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Colour On A Vectrex? - This Week In Retro 115

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11th March 2023 1 hr 4 min

Mean Machine Dean joins us this week to check out (and be bamboozled by) how colour graphics are achievable on the Vectrex. We also find out why the team at the National Video Game Museum were locked out and there is a long discussion about piracy on the Amiga/ST as a Dominik Diamond documentary surfaces.

All this along with Chris's Alfa update and the Community Question Of The Week.

00:00 - Show Opening

10:08 - Fair Game

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35:25 - Colour Vectrex Magic

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46:48 - Ya Names Not Down, Youโ€™re Not Coming In!

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56:56 - 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 "Secret trick unlocking 48-bit color vectors on a 1982 Vectrex!" courtesy of Share Squid

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