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Stalking The Retro
146 minutes | May 4, 2020
STR 76: Once a Bottom: QTR 2.0
STR 76: Once a Bottom: QTR 2.0It's time for another episode of Quarantining the Retro! Uhm.... I mean Stalking the Retro! In this second whilst quarantining episode, we talk about the games we've been playing at home. We run down some news in the retro gaming world and do a top ten retro games to avoid people with. Indie also does a special segment on the mini Retro Arcade as an interesting quarantine project. So sit back relax and grab your seventh beer of the morning and listen to another fun-filled episode with three guys who have gone totally mad with cabin fever. I hope you all enjoy this episode and stay safe and stay strong everybody!
155 minutes | Apr 6, 2020
STR 75: Stay the Frack at Home
STR 75: Stay the Frack at HomeThe world is in a crisis, so we should all stay home and listen to another episode of the Stalking the Retro podcast. Yep that's right folks whether you wanted us back or not, we are back! In this new episode, the first new episode recorded in about five years, we talk about our current situations in quarantine. We decide on which codpieces would make appropriate fashion choices for the new world we live in. We also talk about retrogaming pickups, the news, and even run down the top ten retro games you should be playing during the Covid 19 crisis. So sit back relax, stay warm and comfortable in your home and listen to a new episode of Stalking the Retro. We had a blast making this episode and hope to be making more in the future. Stay safe everyone!
42 minutes | May 31, 2016
STR Lost Episode 1: Revival
STR Lost Episode 1: RevivalHere's an episode that was only released on a few select CDs handed out at a gaming convention several years ago. Now everyone can enjoy this lost episode of STR. Please give our Facebook Page a like. Hope you enjoy this lost episode of Stalking The Retro
89 minutes | Oct 12, 2015
STR 74: The Last One.
STR 74: The Last One.The end of Stalking The Retro has arrived. We have had a lot of fun over the past four years and 74 episodes talking about retro gaming. Thanks to all of our listeners and contributors over the years for all of your support. In this episode we talk about what we have been playing lately, pickups and retro news across the inter-webs.Are you a fan of the Vectrex? Why not listen to an awesome new podcast called Vectrex Radio. Check us out here on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VectrexRadio Please give our page a like.Thanks everyone!
168 minutes | Jul 10, 2015
STR 73: Tempest: Oops Wrong Hole.
STR 73: Tempest: Oops Wrong Hole.In this episode Willie, Socal Mike, and myself Indieseoul talk about that classic game Tempest. We discuss the arcade original, arcade ports, Tempest 2000 and the myriad of clones and knockoffs of this wonderful game. In the Intarivisions segment the boys talk about Atlantis as they compare the different ports on the pre-crash systems. So grab an adult beverage of your choice and watch out for holes as you listen to the latest episode of Stalking The Retro.
224 minutes | May 26, 2015
STR 72: Too Much Bun For This Meat.
STR 72: Too Much Bun For This Meat.Septic is back from Play Blackpool and he tells us about all the panels he saw and retro gaming gurus he met. Ferg from the 2600 Game by Game Podcast joins us as we do a special top ten Atari VCS space shooters. Then in the Intarivisions segment the boys compare Frogger on all the pre-crash systems. So grab a cold beverage of your choice and have a listen to the latest episode of Stalking The Retro!
223 minutes | Apr 7, 2015
STR 71: Strange Days Retro VR
STR 71: Strange Days: Retro VRIn this episode we talk about the history of Virtual Reality from it's simple beginnings in the 1800's to the 1990's arcade and home console and PC days. Septic and Willie talk about their experiences with VR back in the day and we discuss all of the promised headsets from the likes of Sega and Atari. VR is so cool and it's sooo retro! So grab your VR headset and set it next to you as you listen to the latest episode of Stalking The Retro.On the Intarivisions segment the boys talk about the game Venture and compare it on the big three consoles.
132 minutes | Feb 26, 2015
STR 70: Gentlemen, Start Your PC Engines!
STR 70: Gentlemen, Start Your PC Engines!In this episode Issac joins us and we talk about Turbographx and PC Engine games and game development. Socal Mike tells us more about his upcoming cartridge based video game system coming to Kick-starter in March. We talk about our recent pickups and games we have been playing. In the Intarivisions segment the guys talk about the game Dragonfire.
163 minutes | Jan 7, 2015
STR Sexty-Nine: Year In Review
STR Sexty-Nine: Year In ReviewIn this episode we talk about the year 2014 and all of the retro events that shaped it. We rundown the games we played the most this year and do our best to not make jokes about the number sixty-nine. In the Retro Stalking segment Willie goes to Evansville, Indiana and checks out an awesome Super Mega Replay store. Then in our final segment the Intarivisions crew talk about the game Beamrider! and vote on what is the best version to play.Since you have already broken most of your New Years Resolutions...why not break another by listening to the latest episode of Stalking The Retro!
193 minutes | Dec 8, 2014
STR 68: The Fall of Sega/Homeless In Japan.
STR 68: The Fall of Sega/Homeless In Japan.In this episode we talk about my recent trip to Japan, The fall of the great Sega, The 20th Anniversary of the PlayStation One, games we have picked up and much much more! As a special Christmas gift you will also get to hear exclusively the premiere episode of the awesome new podcast Intarivisions.So grab a cup of rum tainted eggnog and listen to the latest episode of Stalking The Retro whilst wrapping your presents!
148 minutes | Nov 13, 2014
STR 67: The Rise of Sega.
STR 67: The Rise of Sega.In this episode our new co-host Mike Kennedy aka Socal Mike joins us as we talk about the rise of the great Sega. We talk about Sega history, games we have been playing, our recent pickups, and much much more. This episode has two Retro Stalking segments. One with Mike at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo and one with Septic Lemon at a car boot sale. We also talk about the latest retro news and Mike reveals some awesome new projects he's currently working on. So why not grab yourself a cold can of beer and listen to the latest episode of Stalking The Retro!
