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Game & Gadget Podcast #24 – The Death of 3D, Mastodon Rise, Joys of Plex and More…

I am joined by Tony Warriner who is one of the founders of Revolution Software as we discuss more gaming, gadgets and technology both retro and modern.

Topics include:

  • What technology did Santa bring us in 2022?
  • Remembering dedicated sound cards
  • The loss of the headphone port on phones and tablets
  • The 486 CPU TURBO mode switch
  • Swapping through multiple floppy disks in games
  • Broken Sword 3 and the 3D engine
  • James’ Christmas Eve process or bringing out retro tech before the new stuff comes along
  • Tony still loves his ‘portable’ Steam Deck
  • Missing a Sony portable gaming device
  • Sony trying to rule the world with countless storage formats they created
  • 3D televisions and cinema and its failure
  • Modern VR and the Metaverse
  • Mastodon and its recent success
  • The hunt for alternative social media services
  • Movie and TV subscriptions services, we lost the leave cable / satellite dream
  • The joys of Plex

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James Woodcock

James is a Freelance Journalist, Copywriter, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming, gadgets and technology, both retro and modern. Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles, including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, whilst also interviewing well-known industry figures for popular online publications. Creator of the ScummVM Music Enhancement Project and host of the Game & Gadget Podcast. View his portfolio for more information.

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