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Can Physical and Digital Retro Live in Harmony? - This Week In Retro 162

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16th March 2024 56 min

EA have added a number of classic games to their Steam line up, Japan loves it's retro games and a museum piece showcases a VHS rental store in Australia. Those are our main talking points this week but don't forget Dave's Housekeeping which includes a quick look at a load of other retro computing and retro gaming stories.

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00:00 - Show Opening

07:12 - EA? It’s In The Steam

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21:02 - Japan loves Retro

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27:48 - Dave's Housekeeping

Game Boy Emulator Shut Down:

Calvin Harris and and Amiga A1200 at the Brit Awards:

Rob Smith's Magic Amiga Wi-Fi:

Attack Of The Mutant Camels:

Dosbian 2.5:

PS5 Game Go Missing:

38:47 - VHS Down Under

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48:35 - Community Question of the Week

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This Week in Retro is a weekly roundup of the hottest stories from the world of retro gaming and computing, voted on by you, the listener! Hosted by Neil from RMC and Dave. Edited by Duncan Styles.

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