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Welcome to another amazing episode of RGDS where we discuss and look what video games were released in 1981 and decide what the best game was released that year?

Joining us on the podcast is regular hosts Paul “The Drisk” Driscoll, Andy “Cranky Gramps” Godoy and Garron “G Man” Tungate .  Joining us though we also have the amazing Victor Marland from the brilliant ten pence arcade podcast (http://tenpencearcade.co.uk/).

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Show Notes:

Amidar (Konami) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/FrxUt1_ylo8 For more about this game then check out: http://tenpencearcade.co.uk/podcast-79-amidar/

Astro Blaster (SEGA / Gremlin)Video of  Game: https://youtu.be/fafqSzqSYnk For more about the game then check out: http://tenpencearcade.co.uk/podcast-55-astro-blaster/ Video of BBC Homebrew Port: https://youtu.be/E799lN-j5W

Astro Wars (AKA Galaxy or Galaxians 2) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/Si5oeZRJE6k Free Windows simulation of game : http://www.handheld.remakes.org/results.php?gamename=G  – named Galaxy 2.  There is a paid simulator also on Android and iOS.

Pacman 2 (Entex)Video of Game: https://youtu.be/NU2_O0rMWgE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU2_O0rMWgE

Galaxian 2 (Entex) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/NU2_O0rMWgE

Caveman (Tomy) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/79uzv7yKmpQ

Munchman (Grandstand) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/o8n7diKU0kY

 Munchman Mini (Grandstand) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/foX0I5wj3lM Online simulation of game: https://mrtnrowe.itch.io/mini-munch-man-emulator

For simulators on many of the Game & Watch titles then check out here… http://www.handheld.remakes.org/results.php

Castle Wolfenstein (MUSE) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/8fgok9eHqO8

Donkey Kong (Nintendo): Video of Game: https://youtu.be/tJagEKVJ8x4

Freeway – Atari VCS (Activision) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/8cd5VPARfNM

Frogger (Konami) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/V8ZSOUU5Pt0

Galaga (Namco) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/2lxw-CcUljw Ridge Racer Revolution Galaga: https://youtu.be/IeWmXnvSG60

Ladybug (Universal) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/iK_eW5ODY1c

Ms Pacman (Midway) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/ryRX4EOY-dQ Crazy Otto Original Game: https://youtu.be/WIL8aYDfALU In-depth talk – Crazy Otto to Ms Pacman: https://youtu.be/HlopaTBDYuo

Scramble (Konami) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/QKOyxWGU_FY Super Cobra (Konami) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/Y6FK9jNBURY

Defender (Williams) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/gss3lxeqCok

Stargate (Williams) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/i20vwYTf6mI

Tempest (Atari) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/AMto2HJJSSA

Turbo (SEGA) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/Y8fdJQ0H-lI

Ultima 1 – Apple 2 (Origin) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/VdjeXf50DRY

Wizadry 1 – Apple 2 (Sir-Tech) In-depth Interview: https://youtu.be/oXps_iloH80

Vanguard (SNK) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/q7B0ej7LlI8

Turtles (Konami) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/QMfw_ZMPHfQ Bosconian (Namco) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/Eua1gRjPr9A

Qix (Taito) Video of Game: https://youtu.be/W08i_HWtZFk

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