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Jul 2, 2022

Yes at RGDS Towers we thought we would chat about all things Sonic, in celebration of the Sonic Origins compilation... With us talking about the first four Sonic releases and then we chat about the brilliant Sumo Digital Sonic and Sega Tennis and Racing games.

So sit back and enjoy as we take you Super Sonic.

We will share out some of the things mentioned on our Discord channel.

RGDS Discord Channel

https://discord.gg/HzGAZ5FV7u

Ending Music on You Tube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSxBKFTe1XI

Jun 17, 2022

Here at RGDS Towers, we are treated to another Ric Edit marvel, as Drisky, Ric and Aaron take you through some of the licensed movie games on the wonderful Amiga.  So grab the popcorn and mega slurpy as we reminisce about these classic films and the license adaptations with our very own Movie game compilation..

Show Notes:

Odin : Ultimate Retro Handheld

Games:

Godfather
Film Trailer
Game Longplay
Game Manual

Blues Brothers
Film Trailer
Game Longplay
Game Manual

Karate Kid : Part II
Film Trailer
Game Longplay
Game Manual

Untouchables
Film Trailer
Game Longplay
Game Manual

Batman :  The Movie
Film Trailer
Game Longplay
Game Manual

Jurassic Park
Film Trailer
Game Longplay
Game Manual

Jun 4, 2022

Join Drisky and Kingy as they cover a great collection of Game Boy games that are fantastic conversions of their arcade counterparts.

 

Games covered in this episode:

Double Dragon

Donkey Kong

Burger Time Deluxe

Elevator Action

Mr Do 

Ms Pacman

Boulder Dash

Parodius

 

Show notes:

Renegade 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0ML_bx_xhw

Mario vs Donkey Kong - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ip5oAXDsPVs

Kirby and the Forgotten Land - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwRZ21Hn5yE

Super Game Boy - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Game_Boy

Retro PDF books on itch.io - https://daddarulekonge.itch.io/?fbclid=IwAR2-FbunfsMBvLEt2IP5KOGZEJw3pvutwVCIeg3zHc3Elt1ZJpu8i-avVLo

Donkey Kong manual - https://ia800704.us.archive.org/28/items/NintendoGameBoyManuals/Donkey%20Kong%20%28World%29%20%28Rev%20A%29.pdf

Burger Time Deluxe manual - https://ia800704.us.archive.org/28/items/NintendoGameBoyManuals/BurgerTime%20Deluxe%20%28World%29.pdf

Double Dragon Manual - https://ia800704.us.archive.org/28/items/NintendoGameBoyManuals/Double%20Dragon%20%28USA%2C%20Europe%29.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

May 20, 2022

Here at RGDS Towers, we love our Amiga, and so in celebration of the wonderful new Amiga Mini console, we thought it would be fun to wax lyrical of some of our recommendations of lesser know Amiga games.   So grab some floppies and join us as we X-Copy 'Dat' Floppy of some real classics.

Show Notes:

RGDS Discord Channel: Discord Link Buy an Amiga Mini : Amazon Link

Extra Amiga Mini Mouse: Amazon Link
Extra Amiga Mini Joypad: Amazon Link
Competition Pro USB Joystick: Amazon Link

A500 Mini/Maxi Users: Discord Link

Aminimiga: https://www.aminimiga.com/
(Make your Amiga Mini a fully fledged Amiga Workbench with 3K games, all the demos, apps and an amazing jukebox of Amiga tunes.

RGDS of best of PD for Amiga Mini
(install on USB in ADF\Public Domain\Best Of PD & Shareware)
Entire 17-Bit and Assassin PD Library as ADF

Amiga Power ADF Renamed collection

Drisk's CD32 Project
(on Amiga Mini install on USB in Amiga CD32 folder.)

Rufus Disk Manager Tool : Link - Make USB sticks bigger than 32Gb work with an Amiga Mini for extra space.

