Posts Tagged "podcast"

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #26: SimMaxis

Mat Bradley-Tschirgi returns for the third time, and this time we’re talking about all the classic (and not so classic) Sim-games developed and/or published by Maxis Software. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep26.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #25: More Awesome DOS Game Tunes

I’ve decided to play DJ again and present to you another selection of cool tunes from DOS games. Relax and enjoy this CD, General MIDI, AdLib, MT-32, and tracker music. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep25.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #24: Leisure Suit Larry

A fellow DOS enthusiast Mat Bradley-Tschirgi returns to talk about Al Lowe’s Leisure Suit Larry games in both nostalgic and objective ways. Quality of some puzzles and jokes is questioned, and lots of fun memories are recalled. KEN SENT US Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep24.mp3 Follow Mat on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MatWBT

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #23: Spanish DOS games

Adventure game designer Agustín Cordes (Scratches, Asylum) joins your truly to point a spotlight at a rather obscure area of DOS gaming – Spanish language games. Lots of very difficult games in CGA colors are discussed, and some critique of obsolete design philosophies is present. Vamos a hacerlo! Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep23.mp3 Follow Agustín on Twitter: […]

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #21: Interplay’s 10 Year Anthology

Writer and computer gaming enthusiast Mat Bradley-Tschirgi joins yours truly to talk about Interplay’s 10th anniversary classic collection CD-ROM. A decade of DOS gaming classics from a legendary publisher/developer is covered with varying degrees of expertise. Download MP3 here: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep21.mp3 Follow Mat on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MatWBT

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #19 – Unusual DOOM WADs

David Wolinsky of Don’t Die joins me to discuss a handful of strange mods for vanilla DOOM. The mods we discuss include such things as 10,000 enemies, Ned Flanders, cyberdemons in pits, exploding barrels that follow the player, and many more. Things are about to get a little weird in Hell. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep19.mp3 Follow […]

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #18: Space Trading Sims

Brian Rubin of Space Game Junkie joins me to discuss all sorts of DOS games that involve simulation and trading in space. Strap in, and prepare to launch. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep18.mp3 Follow Brian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/spacegamejunkie Visit Space Game Junkie: https://www.spacegamejunkie.com

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #17: Challenges of learning DOS programming

John Connolly joins me to discuss the various challenges he faced while trying to learn MS-DOS game programming. We also talk about a bunch of techniques that were necessary to deal with limitations of computers of the past. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep17.mp3 Follow John on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JohnConnolly0

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #15: Real Time Strategy

Jake, a retro gaming enthusiast from Australia joins yours truly to discuss real time strategy games. The boom of the genre happened during the DOS days, so we had plenty to talk about. Join us as we travel through history from The Ancient Art of War to some of the biggest titles of the 90s. […]

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #14: Might and Magic

Game designer and CRPG fan Richard Goodness visits my virtual studio to proclaim his love for the Might and Magic series and convince you to start playing games that require mapping every square foot of their worlds. We also discuss sequels and spinoffs both for DOS and (gasp!) Windows. Join our party! Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep14.mp3 […]

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #13: Sierra Discovery Series

Francisco Gonzalez, the creator of A Golden Wake and a one man team behind Grundislav Games joins yours truly in a discussion of the short-lived Sierra Discovery Series. Join us as we (re)discover these edutainment titles. Expect a bit of Sierra game bashing. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep13.mp3 Follow Francisco on Twitter: https://twitter.com/GrundislavGames

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #12: Adult games

Natalie “Resulka” Juhasz joins yours truly to discuss various adult games for DOS. Warning: Leisure Suit Larry is NOT the kind of game we’re talking about. This podcast is not safe for work, families or just about anyone. Enjoy. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep12.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #11: Evolution of IBM PC hardware

Carlos Teixeira, a retro hardware & software enthusiast from Portugal joins yours truly in discussing history of IBM PC hardware. Loved and cherished devices are mentioned, as well as some lost and forgotten ones. Also an in-depth advice on building your own awesome DOS machine is given. Relax & listen. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep11.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #10: DOS Multiplayer (in Russia)

Russian retro guru Dmitry Bachilo joins yours truly to discuss our (limited) experience with DOS multiplayer technologies & games. The kind of stories you’ll only hear from Russians. So grab yourself some vodka, caviar & a bear, relax & enjoy. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep10.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #09: Flightsims

A pilot by day and a DOS enthusiast by night (and sometimes the other way around) Chris Olson joins yours truly to discuss a rather popular (back in the DOS days) genre of flight simulator games. Unbuckle your seat belt, sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep09.mp3 Follow Chris on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CGOApps

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #08: Space Quest

The Space Quest Historian himself, Troels Pleimert joins yours truly to discuss the glorious adventure game series by Sierra On-Line. Games are celebrated, bashed and defended. Sierra design philosophy is questioned. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep08.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #07: Piracy

Dr. Chris Lepine joins yours truly to discuss piracy (and other, more legal ways of acquiring games). Confessions, apologies and long speeches in defense of abandonware are made. Arrr! Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep07.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #04: Early Days of IBM PC

In this episode Jim “Trixter” Leonard takes us back in time to the early days of IBM PC. We discuss the birth of PC, its clones and notable games of the first decade of pc gaming. Jump into your Flux Capacitor equipped DeLorians! Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep04.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #03: Build Engine

A renowned adventure game developer and artist Ben Chandler joins yours truly to discuss (what else?) a bunch of (mostly) classic DOS first person shooters made using Ken Silverman’s legendary Build Engine. Download MP3: DOS Nostalgia Podcast #3: Build Engine

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #02: Audio in the MS-DOS era

My Twitter friend Brian joins me to discuss the history of IBM PC audio and our favorite DOS game soundtracks. Download MP3: DOS Nostalgia Podcast #02: Audio in MS-DOS era Follow Brian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/demodulated