Retro Obscura 42: Solomon’s Club & The Meaning of Life

12.01.2014 - By Retro Obscura Podcast

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Paul & Aaron talk Solomon’s Key, IF Games, ASCII Mode Games and Silver Surfer with a special Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy retrospective from Vipp!

Intro:
Florida Free Play:
http://www.freeplayflorida.com/
Play Brutal Alien Throwdown by Dan Bisciglia here! :
http://www.vintagegames.us/batr/
Video Game Challenge/Listener Pick :
Solomon’s Key (NES)
Features
Aaron: Silver Surfer (NES)
Paul: Caves of Thor (DOS)
http://www.myabandonware.com/game/the-thor-trilogy-11c
Aaron: Insantiy (DOS)
“http://www.textmodegames.com/download/insanity.html (1989)
Special Mention:
Ascii Sector: http://www.asciisector.net/
Dwarf Fortress: http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/
Vipp :
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (8 bit home computers)
Play here:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1g84m0sXpnNCv84GpN2PLZG/the-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy-game-30th-anniversary-edition
Play Island Stakeout here:
http://www.jamesonline.net/islandstakeout/
Sidequest:
Do you think in 20-30 years time our obsession with collecting old video games will die out?
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Time Stamp
0:00:00 – Show Theme
0:02:16 – Intro
0:21:58 – Brutal Alien Throwdown (Approach Back Mountain – Swerdmurd aka Dan Bisciglia)
0:23:21 – Video Game Challenge (Solomon’s Key – NES)
0:33:48 – Silver Surfer (Stage Theme 02 – Tim and Geoff Follin)
0:35:23 – Feature Games

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