This post originally came from The Retro Hour - Episode 24 (Seaside Arcades and C64s with Sam Dyer) - by  from The Retro Hour on .

We reminisce about seaside Arcade memories, the Commodore 64 and Amiga games with the author of the Visual Compendium books, Sam Dyer!

Bitmap Books website:

Our website:

Sega party at top of the Shard:
Doom 2016 on the Doom 1 engine:
Mastertronic Archives book is coming:
Game easter egg found after 33 years:
Story of Atari movie Kickstarter:
Early retro net photos with iPhone:
Sonic 2 why video games are released on Tuesdays in the US:
Control Drone with power glove:
Play retro games easily on modern PC/Mac:
Geekout Scotland:
Team17 co-founder Debbie Bestwick made MBE:

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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.