The ‘crowd funding’ steam train is not showing any signs of slowing down, with the 8-bit inspired 2D fighter ‘Pocket Rumble’ from Cardboard Robot Games kicking off its second attempt at crowd funding today on the popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter.
It seems like only yesterday that the Retro Domination team was front and centre co-hosting the Classic Console free play area at PAX AUS 2013 (the first Penny Arcade Expo to be held outside of the United States) with our good friends from Retrospekt, Ausretrogamer & Retro Gaming Australia. Whilst our little corner of PAX […]
From Bedroom to Billions has finally been released, one and a half years after the Kickstarter pledging began. Was it worth the wait? With a whopping 2+ hours of educational entertainment it’ll keep you enthralled; whether you are a Vintage computer enthusiast, or simply interested in the games industry. It’s nice to see a documentary […]
Arrrrrrrr! Ahoy maties! Weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen! James Matson discovers ye don’t need to cleave a scurvy dog to the brisket in order to be a Pirate. You just have to copy from disk A, to disk B. Ya scallywag! (okay, that’s enough – Ed).
The Sidchip has a distinctive sound and I think I can pretty much speak for everyone who owned a C64 that it’s simply amazing. It’s hard to pick a top 25 tunes on the system but these are my choice tunes. This article is a reply to Ausretrogamers article back in 2013. I hope we got […]
James Matson examines what it is about high retro game and hardware prices that make us all so FREAKIN’ ANGRY, and asks – is the rage really worth it?
The gaming arcades of today are for the most part a murky shadow of days gone by. Join James Matson as he discovers a tiny sliver of light at the end of a darkened tunnel of PC clones and Dance-Dance Revolution machines.
Heroes in a half-shell! With the impending release of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film in Cinemas this September, we figured it’d be a perfect time to coax our friend Womble into sharing his circuit whispering with none other than Komani’s fine arcade bash of the same name. It’s all kinds of missing sprites and active […]
In a tantalizing tale of solder, accelerator cards and ham fisted muppets, Womble takes us step-by-step through the analysis and repair of what was supposed to be a very unhealthy Commodore Amiga 1200HD.
I’ve said it before and for the benefit of our newer readers, I’ll say it again: vintage gaming is held up by two main pillars – imagination and memory.
As any seasoned retro gamer knows, our hobby of choice often involves hardware that can be considered well and truly at end of life. Old consoles, old computers and old arcade PCBs adorn our collections and possess a special place in our hearts. But what happens when stuff starts to break? With warranties having run out […]
For those who do not know, AVCON is an anime and video games convention held annually in the fair city of Adelaide, South Australia. The history of this prestigious event dates back to 2002 when volunteers of the University of South Australia’s Japanese Animation Society and Adelaide University’s Video Gamers Association combined their efforts and […]
What can we say? We at Retro Domination have been looking forward to this book to be completed and now it’s finally here. Veteran gamer, video game fan site webmaster, and born storyteller, Rob Strangman as he takes you on a tour of some of the most defining moments in video game history as seen […]
Robert Englund, Tom Skerritt, Richard Dean Anderson, Hodor!! These were some of the names to appear at OZ Comic Con 2014, the event being held at the old exhibition building in Melbourne. So on a cold wintery morning Daz Retro and your’s truly headed out to yet another huge convention. We were fortunate enough to […]
The Commodore Amiga was heralded by many as a machine before its time. A multimedia, multi-tasking powerhouse that had few rivals in the 16 bit era, the platform was responsible for an entire generation of gamers, programmers and productivity users. Some of the hallmark software developers and publishers in today’s market cut their teeth on the mighty […]