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We talk vintage Commodore with the designer of the C128 and Plus/4, Bil Herd! What was it like working under Jack Tramiel and how did he destroy a $40,000 prototype on purpose? Plus, this week’s big retro gaming and tech stories.

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Show notes:

Grand Theft Auto deer causes chaos in game world:
Sell back your digital Xbox One games:
Retro gaming can make you money:
12 things you don’t remember about old games:
How a company is making $100m a month from a 15 yr old MMO:
Revision 2016 demo party:
New vertical shooter for MSX – Wing Warriors:
New C64 top-down racer & wheel support:
Amiga user offers £400 for Stunt Car racer at 50/60 FPS:
Atari Vault released on Steam:

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The Retro Hour Podcast is a weekly retro gaming and technology podcast from the UK. As well as keeping you up-to-date with the latest happenings in the world of ‘retro’, we also speak to an industry veteran from the video games and computer industry each week. In our first year we’ve already spoken to the former CEO of Sega, Tom Kalinske, astronaut and the creator of MMORPG genre Lord British, The Oliver Twins who were one of the founders of the British gaming revolution with titles such as Dizzy on the Sinclair Spectrum. See our full guest list here. We’re both life-long fans of games and technology, so having the chance to chat to our childhood heroes is something we’re extremely passionate about, and this resonates with our loyal monthly audience of over 20,000 hardcore gaming and tech enthusiasts.