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Checkmate Commodore - This Week In Retro 148

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25th November 2023 1 hr 5 min

Doom and Doom II remade for the Atari Jaguar, a discussion about image scalers for retro gaming and do you know what Commodore's 2nd computer actually was?

All that and the Atari 2600+, news in brief and the Community Question Of The week.

The Christmas edition of Pixel Addict is now available and it features stories about Christmas games and toys of old(ish). With interviews with various members of staff of the magazines we loved back in the day and there is even an insight into how the Argos catalogue was put together. Visit

00:00 - Show Opening

08:21 - Are The Jaguar & Spectrum Both Doomed?

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23:00 - The Scale Of Retro

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37:34 - Dave's Housekeeping

48:17 - Checkmate Commodore

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59:00 - 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, Chris from 005 AGIMA and Dave. Edited by Duncan Styles.

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Parts of "Commodore Cave CHESSmate" courtesy of Commodore Cave

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Twitter post for mixed reality BBC Micro courtesy of Dominic Pajak

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