Osborne Vixen "luggable" computer

The game industry is reeling from Unity’s news that they will start charging developers a per-install fee for their engine. This disruptive move has been met with universal contempt and confusion.

Below is the September YouTube playlist.

Weekly Finds

I pull a lot of the items about gaming and movie news here from a number of sources: The Atari Age forums, Retro Indie NewsTime ExtensionIGNRetro Hour podcastItch.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.

Dreamcast Rail Shooter Rainbow Cotton is coming to PS4/5, XBox, Switch, and PC (Time Extension)

The insanely fun Japanese rail shooter Rainbow Cotton is coming to  the Playstation 4/5, XBox, Switch, and PC platforms.

Time Extension article


Unity to charge developers an install fee for games

Unity has announced a new fee for using their game engine. Starting 1/1/2024, Unity will charge a fee for any game install once a developer has reached a threshold.

Unity to Charge Developers a Install Fee For Games starting 1/1/2024 – Nostalgia Drop



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.

September 10th, 2023

Tommy Roe – “Dizzy”

1988 Fashion for Juniors

Mario Kart 64 (1996)

Pet Sematary (1989)

September 11th, 2023

Pat Benetar – “We Belong”

Osborne Vixen “luggable” computer

Gran Turismo (1997)

Staying Alive (1983)

September 12th, 2023

MC Breed – “Ain’t No Future in Yo Frontin”

The clock radio on every nightstand.

Thief: The Dark Project (1998)

Child’s Play (1988)

September 13th, 2023

Bowling for Soup – “1985”

Floppy Disk

Duke Nukem 3D (1996)

The Outsiders (1983)

September 14th, 2023

The Wallflowers – “One Headlight”

AM/FM Car Radio

Crash Bandicoot (1996)

Big (1988)

September 15th, 2023

The Bloodhound Gang – “The Inevitable Return of the Great White Dope”

Keystone XL 200 Super 8 Camera and Projector combo

Duck Hunt (1984)

Hairspray (1988)

September 16th, 2023

Wierd Al Yankovic – “Gangsta’s Paradise”


Excitebike (1984)

Clue (1985)

Weekly Tears

Richard Davis (1930-2023)

Richard Davis was a jazz bassist and session musician who recorded with Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, and many others during his musical career.

He passed away on September 6th, 2023.

Charlie Robinson (1964-2023)

Charlie Robinson was a country music artist known widely for his hit single “I Want You Bad” in 2001.

He passed away on September 10th, 2023.

Dennis Austin (1947-2023)

Dennis Austin was a software developer who co-created the slideshow presentation software PowerPoint.

He passed away on September 1st, 2023.