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Retronauts

This page archives Retronauts episodes released between July 2013 and December 2016.

Jan 28, 2014

In 1998, Bioware changed the face of RPGs with Baldur's Gate, which did an amazing job of translating the complex mechanics of Dungeons and Dragons into video game form--and not just the dungeon crawly stuff. Join Bob Mackey, Jeremy Parish, Ray Barnholt and Jason Wilson as they discuss one of BioWare's best and gather...


Jan 19, 2014

For over 15 years, the Harvest Moon series has been teaching sickly indoor kids the virtues of tilling the land, petting the chickens, and having low-wage serfs do most of the dirty work. Join Bob Mackey, Jeremy Parish, Ray Barnholt, and special guest backer Adam Fitch as the Retronauts explore this prolific farming...


Jan 13, 2014

It's the most retro Retronauts ever as we look at the roots of video games in the form of pre-video arcade games. Ski-ball! Kinetoscopes! Electromechanical target galleries! Even WE aren't this old. Sam Claiborn joins Jeremy, Ray, and Bob.


Jan 6, 2014

We enter the new year by talking about -- what else? -- very old years. IGN's Sam Claiborn joins Jeremy, Bob, and Ray for a discussion of the golden era of the American arcade. Digressions abound!