In this episode of RGDS, we discuss the Gateway into any game its controller and how since its beginning it has evolved over time.
The Drisk hosts with Andy and Garron as we chat all about the many great (and not so great) controllers there has been over the years.
We will try to link photos of many of them on our Facebook group area.
In this bonus episode Garron, Kingy and The Drisk discuss all about the new film by Steven Spielberg. Written by Ernest Cline a fellow retro geek, the film and book celebrates all of popular culture of our childhood.
So come and listen as we talk about the film and tread lightly around the book.
In the book Wade writes his own Atari VCS game called the Stacks. Someone has turned that into a real game than is emulated here...
Ernest Cline explains every game referenced in the book (Please note only watch this if you have read the book:
In this episode, Garron, Paul and Gordon chat about their love for Tabletop and Handheld gaming. This includes all the classics such as Nintendo Game & Watch, Casio gaming watches and a lorry load of LCD & VFD gems. Grandstand, Epoch & Tomy are but a few names we will all be familiar with.
As said in the show, there are some really brilliant simulated versions of the games discussed. Here are the links:
Hipopotam's digitalised collection of handheld and electronic games
BMX Flyer (Web based simulator)
Other links of interest:-
Merry Go Zoo (Not Merigozu as Kingy misheard)
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