Ambernic 351V : Amazon Shop Link
The Ultimate Guide to Amiga PD Games Book: Amazon Link

The Games for the RGDS Compilation:
X-Copy 'Dat' Floppy : Volume 1

1. Hudson Hawk : Game | Manual
2. Alien Fish Finger : Game  
3. Roadkill : Game | Manual
4. Life and Death : Game | Manual
5. Ruff 'n' Tumble : Game | Manual

Grapevine Amiga Magazine: Links



 

 

 

May 6, 2022

To celebrate the 40th Birthday of the ZX Spectrum, Kingy and Drisky do their own RGDS top 40.  40 games to celebrate 40 amazing years of this incredible home micro.  It's epic in length, but such an amazing computer deserves the time.  We'd love to hear your own personal top 40's.

Show notes:

 
Apr 15, 2022
Drisky and Kingy chat through the Shadow of the Beast Trilogy on the Amiga and the wonders of whizzy graphics and music.

Drisky also chats about his new toy, the Amiga Mini and his opinions... and also a complete off topic chat on pinball.

So come and join us as we cover these wonderful if divisive games.


Amiga Mini:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/The-A500-Mini-Electronic-Games/dp/B09BW8N7JZ

Competition Pro USB Joystick: Competition Pro USB Joystick

C64 Mastertronic Book Kingy has been working on: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zzap642021annual/the-commodore-64-collectors-guide-to-mastertronic

Drisky's Free Mastertronic Book I did years ago back in my time at Retro Asylum: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzvd4KYph8BNblFWelJrOXlDZkk/edit?resourcekey=0-udyLyoJEDt2sZWh-cWrVeg


Mar 30, 2022

We have made it through to 300 episodes.  The RGDS team would like to thank all you lovely listeners out there - without you, we would have never reached this landmark episode. Join Kingy, Drisky, Garron, Ric and Aaron as they catch up, go over favourite past episodes and choose some hidden gem games.

Show notes:

Deadlock's RGDS companion book

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NJX4RuprqvauSqQyCU767Qxw4XuQGndJ/view

Extra Life Arcabe Club Event

https://facebook.com/events/s/extra-life-24-hour-charity-gam/2104505369710011/

Edinburgh Retro Computer and Video Game meetup

https://www.facebook.com/Edinburgh-Retro-Computer-and-Video-Games-314578715248971

48k Spectrum Beeper Music by Tufty

https://tufty1.bandcamp.com/album/on-and-off

 

 

 

Mar 6, 2022

For best listening experience use headphones in a dark room with some alcoholic beverages of your choice :D

 

In this super sci-fi episode Ric and Kingy are dropped deep into the Central American jungle to chat about all these weird and quirky Predator themed games. The titles range from the 8-bit era right through to the early 2000's PC games. 

 

Games covered in this episode are:

 

PREDATOR (1987)

ZX Spectrum - Predator Walkthrough, ZX Spectrum - YouTube

Commodore 64 - Predator Longplay (C64) [50 FPS] - YouTube

Amstrad CPC - [Amstrad CPC] Predator - Longplay - YouTube

 

Abduction of Oscar Z

http://www.indieretronews.com/2020/11/the-abduction-of-oscar-z-fabulous-run.html

 

 

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PREDATOR (1988)

Acorn Electron - BBC/ELECTRON - PREDATOR - SUPERIOR/ACORNSOFT

BBC Micro - Predator for the BBC Micro - YouTube

Atari ST - Predator - FULL Atari ST Longplay - YouTube

 

PREDATOR (1988)

Amiga - Amiga Longplay [185] Predator - YouTube

 

PREDATOR (1988)

MSX - Predator (MSX2) review - YouTube

NES - predator nes - YouTube

 

PREDATOR 2 (1990)

PC - Predator 2 (1990) MS-DOS by Konami - YouTube

 

PREDATOR 2 (1991) 

Amstrad CPC - [Amstrad CPC] Predator 2 - Longplay - YouTube

Commodore 64 - Predator 2 Longplay (C64) [50 FPS] - YouTube

ZX Spectrum - Predator 2 Walkthrough, ZX Spectrum - YouTube

Atari ST - ATARI ST Predator 2 Imageworks Image Works Mirrorsoft

Amiga - Predator 2 Longplay (Amiga) [QHD] - YouTube

Sega Master System -  Master System Longplay [145] Predator 2 - YouTube

 

