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The home of Retronauts, the greatest classic gaming podcast of all time! Or at least the oldest. New episodes every Monday (with bonus episodes every other Friday). Hosts Bob Mackey and Jeremy Parish explore the history of video games through casual conversations, developer interviews, and deep-dives into both influential games and esoteric topics alike.

Jul 28, 2014

RPG battle systems: What started as a way to simulate the rolling of dice on a Cheetos-stained card table has mutated over the past 30-plus years into something far different from its Dungeons and Dragons roots. And even though Gary Gygax had no idea what a "limit break" was back in the early '70s, this and...


Jul 21, 2014

Jeremy puts the wraps on his hosting duties for Retronauts Vol. III by returning to an old favorite topic (Castlevania) while Bob and Ray demonstrate patient indulgence. 


Jul 14, 2014

It's taken nearly eight years, but we finally got a real live British person to join us so we can talk about the most egregious failure in Retronauts coverage: Britain's 8-bit micros. By request of Mike Wasson, Jaz Rignall lays a tarp over the gap.


Jul 7, 2014

A pleasant chat about one of the least-known, better-playing Super NES games of the day: Sony's Skyblazer.