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It Is Time To Un-Eliminate CRT Monitors! - This Week In Retro 136

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26th August 2023 56 min

Have you ever thrown away your game boxes only to wish you hadn't? What if we could revive all those dead CRT screens? Did you ever see the DVD player that though it was a gaming console?

All this plus the Community Question Of The Week AND a special guest!

This is your weekly look at some Retro Gaming stories.

Please check out our guest's YouTube channel:

00:00 - Show Opening

06:56 - Best Boxes Banished

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Big Big Collection:

28:29 - Adrian Black Says CRTs Are Back

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39:58 - What Nuon About?

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Nuon Specs:

PlayStation 2 Specs:

51:18 - Community Question of the Week

*Our sponsor, Pixel Addict magazine, has just released issue 14. Some of the included articles are:*

• The cover story this issue observes the relationship celebrities have had with computers and gaming.

• BeOS and Haiku OS alternative operating systems.

• Alex Lee interviewed about his time working on classic gaming magazines like Games-X, GB Action, Super Action, Amiga Action and Control.

• Rare vintage computer hardware: Casio PV-2000, Handspring Visor and Power Mac G4 Cube.

*Visit for current and back issues as well as storage binders for your collection.*

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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.

Episode Credits

Parts of "I replaced the main board of this TV with brand new parts made in 2023!" courtesy of Adrian's Digital Basement

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