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Podcast: Back to the Future (Backward Compatibility Part 2)

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This week Jam and Fred are joined by Austin to discuss the more recent implementations of backward compatibility.  From the software-based 360 to the pure hardware based Wii and of course the Playstation 3 falling somewhere in between.  Then the group move on to this generation and the myriad of adapters that attempted to force back compat on consoles that were never designed for it.

Song List:

Break 1: Big Blue from F-Zero (SNES)

Break 2: The Boy’s Got Wings from Ys III: Wanderers From Ys (TG-CD)

Break 3: Splash Wave from Outrun (Arcade)

Closing: Main Theme from Odin Sphere (PS2)


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Written by Fred Rojas

August 16, 2017 at 11:00 am

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  1. Jut to let you kmnow the VIC20 had 16 colours, 8 of which were available in basic and the other 8 through machine code.

    Sparky Kestrel

    August 19, 2017 at 11:42 pm


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