Retro gaming through the Coronavirus lockdown : Vertical Hold ep275

If I’m stuck at home for a prolonged period of time — as so many of us are — my leisure time is going to veer towards retro gaming. That’s probably not a shock to most, but in this week’s show, we talk to the experts about why it’s worth your time too!

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We’re joined this week by Alex Boz and Kerith Sharkey from Ausretrogamer to go back in time and talk about staying sane — and having fun — through the medium of classic videogames, with everything from how to to get your toddler interested in pinball, to what’s current in the mini-console scene and even an attempt to get Mr Boz to finally start one of the Legend of Zelda games. Although I think I’m onto a losing battle there.

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Author: Alex

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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