PREDATOR 2 (1992) 

Sega Game Gear - Master System Longplay [145] Predator 2 - YouTube

Sega Mega Drive - Mega Drive Longplay [372] Predator 2 - YouTube

 

ALIENS VS. PREDATOR (1999)

PC - Aliens versus Predator: Classic 1999 - Full Game 1080p60

 

ALIENS VS. PREDATOR 2 (2001)
PC - Aliens versus Predator 2 (PC 2001) - Full Game 1080p60

OUTTAKES/MENTIONS

Alien vs Predator - Alien vs Predator (Super Nintendo) Game Playthrough

Predator Concrete Jungle  - PREDATOR CONCRETE JUNGLE Gameplay Walkthrough

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Kingy’s Virtual Pinball Table - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqTSSZ9n_5E

Alien Vs Predator 2 Download - https://www.avpgalaxy.net/forum/index.php?topic=53960.0

Predator Christmas Special - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVrRjt69lhU

Outro Music - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgjBhhzTHU8

Feb 3, 2022

In this episode, Kingy is joined by 2 of the creators of Melkhior's Mansion - Rich Jordan and Craig Stevenson.  This project took 3 and a half years to complete and is a brilliant homage to the Ultimate Play the Game ZX Spectrum Classic, Atic Atac.

 

Show Notes:

Ger Melkhior's Mansion here:

https://bitglint.itch.io/melkhiors-mansion

Rich's Remakes can be found at https://retrospec.sgn.net/index.php

Craig's ZX Art:

https://zxart.ee/eng/authors/c/craig-stevenson/

 

Jan 22, 2022

Join Kingy and Jon as they celebrate the popular series of Wonder Boy games from Sega. From its humble platform origins, through to its RPG/Metroidvania endgame, there is no denying this great series went through an evolution of styles.

 

Show notes:

Blasphemous game - https://store.steampowered.com/app/774361/Blasphemous/

 

Dec 31, 2021

It is with sad news that we hear of the passing of the great and influential American Football icon, John Madden. Please join Matt Aguilera and Matt Lambourne with our RGDS tribute to this legend.

Dec 23, 2021

Join the RGDS festive mood with Kingy and Drisky as they cover 12 Christmassy-themed ZX Spectrum games. It's time to blow the dust off your rubber keyboard and get your kids involved in the 8-bit Christmas spirit.

Games covered are:

  1. Frantic Pengo :https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/36581/ZX-Spectrum/Frantic_Pengo
  2. Chrimblast: https://www.jungsi.de/chrimblast-sinclair-zx-spectrum/
  3. Zombos Christmas Capers : https://malcolmkirk.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-unofficial-zombos-christmas-capers.html?m=1
  4. Sprouty : https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/35148/ZX-Spectrum/Sprouty
  5. Grumpy Santa : https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.php?cat=96&id=32183
  6. Crimbo :https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/25374/ZX-Spectrum/Crimbo
  7. Santos Xmas Adventure :https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/32187/ZX-Spectrum/Santos_Christmas_Adventure
  8. Christmas Cracker : https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/18719/ZX-Spectrum/Christmas_Cracker
  9. Merry Christmas From Horace: https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.php?cat=96&id=30318
  10. All Present and Correct : https://worldofspectrum.org/archive/software/games/all-present-and-correct-bob-smith-1
  11. Plum Duff : https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/3774/ZX-Spectrum/Plum_Duff
  12. Percy Penguin:https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/34813/ZX-Spectrum/Percy_Penguin_in_The_Present_Palaver

 

Other Possible Games.

