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The Dreamcast Junkyard DreamPod - Episode 126: Nick Thorpe, Features Editor for Retro Gamer Magazine

December 21, 2023
The Dreamcast Junkyard DreamPod
The Dreamcast Junkyard DreamPod - Episode 126: Nick Thorpe, Features Editor for Retro Gamer Magazine
Show Notes

On this episode, Kev and Lewis are joined by Nick Thorpe - the features editor for the excellent Retro Gamer magazine - to chat all about his career and the brand new issue 254, a Dreamcast special of the mag that releases today on the 21st of December. They also dig deep into Nick's passion for the Dreamcast, meeting the likes of Yu Suzuki, Yuji Naka and Kenji Kanno, and take a trip down memory lane as he recalls his earlier days of writing for his own Dreamcast fan site!

Retro Gamer magazine issue 254 is available to purchase from a wide selection of brick-and-mortar stores that sell magazines in the UK and other countries, but is also available to purchase online as a single issue from Magazines Direct: https://www.magazinesdirect.com/az-single-issues/6937134/retro-gamer-magazine-single-issue.thtml?

The Dreamcast Junkyard's "The Top 200 Dreamcast Games... Voted by You! (2023 Edition): https://www.thedreamcastjunkyard.co.uk/p/the-top-200-dreamcast-games-voted-by.html

Follow Nick on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HKT3030

Featured music (chosen by Nick!)

  • "Stage Of Capcom - Keep My Fire" from Capcom vs SNK
  • "Aliens Battle (Washington)" from Alien Front Online
  • "The Queen of Hearts" from Headhunter
  • "Oedo Stage" from Power Stone
  • "Bad Taste Aquarium (Hot Shelter)" from Sonic Adventure
  • "Geki! Tei ~Finale Chapter~" from Sakura Wars 4


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The 2023 Edition of "The Top 200 Dreamcast Games... Voted by You!” list is available now, and can be read on The Dreamcast Junkyard website.

The outro music from episode 114 onwards was created by our friend Pizza Hotline! You can stream or purchase Pizza Hotline's latest album "Level Select" on all major music platforms by clicking here.