After a recent article about RISC OS & The Acorn Archimedes we take some time to talk about what we thought of the Archimedes. Was it really in the same league as the Amiga? Arcade1up are re-releasing their Star Wars arcade cabinet. Are you tempted? Finally, we find that it is possible to run Wolfenstein on the 8088 CPU thanks to a new port that runs just fine using CGA graphics.
All this and our Community Question Of The Week.
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00:00 - Show Opening
08:34 - RISC Free Computing
Story Link: https://www.theregister.com
List of Archimedes games: http://www.computinghistory.org.uk
24:11 Arcade1up Is No Yoke
Story Link: https://www.piratesandprincesses.net
43:26 - Wolf 8088
Story Link: https://www.doomworld.com
Wolf 8088 download link: https://github.com
Wolf 8088 running on period correct hardware: https://www.youtube.com
51:53 - 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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