 

  1. Rupert and the Ice Castle: https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/4276/ZX-Spectrum/Rupert_and_the_Ice_Castle
  2. Sheepy Xmas: https://quantumsheep.itch.io/a-very-sheepy-xmas
  3. Moley Christmas: https://worldofspectrum.org/archive/software/games/moley-christmas-your-sinclair

16. Toofy's Winter Nuts:https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/entry/28158/ZX-Spectrum/Toofys_Winter_Nuts

 

Show notes:

Astro City Mini:- https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B09NRQ8SF7/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_i_HE6A2TDC8BB3Q329X7EB?fbclid=IwAR1cnCXZHxMaR3bhhmUWmORjM2rVfzHiDrQoKHuAfQ4obwUYofwYVsExo3U

 

Amiga Mini:- https://retrogames.biz/thea500-mini

 

 

 

Dec 2, 2021

 

Join Matt Aguilera in his first interview of a retro God for the first time in a few years. It's an honour to have Gold2th gaming, a YouTuber with old school comedy vibes with a touch of Tupac and a sprinkle of music parodies guaranteed. The discussion is all about Gold2th's current retro gaming pickup obsession and his unique story telling technique

You can find Gold2th's channel here - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMyT7zNoO-GiWw_FU2C2F9A/featured

 

 

Nov 5, 2021

October 15th/16th 2021 saw the team make their pilgrimage to Arcade Club in Bury. They were joined by a host of friends and had a great weekend playing games and chatting away. Tune in to hear all about it - including listener contributions.

Show notes

Z-Exemplar Episode

https://retrogamingdailyshow.libsyn.com/lets-play-z-exemplar

RGDS Discord Channel

https://discord.gg/HzGAZ5FV7u

 

 

 

 

Sep 26, 2021

Kingy and Ric return to the beat-em-up genre and follow on from the last episode. This time round, the lads cover much more lesser known games in this amazing genre.

Games covered:

Growl - 1990 - Taito

Violent Storm - 1993 - Konami

Night Slashers - 1993 - Data East

Cadillacs and Dinosaurs - 1993 - Capcom

The Ninja Warriors - 1994 - Titus

Shin Nekketsu Kouha: Kunio-Tachi no Banka - 1994 - Technos

Sengoku 3 - 2001 - SNK

Viewtiful Joe - 2003 - Capcom

 

Show Notes:-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJ7-4ldPqdA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uEL94eibKE

 

Nightlashers Remake news - https://www.destructoid.com/night-slashers-remake-retro-arcade-forever-entertainment/

 

 

Aug 27, 2021
Join Matt  and Drisky as they go through some classic games featuring the music of the music wonder Yuzo Koshiro.
 
Pre Show Chat:
RGDS Listener Meetup on 16th Oct at Arcade Club in Bury 
 
Games Covered:
Revenge of Shinobi (Mega Drive):
GamePlay:  Link    Soundtrack: Link

Act Raiser (SNES):
GamePlay: Link Soundtrack: Link

Streets Of Rage / Bare Knuckles (Mega Drive):
Gameplay: Link Soundtrack: Link

Streets of Rage - Title Music - Link
Soul to Soul - Get a Life- Link

Super Adventure Island (SNES):
Gameplay: Link Soundtrack: Link

Streets of Rage 2 / Bare Knuckles 2 (Mega Drive): 
Gameplay: Link Soundtrack: Link

Streets of Rage 2 - 1-1 : Link
Bass Value - Do You want to Party?  : Link

Streets of Rage 3 / Bare Knuckles 3 (Mega Drive):
Gameplay: Link Soundtrack: Link

Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 3 (Arcade):
Gameplay: Link Soundtrack: Link

198X (PC, PS4, Switch):
Gameplay: Link Soundtrack: Link

So come on our Discord channel and play through these games with us today.

https://discord.gg/BwUwY8A

Aug 13, 2021

Remember those days when gaming compilations were something to be excited about. Well, with the help of our listeners, Drisky and Kingy discuss the most popular gaming boxsets of this bygone era.

 

Notes -

Little Book of Soundchips

https://fusionretrobooks.com/products/the-little-book-of-sound-chips-vol1?variant=39368939765854

 

https://c64audio.com/collections/books/the-little-book-of-sound-chips

 

Jul 16, 2021

Welcome to another fantastic episode were we look at the often maligned and derided in it short life.   But for RGDS towers we love the console, seeing it as a vanguard into CD gaming and showing the art of the possible, with some fantastic and eclectic titles that never found life anywhere else.

