Transport Tycoon

Did you really, really want a model train set as a kid, with a landscape modeled after your preferences, stations where you want them and amazing trains that you control? Was it absolutely out of reach for you as well?

Well, thanks to Chris Sawyer's Transport Tycoon, we got what we wanted in the end, even if it was just virtual in our computers - maybe even better in many aspects. We also look at how projects like TTDPatch and OpenTTD kept the game alive through the decades and how the game is still being actively improved to this day.

Joining hosts Martijn ("Tijn") and Florian ("rnlf") are returning Club member David and new member Niels, who is actually an active developer of OpenTTD and thus very knowledgeable about the game and especially OpenTTD's history. Sadly, David had to leave a couple minutes early, so the last 20 minutes ro so it's just the three of us.

We're doing shout outs now! This time we'd like to guide your attention to Ms Mad Lemon (Website) who makes (among others) hardware tinkering videos about 8 and 16 bit computers. Even this "Amiga" we hear so much about. Go subscribe to her and say hi from us!

That's all for now. Enjoy!

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09 Jan 2022 // 4 Comments >

Hugo’s House of Horrors

Oh no! First Penelope is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Hammerstein, then your uncle Horace is murdered and finally, you crash your airplane in the South American jungle where Penelope gets bitten by a venomous spider!

Join us as we explore the world of the Hugo series, made for the most part by one man in the late 80s and early 90s, consisting of 3+1 games that are both heart-warmingly charming and mind-boggingly (and involuntarily) psychedelic.

We played the First Person Shooter sequel "Nightmare-3D" in episode 10, back in our club's first year!

Joining hosts Martijn ("Tijn") and Florian ("rnlf") are Michael, host of the DOS Games Jam (which we covered earlier in episode 41) and Dr. DOS, who is the current world record speed runner of the first game in the series.

Björn ("TigeQuoll") and Bernd have sent in voice messages, for which we're very grateful. If you'd also like to share a voice message, please send them

We're doing shout outs now! This time we'd like to guide your attention to Lady Decade (Twitter and YouTube) who makes brilliant videos mostly about 3rd to 5th generation consoles and games for those. Go subscribe to her and say hi from us!

That's all for now. Enjoy!

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Introducing: DARK MODE

Thanks to the hard work of DGC member Toasty and podcast host / webmaster rnlf we now have DARK MODE available on this website.

It's under the "user" menu, check it out!

24 Nov 2021 // 4 Comments >


Hang on to yer helmet while we drive over a couple pedestrians and cows and try to wreck the other drivers in Stainless Software's 1997 cult classic "Carmageddon".

Join us as we try to figure out what the whole hype was about, exactly how far over the top this game really is and whether this is a racing game, an action game, both or neither!

Joining hosts Martijn ("Tijn") and Florian ("rnlf") is returning DGC member Björn ("TigerQuoll"), who hadn't actually played the game before and new member Thanael ("Trumad") who has been a big fan ever since it came out.

Starting this episode we want to highlight retro content creators who are not white men in their late 30s (those are cool, too, but let's find out what other, less prominent voices are out there in our community!)

For our first time we'd like to give a big shout out to Tech Ambrosia, who creates fantastic videos, mostly about late Pentium era hardware. You can find her on YouTube and Twitter. Go subscribe to her and say hi from us!


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Star Trek: 25th Anniversary

It's time for round four of our "year of the adventure game"! So far we've covered Day of the Tentacle, Lost Eden and Simon the Sorcerer, but now it's time to go beyond the stars with Interplay's 1992 Star Trek: 25th Anniversary, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the original series. Originally released on floppy disk and later expanded with a CD-ROM edition, this space combat / point & click adventure hybrid game plays like interactive episodes of the TV series.

Joining host Martijn ("Tijn") is returning DGC member Tyler ("Corgibuttz"), who was intrigued by the game since childhood, but never actually got around to playing it for real. Also joining is Juho Kuorikoski, a Finnish game historian and journalist, who is also a Trekkie. He has a YouTube channel reviewing old games and the very first video he posted was about this very game, Star Trek: 25th Anniversary. It's in fact the very first PC game he has ever bought, so he's more than qualified to tell us all about this game.

Sadly our trusty co-host Florian ("rnlf") had to skip this episode due to a scheduling mishap, but he'll be back for the next one for sure.


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01 Oct 2021 // 1 Comment >