70 episodes

Retro Game Club is a podcast about retro gaming with a focus on programming, emulation, and projects you can do at home.

Each episode, we will have two games you can play with us and give us feedback before the next episode. We will also have a topic or project of the week that will be the focus of the conversation.

Retro Game Club Hugues & Rob

    • Video Games
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Retro Game Club is a podcast about retro gaming with a focus on programming, emulation, and projects you can do at home.

Each episode, we will have two games you can play with us and give us feedback before the next episode. We will also have a topic or project of the week that will be the focus of the conversation.

    4D Sports Boxing (MS-DOS), Super Pac-Man  (MAME)

    4D Sports Boxing (MS-DOS), Super Pac-Man  (MAME)

    The episode we play 4d Sports Boxing on PC and Super Pac-Man on Mame / Arcade ...

    Doom runs on the Game & Watch. Someone spends too much $$ on Super Mario Bros. 3. More news on that McDonalds DS game. Tons of Sega news!

    There was an audio issue. But I think it was saved by our backup recording and most of you won't even notice :-)

    • 56 min
    Sorcerer's Apprentice 2600, Castle of Illusion Sega Genesis - DosBox

    Sorcerer's Apprentice 2600, Castle of Illusion Sega Genesis - DosBox

    This week we play Sorcerer's Apprentice on Atari 2600 and Castle Of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse on Sega Genesis.
    Zelda on CD-i has been re-animated. 10 things we already knew about Nintendo Gameboy. Darksoft releases another multi kit. We talk about DosBox and DosBox Pure.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Gunstar Heroes (Sega Genesis), Rampage (Nintendo)

    Gunstar Heroes (Sega Genesis), Rampage (Nintendo)

    This week we play Gunstar Heros on the Genesis and Rampage on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Pac Mac is now mass multiplayer. We learn how to dump an N64 cart. Sega sells itself. There's a new (and first) PC Engine Super Grafx Arcard hu card. 1Up makes Outrun. New ZX Spectrum stuff. And, with a LOT of work, you can use your Nintendo Super Scope on your LCD monitor.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Fester’s Quest, Dracula X / Castlevania: Rondo of Blood - Analogue Mega SG

    Fester’s Quest, Dracula X / Castlevania: Rondo of Blood - Analogue Mega SG

    This episode we play Fester's Quest and Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood.

    There's a new Pong mini classic. Neo Geo has a new bartop cab. There's some random news from Japan. Hugues burns some movie cardboard cut outs. We both get freaked out about an online house walkthrough. There's also too much Three Men and a Baby talk. Oh yeah, a Lynx everdrive!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Splatterhouse 2, 7th Guest - PC Engine & TurboGrafx-16 Games

    Splatterhouse 2, 7th Guest - PC Engine & TurboGrafx-16 Games

    A few audio issues this episode.
    Analogue announces the Duo. Star Wars flight sims are ranked. Jet Set Radio composer could not get hired at Nintendo. There was a gameboy advance successor planned after the DS launched.

    We play Splatterhouse 2 & 7th Guest.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Nightmare In The Dark (Neo Geo) Super Mario Bros 2. (Nintendo)

    Nightmare In The Dark (Neo Geo) Super Mario Bros 2. (Nintendo)

    This episode we play Nightmare In The Dark on Neo Geo and Super Mario Bros 2 on NES and SNES.

    We accidentally talk about the jaguar for a long time. Myst is in VR. Your XBOX One controller can be a flight stick. Listen to 8bit Radiohead. There's a great new game on Turbografx and Sega Genesis. Mario is an everyman, You can now make your own SNES music.

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

TheComingOfDoug ,

Hue’s doll story...

This is a great show for a very niche following: retro games. In the past I’ve searched out several other retro video games podcasts and am always left wanting (most fall into the current rubbish), but Hue has been bringing it for a loooooong time... Also he has the BEST doll story involving a bed and breakfast in deepest darkest Milwaukee (I think, though admittedly it feels like a fever dream at this point). I’m hoping this is so vague it stirs enough weird questions to incite him to retell it on this new show(probably won’t 🤨). Co-host ‘the new’ Rob is cool too!

lyinhart ,

Classic gaming with a DIY twist

The spiritual successor to The Retro League podcast, host Hugues Johnson and former Retro League listener Rob from Detroit bring the same no frills pragmatism to classic game news. There’s a unique focus on programming and emulation, as well as classic computing. Rob and Hugues bring a unique perspective as professional programmers and have a great laid back, off-the-cuff style that’s great for an easy listen on the train, in your car or just doing random stuff at home. Highly recommended for the chill, yet technically inclined subset of retro gaming fandom.

psychoduagnostik ,

Great to hear Hugues again!

Very technical!

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