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Is the Retro Bubble About to Burst? This Week in Retro 41

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19th June 2021 44 min

Build your own ZX 81, Wing Leader is the Wing Commander sequel we always wanted, an Earthbound data disc is recovered, and is the retro bubble about to burst? Join Neil and John as they discuss this week's hottest stories from the world of retro!

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0:00 Show Open

0:34 Build your own ZX 81

9:45 Save 10% with TWIR10

10:33 Wing Leader lives!

23:00 Earthbound’s Secrets Revealed!

30:13 - the best way to legally emulate the Amiga on PC.

31:32 The Pandemic Nostalgia Bubble? (and will it burst)

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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 John Shawler from Amigos Retro Gaming.

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"Can You Build A Brand New ZX80/81 From 100% New Parts?" footage courtesy of yt/The Retro Shack -

Wingleader footage courtesy of Howie Day @howieeday -

"File:ZX80.jpg" by Daniel Ryde, Skövde is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

"File:Sinclair-ZX81.png" by Evan-Amos is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

"File:Amstrad CPC464.jpg" by Bill Bertram is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5

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