jingle bells) 
    (Cody) - 12 games in one $400 virtual Pinball 
    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Haunted-House-Black-Hole-3D-Digital-Pinball-Machine-12-in-1-Gottlieb-Titles-ToyShock-77000/211973564?irgwc=1&sourceid=imp_Qzb1RB0JbxyORV9wUx0Mo34BUkn1tC35zTgow40&veh=aff&wmlspartner=imp_1970896&clickid=Qzb1RB0JbxyORV9wUx0Mo34BUkn1tC35zTgow40 
    (Eric) - Atari 5200 Modern Style 3-D printed Controller / PCB - https://www.retrorgb.com/finally-a-new-atari-5200-controller-that-works.html 
    (Cody) - AtGames Legends Flashback Deluxe 2019  With Legends Ultimate Arcade! 
    (Cody) SNES CD Tech Documents sell on Japanese Ebay for $3000. 
    (cody) New Switch Online games released -  
    SNES – StarFox 2 – Super Punch Out – Kirby Super Star – Breath of Fire II 
    NES – Journey to Silius - Crystalis 
    (Eric) - Intellivision Amico Hoodies and Gear - http://8-bitcentral.com/blog/2019/intellivisionShirts.html 
    (Cody) Amicowatch – Moonpatrol: The Milky Way Chronicles AR App   - Breakout 
    -Skiing – first of 5 pack in games 
    - Over 75 unique and exclusive products from developers all over the world are currently in development. Intellivision is pleased to announce the first group of 25 world class developers working with Intellivision on Amico products: 
    Other Ocean, Digital Eclipse, Concrete Games, Choice Provisions, Playchemy, React Games, Stainless Games, WastedStudios, Bonus Level Entertainment, NeoBird, Aesir Interactive, Thera Bytes, Way Digital Studios, BBG Entertainment, PHL Collective, Rogue Rocket Games, Pixel Pug, Quicksilver Software, Tozai Games, Human Soft Inc, Flashman Studios, Spaceflower UG, Exozet Berlin GmbH, Independent Arts Software, Pool Legends 
    (Tim) Raspberry Pi Game “Code the Classics” 
    https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/pre-order-code-the-classics-today/ 
    (Cody) Super Mario Maker 2 Update – Adds Play online with friends, horizontal joycon support, Spike, Pokey and Link 
    (Cody) 8 Bit do Mouse https://www.8bitdo.com/n30-wireless-mouse/ 
    (cody) M2 Working on Toaplan Collection – Tiget Heli, Zero Wing, Truxton, Hellfire, Slap Fight etc. 
    (Eric) ZX Spectrum Game Competition - Yandex Retro  
    Games Battle 2019 - https://rgb.yandex/ 
    (cody) Retrohax.net TED Chip replacement  ThED 
    https://vintageisthenewold.com/thed-a-ted-chip-replacement-for-commodore-16-and-plus-4-is-in-development/ 
    (CODY) Rare SuperGun NES game escapes the grasp of a hoarder. 9 in 1 graded opened and dumped. Caltron

    • 2 hr 52 min
    Episode 23 - So That's How You Pronounce It! + Six Good Games We Should Be Thankful For (But Aren't)

    Episode 23 - So That's How You Pronounce It! + Six Good Games We Should Be Thankful For (But Aren't)

    We're back with Episode 23 -
    In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on what they've been playing and adding to their collections.
    Plus, in our 6 Good Games segment, we cover "Games We Should Be Thankful For (But Aren't)"
    Episode Guide
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    Quick Questions - 2:38
    Catching Up - 12:58
    Discussion with Patreon Supporter Henrik Ladefoged - 1:40:34
    Cody's Corner - 2:12:14
    Tea Time With Tim (Amstrad CPC) - 2:28:04
    6 Good Games - 2:41:35
     
    Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts!
    Thanks for listening!
    You can always reach us at podcast@pixelgaiden.com. Send us an email if we missed anything in the show notes you need. You can now support us on Patreon. 
    Thank you to Tim Drew, Henrik Ladefoged, Jim Tessier, Roy Fielding, Garry Heather, Matthew Ackerman, Josh Malone, Daniel James, and Dustin Newell for making this show possible through their generous donation to the show.

