Category: PC

Scene World Podcast Episode #175 – Club Koala

In our new episode we are talking about Club Koala by Play for Fun Games – an Al-powered 3D simulation game which lets players build their own islands and create a fully customized gaming club based on their designs and interests, without the need for complex programming skills. The public beta version of the game will be released later this…

Scene World Podcast Episode #162 – Frank Klepacki

Join us on this episode as we sit down with legendary video game composer and musician Frank Klepacki. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Frank has created iconic soundtracks for some of the biggest games of all time, including Command + Conquer, Dune, and Star Wars: Empire at War. Not only is he a master of electronic…

Scene World Podcast Episode #160 – The Crimson Diamond with Julia Minamata

In our new episode we are happy to talk to Julia Minamata. She is the developer of ‘The Crimson Diamond’ – a text parser EGA mystery adventure game to be released soon on Steam! Follow amateur geologist and reluctant detective Nancy Maple to the ghost town of Crimson, Ontario to investigate the discovery of a massive diamond. Sounds like a…

Scene World Podcast Episode #155 – Japan’s Game Preservation Society with Damian Rogers

In our new episode we are covering the Game Preservation Society. It is a non-profit organization actively preserving Japanese retro games from the 70’s and 80’s as cultural assets. The members are describing their project as follows: “We see games as an important asset and work to preserve it for future generations. Our members, although having various fields of expertise,…

After 40 years, PC Magazine “magazine” ceases to exist.

The December 2022 issue of PC Magazine will be its last one. Carol Mangis, manager of the magazine’s digital edition, announced the news in her “First Word” column. The magazine started its life in 1982, founded by David Bunnell, Jim Edlin, and Cheryl Woodard. By the end of 1983, the monthly issue had nothing less than 800 pages! At the…

Scene World Podcast Episode #154 – Simon The Sorcerer Origins with Giulia Valentini + Fabrizio Rizzo

In our new podcast episode we are talking with Giulia Valentini and Fabrizio Rizzi from Smallthing Studios who are developing a brand new Simon The Sorcerer game! Enjoy and watch out for Simon The Sorcerer Origins! It’s an official prequel to the original Simon the Sorcerer game and transports players back to a few weeks before the events of the…

Scene World Podcast Episode #152 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge with Yannick Belzil

In our new episode we talk with Yannick Belzil – script writer for the new Turtles game Shredder’s Revenge by Dotemu and Tribute Games! This brawler for PS4, Switch, Xbox and PC Steam has a lot in common with the classic TMNT games ‘Turtles In Time’ and ‘Hyperstone Heist’, but also adds many quirky new ideas… Cowabunga! Interview starts at…

Scene World Podcast Episode #150 – Floppy Totaal

In our new episode we welcome Floppy Totaal . These amazing people from the Netherlands are 100% into floppy disks! They are keeping the spirit alive with events and even a book called ‘Floppy Disk Fever’. Enjoy! Interview starts at minute 19:08 Listen or watch the video version at: https://scene.world/floppytotaal    

Brief, the Visual Studio Code from the 80’s

One of my favourite past times is flicking through old computer magazines, mainly from the 80s. I am currently looking at BYTE magazine circa 1985. Other than the articles and news from that time, I also like to pay attention to the adverts. I believe this gives me a fascinating view of the history of computers from that time. One…

Scene World Audio Interview with Gary Penn

Fresh from our vaults:A historic interview with Gary Penn, a video games industry veteran and former games reviewer for Zzap!64. Fun fact: The first Grand Theft Auto game would have been ended up cancelled without his efforts as a creative director at DMA Design (later Rockstar Games).Enjoy!Link: https://scene.world/garypenn