Press Play On Tape Podcast
By Aaron Clement, Tony Cruise, JCVD
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The Press Play On Tape podcast is presented by Aaron, Tony & JCVD. We're like The A-Team mixed with an MSX, C64 and Commodore Amiga. Your home for vintage computer discussions, interviews, and all things to do with 8-bit & 16-bit systems!
||CleanEpisode 32: The Shoot'em Up pew-pew-pewcast!||Come in Vic Viper, we've got a mission for you! Pilot your way through some of the PPOT team's favourite shoot'em ups from across a wide range of platforms, and report back. Only you can complete this mission - Do not fail us! Episode 32 is GO! Where c.||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31: Commodore Amiga racing games||Welcome to the 68000 mile rally! The PPOT crew have their Zoomers in hand, and are all buckled in to take the Amiga for a spin through some of their favourite driving games. Links to cool stuff mentioned in the episode: The Gigatron TTL Kit PC T||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: Z80 Assembly with Keith from chibiakumas.com||What does the Z80, Japan, Deathsmiles and the Amstrad CPC Enterprise all have in common? They're all talked about this episode as Tony and Aaron are joined by Keith from chibiakumas.com! We chat to Keith about Chibi Akumas, his bullet-hell shooter for||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: Galencia Khaos Sphere with Jay Aldred!||After being stuck in a recursive loop for 6 months, PPOT is back and better than ever! In this episode Jay Aldred drops by for a catch up to talk about his games, both past and future. Starting with a bit of a Galencia post-mortem, Jay also talks about||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: PAX Australia Classic Gaming area preview||Engage Code Omega, it's time for a pre-PAX Classing Gaming Area podcast! Aaron is joined by Ausretrogamer, Serby from Weird & Retro, and first time podcaster Greg Pell to talk about what you can expect from the Classic Gaming Area at the Australia||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: Project Hubbard with Chris Abbott||This month we're joined by c64audio.com's very own Chris Abbott to discuss all things Rob Hubbard! A project many years in the making, Chris is currently in the final stages of bringing Project Hubbard to life - a massive project dedicated to the life &||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: Modern solutions for vintage machines (Part 2)||In this second half of our look into modern media solutions for our favourite vintage micros, the PPOT crew are once more joined by Retro Domination's Daz. Have a listen as we talk about our experiences with the multitude of options available to help by||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: Modern solutions for vintage machines (Part 1)||Magnetic media wiping you out? Are your floppies getting bent out of shape? Or is the cost of chasing old software burning your wallet? In this 2-part episode, the PPOT crew are joined by Retro Domination's Daz to look at the various modern solutions f||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeveloper Diaries: Galencia, with Jay Aldred||Welcome to the first (of hopefully many) Press Play on Tape Developer Diaries! For this episode, we're talking to Jay - aka PC Baker - who is behind the upcoming Commodore 64 arcade shooter Galencia! We talk to Jay about his background with assem||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: Arcade Conversion Capers||Arcade conversions have always been a curious beast. Back in the day, the closest we'd get to playing the latest game for free would be the home ports by Publishers like US Gold or Ocean. Sometimes they fantastic, sometimes they were a bit meh, and some||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play on Tape episode 23: Commodore 64: For the Love of a Machine, with Andreas Wallström||This month we're joined by c64.com's own Andreas Wallström to talk about his upcoming book Commodore 64: For the Love of a Machine! Andreas chats to us about the book, and why he feels so strongly about giving back to the C64 community and ensuring||4/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play on Tape episode 22: Aaron White, Amiga MOD making, and Hi-Tec Software!||The British return to Press Play on Tape once more, with Amiga MOD maker extraordinaire, member of the RGDS Podcast, and all-round awesome guy Aaron White jumping on the show for a chat. Damian, along with special guest host Daz have a chat with Aaron||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play on Tape episode 21: Repairs, restorations, and (it is dark, you might be eaten by) Grues||Got some computers needing a bit of love? Then this month’s episode of Press Play on Tape is for you! On the back of a few recent repairs and restorations of their own, the team decided this month to talk through some of their favourite hints & tip||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play on Tape episode 20: Enter JCVD.