I pull a lot of the items about gaming and movie news here from a number of sources: The Atari Age forums, Retro Indie News, Time Extension, IGN, Retro Hour podcast, Itch.io, Facebook, Twitter, etc. What shows up here will change weekly depending on what I happen to find in the wild. I try to include the original sources in the links.
Digital Dungeon Master – C64 game 40 years in the making
Mike Brixius started building his RPG called Digital Dungeon Master for the Commodore 64 and inspired by Telengard. Now he’s returning to it.
Daily Drop Roundup
You can get daily drops in your socials wherever you live. First Facebook link is the the Nostalgia Drop page, and the second is to the group. The group is more fun.
June 25th, 2023
Marvin Gaye – “Sexual Healing” (1982)
Muppet Babies Happy Meal
Gargoyle’s Quest (1990)
American Ninja (1985)
June 26th, 2023
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – “The Impression That I Get” (1997)
E.V.O. Search for Eden (1993)
Barb Wire (1996)
June 27th, 2023
The Lemonheads – “Mrs. Robinson” (1992)
Super Mario Bros action figures
As weird as the Super Mario Bros movie was in 1996, the action figures that came from it were even weirder.
Back to the Future (1985)
June 28th, 2023
EMF – “Unbelievable” (1991)
Sexy Parodius (1996)
Like Parodius, but sexier.
Bad News Bears (1976)
June 29th, 2023
Cheap Trick – “Surrender” (1978)
Teddy Ruxpin – Adventure in the Snow (1987)
Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (1994)
Basket Case (1982)
June 30th, 2023
Jane’s Addiction – “Been Caught Stealing” (1990)
*Batteries Not Included (1987)
July 1st, 2023
Lita Ford – “Kiss Me Deadly”
Eight is Enough (1977-1981)
Julian Sands (1958-2023)
Julian Sands was a British actor known for his roles in A Room with a View (1985), The Killing Fields (1984), Warlock (1989), Arachnaphobia (1990), Naked Lunch (1991), Boxing Helena (1993), and Leaving Las Vegas (1995) among many other titles.
His remains were found on June 24th, 2023 after being lost in a popular mountainous hiking area.
Alan Arkin (1934-2023)
Alan Arkin was an American actor, director, and screenwriter. He has won academy awards, Screen Actors Guild awards, British Academy film award, a Golden Globe, and a Tony. He is known for eight decades of films from The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming (1966), Wait Until Dark (1967), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Grosse Point Blank (1997), and Little Miss Sunshine (2006).
He passed away on June 30th, 2023.