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Podcast: Neo Retro Revolution

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This week Fred and Derek from the Playground Podcast (and contributing writer on GH101) discuss the concept of “neo retro” titles.  We define neo retro as any game that looks like, plays like, or collects games from the past and releases them today.


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Written by Fred Rojas

October 17, 2012 at 11:49 am

Podcast: Emulation – Breaking the Law

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This episode we have Derek from the Playground Podcast on to discuss the oh so controversial topic of video game emulation.  Instead of describing what it is, which can be found here, we instead discuss our memories, stories, and wonderful benefits of a topic that has been shadowed by piracy.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Shmup Podcast

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Derek from the Playground podcast joins us to talk about the wonderful world of the shoot ’em up (aka “shmup”) and the amazing games that owned his soul over the years.


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Written by Fred Rojas

April 4, 2012 at 11:00 am