233 minutes | Oct 31, 2014
STR 66: Hot Curry In My Lap
STR 66: Hot Curry In My LapIn this episode we totally rip off Retro Gaming Roundup (We love that podcast!) by doing our own Top Ten. We decide and vote on what are the top ten games to get hammered to. We talk about our gaming pickups and games we have been playing lately and introduce a new segment called Retro Stalking. In the segment Socal Mike talks to Willie whilst at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo as he searches for some retro goodies. We have the audio from the Jay Smith Panel at CGE 2014 (Thanks Willie! )and we round up the top retro news stories for the month and much much more! So grab yourself a nice glass of whiskey and join us as we get hammered and play retro video games.Check out Retro Gaming Roundup: http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/Check out the Great Bit Blog: http://www.greatbitblog.com/Check out the Colecovisions podcast
117 minutes | Oct 6, 2014
STR 65: CGE 2K14/HSW Atari Game Over Panel
STR 65: CGE 2K14/HSW Atari Game Over PanelSpecial thanks to Willie for letting us include the audio from the awesome Howard Scott Warshaw Atari Game Over Panel. Willie starts out the episode describing what it was like running the console area at the convention. He describes his pickups, things he saw, and the awesome panels that he went to. Then we get to hear the awesome Howard Scott Warshaw talking about the Atari Game Over film that was screened at CGE. He also talks about his experiences at Atari, game development, and much much more. To finish things off CGE related Kynrek aka Joshua from the Turtle Flakes podcast joins me and talks about his time at CGE. He rounds up what games he got at the convention and the awesome people he met.Thanks again to Joshua and Willie for joining me on another exciting episode of Stalking The Retro!
124 minutes | Sep 22, 2014
STR 64: Happy 125th Nintendo
STR 64: Happy 125th NintendoNintendo turns 125 years old this week. Septic Lemon, Diagamblic and myself discuss the history of Nintendo from it's card game making days up to and including the video game era. Then we discuss the latest and greatest in retro news on another exciting episode of Stalking The Retro. Happy Birthday Nintendo! You don't look a day over 124.
177 minutes | Aug 25, 2014
STR 63: Retro Revival 2014
STR 63: Retro Revival 2014In this epic episode the great John Romero has a chat with Septic Lemon, Aidy, and Deon about the past, present, and future of game development. We talk about the Retro Revival gaming convention just held this month in Wolverhampton. Septic and Vipp talk about all the games they played, their pickups, meeting up with fellow retro gamers, the crazy prices of most vendors, and much much more. So grab yourself a nice adult beverage and SUCK IT DOWN! John Romero is going to make you his bitch!Make sure you check out the Cambridge Computer History Museum and perhaps give a donation to keep that awesome place alive!
85 minutes | Jul 31, 2014
STR 62: Summer Gaming.
STR 62: Summer Gaming.Summer time is a wonderful and amazing time in a kid's life especially for kids that love gaming. In this episode we discuss our summer gaming memories We talk about some of our favorite games we played during summer vacations including home consoles and of course trips to the arcade. Then we round out the latest in retro news and discuss the games we have been playing lately. So grab a cold summer beverage and sit back and enjoy another exciting episode of Stalking The Retro.Special thanks to Brian Dunning from the Skeptoid podcast for giving us an incredible bumper used in the beginning of this show. Mr Dunning is a really great guy and his podcast "Skeptoid" is a must listen. And a special thank you to our awesome friend Vipp who made it possible to have Brian Dunning insult us. Vipp you are a really awesome dude!
190 minutes | Jun 29, 2014
STR 61: Retro PC Memories.
STR 61: Retro PC Memories.Do you remember the era when AOL was king and games came with screen savers? This episode is all about old school PC gaming. We discuss some of our favorites from back in the day as well as our impressions of the upcoming GOG Galaxy client. We round up Retro E3 news, talk about some games we are playing now, and much much more.
114 minutes | May 28, 2014
STR 60: Happy Birthday Gameboy!
STR 60: Happy Birthday Game Boy!The STR crew talks about our favorite Game Boy games as we celebrate 25 years of the most successful portable game console ever made. Scott from RGR joins us as we take a walk down memory lane and discuss some of our favorite games of the system as well as our nostalgic memories of playing the Game Boy. The games we talk about in the episode are: Donkey Kong, Mario Land, Star Trek 25th Anniversary, Quix, X, Tail Gator and much much more. So grab your old school DMG and listen along as we celebrate this very special event.
86 minutes | Apr 30, 2014
STR 59: I'm a Commodore Junkie!
STR 59: I'm a Commodore Junkie!In this episode we talk about some games for the Commodore 64. We discuss some unusual games such as Rock Band and awesome games like Little Computer People, Druid, Clowns, and many more. Willie talks about his recent gaming pickups and we all discuss the retro games that we have been playing lately. Thanks to the SD2IEC I have become a Commodore Junkie. The only cure is to play tons of C64 games.
102 minutes | Apr 11, 2014
STR 58: Anonymous Emailer
STR 58: Anonymous E- mailerSTR gets back in the groove with a full crew for this episode. We discuss games such as Comix Zone, Sonic 3, The Laura Croft series, PaRappa The Rapper, Vib Ribbon, and Ganbare Goemon 2. We discuss various topics such as whether or not Sonic 3 is a good game, games that let you play your own CD soundtracks, Scott's wild arcade party, upcoming retro gaming conventions and much much more. It's hard to believe but STR has been going strong for over two years now! STR is now available on Tune In Radio so you can stream us whilst playing games on your PS3 or Ouya console.
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