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Why Bother Gaming Past Level 1? - This Week In Retro 137

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2nd September 2023 1 hr 27 min

Get ready for a bumper edition of retro gaming goodness with a new guest! This week we think about those games with memorable first levels, discus the recently announce Star Wars Dark Forces Remaster and how could we not look at the new retro console from Atari - the 2600 Plus.

All this and the Community Question Of The Week.

Please visit Glen's YouTube channel, Casual Retro Gamer, at to see our guest's YouTube channel.

The latest issue of Pixel Addict magazine is now available! With a special feature on celebrity gamers or should that be celebrities who like to game?

Visit for all the info.

00:00 - Show Opening

12:05 - Level 1 Gaming

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33:35 - Strike The Empire Back

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57:41 - Chris Is Getting A Woody (console)

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01:18:08 - 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.

Episode Credits

Amiga 060 100Mhz Dark Forces footage courtesy of Amimmortal

Star Wars Stormtrooper Helmet by Freddan755 under CC License

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