RetroGamingRoundUp Podcast 16 - February 2010 (includes Wii Fitness for Dummies review!)

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RetroGamingRoundUp Podcast 16, February 2010, is now available at the RetroGamingRoundUp Website and at online distribution locations like iTunes. There is even a review of our new book, Wii Fitness for Dummies at the 340:50 (05:40:50) mark! Congrats to them for being the first ones out of the gate with a review and much appreciation for the coverage.

TOPICS COVERED IN THE SHOW:

Editorial on Past And Present Gaming Part 3 - (00:00)
Hardware Flashback - (27:01)
Guinness Gaming Records - (52:13)
Mike'd Up - (53:46)
Review Of Formula One Grand Prix - (70:42)
Tech Questions - (103:45)
Chuck E Cheese Hell - (124:24)
It Came From MAME - (126:46)
The British Hour - (139:22)
Top Ten Best Atari 2600 Games - see our results - (148:23)
iPhone Reviews - (273:06)
Pinball Wizard Part 1 - (289:47)
Review Of Wii Fitness For Dummies - (340:50)
Gaming Trivia - (348:20)
News And Mailbag - (349:02)
URLS And Emails - (401:48)

LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW

FORMULA ONE GRAND PRIX
1988 Portugal Senna And Prost
1989 Suzuka Senna And Prost
1990 Suzuka Drivers' Briefing
1990 Suzuka Senna And Prost
1990 Suzuka Senna Post Race Interview
1991 Senna Interview
1991 Senna And Piquet mimic Jean Marie Balestre
1991 Barcelona Senna And Mansell
1991 Mansell Gives Senna A Lift
On Board Game Videos

RETRO ARCADE RADIO
Chuck E Cheese Hell

IT CAME FROM MAME
Eggs (Universal)
The Amazing Adventures Of Mr F. Lea

TOP TEN
Defender
Adventure
Spiderman
Tapper
H.E.R.O.
River Raid
Warlords
Missile Command
Centipede
Venture
Pitfall
Pitfall 2
Kaboom
Megamania
Solaris
Yars Revenge

PINBALL WIZARD PART 1
Is this caused by heat and is it common?
Low spec build quality for the bulb string?
Is the chip done for and is that blackening a sign of bad things?
What is that liquid around here?
This white wire goes nowhere obvious
What did this used to say?
What is this key for?
I take it these are original?
Did they always use leaf springs for flippers?
What is this?
Is this a tilt sensor and is it taped off to cheat?
Obviously these aren't original, what are they off?

BOOK REVIEW
Wii Fitness For Dummies: Armchair Arcade Link
Wii Fitness For Dummies: Amazon Link

NEWS
Are You A Hardcore Gamer?
Complete Dossiers for Crappy Zelda and Mario CD-i Games
Ashen's Tech Dump (BBC Comedy)
Retro Mags 1
Retro Mags 2
Live Action Super Mario Bros
Starcade
Mike Eruzione
International Video Game Hall Of Fame
30 Most Memorable Video Game quotes
Marcus Brigstocke Quote
Nipple Pad T Shirt
Online ZX Spectrum Emulator
Wall Mounted Arcade Cab 1
Wall Mounted Arcade Cab 2
Wall Mounted Arcade Cab 3
Wall Mounted Arcade Cab 4
Super Mario Land Rap
Video Game Master Class
Commodore 64 Software MP3 Player
Buy Phantasmagoria (and other old DOS games)
Craigs List Ad Of The Month 1
Craigs List Ad Of The Month 2