Is Thorin Still Singing? - This Week In Retro 94
We hit the ground running after a short break with a follow up on Retrobrite story from episode 93. There is talk of a perfect score in Pac-Man and the classic text adventure The Hobbit turns 40!
All this and we take a look at some of YOUR retro computing finds. Check out the video version or head over to our Reddit to take a look.
00:00 - Show Opening
06:06 - RetroBright Enlightenment
Story Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPl356YKcVs
Additional Link: See Hey Birt!'s extensive paper on the subject (well worth a read): shorturl.at/dlmw1
23:08 - Perfect Pac-Man Performance
Story Link: https://www.reddit.com/r/thisweekinretro/comments/xkbnyc/billy_mitchell_validates_his_perfect_score_pacman/
Additional Link: Nintendo Sky skipper reveal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnA3m-iPe0g
35:31 - Thorin Sits Down And Starts Singing About Gold
Story Link: https://www.theguardian.com/games/2022/sep/22/i-saw-the-possibility-of-what-could-be-done-so-i-did-it-revolutionary-video-game-the-hobbit-turns-40
48:51 - Community Question of the Week
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