Episode 422 – Rip-off Tycoon


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This week the Retro League is all out of bubble gum, but we’ve got an investment opportunity that’s very unlikely to return your money. We’ve got audio + data CD’s that won’t work in modern computers and some very good news for Sega CD collectors. The guy who claimed to get an impossible score decades ago has finally been hit with the banhammer in this episode.

This Week in Gaming History

Duke Nukem 3D was released January 29, 1996

Virtually Retro

SyntaxBomb – Retro inspired platformer

Strikers 1945 II (Switch)

World Heroes 2 (Switch)

Kid Niki Radical Ninja  (Switch)


Twin Galaxies removes all of Todd Roger’s scores and bans him from making future submissions

Limited Run Games is making replacement SEGA CD, Saturn jewel cases

John Cena in Talks to Star in ‘Duke Nukem’

Take a look at Nintendo’s HQ nearly 130 years ago

Resurfaced images from 1994 show Nintendo destroying counterfeit games with a steamroller

Gotek Floppy Emulator

Arcade Raid! The West Virginia Time Capsule

Caveat Gamer

Atari Game Partners – Taking a classic to the Nintendo Switch

Atari Speakerhat review: Mediocre wearable tech meets ’80s nostalgia

Duke nukem 1991 pc

Random Links

My grandma was a hardcore gamer well into her late 80’s, until her arthritis made it impossible to hold a controller. She drew this map and took notes before strategy guides existed. This is Ganons castle. Miss you Grandma.

Finding the “Truth” in Collecting

Games of The Week

Shark! Shark! (Intellivision)

Stellar Track (Atari 2600)

Freeloader Game of the Month

Pacar (Colecovision)


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