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Fans of Ocean Software Need to be Checking Out Retro Gaming Round-Up

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Simon "Dinosaur Pie" Butler

Simon “Dinosaur Pie” Butler

Retro Gaming Round-Up, a podcast about the classic days of early gaming often pre-dating the NES, has a new section that I’m finding just wonderful.  It’s hosted by Simon Butler, a well known developer during the microcomputer days that worked at the beloved Ocean Software.  Some use the term “legend” and he’s credited with over 260 releases on Giant Bomb and Moby Games, not to mention his personal claim of around 300 games.  It turns out he’s a somewhat angry, off-putting, foul mouthed, hilarious storyteller.  That’s why Butler getting his own segment on Retro Gaming Round-Up, dubbed “Dinosaur Pie,” has me hooked.

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Written by Fred Rojas

May 27, 2016 at 10:39 am