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Dec 2, 2022

Join Kingy and Garron as they return with a "memories" episode and chat about what life was like in the 1970's in the UK before video gaming was a thing.  How did they ever manage to survive, and what did they do for entertainment?  Tune in and find out.

 

Show notes:

Hoffman live Amiga DJ set

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVF-GbGHxA8

 

CPC Dire Dare

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E30zyCOMsA

Nov 18, 2022

Join Drisky as he interviews gaming industry legend Martyn Brown.  Yes the co-founder of 17-Bit Software and Team-17, and so helped design and publish siuch amazing games as Alien Breed, Project-X, Body Blows, Super Frog and Worms to name but a few.  So come join us as we reminisce about the wonderful Amiga days and some of the systems best games, with the Mr Team-17 himself.

Oct 26, 2022

Yes Boys and Ghouls here at RGDS towers we thought we would really go crazy for Halloween, with an A to Z of Halloween video games to try over the spooky season.   

if that wasn't enough we decided to double bill the episode, also giving you a suggest Horror film for each letter as well.

So sit back and enjoy this epic length episode and hopefully discover some spooky treats to try this Halloween.

SPOILERS GAMES AND MOVIES COVERED
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# Game  - 7th Guest [11th Hour, 13 Dolls and Clandestiny]
  Movie - 1408 

A Game  - Addams Family 
  Movie - American Werewolf in London

B Game  - Blood 
  Movie - Beetlejuice 

C Game  - Call of Cthulu : Dark Corners of the Earth
  Movie - Cats Eye 

D Game  - Dr Franken (Gameboy)
  Movie - Dave Made A Maze 

E Game  - Evil Dead : Hail To The King (DC | PS2 )
  Movie - Evil Dead 2 

F Game  - Fatal Frame II :  Crimson Butterfly (AKA Project Zero 2) 
(Xbox | PS2)
  Movie - Final Girls 

G Game  - Gremlins (Spectrum) 
  Film  - The Gate 

H Game  - Haunting Featuring Polterguy (Mega Drive)
  Movie - The Haunting (1963) 

I Game  - Ico (PS2) 
  Movie - I know What You Did Last Summer 

J Game  - Jack The Ripper (PC) 
  Movie - Jennifer's Body 

K Game  - Kid Dracula (Famicom) 
  Movie - Killer Clowns From Outer Space 

L Game  - The Lurking Horror (Amiga)
  Movie - Lost Boys 

M Game  - Matrian Gothic : Unification (PS1)
  Movie - Monster Squad 

N Game  - Nightmare Creatures (PS1) 
  Movie - Nosferatu (1922)

O Game  - Overblood (PS1) 
  Movie -  Of Unknown Origin 

P Game  - Phatasmagoria (PC)
  Movie - Pin (1988) [Trailer]

Q Game  - Quake (PC)
  Movie - Q : The Winged Serpent

R Game  - Realms Of The Haunting (PC)
  Movie - Return Of The Living Dead

S Game  - Silent Hill (PS1) 
  Movie - Society

T Game  - The Thing (PS2, XBOX)
  Movie - The Thing (1982)

U Game  - Underwurlde (Spectrum)
  Movie - Underworld 

V Game  - Vampire Masquerade : Redemption & Bloodlines
  Movie - Van Helsing 

W Game  - Werewolves of London [Spectrum | C64 | CPC]
  Movie - Witchboard

X Game  - X-Files : Resist Or Serve (PS2) 
  Movie - X: Man with the X-Ray eyes 

Y Game  - Yuuyami Doori Tankentai (PS1)
  Movie - You Might Be The Killer 

Z Game  - Zombie Ate My Neigbors (Zombies in PAL regions)
  Movie - Zombie Land

(Recommended PS2 True Horror Games
  Kuon (Gameplay)
  Rule of Rose (Gameplay)
  Haunting Grounds (Gameplay)
  Mitchigan Report From Hell (Gameplay)
  Clock Tower 3 (Gameplay)
  Ghost Hunters (Gameplay)
  Trapt (Gameplay)
)

Oct 7, 2022

Join Drisky and Kingy as they discuss some quality PS2 arcade racers.  There are so many great racing games that came out in the generation of gaming, we'd love to hear what your fav ones of this era were.

