Retronauts

The original classic gaming podcasts continues its endless quest to explore the history of video games, one game at a time. Join hosts Jeremy Parish and Bob Mackey each week as they team up with a host of expert guests to chronicle the creations that have paved the way for today's hits. From forgotten black-and-white arcade machines to modern-day remakes, Retronauts spans more than four decades of vintage gaming greatness!

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Retronauts Episode 249: Roguelikes—The Road to Spelunky


Finishing out our patron request series on roguelike role-playing games, Jeremy Parish, Bob Mackey, Jason Wilson, and John Harris explore latter-day roguelikes and how we got to the weird, wonderful world of Spelunker.


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 30 September 2019  1h37m
 
 

Retronauts Episode 248: Contra


Jeremy Parish, Bob Mackey, Ray Barnholt, and Shane Bettenhausen use the Konami Code to tackle the challenge of recapping the Contra series, just in time for the latest entry in the franchise.


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 23 September 2019  1h40m
 
 

Retronauts Episode 247: Classic gaming in Germany


We often talk about the U.S., Japan, and the U.K., but what about the rest of the world? Games journalist and historian Thomas Nickel takes time out of his Tokyo Game Show work to share some insights into the classic gaming experience in Germany.


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 20 September 2019  36m
 
 

Retronauts Episode 246: Demon's Souls


In the past decade, developer From Software went from making poorly reviewed oddities to being one of the most important developers in our modern era. And it all started with Demon's Souls, a humble, slightly janky game that challenged the new...


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 16 September 2019  1h38m
 
 

Retronauts Episode 245: Lemmings (With Mike Daily)


Jeremy Parish teams up with the Retronauts East crew to discuss PC classic puzzle-action game Lemmings before jumping into a one-on-one interview with one of the game's designers, Mike Daily of DMA Designs.


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 09 September 2019  56m
 
 

Retronauts Episode 244: The Secret of Monkey Island


Now that Retronauts has transitioned to deep dives of single titles over the past few years, it's about time to focus on a genre we rarely touch: adventure games. That said, this marks the beginning of a limited series where I (Bob) will be covering...


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 06 September 2019  1h15m
 
 

Retronauts Episode 243: Final Fantasy VIII


Continuing our journey through the Final Fantasy series, Kat Bailey joins Jeremy Parish and Bob Mackey to talk about what makes Final Fantasy VIII such a weird and wonderful chapter in the series—just in time for the remaster! Just mind the spoilers...


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 02 September 2019  1h50m
 
 

Retronauts Episode 242: Strider


Jeremy Parish, Bob Mackey, and Shane Bettenhausen paraglide into Kazakh S.S.R. to profess the glory of a game that remains indelibly cool even 30 years later: Capcom's Strider.


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 26 August 2019  1h34m
 
 

Retronauts Episode 241: The Return of Listener Comments Catch-Up


The curse of the podcaster means we usually have so much to say in our limited time that we often don't have space to let you get a word in edgewise. So, every six months, I (Bob) like to collect comments and questions from the last six months' worth...


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 23 August 2019  40m
 
 

Retronauts Episode 240: The Running Man


Just as video game boss fights were becoming more sophisticated, Hollywood gave us 1987's The Running Man, a movie that—whether its writer knew it or not—exists as a 100-minute-long boss rush. Though other big, beefy action movies of the '80s...


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 19 August 2019  1h28m