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Game & Gadget Podcast #31 – Exploding Phones, Retro Future, Unity Chaos & More…

James is joined by Tony Warriner of Revolution Software and Aaron Fothergill of Shifty Eye Games discussing gaming marketing, exploding smartphones and more.

I am joined by Tony Warriner who is one of the founders of Revolution Software and Aaron Fothergill previously from Argonaut Games and now with Shifty Eye Games as we discuss more gaming, gadgets and technology both retro and modern.

Topics include:

  • The engineering conundrum of granny squares
  • You don’t have to be an expert in the field to write a game about a particular topic
  • Tony appears on more panels
  • Retro computers & consoles and inspiring the young
  • Unity Engine going downhill
  • The craziness of gaming marketing and advertising
  • The beauty of Apple skeuomorphism before iOS 7
  • Every operating system goes partially transparent
  • MacBook Pro 2015 craziness of design – goodbye ports, hello dongles
  • Collecting old phones and the battery bulging dangers
  • James gets himself another Commodore 64
  • The similarity of technology used on older retro computers
  • Disks surviving, discs rotting
  • Tony’s Amstrad CPC fixed and working
  • The loudness of 52x CD-ROM drives – spin spin spin!

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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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