    • 3 hr 8 min
    Episode 22 - Back Down To Droid 001 + Battle Of The Systems Paradroid/Quazatron

    Episode 22 - Back Down To Droid 001 + Battle Of The Systems Paradroid/Quazatron

    We're back for Episode 22
    In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and compare Paradroid and Quazatron!
    We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "catching up" later in the month.
    Plus Tea Time With Tim - Monster Joystick PC Engine Edition!
    https://monsterjoysticks.com/
    Episode Guide
    ----------------
    Quick Questions - 1:48
    Getting To Know You - 5:44
    John Interview - 18:23
    Coco Game Show - 28:38
    News - 37:28
    16k Competition (RGCD c64) - 28:30
    Tea Time With Tim - 1:59:50
    Battle Of The Systems - 2:25:26
     
    News
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    (Cody) Bloodstained Update 
    (Cody) Atari VCS doesn’t pay designer and he quits 
    (Eric) Bubble Bobble 4  Friends - https://www.polygon.com/2019/8/14/20805812/bubble-bobble-4-friends-release-date-nintendo-switch 
    Prodigal – Electric Ee album from 1984 – runout groove 
    https://www.polygon.com/2019/10/20/20923280/christian-rock-band-commodore-64-easter-egg-prodigal-program-download 
    (Cody) House if the Dead 1+2 coming to switch. 
    (Cody) Cotton remake coming to switch with 68,000 mode. 
    (Eric) Super Mario Bros on Standard 128K Speccy?! Yes! - http://youtu.be/nRsCGpagBXk 
    (cody) Pumpkid Vic20 – hewco64 
    (Cody) Game Informer – Frank Cifaldi, Pokenatomy, Griftlands, Ion Fury 
    (Cody) Star wars Arcade Released and Reviewed by Gamster81 – Sound, Modes, 2 Vector 1 Raster, Illuminated Header 
    (Eric) Analogue Pocket - analogue.co/pocket  $199.99 
    (Cody) RetroHQ focuses on innovation 
    (Cody) Arcade 1up head to head and tabletops 
    (Eric) Ultimate 64 Firmware update 1.24 - shar.es/aXTvRI 
    (Cody) Leak reveals PS5 is $495 in Dec 2020 
    (Cody) Hyperblaster HD for NES preorders. 
    (Eric) Retro Fighters Dreamcast Controller update pilot production samples: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1247448559/next-gen-dreamcast-controller/posts/2675021 
    (Cody) New TFW8B stuff. 
    https://www.thefuturewas8bit.com/divmmc-flasher.html 
    https://www.thefuturewas8bit.com/ragne-cb.html  crazy blaster 
     
    (Cody) 8.5” Floppy Discs no longer being used in the military. (Nuclear Subs,Etc) 
    16kb Compo -  
    https://itch.io/jam/c64-16kb-cartridge-game-dev-compo-2019/entries 
     
    Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts!
    Thanks for listening!
    You can always reach us at podcast@pixelgaiden.com. Send us an email if we missed anything in the show notes you need. You can now support us on Patreon. 
    Thank you to Tim Drew, Henrik Ladefoged, Jim Tessier, Roy Fielding, Garry Heather, Matthew Ackerman, Josh Malone, Daniel James, and Dustin Newell for making this show possible through their generous donation to the show.

    • 2 hr 54 min
    Episode 21 - The Sweet Buzz Of The Vectrex + 6 Good Import Games

    Episode 21 - The Sweet Buzz Of The Vectrex + 6 Good Import Games

    We're back with Episode 21 -
    In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on what they've been playing and adding to their collections.
    Plus, in our 6 Good Games segment, we cover IMPORTS!
    Episode Guide
    -----------------
    Quick Questions - 1:52
    Catching Up - 14:54
    Vector Pilot Review - 30:12
    NGP SD Cart Review - 2:14:58
    Cody's Corner - 2:28:54
    Tea Time With Tim - 2:51:34
    6 Good Games (Imports) - 3:05:56
     
     
    Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts!
    Thanks for listening!
    You can always reach us at podcast@pixelgaiden.com. Send us an email if we missed anything in the show notes you need. You can now support us on Patreon. 
    Thank you to Tim Drew, Henrik Ladefoged, Jim Tessier, Roy Fielding, Garry Heather, and Dustin Newell for making this show possible through their generous donation to the show.

    • 3 hr 25 min

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