||Here comes a new Challenger! You might have seen him on our Facebook page (if not, come have a look), so now it's time to meet Mr. JCVD - aka. Damian - as he joins the Press Play on Tape team as our third co-host. This month we're taking a look at||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play on Tape episode 19: The Tasmanian Epoch||(Heads up - due to some problems in recording, the audio quality isn't fantastic. Sorry!) After a short hiatus and some technical fun, Press Play on Tape flips sides and loads in a new adventure! Aaron welcomes one of the podcast's new hosts, non||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play on Tape episode 18: Atari’s 8-bit legacy||The tape is rewound, the counter set to zero, and that means only one thing: it’s time to Press Play on Tape! This month, Alex, Daz and Aaron are joined by Serby from Weird and Retro to take a look back at Atari’s 8-bit computer range. Alex runs us||9/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play On Tape Podcast Ep 17- The Commodore is still keeping up with you||As Commodore 64 month draws to a close, episode 17 of Press Play on Tape rolls in to prove that the Commodore is still keeping up with you! Hosts Alex and Aaron are joined by Ant Stiller and Hellfire64’s Rob Caporetto on a roundtable discussion o||8/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play On Tape Podcast Ep 16- The one where Sega released a computer||Press Play on Tape Episode 16: The one where Sega released a computer Is it See-ga, or Say-ga? This, and many more things are discussed as your PRESS PLAY ON TAPE Podcast hosts Alex, Daz and Aaron take a look at that one time Sega entered the Home Comp||7/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play On Tape Podcast Ep 15- The House that Melbourne Built||The three Press Play On Tape horsemen ride into town and head straight to the house that Melbourne built. There they meet the great, Cameron “Gazunta” Davis! As they are lead on a tour of this Melbourne House, Cam delves into his gaming past and ab||6/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play On tape Podcast Episode 14- Hitting The Reset Button||As the weather in the southern hemisphere gets cooler, the Press Play On Tape podcast heats things up with three hosts and one very special guest! In this episode, we welcome Aaron Clement as our co-host and we sit down to have a chat with the C64-centr||5/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play On Tape Podcast Episode 13 - STart me up||Finally, the great Atari 16-bit computer gets its time to shine on the PRESS PLAY ON TAPE podcast! With Maximum Power Up’s podcaster, Paul Monaghan as the special guest, Daz is outnumbered and admits defeat in the 16-bit computer battle. The cast look||4/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play On Tape Podcast Episode 12 - Getting to know you||A new year brings new ideas! The Press Play On Tape (PPOT) hosts have introduced a new segment which aims to get to know you, the awesome listeners, that little bit better. The PPOT crew aim to find out how you got into gaming, what your fave systems an||3/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play On Tape Podcast Ep 11- Acorn||Insert tape, rewind to start, press play and listen to our special guest, Rob Caporetto, give a master class in all things Acorn and the BBC Micro! Listen carefully, as we assure you that you’ll learn something new – we definitely did! The honor of||2/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play On Tape Podcast Ep 10- We Love C64||As another year rolls around, the PRESS PLAY ON TAPE lads kick off the new year by gushing over their beloved Commodore 64. The lads are joined by none other than Mr. Mark Cassar (from Retro Domination and +3 Geekdom fame) in their C64 love-in. Alex sta||1/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Play On Tape Podcast Ep 09- Xmas Shenanigans||Ho, Ho, Ho, Merry Christmas! It's just Daz and Alex for the final episode of Press Play On Tape for 2015 - it's so strange that it's just them two! Before there is any sitting on Santa’s knee and looking into his big red sack, the lads get all misty||12/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Knowledgable Hosts, Distracting Background Music
Fantastic hosts! There are many exciting topics available in this podcast's catalog, and I've started listening several times. The experience, unfortunately, falls apart for me because of the distracting background music. It's wonderful, classic, chiptune music, which I would love to listen to on its own, but when it's contantly playing quietly behind the speakers it prevents me from enjoying the content.
To the hosts: The recording quality is good enough and the content is exciting enough that this extra production touch is not needed. Many low-budget podcasters and YouTubers feel the need to add background music to smooth over some perceived quality issue. This isn't a problem on this podcast. Let your voices blast loud and clear!