Console Shock EP 49 Ms Mad Lemon

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu! Its the Console Shockcast!

This week we have one of our favourite YouTubers from the Amiga scene,

the awesome Maddi AKA MsMadLemon! Diving deep into the world of Amiga, we chat about:

– How Maddi got going on YouTube

– Whats its like being a woman in the male dominated retro computing scene

– Being an Amiga fan in the 90s

– Making music on an Amiga

– Is the Vampire accelerator worth the money?

– Amiga 600 vs 1200

– Are Amiga’s more fun now then in the 90s?

– The awesomeness of the Paula chip

– How the Amiga could have evolved in the Mid-90s

– Why didnt Commodore upgrade the Paula chip?

Intro/Outro Music – Battle of the Holy – Castlevania: The Adventure – Nintendo GameBoy (1989) – Composer(s): Shigeru Fukutake, Norio Hanzawa & Hidehiro Funauchi

Console Shock EP48 Retail Experiences

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu! Its the Console Shockcast!

Trev and Stu regale you with some interesting tales from their retail careers in Apple Stores and video game selling, along with a bundle of gaming natter:

– Playing Ridge Racer 7 on PS3 for 8 hours straight?

– The weird N64 Ridge Racer game

– Memories of the Nintendo 3DS launch

– Funny Apple Store stories – Anecdotes from running an independent video game store

Intro/Outro Music – Summerslam Jam – WWF Superstars – Wrestlemania – The Album (1993) – Producer(s) – Simon Cowell (yes him!), Mike Stock, Pete Waterman, Dave Ford, Gary Miller

Console shock Ep 47 XBOX

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu! Its the Console Shockcast! In this episode we look at the console that launched a video game juggernaut, the original Microsoft Xbox!

Cramming as much Xbox rambling as we can, we chat about:

– Our thoughts on the Xbox when it was launched

– How it compared to the PS2

– Was it ever really pushed to its technical limits?

– The legendary Microsoft High Definition AV pack component cables!

– The PAL Xbox was nerfed?

– Did Halo save the Xbox brand?

– Connecting a Xbox to a modern HDTV

– The Xbox modding scene

– Also we chat about some of our fave childhood xmas video game presents!

Intro/Outro Music – Simons Theme (Mega Drive Mix) – Super Castlevania IV (1991) – Super Nintendo – Composer(s): Masanori Adachi & Taro Kudo, Mega Drive Mix by Trevor Wale

Console Shock EP46 Dan Wood The Retro Hour

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu! Its the Console Shockcast!

After 2 years since his last appearance, we are once again join by one of our heroes from The Retro Hour podcast, Dan Wood!

We talk Amiga with Dan along with a bunch of other retro/modern gaming gubbins: – The SD2SNES flashcart now plays all US/UK SNES games!

– Did you angrily cancel your PlayStation Classic order?

– Other YouTubers we like.

– What is the best Amiga for a newcomer to the scene?

– Is an Amiga with a Vampire upgrade still an Amiga?

– Amiga 600 upgrades

– CD32 vs A1200

– Couch gaming with an Amiga, what are the options?

Intro/Outro Music – Silver Stream – Rage Racer (1997) – Sony PlayStation – Composer(s): Tetsukazu Nakanishi & Hiroshi Okubo

Console Shock EP45 Mega Mix of topics

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu!

Its the Console Shockcast! A megamix of topics covered on this one, but we kick off with the biggest video game release of recent years;

Red Dead Redemption 2! Other ramblings include: – Red Dead 1 vs Red Dead graphics

– Does anyone care about 8K TVs yet?

– Will current-gen games get 8K remasters in the future?

– What can we expect from PS5 and Xbox err…Two? – The potential of Grand Theft Auto 6

– The PlayStation Classic

– Super Nintendo ports of Amiga games

– Amiga ports of Mega Drive/SNES games

– How popular 80s/90s home computers in Europe fared in their native land of the US? Intro/Outro Music

– Close Air Support

– TFX: Tactical Fighter eXperiment – PC DOS CD ROM

– Composer(s): Barry Leitch

Console Shock EP44 Retro Man Cave

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu! Its the Console Shockcast!

Its a very special show as we have one of our fave YouTubers joining us, Neil from Retro Man Cave!

We chat with Neil about: – The origins of the man cave! – Neils original collection of sealed mint systems. – Atari Falcon, is it useless? – Repairing and restoring old systems – Checkmate A1500 – Acorn Archimedes games – The Apple II in the UK – Does the Atari ST have WHDload?

Intro/Outro Music – Overworld Theme – New Super Mario Bros (2006) – Nintendo DS – Composer(s): Asuka Ota, Hajime Wakai

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Console Shock EP44 Retro Man Cave

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu! Its the Console Shockcast!

Its a very special show as we have one of our fave YouTubers joining us, Neil from Retro Man Cave!

We chat with Neil about: – The origins of the man cave! – Neils original collection of sealed mint systems. – Atari Falcon, is it useless? – Repairing and restoring old systems – Checkmate A1500 – Acorn Archimedes games – The Apple II in the UK – Does the Atari ST have WHDload?

Intro/Outro Music – Overworld Theme – New Super Mario Bros (2006) – Nintendo DS – Composer(s): Asuka Ota, Hajime Wakai

https://www.youtube.com/user/RetroManCave

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5xX56a8Y57j0-8ueLFVNHQ

www.consoleshock.net

Console Shock EP43 Dreamcast Junkyard

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu from Playnation Games! Its the Console Shockcast!

To celebrate the upcoming 20th Anniversary of the Japan launch of the Sega Dreamcast, we have some special guests. The giants of the Dreamcast scene, Tom and Mike from the legendary Dreamcast Junkyard website!

With Tom and Mike we look at:

– How we discovered the Dreamcast –

Tom starting the Dreamcast Junkyard –

Mike’s exhaustive work putting together the A-Z of Dreamcast Games

The marketing leading up to the Dreamcast UK launch –

Browsing the internet in 1999 on the Dreamcast

– Buying a Dreamcast in Woolworths!

– Dreamcast vs PS2

– What killed the Dreamcast? –

….and of course, Shenmue!

Intro/Outro Music – Azure Blue World – Sonic Adventure Original Sourdtrack (1998) – Sega Dreamcast – Composer(s): Jun Senoue, Fumie Kumatani, Kenichi Tokoi, Masaru Setsumaru.

Console Shock EP42 Boosting the Amiga 1200

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu from Playnation Games! Its the Console Shockcast! As big Amiga fans, we look at the options for buying and upgrading an Amiga in modern times, with a particular look at the mighty A1200!

On this topic we cover: – Why the A1200 is the best choice for classic Amiga

gaming – What is WHDLoad? –

Is a Vampire board upgraded Amiga really an Amiga anymore?

– RAM, how much do you need?

– A1200 accelerator options, old vs new

– A1200 vs CD32 – How much would the ultimate A1200 cost?

– Adding CD-ROM drives to the A1200, is it worth it?

– Where to buy modern upgrades

Intro/Outro Music – Hercules Takes Off – The Living Daylights Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1987) – Composer(s): John Barry

Console Shock EP41 CEX Scandal with Pomelo Pictures

We have a guest on this episode, Matt from Pomelo Pictures! Matts channel has gained a lot of traction recently due to his investigation of CEXs inlay printing policy causing customers to buy products with fake artwork included. We chat to him about that, along with all of this:

– Playnation Games is moving!
– How Matt’s YouTube channel started
– Nokia Ngage, a hidden gem of a handheld?
– Tiger Game.Com and its weird SEGA ports
– Matts time working for SEGA
– Konami’s football game history in a nutshell

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