Episode 381 – Arcade Graveyard

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This week we remember an early portable computer and cringe at some dead arcade machines. There’s a new adventure game from the makers of Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island. We wonder when coins will be phased out and our listeners are picking what plug & play all-in-one system they want to see next in this episode of the Retro League.

This Week in Gaming History

April 3, 1981 ? The Osborne 1, the first successful portable computer, is unveiled at the West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco.

April 4, 1967 – Birthday of northern Irish video game developer and programmer, David Perry

Hot Topics

New Beat ’em up from the makers of Pier Solar

Good short games with a story

What to do about my love of mindless grinding

Virtually Retro

Thimbleweed Park  (Mac, Windows, Linux, Xbox One)

Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Volume 2 (PS2 Classic)

Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition (PS2 Classic)

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4)

PaRappa the Rapper Remastered (PS4)


Rogue Souls Story Bundle

Street Fighter II Wizard Discovers New Combos 26 Years After Release

Arcade Raid! Outdoor Halloween Nightmare

SNES Prototype Quik The Thunder Rabbit Uncovered

Someone Turned a Dead Nintendo 64 Into a Funky Retro Switch Dock

Wizard of Wor Prototype Discovered: Invisible Monsters

Caveat Gamer

Super Rare Vectrex Arcade video Game System carrying pouch 1982 Carrying Case

Blockers – Tetris

Random Links


Games of The Week

Joust (Atari 7800)

Xybots (Arcade)

Freeloader Game of the Month

Sir Ababol



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