Heinrich and Jörg use the power of the printed word to travel into the past of the games industry. In the bonus segment for Patreons, Michael Hengst looks back at the beginnings of video games.
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The pages may be a little yellowed, but they keep the memories of past decades of gaming fresh: once a month, Heinrich and Jörg grab their reading glasses to look up old magazines to see which gaming themes were popular 10, 20 and 30 years ago. They encounter, for example, a guilt shooter (2012), a real-time strategy moment (2002) and the adventure debut of Revolution Software (1992). In the extended time travel for Patreon supporter also welcome them Michael Stallionbased on issue 8/1992 about the early days of the magazine Video games chats. At the beginning of the episode we stray through current topics such as game reports, news and also give a new one listener question call known.
Episode 30-2022 (#278) of the game veteran podcast with Heinrich Lenhardt and Jörg Langer has a running time of 1:34:50 hours.
0:00:15 News & small talk
- 0:05:12 Mixed news: Hope for Sonic OriginsMega Drive Mini 2 for North America, continued for Yakuza-Like a Dragontattoos for diablo 4shooter comeback for John Romero.
- 0:16:16 What was the last thing we played? Stray, Power wash simulator, Company of Heroes 3 (Demo).
- 0:32:13 Listener mail from Armin and Paul Hartmann. There is also a new call for questions – and Jörg is already planning the next Japan documentation.
0:40:09 Magazine time travel: July 2012, 2002, 1992
- 0:40:44 Gamestar 8/2012 and GamersGlobal, among others Skyrim, Quantum Conundrum, game of Thrones, Spec Ops – The Line and spelunky.
- 1:03:09 Gamestar 8/2002, including warcraft 3, NeverwinterNights and Arx fatalis.
- 1:15:51 Power Play 8/1992 and some DOS International, among others 1869, Lure of the Temptress and World Tennis Championships.