So come and join Matt L, Matt A and The Drisk as we discuss through some of our fondly remembered games and console memories.

https://discord.gg/BwUwY8A

Jun 26, 2021

Join hosts Kingy and The Drisk as they go over some real classic Spectrum games with their compiled RGDS 6-Pak.

 

Games in this episode are:

Fantastic Voyage

Software Star

Gunfright

Dynamite Dan 2

Cobra

Dan Dare 2

Show notes:-

Papers Please game - https://store.steampowered.com/app/239030/Papers_Please/

Retro Virtual Machine - https://www.retrovirtualmachine.org/en/

 

 

Jun 3, 2021

Join Garron and Drisky as they go through some classic Gameboy games.

So come on our Discord channel and play through these games with us today.

https://discord.gg/BwUwY8A

 

 

May 16, 2021

Summer is here, and in celebration of that Kingy, Drisky and Garron reminisce over the fine balance of gaming vs holidays in this anecdote driven episode. Whether it was a holiday in the UK, or one in foreign shores, the lads were sure to still get their gaming fix.

Apr 25, 2021

Join Kingy and Drisky as they go through some more arcade Hidden gems you need to play.

So come on our Discord channel and play through these games with us today.

Games featured in this episode:-

Bongo - Jetsoft 

Boogie Wings - Data East

Ninja Baseball Batman - Irem

FAST LANE - Konami

Puzzle Action Tant R - Sega

SHUUZ - Atari

 

 

RGDS Discord Channel

https://discord.gg/BwUwY8A

 

Show Note:

Memory Engine - By Gary Walkden book

 

 

Apr 2, 2021

In this episode Ric and Kingy cover some of their favourite games on the Atari 8-bit systems, and in particular, the 800XL.

Show notes - 

 

Street Fighter 2 Documentary

https://sf2doc.com/?fbclid=IwAR0hfHUXbL5rWpwWl0TBA-ut0tmSuH-ulkkDE2eiuVF6myyy7BYcQbCX77E

8-bit memories episode

https://retrogamingdailyshow.libsyn.com/257-8-bit-memories

Goonies remake

https://computeremuzone.com/ficha.php?id=810&l=en&sec=remakes

Altirra emulator

http://www.virtualdub.org/altirra.html

 

 

 

Mar 20, 2021

Come and join Kingy and Drisky as they burn some rubber and play some of PlayStation racers less talked about today.

Amazing PS1 emulator called DuckStation: https://github.com/stenzek/duckstation/releases

RGDS Discord Channel

https://discord.gg/BwUwY8A

Feb 26, 2021

In our latest episode of RGDS, Ric and Kingy cover Retro Remakes. The chosen list covers a host of re-imaginings of classic 8-bit era games. They all have been given some polish to bring them up to date with the modern age (and that’s just the show hosts).

 

Remakes featured in this episode:

 

Manic Miner

http://retrospec.sgn.net/game/mm

 

The Pyramid

https://archive.org/details/The_Pyramid

 

Klass of 99

http://retrospec.sgn.net/game/ko99

 

Empire Strikes Back

https://archive.org/details/1EmpireStrikesBackMinion

 

Jet Set Willy Online

https://archive.org/details/swizzle_demu_Jsw

 

Ghostbusters

https://archive.org/details/Ghostbusters_Remake

 

Space Fury

https://tardis.dk/wordpress/?page_id=50

 

Potty Pigeon

https://archive.org/details/swizzle_demu_Pp

 

Cybernoid 3

http://www.spacetimegames.co.uk/iframe/c3.htm

 

 

 

Show Notes:

Ric’s Youtube page

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGjlGli7QC4YhLtAGrm1GiQ

 

Pug Fugly Games

https://itch.io/profile/pugfuglygames

 

Kingy’s terrible Pyramid remake

https://archive.org/details/pcramid

Xentrix Ghostbusters video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFob3FZA7qg

 

 

RGDS Discord Channel

https://discord.gg/BwUwY8A

 

 

 

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