 

Show Notes:

Daddarulekonge ebooks - https://daddarulekonge.itch.io/?fbclid=IwAR14BLXMnBwKxoYS1HOfHRbSnqqCi185N88gCyHy8-AFG30GR-VbsTfXJp4

Sep 16, 2022

Join The Drisk,  Garron and Kingy as they try to win Kingy over on the wonderful Sega Saturn with some games that was released in the west and only on the Sega Saturn.
 

Show Notes:

Megadrive 2 mini : Link
Everdrive Mega Pro : Link
Egret Console Mini : Link

Raddical Reggie You Tube : Link
Metal Jesus Rocks You Tube : Link
ThaBeast721 You Tube : Link

Papago Translator : Android | Apple 
Launch Box

Saturn emulator : Mednafen
Saturn Mode disc optical : Link
Sega Action Replay : Link 

Related RGDS episodes to discove more on the Sega Saturn : 
Episode 248 Saturn Voyage of Discovery
Episode 224 PlayStation Vs Saturn
Episode 146 Sega Saturn

Sep 2, 2022

Join The Drisk and Kingy as they chat about some of their favourite games based on kids TV we love (and we sure you do to).
 

Games in this episode:
Chip and Dale (NES) : CartoonGame Link
Through The Trapdoor (Spectrum) : Cartoon | Trap Door Game | Through The Trapdoor Game
Adventures Of Batman & Robin (SNES) : Cartoon | Game Link
Thunder Cats (Amiga) : Cartoon | Game Link
Bravestarr (Spectrum) : Cartoon | Game Link
Bugs Bunny : Crystal Castle (Game Boy) :  Cartoon | Game Link
Wolf & Sheep (PS1) : Cartoon | Game
Wacky Races (Dreamcast) : Cartoon | Game


Show Notes:
NES SEN : Link
Atari Mania : Link
Atari 50th Anniversary : Link
Cowabunga Collection : Link
GOG Sale : https://www.gog.com/
Donut Dodo : Link

Pedestrian : Link

Going Live : Link
Get fresh : Link
Glen Michael's Cartoon Cavalcade : Link

Harvey Birdman : Link
Game : Link

1953 Don't Give up the sheep cartoon : Link

Great Race 1965 : Link
DaddaRuleKonge Books : https://daddarulekonge.itch.io/

HE MAN Homebrew arcade : Link

Aug 11, 2022

Join Ric, The Drisk and Kingy as they chat about some of their favourite sword yielding and magic wafting games.  This isn't deep RPG style games but more an episode on easy accessible and highly playable titles within the sub-genre.

 

Games in this episode:

  1. Moonstone (Amiga)
  2. Myth (Amiga)
  3. Magic Sword (Arcade)
  4. Twinkle Tale (Mega Dive)
  5. Ice Palace (C64)
  6. Heretic (PC)

Show notes:

Steering wheel config video for combined pedals as mentioned by Kingy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_q1nfvcsHI&t=111s

 

Moonstone modded for PC - https://thecompany.pl/game/Moonstone:+A+Hard+Days+Knight

Moonstone Tavern - http://moonstonetavern.co.uk/

Moonstone proof of concept remake in 3d - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhtabGmcbpw

 

 

 

Jul 23, 2022

Join Drisky and Kingy as they discuss 4 of the lesser spoken 3d platform games on the Nintendo 64.  

The games in this episode are:

Glover

Iggy's Reckin' Balls

Space Station Silicon Valley

Rocket: Robot on Wheels

 

Show notes:

Rodeo shooting mechanical game

https://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=17476

Goldeneye Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIDUjKgbl24

Glover on Steam

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1257880/Glover/

Rocket: Robot on Wheels Playthrough

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mPCPgTBLKg

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

 

 

P

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/

 

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