Retro Gaming Music Quiz

Retro Gaming Music Quiz

  Ten questions about games music of old, the first ten seconds are reversed and if you get the answer from the reversed version give yourself 2 points, if from the normal version give yourself 1 point can you score maximum points?

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Steve McNeil of Go 8 Bit

Steve McNeil of Go 8 Bit

Interview with Steve McNeil by Peter Ward What was your first TV appearance? My first TV appearance was on Anglia TV in the early 90s, on a regional magazine programme in which I can be seen for approximately 2 seconds rollerskating backwards. Thanks for asking.   How did you get involved withVideogame nation? Very early on in the development of Go 8 Bit, I met a guy called David McClelland (great tech presenter on various telly things/live events) who worked for the Virgin Media video gaming TV channel, Ginx TV,…

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Kevin Toms

Kevin Toms

Thank you for this interview it is an honour for me to interview such a Legend…. What did you want to do when you were at school for a career and what was your first job? I wanted to be a games designer! And my first real job was as a computer programming trainee. A combination made for what followed later. As a kid I used to create games as a hobby. Mostly board games. The IBM mainframe was your first computer is that your favourite computer? Now, it is…

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Clive Townsend

Clive Townsend

Interview with Clive Townsend by Peter Ward Thank you for this interview it is an honour for me to interview such a Legend…. It’s an honour to have Saboteur remembered after three decades! The ZX82 was your first computer you owned – is that your favourite computer or do you have a different favourite? Definitely the Speccy. I liked the idea that you were just given a lump of memory to play with and the rest was up to your skill and imagination. What did you want to do when…

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Steve Hammond DMA

Steve Hammond DMA

Interview with Steve Hammond by Peter Ward Thank you for this interview it is an honour for me to interview such a Legend…. I’m not a legend, just willing to talk is all! What did you want to do when you were at school for a career and what was your first job? I wanted to be an artist for 2000AD until I decided that I just couldn’t draw people. My first actual job was filling shelves at Wm. Low. After that it was college and then freelancing for Dave…

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Mevlut Dinc

Mevlut Dinc

Mevlut Dinc Interview by Peter Ward Twitter Facebook http://www.pixelagestudios.com/   Thank you for this interview it is an honour for me to interview such a Legend…. MD- You are very kind! Thank you for keeping our memories, and work alive, it’s much appreciated! What did you want to do when you were at school for a career and what was your first job? MD- What a difficult question to start the interview with! J The full answer to this question would be too long for the interview but I will…

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Raffaele Cecco

Raffaele Cecco

STOP THE PRESS Support the new Super Samurai click here to support the kickstarter Interview with Raffaele Cecco by Peter Ward Thank you for this interview it is an honour for me to interview such a Legend…. It’s a pleasure and thanks for the compliment! What did you want to do when you were at school before making your first game at school? I’d always been interested in science, technology, engineering and electronics, so I’m pretty sure I would have ended up working in those fields – I didn’t fancy working…

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Michael Lamb

Michael Lamb

  Mike Lamb Interview by Peter Ward What did you want to do when you were at school for a career and what was your first job? Astronaut, footballer, secret agent. My first job was picking tomatoes in a green house The Commodore PET was your first computer is that your favourite computer? or do you have a different favourite such as when you owned a Spectrum? I liked the proper keyboard. Even now I hate laptops for the same reason. I guess my favorite retro was the Amstrad. When…

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Gremlin founder Ian Stewart

Gremlin founder Ian Stewart

Ian Stewart Interview by Peter Ward Thank you for this interview it is an honour for me to interview such a Legend….  What did you want to do when you were at school for a career and what was your first job? I wanted to be a toolmaker and took a five year engineering apprenticeship after leaving school at 16.   When did you realise you wanted to get into game industry and how did it happen? I took a career change in 1976 and went into retail management with…

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Pre Order N64 Anthology

Pre Order N64 Anthology

Pre Order Click Here 20 YEARS! September 29th, 2016, marks the Nintendo 64’s twentieth anniversary. To celebrate the birth of this incredibly avant-gardist machine, Math Manent has written the most comprehensive and remarkable book about this legendary console. Over 350 pages long, this book inventories and chronicles the entire game library (388 games sold in Japan, the US, Europe, and Australia), sifts through the canceled games, accessories, collector’s editions, and, of course, every Nintendo 64 version and bundle. By interviewing the people involved at the time – Martin Hollis (Rare…

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